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31 01, 2023

Trust the Process

2023-01-31T11:20:50-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, I Am I Can, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The idea of January can be so refreshing – a clean slate to pave the way toward a brighter future. People tend to think in a very “macro” way when referring to January, putting all of their eggs for the year into this small basket. Before you know it, it’s the 31st, you’ve promised yourself you’d kick it into gear the last 3 Monday’s and you ultimately wind-up feeling like you’ve already failed. That feeling will likely remain prevalent in February because, well, it’s February and the Spring is a better time to start anyway, right? We’re in a bad [...]

27 01, 2023

Employee Engagement: Why it’s Important to the Success of Your Business

2023-01-26T13:58:46-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How To, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Employee engagement, or lack thereof, is becoming a major concern within the workforce. A 2022 Gallup survey of over 60,000 people found that only 32% of employees are engaged with their work, compared to 36% in 2020. Employees divulging their “active disengagement,” is an impending challenge and is often associated with an employee feeling undervalued or underappreciated. Disengagement does not happen overnight and employers (should they see fit) should expect to take stride in regaining the reignition of their employees. […]

24 01, 2023

Employee Retention – The Untold Story

2023-01-24T14:49:16-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, General News, How To, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Retention rate is a metric that refers to a company’s ability to “retain” consumers, or in this case, employees. The contrary being attrition rate, or as we more commonly know it, turnover rate. The attrition rate is the pace at which people leave a company whether by force or voluntarily. Prior to accepting a job offer, obtaining insight into these metrics could provide clarity on a number of qualities (or incompetence’s) that the company may possess. Allowing you to make a more educated decision to either accept or deny a role. This blog will uncover [...]

20 01, 2023

Is the Grass (Really) Greener?

2023-01-20T09:31:42-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How To, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Even the best routine can become monotonous, and there are only so many times you can sit with your cup of coffee on the same couch, watching the same show, before it loses its flare. Arguably the most common protest of working remotely is the seclusion it institutes, and employees are questioning whether their petition for remote work was worth dodging the bumper-to-bumper commute. If you’re feeling your routine has become stale and the perks of working remotely are slowly diminishing, you may need to switch things up. We’ve compiled a list of ways to [...]

13 01, 2023

Phone Screen 101

2023-01-13T10:13:10-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, How To, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

In many recruitment processes, employers narrow down the applicant pool before scheduling interviews by conducting phone screens. Not to be confused with a phone interview, phone screens occur after employers and hiring managers have reviewed resumes and cover letters. Typically, those who appear to be qualified for the position will be phone screened and potentially invited to schedule an interview thereafter. While it’s not an interview, it is a sign that you may be qualified for one or more available positions. […]

12 01, 2023

No References? No Problem

2023-01-12T14:08:51-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, General News, How To, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Providing references can be one of the most difficult tasks during the job application process. This is especially true when you’re new to the job market with limited resources and experience. Luckily, you are not alone, almost everyone goes through this barrier! Here are a few tips that will help you remain a strong candidate, even with a lack of professional references. […]

5 01, 2023

Sorry, Not Sorry

2022-12-29T10:54:54-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

“Sorry to bother you…”, “sorry for not getting back to you sooner”, “sorry I’m booked this week.” Why are we apologizing all the time? Over-apologizing can have a negative effect on not only your career but, more importantly, your self-esteem. Similar to the overuse of the words, “like/uhm” – “sorry” has become a common space filler within a conversation. According to Patrice Williams Lindo, CEO of Career Nomad, the incessant need to apologize comes from a place of insecurity and is especially common among women and people of color. One of the easiest ways to improve yourself is to make [...]

3 01, 2023

Out With the Old, in With the New – Habits to Leave in 2022

2022-12-28T16:11:55-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

What better time to reflect on past performance and set new goals than a new year? Our profession allows us insight into a vulnerable time in someone’s life where they reflect on late positions and what led them to where they are now. A ‘habit,’ by definition, is a regular tendency, often hard to give up and unfortunately, habits, though easily adaptable, are not always conducive to our goals and ambitions. Oftentimes, habits both good and bad are identified in a job search which leads you in the right direction in finding a better opportunity. We’ve compiled a list of [...]

30 12, 2022

How to Better Your Customer Service in 2023

2022-12-28T12:10:25-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General News, How To, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

According to Microsoft’s most recent Global State of Multichannel Customer Service Report, over 60% of consumers have ceased business with a brand due to a poor customer service experience. Though it may not have escalated to losing your business entirely, you too, have likely experienced poor customer service. Customer service is the backbone of a successful business, regardless of industry/sector. Here we’ve provided 3 important variables that could be lowering your service score and ultimately hurting your business. […]

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