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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 [...]

16 02, 2021

4 of the Best Resume Builders 

2021-02-16T10:31:59-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, General News, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Creating a strong resume from the ground up can be a difficult task. Since a resume is the employers’ first impression of a candidate, it’s important to make it stand out. Even the most qualified candidates still need to show off their skills and experience with a stellar resume. Not sure how to start crafting the perfect one? Resume builders can help!    There are all different types of resume builders meant to take the stress out of the process. Some focus more on the design and customization of templates while others are less customizable but convey the information in both [...]

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 [...]

28 01, 2021

Why Use a Recruiting Agency?

2021-01-28T11:48:47-05:00Categories: All About Recruiters, General Job Search Advice, General News|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Recruiting and staffing companies have become more and more popular over the years. To be successful, businesses need talented, skilled employees who fit their vision.   Recruiting agencies help to achieve just this. Recruiting and staffing agencies also tend to ensure that money isn’t wasted on bad hires. It’s expensive to onboard just one employee, so it’s super important to make sure it’s the right fit. No one wants to waste weeks on a candidate that will fall through or spend money on hiring and training a candidate who will soon after have to exit.    If you’re unsure about using a [...]

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 [...]

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. […]

5 01, 2021

The Year Ahead: Top Industries Entering 2021

2021-01-05T08:58:47-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, General News, In the Community, Pandemic, Resources for Job Seekers, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

This past year, many businesses either tanked or rose to success amid the pandemic. Those who took advantage of the opportunity climbed to the top, and 2021 will be no different. For anyone looking to get involved with a fast growing, successful and profitable industry, here are some ideas. […]

22 12, 2020

Year in Review: Fastest Growing Industries of 2020

2020-12-22T09:16:58-05:00Categories: General News, In the Community, Pandemic, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

2020 has been a whirlwind year. With the pandemic coming into play and demolishing the economy, many businesses faced brutal hardships or were forced to close their doors for good. However, certain businesses rose to success. This is represented by an increase in sales and customers, high levels of stock growth, and ongoing success. Some businesses achieved this by taking advantage of everyone being at home. Services that benefited people in the home were always welcomed so companies marketed with this in mind. Many of the companies that saw success in 2020 will continue to grow in 2021. Let’s take [...]

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