culture

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. […]

27 09, 2022

Family Business: Opportunities and Obstacles

2022-09-27T10:58:34-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General News, Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Research shows family businesses generate over 50% of the nation’s GDP and employ over 60% of the U.S. workforce, so in all likelihood, you or someone you know may be employed by a family business. On one hand, a family business offers an inclusive environment working toward a common goal. On the other hand, the combination of personal and professional life can be unpredictable. Before stepping in this direction, it is important to consider the pros and cons. […]

12 07, 2022

How Are You Maintaining Company Culture?

2022-05-20T09:22:42-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How To, How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

It’s probably safe to say that if your company is still working fully remote that those occasional threats of going back in the office will likely not come to fruition. I say ‘threats’ because, for some, it may have taken you this long to get into a routine that allowed you to maintain separation between work life and home life and having to uproot that would certainly cause stress. Now add in the fact that, like many other companies, you may have open positions that you are struggling to fill with qualified candidates. The big question here is how are [...]

30 11, 2021

Cultivating Strong Employee Engagement

2021-11-30T08:21:45-05:00Categories: Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Strong employee engagement is not a given in the workplace. Ensuring your employees are happy, heard, and feel valued should be a constant work in progress. This will result in lower absenteeism, lower turnover rate, increased long-term employees, and in turn, develop good company culture. If you are looking to improve your business for 2022, here are some ways to ensure you are improving employee engagement for the new year. […]

29 06, 2021

How to Weigh Multiple Job Offers 

2021-06-30T12:49:47-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How To, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Being offered a job after a long search for employment is always exciting, let alone being offered more than one. However, things can be stressful if you are unsure which option is the “right” one. There are a lot of factors to consider such as salary, flexibility and PTO, benefits, and the overall environment of the organization. Don’t stress too much though, this is a good problem to have and there are a ton of ways to compare multiple job offers. After utilizing these tips and considering every aspect, you will be able to decide which offer is the best [...]

9 03, 2020

Why You Should Drop “Culture Fit” In 2020, and Focus on “Culture Add” Instead

2020-03-09T15:52:31-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We’ve all heard the term, “culture fit”, or “ensuring congruence between the candidate and the values and norms of the business”. Which sounds like a standard factor to focus on when pairing a candidate with a company. But what if we said that instead of finding a similar “fit”, you should focus on “adding” to the current company culture? Here’s why you should focus on “culture add” instead of “culture fit” for 2020. […]

27 12, 2019

Link Roundup: How to Determine Company Culture in a New Job

2019-12-27T13:44:55-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Company culture, or what is known as the “personality” of a company, is vital to a company’s success. The atmosphere and environment of the workplace are derived from culture, which is why you want to do your research and ensure you’ll be a good culture fit when you’re looking to join a new company. Check out how to prepare interview questions relating to culture, a variety of the different types of culture, as well as how you can ask about culture in an interview. Check it out! […]

25 09, 2019

How to Answer, “Why Do You Want to Leave Your Current Position?”

2019-09-25T12:23:53-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

You’re in an interview and you’re asked, “why do you want to leave your current position?”. Should you be brutally honest? Or are you supposed to be vague? If you’re too vague do you sound dishonest? How do you answer properly without regretting your answer out loud? Here are a few different ways to go about it. […]

9 09, 2019

Why Conflicts Occur at Work

2019-09-09T09:56:02-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Conflict in the workplace may be unavoidable, however, they should never be disregarded. With different leadership styles, personalities, and even the common factor of miscommunication – there will be times that conflicts arise. The first step to resolving them? Being able to recognize when they occur. Below is four different reasons that conflicts occur in the workplace. […]

6 03, 2019

3 Topics to Ask About in a Job Interview

2019-06-07T21:30:59-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When a candidate steps into an interview, they expect to be answering the questions. However, there will come a time where the interviewer may open it up for questions for the candidate to ask. Having questions shows genuine interest in the position, and better informs you about the opportunity. In today's blog, we'll break down 3 topics you can easily ask questions about, along with examples on how to ask them. Check them out! The Process Knowing what to expect next is incredibly helpful, especially when all company processes are different. Asking about the timeline allows you to know when [...]

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