Behind the Scenes

23 03, 2020

What to Do If You’ve Been Laid Off Due to the Coronavirus

2020-03-23T14:12:23-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, In the Community, Job Efficiency, Motivation|Tags: , , |0 Comments

As updates change daily, you could find yourself laid off, let go, or unemployed due to the pandemic of COVID-19 before you know it. If you weren’t expecting this in your near future, you may feel overwhelmed in trying to figure out how to re-navigate your life and make your situation manageable. Here are some tips if you have been laid off due to the Coronavirus, and tips if you’ve not yet been laid off – to be preventative as well. Check it out. […]

18 03, 2020

New to Remote Work? Here Are Some Tips

2020-03-18T12:14:08-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’re permitted for remote work during a quarantine, great! You can still get your work done and your company is still able to make money – without you being exposed to the office. But what if you’ve never worked remotely before? The general idea is simple, but here are some tips to help you be successful. […]

9 03, 2020

Why You Should Drop “Culture Fit” In 2020, and Focus on “Culture Add” Instead

2020-03-09T15:52:31-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We’ve all heard the term, “culture fit”, or “ensuring congruence between the candidate and the values and norms of the business”. Which sounds like a standard factor to focus on when pairing a candidate with a company. But what if we said that instead of finding a similar “fit”, you should focus on “adding” to the current company culture? Here’s why you should focus on “culture add” instead of “culture fit” for 2020. […]

5 03, 2020

Adapting to Change in the Workplace

2020-03-05T09:53:38-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Change in the workplace is inevitable. It can also be a sign of growth, adaptation, and relevance – which proves change can be positive whether we recognize it immediately or not. If you’re dealing with change at work, or have a tough time dealing with it, here are some tips to help you. […]

2 03, 2020

What to Bring on Your First Day of Work

2020-03-02T14:06:15-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Job Efficiency, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Starting a new job can be exciting and overwhelming. You want to make sure you’re prepared and have everything you’ll need to ensure a smooth transition into your first day. Here are some items that you should have with you when you start. […]

28 02, 2020

Link Roundup: How to Prepare for Your First Day of Work

2020-02-28T12:13:21-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Job Efficiency, Link Roundups, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Whether you are starting your first job after graduation, or you’ve had a long career history and are looking for something new – you can always benefit from some advice on what to do and not do on your first day of work. Check it out! […]

26 02, 2020

10 Out of Office Team Building Activities For 2020

2020-02-26T08:06:31-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Now that we’ve shared a list of in-office team building activities to try, here are 10 out of office team building activities for you and your team to do together in 2020! Bonding in the office is one thing, bonding outside of the office – builds that next level of your work relationships! […]

24 02, 2020

Link Roundup: How to Deal with Job Rejection

2020-02-24T13:17:57-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Whether you have mustered up the courage to apply to your first job, or you’re an experienced job seeker and have been applying to multiple positions, being rejected for a position can be throw off your momentum. Today we’re covering how to deal with job search rejection, how to respond, and how to ask for feedback. Check it out! […]

10 02, 2020

When Do Employers Reach Out to My References?

2020-02-17T13:53:33-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Although your resume holds a lot of weight when applying to a new position, you also need previous references who will attest to who you are as an employee. Putting in the extra time and effort to select and provide references is imperative. But when do companies conduct the reference checks? […]

7 02, 2020

Link Roundup: The Deal with Illegal Interview Questions

2020-02-07T14:19:02-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, All About Recruiters, Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Because the interview is a critical part of the hiring process, the questions that are asked should assist you in determining if the candidate and the position are a good match. However, there are certain questions that are irrelevant to the decision-making process and are considered illegal. Find out what inappropriate and illegal questions to avoid, and what to ask instead. […]