Job Efficiency

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.   […]

14 01, 2021

Managing a Remote Team

2021-01-14T14:01:13-05:00Categories: General News, Job Efficiency, Motivation, Pandemic|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Businesses and companies have gone global. Communication is at an all-time high. Not only were people forced to work from home throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, but now the option is present almost everywhere. Some businesses even outsource their marketing and administrative tasks which means even more remote work.   So with all of this globalization and change, the role of managers is evolving as well. Managing a remote team that is not in the same spot at the same time every day is no easy task. While it can be rewarding since there is no restraint on location and the best [...]

12 01, 2021

Industry Spotlight: Accounting

2021-01-12T08:31:25-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Industry Spotlight, Job Efficiency, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

New for 2021, Industry Spotlights will focus on different sectors of the job market each month. The goal of the Industry Spotlights is to give readers and job-hunters alike some examples of the best careers out there and explain why they are considered top tier. Industry Spotlights will also encourage and help readers to choose a career path that is right for them as each spotlight will take an in-depth look at all of the ins and outs of that career. Stay tuned for a new Industry Spotlight every month! First up… Accounting!  […]

31 12, 2020

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

2020-12-31T09:03:58-05:00Categories: I Am I Can, Job Efficiency, Motivation, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

You’re not sure how to start a project, so you put it off. Or, you’re afraid that an email doesn’t convey your message or level of competence so you delete it later. You compare yourself to your colleagues because you need to be the best, leading you to beat yourself down and dim your talent. If you’ve ever dealt with a situation like this or similar feelings, you may be in the same boat as up to 82% of working Americans. Imposter Syndrome can be a huge career hurdle for many. Any individual, whether it be entry-level, professional-level, or students, [...]

24 12, 2020

A Guide to Outplacement Services

2020-12-24T10:34:17-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

What is Outplacement? Outplacement services have become a rapidly growing and almost required part of every company. An outplacement service helps a terminated employee transition into a new job by guiding them through the job search. Employers typically have this in play for when they are forced to make cuts. There are many different types of outplacement services with different options. Some are as cheap as $750/employee but others range into the thousands. If a company has an outplacement service, it should be mentioned in the severance package. So what’s that? A severance package is an agreement made at the [...]

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 [...]

10 12, 2020

Avoiding Employee Burnout During the Holidays

2020-12-10T10:04:30-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, General News, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency, Motivation, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The Holidays are a time full of joy, except at work. After a long 12 month work year, many employees are dragging themselves through these last few weeks before they get some well-earned time off.   This is understandable, especially as we reach the end of 2020 which was a whirlwind for all.  However, there is still work to be done so managers and HR staff need to be extra vigilant during this time.  On the other hand, stress and anxiety about deadlines that need to be met by the end of the year can also lead to employee burnout around this time.  […]

1 12, 2020

Negotiating Salary: Get What You Deserve

2020-12-01T10:08:39-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Pandemic, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Negotiating salary can not only be uncomfortable, but nerve-wracking as well. Many worry that if they ask for the salary they want straight off the bat, it could affect their chances of getting the job. This leads people to undermine the salary they truly deserve and oftentimes lowball it. Lowballing is just as bad as asking for too much and not getting the job, because you may end up stuck wondering “did my employer just get a bargain off me?” To prevent this kind of thing from happening while still being professional, there are some key things to do while [...]

25 11, 2020

Internships: Why They’re So Important

2020-11-25T19:46:42-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, General News, Internships, Job Efficiency, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers|0 Comments

It is common knowledge that internships are something everyone should do before entering an industry. The question, however, is why? Participating in an internship program is important for many reasons besides just gaining experience. Internships give employees the chance to build their network, practice theory, gain industry knowledge, have a competitive edge, and simply make money! Good internships also have dual benefits for the employee and the company. It is not a one-way street and can help with both career growth and company growth. […]

24 11, 2020

High-Income Skills in 2020

2020-11-24T08:40:21-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Figuring out what types of skills are most desirable or will get you the most recognition is tricky. However, when you can do something not many can or maybe something that is a huge asset for a specific industry, you can get paid big bucks! While transferable skills amp up any resume, the more technical skills and industry-specific knowledge can amp up your salary! Continue reading to find out the hottest jobs and skills of 2020. […]

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