14 06, 2022

Are You Prepared?

2022-05-13T10:26:47-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, How To, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

The word “prepared” is defined as – making ready beforehand for some purpose, use, or activity. Being prepared is necessary for almost all tasks related to your job (and life). The act of being prepared is something that should be continuously practiced and put forth in every given situation. I’m not just talking about coming prepared with a pen or pencil. Being prepared goes as far as when you task someone with something and preparing them the best you can to get the task done. If you’re thinking back to that email you sent to Jim this morning with unclear [...]

7 06, 2022

How Far Will You Go to Make Your Employees Happy?

2022-05-09T14:51:42-04:00Categories: Awards and Recognition, How To, Motivation, Pandemic|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Let’s be honest, sometimes we employees don’t make it easy on our employers. With increasing employee demands, employers are frantic to find a solution that will keep the company profitable and the employees happy. So, we ask, how far are you willing to go to make your employees happy? Regardless of what is “right” or “wrong”, the divide between employee and employer needs to be addressed. What requests being made by employees are feasible, and which ones are completely out of the park? This decision needs to be addressed per company, considering company values and structure. […]

12 05, 2022

What’s Your Morning Routine?

2022-04-27T14:09:56-04:00Categories: How To, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

How do you start your morning? Whether you are doing it intentionally or not I’ll bet you have a routine that you practice daily. Studies have shown that 88% of people carry out a morning routine, and among them, over 90% were more productive because of it. So, think back to this morning, did you wake up before your family to enjoy a cup of coffee peacefully? Did you get in a good sweat session? Play with your fur babies? It is human nature to adapt to a routine that will leave you feeling satisfied and prepared to start your [...]

10 05, 2022

Don’t Slack on Meeting Etiquette

2022-04-27T13:57:18-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General News, How To|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Studies show that in the United States, there are over 50 million meetings held each week. That totals about 11 million meetings per day and over 1 billion per year. With the amount of time we spend in meetings, it seemed fit to brush up on meeting etiquette. It can be easy to forget how to properly conduct yourself in meetings (especially if you’ve adopted a remote schedule). We’ve compiled a list of do’s and don’ts that apply whether you are attending a virtual or in-person meeting. […]

3 05, 2022

How to Overcome First Day Jitters

2022-04-27T13:34:05-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How To, I Am I Can, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Picture this, you spend 1+ hours doing your hair and/or makeup, pick out the perfect outfit, and rehearse talking points in the mirror to prepare yourself. In this case, we’re not talking about your first school dance, we’re referencing your first day at a new job. You’re likely mentally and physically prepared, but once you step on the scene you may fold in the pressure. Or you may thrive in a new environment in which case you likely won’t benefit from this read. We’re here to help put your mind at ease with a few tips and tricks to make [...]

26 04, 2022

How to Navigate a Job Search While Currently Employed

2022-04-12T13:20:01-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How To|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Looking for new employment does not happen without a little elbow grease especially if you are currently employed. If you find yourself in this position, there are 4 main rules to abide by and they are: keep your position, keep it private, keep it professional, and keep it a priority. There’s no sugar coating it, finding a job while you have a job is like adding a second job to your already busy life.  Lucky for you, our job is to make your job search as easy as possible! […]

31 03, 2022

Promotion – Are You Afraid to Ask?

2022-03-17T15:45:53-04:00Categories: Awards and Recognition, Behind the Scenes, How To, I Am I Can, Motivation|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

The word “promotion” is defined as the action of raising someone to a higher position or rank. For our purposes, a promotion consists of two key components, a title change which is accompanied by added responsibilities, as well as a salary increase, and if you are a living, breathing human then I can guarantee you have felt deserving of a promotion at one time or another. I can also imagine that you teetered on the line of asking for the promotion and may have ultimately decided against it. Know that the majority of us are inclined to play it safe [...]

24 03, 2022

4 Tips for Providing References to Your New Employer

2022-03-16T10:13:40-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How To, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

With The Great Resignation afloat, we can safely assume that the need for professional references will also increase as new positions are acquired. Most companies require a total of 3 references, though some may require more or less, position depending. We recommend you have a list of references, preferably 5 people or more that you can provide to an employer on the spot. That being said, when in a job search it is important to get ahead of the game and brainstorm reliable references if you have not don’t so already. We have selected a few of our favorite tips [...]

22 03, 2022

Tips for Achieving a Work-Life Balance

2022-03-17T15:18:23-04:00Categories: How To, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Work-life balance. A term we are all more than familiar with and yet, something that seems so far out of reach. It is easy to get caught up in the excitement of a project at work and neglect your personal needs. This is not, by any means, meant to shy you away from getting that project done, but remember that it can easily become a habit to add a little time here and there to your workday, and before you know it, you’re burnt out. In this blog, we will provide you with some tips that you can add to [...]

15 03, 2022

Attracting Top Talent

2022-03-09T10:45:29-05:00Categories: How To|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

According to the Labor Department, job openings totaled close to 11 million in December 2021, which is more than 4.6 million above the total unemployment level. It’s now more imperative than ever to give viable candidates a reason to choose you over your competitors. What exactly sets you apart? Our recent interviews have shown a noticeable change in the dedication of candidates to find their perfect job fit whether that takes weeks or months. A simple pay increase, though still greatly appreciated, will no longer be the deciding factor between offers. There are a few steps we recommend taking to [...]

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