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13 04, 2021

Mental Health in The Workplace

2021-04-13T08:50:39-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Millions of Americans deal with mental health issues. There can be a variety of reasons as to why people struggle with mental illness, but oftentimes the stress of work can make things worse. That’s why it’s important to support and understand the importance of mental health, no matter what your role in the workplace is. […]

18 03, 2021

Background Checks: All You Need to Know

2021-03-18T09:01:20-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, How To, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Background checks are a standard part of the hiring process for many companies. It’s not uncommon for employers to want to verify the claims an applicant has made on their resume or in their interview. Performing background checks also prevents the employer from being held responsible in the case that an employee is involved in serious misconduct, illegal activity, or another issue that could potentially bring about a negligent hiring lawsuit for the company. […]

18 02, 2021

Performance Reviews: Making Them Effective

2021-02-18T08:56:22-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General News, Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Performance Review can be one of the most nerve-wracking parts of the work year. This is not only true for employees but managers as well. Performance reviews are a formal assessment of an employee, where his or her job performance is evaluated and documented. These reviews take into consideration an employee’s impact, performance, development, and growth. It is not only useful for employees to gauge their success and career development, but also for management to keep the business running its best. In the past, performance reviews have been conducted yearly. Recently, however, many managers execute performance reviews quarterly. More frequent [...]

11 02, 2021

Diversity Hiring: Strategies to Implement

2021-02-23T13:20:54-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Behind the Scenes, General News, Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Diversity hiring is a practice being implemented and embraced by more and more companies. Diverse workplaces have an array of advantages including higher employee engagement, increased profitability, and higher levels of employee retainment. Workplaces saying that they value diversity is no longer enough, as actions speak louder than words.   By definition, diversity hiring is hiring based on merit with special care taken to ensure procedures are free from biases related to a candidate’s age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and other personal characteristics that are unrelated to their job performance.    However, so many other things fall under the umbrella of [...]

4 02, 2021

How to Leave a Job Professionally

2021-02-04T10:24:20-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, General News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Many people make the choice to leave their current job on a daily basis. This isn’t something that should be frowned upon, as long as it is done in a professional manner. Poor work-life balance, a need for more money, lack of opportunity for growth, and overall better offers are all valid reasons to leave a job. Whether you’re feeling guilty about leaving or simply despise your job, you still need to pull it together and give notice in a professional and respectable way. It’s never a good idea to burn bridges with former bosses or colleagues, especially when staying [...]

2 02, 2021

Dress to Impress: Interviews 

2021-02-02T09:10:28-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

It’s no surprise that first impressions are impacted by looks. For this reason, it’s extremely important to dress your best when interview time rolls around. For some, finding that perfect interview outfit is tricky. Others may not even know where to begin when getting dressed for an interview! Either way, don’t stress…We’re here to help!  The first step to finding that perfect interview outfit is to know the environment of the company. Of course, you’re going to wear something nice, but the type of company you’re interviewing with could mean the difference between formal attire such as suits, or business [...]

26 01, 2021

Applicant Tracking Systems: All You Need to Know

2021-01-26T08:35:28-05:00Categories: All About Recruiters, Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

To be successful in landing interviews, job seekers need to know and understand applicant tracking systems and what they do. A large majority of companies, both big and small, utilize applicant tracking systems to filter resume submissions before an actual person reviews them. This can in turn affect a job seeker’s chance at even receiving a call or landing an interview. However, resumes can be tweaked to improve their chances of making it through an Applicant Tracking System. Keep reading to find out how to beat an ATS! […]

19 01, 2021

Ageism in the Workplace

2021-01-19T08:23:36-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, General News, Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

While age is just a number to many, some may find it hard to climb the corporate ladder as the years go on. This may come as a surprise since there are legitimate laws put in place to avoid age discrimination, but it is unfortunately still alive and well. People are being counted out of the workforce as young as their mid-thirties, but there are ways to fight back! Keep reading to find out how to recognize and battle ageism in the workplace.   […]

7 01, 2021

Back to Work: Office Perks Post COVID

2021-01-07T11:56:34-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General News, Pandemic, Pop Culture Perspective|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Employers of all sizes are implementing new office and employment perks to attract top talent and help with the transition back to the office post-pandemic. Whether it be an office design that accommodates social distancing, resources to help with stress and anxiety, or social areas, there are so many ways to up your office! This will not only make employees feel safe and happy but also attract new talent and give your company a competitive edge in hiring. […]

17 12, 2020

Motivate Employees: 5 Things to Try

2020-12-17T12:21:48-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Job Efficiency, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Motivated employees are the foundation of a company’s success. Finding ways to motivate your employees not only brings more success for the company but also makes the work environment much better. Employees cannot be fully engaged in their work, ready to tackle new challenges, and excited to do their job unless they are motivated. If you’ve noticed a plateau, downfall, or change in the work of your employees it could be a sign that they are lacking motivation. Many teams deal with a lack of motivation and it is not uncommon. There are many ways to solve the problem. Here’s [...]

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