employee

22 07, 2019

How to Build Relationships as a New Employee

2019-07-22T11:19:19-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , |2 Comments

When we have strong relationships at work it not only affects our mood, but it affects the rest of productivity. We work more efficiently when we’re positive, we collaborate better, stress is lowered, and mistakes and issues are easier to deal with when you’ve got a strong team of people you’re working with. Find out how to build relationships as a new employee, below. […]

20 03, 2019

6 Ways to Stop Feeling Tired at Work

2019-06-07T21:29:07-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |3 Comments

We've all felt tired at work at one time or another. Whether it lasts all day or it hits you like a ton of bricks, it's hard to stay motivated to do your work if you can barely keep your eyes open. If you're currently struggling in this situation, we have some tips to help you prevent it from happening in the future. Check them out below. 1. Monitor Your Sleeping Pattern The first tip on this list is a given: get more sleep. The amount of sleep you get greatly impacts your productivity at work. Being well rested is [...]

24 12, 2018

The 7 Types of Interviewees You Don’t Want to Be

2018-12-24T08:16:13-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |2 Comments

Seeing candidates come and go in recruiting give us a great idea of what to do and what NOT to do in an interview. We’ve noticed that most of the “not so great” interviews have a similar pattern to them. We’ve narrowed it down to the 7 types of interviewees candidates can become during interviews. Read more to find out what they are, and make sure you don’t accidentally become one of them! […]

3 12, 2018

Why Skills Matter on Your Resume

2018-12-03T10:57:40-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

  When it comes to your resume, education is an important component. But we are finding out it’s not the only component that matters. Your “skills” may hold more significance than you realize. Skills show experience, knowledge and proficiency.  Ironically the skills section is often the first section people put the least effort into when compiling their resume. To ensure you’re highlighting what type of employee you can be, here are a few tips to help you! […]

21 11, 2018

How to Improve Employee Engagement

2018-11-21T09:03:07-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

  We discuss the effects of the current low unemployment rate a lot, but it is super important when it comes to running your business! Professionals have so many opportunities at their fingertips to get up and run to if they see one that fits their needs better. It’s hard to attract and retain quality talent, which means you have to try to entice them and prove that you’re the company for them. Once you are working with them, you obviously don’t want them to leave. Find out how to increase employee engagement and retention by reading on! […]

12 09, 2018

How to Provide Constructive Criticism

2018-09-12T09:05:48-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

There are certainly right and wrong ways of providing constructive criticism to an employee. Giving constructive criticism isn’t easy, but it is vital when it comes to the workflow of your organization. Providing feedback helps an employee improve professionally and also increases the quality of work being done. Feedback is the keyway for an employee to know whether they’re executing and reaching their goals properly. […]

27 08, 2018

4 Steps to Accepting a Job Offer

2018-08-27T08:13:45-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Congratulations! After a rigorous job search, rounds of applications, and attending interviews, you’ve been offered a job! You’ve decided to commit and accept the offer, but how should you react? Of course, you want to start the job on the right foot. So look no further for advice, because we’ve got you covered. Check out 4 steps to accepting a job offer below! […]

21 03, 2018

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Just Focus On Your Own Goals at Work

2018-03-21T11:18:44-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

If you’re at work chipping away at your daily tasks, your mind is most likely focused on your own goals and responsibilities. That kind of tunnel vision is great since it can help you get a lot of work done rather efficiently. When you’re working day to day, it makes sense just to focus on getting your own tasks completed. However, once you have a good handle on those responsibilities, it may benefit you to think bigger. Thinking beyond your own goals, responsibilities, and objectives can help you become a more valuable employee, and a better coworker. We’ll explain when [...]

29 09, 2017

Link Roundup: Examining How We Job Search, Hire, and Work

2017-09-29T11:29:00-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Technology, philosophy, and how we communicate has changed the workplace greatly in just the past few years, and it continues to evolve. How we work, how we find work, and how we hire have changed vastly. This week, we've focused our link roundup on new philosophies, discussions, and predictions about the way the job market functions. Below we start by how we job search, followed by how we hire, and conclude with some links about how we work. Instead of providing straight job advice this week, we hope these links give you a better understanding of the constantly changing workforce. [...]

11 09, 2017

3 Things To Discuss on Boss / Employee Exchange Day

2017-09-11T11:12:02-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Although you may not have heard of it, today is actually a holiday called ‘Boss/Employee Exchange Day’. The idea behind this day is that a boss and their employee swap roles to see what it is like to work in the other’s shoes. Ideally this will give both parties a better idea of their responsibilities and what a day looks like. The goal is to reach a better understanding of the other’s respective roles, and how they can work together. Obviously doing this swap isn’t feasible at most companies, so we’ve come up with an alternative. Instead of swapping, ask [...]