How to Avoid Being Professionally Ghosted

How to Avoid Being Professionally Ghosted

All About Recruiters, Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice
Have you been ghosted in the business world? It’s quite a common nightmare these days! Professional ghosting is when a business contact disappears and becomes unresponsive. This is common from an employer’s standpoint, especially with the rise of technology and email. It’s easy for a candidate to simply stop replying to emails. It’s unfair! Though there is no way to completely limit ghosting, there are helpful ways to hopefully keep candidates engaged. If you’re a candidate reading this, we’ve got some information for you too! Ghosting can happen on both sides of the hiring process! (more…)
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5 Qualities of a Good Employee

5 Qualities of a Good Employee

Behind the Scenes
Whether you’re a candidate or hiring manager, this article can provide you with helpful information. As a candidate, take note of what traits hiring managers are seeking and vice versa. The more positive qualities you have, the more likely you will be hired. The more qualities a candidate has, the more likely you will be satisfied with their work as an employee. So, what are those qualities that make a good employee? Find out by reading on! (more…)
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5 Questions to Ask Before Accepting a Job Offer

5 Questions to Ask Before Accepting a Job Offer

Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers
Getting a job offer is exciting and you may want to jump to accept immediately! But, it’s important to look at the fine print and details before signing a job offer. There are important questions that you should always ask or know the answer to before deciding if it’s the right decision. A new job or opportunity is a big life-change and it’s important to think and prepare beforehand. (more…)
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Link Roundup: How Mentoring Can Affect Your Career

Link Roundup: How Mentoring Can Affect Your Career

Behind the Scenes, Link Roundups
Mentoring can offer life and career changing opportunities for both the mentor and the mentee. A mentor is the voice of reason and helps you get to where you need to go without handing it to you. No matter the career point difference or age, a mentor and a mentee can learn a lot from each other. This relationship is a two-way exchange. Find out more about the benefits of mentoring below! (more…)
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3 Ways Job-Hopping Negatively Affects Your Career

3 Ways Job-Hopping Negatively Affects Your Career

Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, How to Survive the '9-5'
Job-hopping has become a common career trend with the decrease in the unemployment rate. Individuals have more opportunities at their fingertips to leap to. From the looks of it, going from job to job can seem like a good thing. You’re adding more experiences to your resume, reaching for a challenge, and possibly growing your salary base. But, job-hopping isn’t as great as it looks. There are some major downsides that can affect your career. Find out what those are by reading below! (more…)
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3 Reasons Why a Thank-You Note Makes a Difference

3 Reasons Why a Thank-You Note Makes a Difference

Behind the Scenes
A thank-you note is a powerful tool for both the job-seeker and currently employed. Sending a thank-you note shows the person receiving it that you appreciated their time. The type of thank-you all depends on the situation. If the recipient is someone you’ve been contacting via email, then email is appropriate. A hand-written thank you is always encouraged if not incredibly time-sensitive. This can be done after an interview, an event that your company hosted/sponsored, or a meeting with a client. Keep reading on to find out why a thank-you note really makes a difference! (more…)
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How to Provide Constructive Criticism

How to Provide Constructive Criticism

Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5'
There are certainly right and wrong ways of providing constructive criticism to an employee. Giving constructive criticism isn’t easy, but it is vital when it comes to the workflow of your organization. Providing feedback helps an employee improve professionally and also increases the quality of work being done. Feedback is the keyway for an employee to know whether they’re executing and reaching their goals properly. (more…)
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5 Ways to Make a New Employee Feel Welcome

5 Ways to Make a New Employee Feel Welcome

Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5'
Preparing for a new employee’s arrival is exciting and very important! From the moment they walk through the door, they should feel welcome, appreciated, and a part of the team. You want to make a great first impression with them and landing that first impression could lead to motivation, increased quality of work, and employee retention! Check out these 5 tips on making a new employee feel at home during their first days at the office. Be Prepared It is important to be prepared before the employee’s first day at the office. Ahead of time, make a schedule of tasks and training times. Keeping a new employee busy is a great start to job satisfaction. If an employee shows up with little work to do or is just thrown into…
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