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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 [...]

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: […]

30 06, 2021

Picking the Right Candidate When There’s More Than One

2021-07-01T13:04:38-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How To|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Some companies struggle to find the right candidate for their team. Others, however, deal with the problem of having one too many “perfect fits”. While this is a nice, and enviable, problem to have, it’s still a tough choice. Hiring the wrong candidate can be costly, and employers should have no regrets when reflecting on the hiring process. When two candidates have similar or equivalent qualifications and experience, deciding on the better one seems impossible. Despite the chance of multiple candidates being qualified, there are other strategies employers can use to narrow things down. […]

17 06, 2021

When Do Employers Use References?

2021-06-30T12:29:26-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Although your resume holds a lot of weight when applying to a new position, you also need previous references who will attest to who you are as an employee. Putting in the extra time and effort to select and provide references is imperative. But when do companies conduct the reference checks? […]

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 [...]

27 05, 2021

Criticism in the Workplace

2021-06-30T13:19:16-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

No matter how hard you work, everyone will face criticism at some point in their work day. You may be lacking in some responsibilities, or a colleague may disagree with your approach. Whatever the reason for it, a good employee should know how to deal with criticism at work. Firstly, it’s important to recognize that most workplace critiques are intended constructively, not maliciously. Given this, it’s crucial not to react emotionally. We’ll begin by discussing the best way to respond to criticism, and how to determine if it is constructive or not. […]

15 05, 2021

Why being a Proactive Employee Matters

2021-06-03T10:42:09-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

You may have seen job descriptions that are looking for a ‘self-motivated’ person, or someone who is a real ‘go-getter’. While the latter isn’t the most professional term, both of these descriptors find their way into job descriptions. So what are companies using this lingo really looking for? They want a proactive worker. Read on below for more reasons why people with this quality are in demand by employers. […]

4 05, 2021

What is a Phone Screen?

2021-05-04T14:42:08-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

So what exactly happens after you submit your application materials to a job? How long until you hear back? When will you know if you’re chosen for an interview? Well 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 later on. So while it’s not a guaranteed interview, it’s [...]

27 04, 2021

Stop Saying Sorry at Work

2021-04-27T08:53:12-04:00Categories: General News, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

“Sorry to bother your…”, “sorry for not getting back to you sooner”, “sorry but I won’t have this done by tomorrow”, “sorry I’m booked this week”. Do any of these sound familiar? If you’re apologizing for these types of things on a daily or weekly basis, you are suffering from the sorry syndrome. Sorry to break it to you, but no more saying sorry! Apologizing for every little thing, whether it’s warranted or not, can have an array of negative effects on your career. […]

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