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23 11, 2022

Transferable Skills – Why You Need Them on Your Resume

2022-11-22T11:08:15-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How To, Internships, Job Efficiency, Motivation, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

12,000 employees and rising have been laid off by US tech companies as a result of cutbacks. It has arguably never been more important to set yourself apart from the – increasing – competition when it comes to finding new employment. Someone who may have been competing against 10 other applicants could now be competing with hundreds. Job seekers are left with the same question: What makes me more qualified? Three words – Highlight Transferable Skills. […]

22 11, 2022

Holiday Checklist

2022-11-22T11:02:02-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How To, How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Oh, the holidays! An expeditious time of year when, an already challenging, work-life balance becomes even harder to achieve. Last holiday season seemingly just ended, though you likely can’t recall what you did or where you were– it’s all a blur. The weeks leading to the holidays can often exacerbate burnout as you juggle end-of-year deadlines, performance reviews, travel, and holiday parties among other obligations. Below we will offer some ideas to help ease your stress and keep you on track this holiday season. […]

18 11, 2022

“Ghosting” Uncovered

2022-11-18T10:31:08-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Ghosting is defined as the practice of ending a personal relationship with someone by suddenly and without explanation withdrawing from all communication. For all intents and purposes let’s emphasize that this originated through the abrupt termination of personal relationships. Ghosting has now infected professional relationships and is considered normal. A recent Indeed survey revealed that over 80% of employers have been ghosted by job candidates – some even after the point of hire. The question of why remains unclear. How Do Candidates Ghost? Ghosting in the workplace has maninfested itself in several ways, each more inexcusable than the last. [...]

15 11, 2022

Big Tech Companies Announcing Layoffs – What Now?

2022-11-09T15:24:59-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General News, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Following a superlative year in 2021, more than 52,000 workers in the U.S. tech sector have been laid off and there is no end in sight. CEO of Meta, Mark Zuckerberg has claimed responsibility for their nearly 11,000 layoffs (and rising). He attributes their “biggest layoff in history” to their imprudent hiring in 2021, stating that he, “assumed COVID-driven trends, like the acceleration of e-commerce, would live on past the pandemic.” The question those 11,000 employees share amongst thousands of others is, “what now?” […]

10 11, 2022

When Bereavement Leave Ends

2022-11-09T14:59:25-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How To, How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Grief is arduous and unforgiving. Bouts of uncontrollable sadness are nonlinear and certainly take no consideration of whether you’re in at work or in the comfort of your own home. The loss of a loved one is a sad fact of life and though your world has come to a halt, the world around you keeps on moving. How can you fathom moving forward without your loved one by your side? In this blog, we will offer some suggestions for both employees and employers to support each other through bereavement and return to some sense [...]

8 11, 2022

How to Handle Election Day in the Workplace

2022-11-08T09:21:04-05:00Categories: General News, How To|Tags: |0 Comments

“You likely have a divided workplace when it comes to political opinions, which is heightened and maybe even exposed during the political season,” said Stephen Paskoff, CEO of Employment Learning Innovations in Atlanta. Though discouraged, over 80% of workers admit to having political discussions in the workplace and the evasion of such conversation is seemingly out of employers’ control. In this blog, we will discuss steps for both pre-and post-election to intentionally maintain a harmonious work environment. […]

3 11, 2022

Advice for a December Graduate

2022-11-02T14:46:43-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Motivation, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters, Services|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Congratulations December Graduates! Whether you are graduating a semester early or a semester late, you are finally at the finish line. Completing your degree is an exciting accomplishment, you should be proud of making it to the end! Before you begin wrapping up your final exams and assignments you may be thinking, when is the best time to start applying for a job? There is no clear answer. Based on your plans, goals, and needs your next step may look different than your fellow graduates. However, if you are ready to begin your professional career, we have some advice [...]

1 11, 2022

Etiquette for Texting in the Workplace

2022-10-31T15:35:13-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Job Efficiency, Pop Culture Perspective|Tags: , , , , , |1 Comment

Work Texting: Etiquette and Timeliness   These days, having a cell phone in your pocket is the norm over having a landline at home. The same is true for having a cell phone in the office as well. Knowing this, what is the best way to communicate with an employee, coworker, or client? When trying to reach someone for work-related matters, depending on the situation, we want them to see it as soon as possible. Sending a text message is quick and easy, but is it professional? Here are some tips for work-related texting and etiquette to help you [...]

27 10, 2022

Why Researching a Company Prior to Interview Will Give You the Upper Hand

2022-10-27T11:24:13-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|0 Comments

Why Researching a Company Prior to Interview Will Give You the Upper Hand Researching a company prior to interviewing for their open role is one way to gain the upper hand on your competitors. It will allow you to offer insightful questions, uncover company culture and familiarize yourself with your interviewer(s). Your interviewer will be attentive to your knowledge and excitement about working with the company and a lack thereof can be mistaken for uninterest and ill preparedness. In this blog, you will uncover exactly how and why we recommend researching a company.   How to research a company [...]

20 10, 2022

Quintessential Quarterly Review

2022-10-18T12:15:54-04:00Categories: Awards and Recognition, Behind the Scenes, How To|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Oftentimes, quarterly reviews are overlooked and labeled insignificant, when in fact, recent studies show employees to be 3x more engaged when they receive frequent feedback.  Quarterly reviews, when delivered effectively, are extremely informative, providing clear insight into the direction your company is moving and allowing you to adequately measure success. In this blog, we will unveil tips for hosting a successful quarterly review and how it will benefit your company. […]

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