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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 [...]

2 02, 2021

Dress to Impress: Interviews 

2021-02-02T09:10:28-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

It’s no surprise that first impressions are impacted by looks. For this reason, it’s extremely important to dress your best when interview time rolls around. For some, finding that perfect interview outfit is tricky. Others may not even know where to begin when getting dressed for an interview! Either way, don’t stress…We’re here to help!  The first step to finding that perfect interview outfit is to know the environment of the company. Of course, you’re going to wear something nice, but the type of company you’re interviewing with could mean the difference between formal attire such as suits, or business [...]

21 01, 2021

Answer “Why Are You Looking for a New Job?”

2021-01-21T11:07:40-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, How To|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Preparing for a job interview can be both exciting and nerve-wracking. It is always a good idea to prepare some potential questions and answers beforehand. If you are already employed at a different company, the interviewer will likely ask “Why are you looking for a new job?”.  […]

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 [...]

29 12, 2020

Resume Supplements For Success

2020-12-29T16:32:00-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Crafting a resume to perfection can be a tricky task. From deciding what to include and what not to include, to choosing a format and highlighting your accomplishments, there are so many aspects. […]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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