How to Improve Employee Engagement

How to Improve Employee Engagement

How to Survive the '9-5'
  We discuss the effects of the current low unemployment rate a lot, but it is super important when it comes to running your business! Professionals have so many opportunities at their fingertips to get up and run to if they see one that fits their needs better. It’s hard to attract and retain quality talent, which means you have to try to entice them and prove that you’re the company for them. Once you are working with them, you obviously don’t want them to leave. Find out how to increase employee engagement and retention by reading on! (more…)
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Link Roundup: Loving Your Job Isn’t Impossible

Link Roundup: Loving Your Job Isn’t Impossible

How to Survive the '9-5', Link Roundups
Though loving our jobs every day is close to impossible, it’s still important that we have a general sense of meaning and satisfaction. Maintaining job satisfaction can be done through many different ways in addition to taking the time to step back from your work now and then to regain productivity. Find out how in this week’s round of blogs below! (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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4 Rules for Positive Workplace Friendships

4 Rules for Positive Workplace Friendships

How to Survive the '9-5'
When working a full-time job, chances are, you spend more time with your coworkers than anyone else. According to a survey from Gallup, 63 % of individuals who have a close work friend were more engaged than the 29% who said they didn’t. So, communicating with your coworkers and developing friendships isn’t a bad thing! But always remember work friendships occur in a professional environment and not outside of the workplace. There needs to be a healthy boundary which we will discuss in today’s blog! (more…)
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Link Roundup: Job Search Challenges

Link Roundup: Job Search Challenges

Link Roundups
No matter the field you work in, a job search will always have certain challenges. Feeling discouraged and not having enough experience are extremely common problems that most job seekers struggle with. In this week's Link Roundup, we found articles that explore those challenges, and offer some advice to overcome them. How to Get a Job When You Don't Have the Experience Employers Want To start us off, our first link explores a common problem that is very frustrating to job seekers new to the workforce. Finding a job without much experience can present many challenges, even if you only apply to entry level jobs. So how do you get over that huge initial hurdle? Mario Peshev, CEO of DevriX shares his insight on getting started, and how to land…
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Link Roundup: Lists That Will Help You Improve Your Career

Link Roundup: Lists That Will Help You Improve Your Career

Link Roundups
For this week's Link Roundup, we've compiled the best lists we could find, that will help you improve your career. Most of the links from this week include a list that may break down steps to follow, or ideas. They're easy to read, and you can quickly put them into action. Whether you're currently employed, or looking for a new job, you will find something helpful here. (more…)
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Link Roundup: Advice For Job Seekers and Employees

Link Roundup: Advice For Job Seekers and Employees

Link Roundups
December is here, which means the end of the year is close, along with the beginning of a new one. It's a time when some companies decide to make cuts for budgetary reasons, and some job seekers make resolutions to find employment. Whether you're looking for a job or currently have one, our Link Roundup this month has advice for you! A Recruiter Shares the Best Way to Follow Up On a Job Application When you are applying to jobs, the work doesn't end when you submit your resume. While some companies will be proactive and reach out to you, some take more effort. Knowing how to appropriately and professionally follow up is an important skill for any job seeker. This article introduces some great approaches that should leave a…
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Why You Shouldn’t Skip Company Events

Why You Shouldn’t Skip Company Events

How to Survive the '9-5'
The clock strikes 5 o'clock, which means it's time for you to go home! However, there is a company event going on after work! Should you go? Absolutely! Company events are a great way to find more enjoyment in your job, and also benefit your career. It may be tempting to turn down any after-hours functions, but they typically are very rewarding, and can have a positive impact on your career life and your work environment. Why you ask? We'll explain the benefits below. (more…)
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