2 09, 2021

What Not to Do on LinkedIn

2021-09-16T08:59:23-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers, Uncategorized|0 Comments

LinkedIn is a great resource to further your career and grow your network. We’ve also reached the point where not having a profile may hurt your job search. Now more than ever, it’s important to have a profile set up and active. However, since it is a professional social network, it behaves slightly differently from the likes of Facebook and Twitter. There is also a different set of rules. Today we’ll explain some of those rules and why you shouldn’t break them. […]

4 08, 2021

LinkedIn Profile Pictures: A Guide

2021-09-16T10:04:30-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you don’t have a profile photo up on LinkedIn, you should get one as soon as possible! LinkedIn studies have shown that having a profile photo can increase profile views up to 21 times, and connections 9 times. You shouldn’t miss out on those opportunities, so it’s time to upload a photo! Today we have all the advice you need to take the perfect photo for your LinkedIn profile! Before talking about the technical decisions to be made when taking the photo, it’s important to realize the purpose of the photo. On LinkedIn, your profile photo influences whether people [...]

8 07, 2021

Breaking Down Types of Employment 

2021-07-08T08:39:16-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’re currently looking for a new position, you’re probably looking at many job descriptions each day. All of the different terminologies can get confusing. If you’re not sure what the difference is between contract to hire and direct hire is, we’re here to help! We’ll break down all the different ways a job can be classified, and what they mean. In addition, we’ll discuss the different payment structures and work hours as well. […]

24 06, 2021

Helping Employees Embrace Change

2021-07-01T08:50:28-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How To, Job Efficiency, Motivation, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Workplace change is common across all types of organizations. While some employees may embrace change, most find it overwhelming, stressful, and confusing. From adopting a new program or software to making physical changes within the office, any type of change can be difficult. This is especially true when the staff is not in the loop about changes being made. For example, during the COVID-19 pandemic, changes were made rapidly and without employee consultation. Similarly, changes such as mergers or acquisitions are typically confidential until things are finalized. Since not all changes can be run by staff [...]

15 05, 2021

Why being a Proactive Employee Matters

2021-06-03T10:42:09-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

You may have seen job descriptions that are looking for a ‘self-motivated’ person, or someone who is a real ‘go-getter’. While the latter isn’t the most professional term, both of these descriptors find their way into job descriptions. So what are companies using this lingo really looking for? They want a proactive worker. Read on below for more reasons why people with this quality are in demand by employers. […]

4 03, 2021

Offering Childcare to Employees

2021-03-04T09:51:14-05:00Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

 It’s already known that the benefits a company offers play a huge part in the employees they attract and retain. Before accepting a job, candidates take a lot of things into consideration besides just salary. In our blog “What Makes a Job Desirable”, we discuss an array of benefits that attract top talent, but now we are digging deeper into a benefit not many companies offer but is highly sought after.   Childcare benefits have become a huge factor for many working parents when deciding on their next job. Jobs that offer child care benefits have a leg-up when competing against [...]

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. […]

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.  […]

17 11, 2020

Is Too Much Experience a Bad Thing?

2020-11-17T10:21:28-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, All About Recruiters, General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Typically, you would think that having a wealth of experience on a resume is always a good thing. However, there are cases where being over-qualified or having too much experience will actually hurt your chances of landing a job you may be interested in. This is due to many reasons and while not always the case, it is relatively common. […]

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