26 05, 2023

No Call No Show = Missed Opportunities

2023-05-26T10:45:44-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Honestly one of the worst things you can do in your work life is a “No Call, No Show (NCNS).” This could apply to an interview, a phone call, or a scheduled shift, and it essentially means that you do not show up without notice or a reason given. This is not a good habit to get into so if you have found yourself committing this act, stop. It’s a slippery slope and like we’ve said before you never know where life will take you. You may think simply not showing up to the interview is no big deal and [...]

24 05, 2023

Job Hopping Could Hinder Long-Term Career Growth

2023-05-24T10:47:35-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

‘Job Hopping’ is defined as an individual who has held multiple job titles at multiple different companies in a short period of time. In 2023, inflation has caused over 90% of employees to seek alternate employment, in search of a compensatory salary. A potential employer may be less inclined to offer you an interview, let alone a job if your resume indicates ‘job hopper’. To remedy this, recent job postings are demanding candidates have no more than 3 jobs in the last 10 years. Is a higher salary in the interim worth potentially damaging your long-term career growth? [...]

19 05, 2023

Is Unlimited PTO Too Good to Be True?

2023-05-19T10:30:11-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The phrase, “unlimited PTO,” is probably accompanied by an exciting feeling in your belly and a smile ear-to-ear. Now you can go on both family vacations, attend your friend’s bachelorette week in Nashville, and still have extra time to extend your holiday breaks with no remorse, right? Not exactly. Some things sound too good to be true for a reason, and if you have to ask, “What’s the catch?” there’s probably a good reason why. In this blog, we will uncover some of the “cons” to consider as both an employee and an employer when talking about unlimited PTO. [...]

17 05, 2023

How Are You ‘PTO-ing’?

2023-05-17T11:02:45-04:00Categories: How To|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Believe it or not, there is a recommended process when it comes to requesting PTO, and with summer upon us we thought it was the perfect time for a refresher. This applies to those of us who are in a current role as well as those who are in a job search. This is certainly not to discourage you from scheduling that vacation because we’re right behind you, just keep in mind there is a professional way to do it to ensure a smooth transition out the door as well as when you come back. To begin, you need [...]

12 05, 2023

Are You Doing Your Research?

2023-05-12T14:51:14-04:00Categories: General News, How To|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Prior to interviewing for an open role one way to gain the upper hand over your competitors is to research the company. It will allow you to offer insightful questions, uncover company culture and familiarize yourself with your interviewer(s). Your interviewer will be attentive to your knowledge and excitement about working with the company and a lack thereof can be mistaken for uninterest and ill-preparedness. In this blog, you will uncover exactly how and why we recommend researching a company. […]

3 05, 2023

Uncovering the Cover Letter

2023-05-02T11:21:37-04:00Categories: How To, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Did you know that over 95% of hiring managers consider a cover letter “important” when determining which applicants to interview for their open role? More specifically, almost 50% of hiring managers agree that a strong cover letter can convince them to interview an otherwise weak candidate. Determining what information serves value can be challenging so we have outlined what specifically to include (and what to leave out!). […]

18 04, 2023

Tips Toward Financial Stability

2023-04-17T15:02:09-04:00Categories: General News, How To|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The 2022 TIAA Financial Wellness Survey showed that only 22% of people ages 18+ gave themselves a high score of financial wellness. That means that over 70% of people are not confident in their financial status, and in a world of high gas prices and increasing grocery costs saving money can seem like an impossible task. Improving your financial status does not happen overnight and it is never too late to start. It requires baby steps and an abundance of patience, but comfort in your finances is well worth it.  We have compiled a list of ways to get you [...]

13 04, 2023

References – The Final Exam

2023-04-13T09:46:50-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How To|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

High-profile tech companies, like Amazon and Microsoft, continue with sweeping layoffs bringing the 2023 1st quarter total to more than 160,000 employees left jobless (as compared to 164,000 in 2022). Mass layoffs are leaving thousands of candidates vying for the few available job openings and it is more imperative than ever that they set themselves apart from their competitors. Aside from a fruitful background and education, having an adequate and reliable reference list can give you the boost you need. […]

30 03, 2023

Burnout – Before You Think ‘It Won’t Happen to Me’

2023-03-30T09:44:46-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How To, How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

What is “Burnout?” Burnout is defined as “a state of physical or emotional exhaustion that also involves a sense of reduced accomplishment and loss of personal identity.” Despite popular belief, burnout does not derive from mental illness, rather, it comes from prolonged work-related stress. Nobody is exempt from experiencing burnout and proper measures should be taken to prevent and/or reconcile. […]

24 03, 2023

Not Having This Quality Could Deter Growth Opportunities

2023-03-23T15:05:08-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How To|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

One of the best qualities you can have at work or in general is being ‘trainable’. As simple as it sounds, it’s not a concept that is always easily grasped. Being trainable extends from the ability to learn new information being taught to you as well as understanding culture and the people who define it. Your receptiveness to new information can greatly make or break your success in a new role and It is something you will want to be attentive to. It is an entirely teachable quality and it is something worth pursuing if not already in possession. [...]

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