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22 07, 2021

3 Things To Discuss During Quarterly Meetings

2021-07-29T09:08:31-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Many employees have questions and concerns they’d like to discuss with their boss or manager. Similarly, managers may have concerns (or positive feedback!) they want to discuss with their employees. It can be hard to find the right time to do this but luckily, most bosses schedule quarterly meetings with their staff. Quarterly meetings occur a few times a year, hence the term quarterly, and are a great way to keep communication flowing between both parties. Not sure what to address at your next quarterly meeting? Not to worry, we’ve put together a list of the top 3 things that [...]

22 07, 2021

Industry Spotlight: Careers in Sales

2021-07-22T08:42:27-04:00Categories: Industry Spotlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

This month's industry spotlight highlights a career path that can suit just about anyone. Salespeople can develop their careers based on their interests and ideal lifestyle, making it a smart and flexible career choice for anyone unsure of their next steps. If you're looking to change career paths, or just getting started with your career, there are many reasons to pursue sales. This article shares the top reasons that sales might be the industry for you. Overview A career in sales typically involves selling products and services by highlighting how a customer can benefit from making that purchase. Working in [...]

20 07, 2021

Creative Resumes: Are They Ok to Use?

2021-07-20T12:00:53-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Have you ever seen a resume that grabs your attention with a burst of color? Creative resumes are a great way to get noticed, however, you don't want the wrong kind of attention. Dressing up your resume with colors and graphics can be a smart move, but only in certain situations. You have to be careful because you risk distracting from your qualifications and achievements. Today we'll be discussing when it is appropriate to use a more creative resume, and why you should (or shouldn't!). When to Use a Creative Resume The easiest way to know if you should have [...]

15 07, 2021

The Essential Job Interview Checklist

2021-07-15T08:44:53-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Job interviews may be the most nerve-wracking experiences we all have to go through in our careers. Knowing that one conversation could significantly affect your career can be rather intimidating. However, if you get too caught up in stressing about the interview itself, it can be easy to overlook certain preparations. There are steps you can take to prepare for a job interview that will help you have more control, and stay calm on the day of the interview. To help you stay organized, we've put together a handy checklist you can use before any interview! Below we've listed the [...]

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. […]

6 07, 2021

Strategies for Professional Growth

2021-07-06T08:46:19-04:00Categories: Job Efficiency, Motivation, Networking|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Many employees seek growth within their careers. Professional growth and career advancement offer some pretty attractive benefits including higher salaries, greater respect, and more exciting projects. It doesn’t happen overnight, but there are some strategies that may help you become a stronger employee, and set you up for success down the road. Improving upon your skills and taking on more responsibility at work are just a couple of ways you can accelerate your professional growth. Check out the rest: […]

15 06, 2021

Industry Spotlight: Construction

2021-06-30T12:33:07-04:00Categories: Industry Spotlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The demand for employees in the construction industry is always growing during the spring and summer seasons. This means that the opportunities are endless for someone looking to break into the field. While a large number of roles in construction involve heavy-duty labor and sometimes unpleasant working conditions, the high-demand job has an array of perks that make this one of the top fields to work in.  […]

9 06, 2021

Career Change: Tips for Success 

2021-06-30T12:37:34-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How To, Job Efficiency, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

People seek career changes for many different reasons. Maybe your career goals have changed and your current employer can’t meet your needs. Or perhaps you’re in need of a more flexible schedule and better pay. Whatever the reason, it’s OK to make a career change, and it’s more common than you probably think.  However, it’s still a big decision that takes a lot of consideration. Before putting a career change into action, you should evaluate your current situation. What are the issues? What do you like? Does your career need a complete makeover or are you just searching for new [...]

8 06, 2021

How to Streamline the Hiring Process

2021-06-30T12:44:45-04:00Categories: All About Recruiters, General News, How To, Services|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Job seekers aren’t the only ones who feel the pain of long and tedious hiring processes. Employers deal with their share of stress, posting numerous job descriptions, reading through piles of resumes, and scheduling dozens of interviews. Especially when hiring multiple positions or roles at a time, having an effective system can eliminate a lot of stress. There are a handful of steps you can implement in your hiring process to make things run not only smoother but faster. […]

3 06, 2021

Incentivize Your Workforce

2021-06-30T13:16:53-04:00Categories: Awards and Recognition, How To, Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Driving productivity is probably something on the agenda of every manager right now. And with a modern workforce, come modern methods to do so. Incentivizing employees is something happening within more and more companies, and it’s paying off. While some may fear that their money will go to waste, the exact opposite is happening. Companies who incentivize their workforce are seeing higher profits AND higher productivity from their staff. There is a multitude of ways to do this, from employee recognition programs to compensation-based incentives. Check out these ideas and implement incentives for your team. Productivity will be sure to [...]

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