Motivation

1 12, 2022

5 Ways Great Leaders Communicate

2022-11-30T15:35:27-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How To, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

“Communication – the human connection – is the key to personal and career success.” – Paul J. Meyer Leadership, to any extent, is not for the faint of heart. It requires accountability and can often be successfully achieved through quality communication. According to a recent Holmes report, the cost of poor communication has hit $37 billion. The opportunities for effective communication are endless. Read below where we address both verbal and non-verbal ways to communicate and achieve organizational success. […]

23 11, 2022

Transferable Skills – Why You Need Them on Your Resume

2022-11-22T11:08:15-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How To, Internships, Job Efficiency, Motivation, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

12,000 employees and rising have been laid off by US tech companies as a result of cutbacks. It has arguably never been more important to set yourself apart from the – increasing – competition when it comes to finding new employment. Someone who may have been competing against 10 other applicants could now be competing with hundreds. Job seekers are left with the same question: What makes me more qualified? Three words – Highlight Transferable Skills. […]

3 11, 2022

Advice for a December Graduate

2022-11-02T14:46:43-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Motivation, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters, Services|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Congratulations December Graduates! Whether you are graduating a semester early or a semester late, you are finally at the finish line. Completing your degree is an exciting accomplishment, you should be proud of making it to the end! Before you begin wrapping up your final exams and assignments you may be thinking, when is the best time to start applying for a job? There is no clear answer. Based on your plans, goals, and needs your next step may look different than your fellow graduates. However, if you are ready to begin your professional career, we have some advice [...]

29 09, 2022

5 Interview Questions You Should Be Asking

2022-09-29T09:10:17-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

“Do you have any questions?” Interestingly enough, it’s at that exact moment that your mind goes blank and you can’t recall any of the questions you had intended to ask upon concluding your interview. An interview is a two-way conversation, and it’s important that you gain clarity on whether this position is the right fit. Additionally, asking questions not only shows your interest in the position, but it gives the interviewer direct insight into your intentions. Below you will find 5 questions that should be at the top of your list. […]

8 09, 2022

Legit Leadership

2022-09-15T08:49:54-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Leadership is defined as ‘the action of leading a group of people or organization’. This can be interpreted in several ways, though we believe the true meaning of leadership goes far beyond the surface. In November 2021, a recorded 4.5 million U.S. workers quit their jobs and poor leadership is believed to be a contributing factor. In a time of perpetual change, people are clinging to those willing to pave the way to a brighter, more steadfast future. In this blog, we will dissect 6 key components of leadership that we believe to be amongst [...]

9 08, 2022

5 Tips to Be a 5 Star Employee

2022-08-09T12:59:39-04:00Categories: Awards and Recognition, How To, Motivation|Tags: |0 Comments

Whether you’re a new kid on the block or going into your 10th year with your company, you may have found difficulty making yourself stand out amongst your colleagues at one time or another. There always seems to be that one person who swoops in with ease and steals the attention, oftentimes scoring opportunities for themselves that you may not be offered. Becoming a star employee is certainly worth striving for, and plenty achievable for everyone! Fortunately, we are here to give you 5 tips to get to the top of your employers’ list and [...]

4 08, 2022

Are You Ready for Retirement?

2022-08-09T12:59:02-04:00Categories: General News, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Are you preparing for retirement? Whether you’ve recently entered the workforce or are a seasoned vet, preparing for your retirement should be at the top of your “to-do” list, and if you fail to prepare, you should prepare to fail. The last place you want to find yourself is at the cusp of 50 years old, having not yet begun a retirement account of some sort. Luckily for you, there are a variety of options available at your fingertips when it comes to preparing for retirement. You will need to research your options and determine [...]

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 [...]

9 06, 2022

How Do You Learn Best?

2022-05-13T10:17:31-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Job Efficiency, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

How do you learn best? If you don’t know, you should find out and perfect it. You may be hands-on, needing to perform a task with your own hands to understand how and why you’re doing it. You may be a diligent note-taker because writing it down helps it to stick into your brain so you can repeat it later. You may be visual and need to watch someone perform the task at which point you can likely repeat it down to every detail. So, which of these are you? Or in what combination? Scientists claim that on any given [...]

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: , , , , , |1 Comment

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. […]

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