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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. […]

22 09, 2022

Benefits – How They Help Your Business & Retain Employees

2022-09-21T14:21:23-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General News, How To|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If the past few years have taught us anything it would have to be that life is ever-changing and situations can change at the drop of a hat. Benefits have shifted from being just part of an employment compensation package to a focal point of employment and a draw for top-tier talent. […]

20 09, 2022

Mental Health Matters

2022-09-20T08:56:01-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

It’s time to talk about the elephant in the room that is mental health. According to Mental Health America, nearly 50 million Americans are currently experiencing some form of mental illness. With such a sizeable percentage of the population facing these challenges, you can assume that one or more of your employees may be struggling. Contrary to popular belief, it isn’t something that can ‘just be turned off’. Mental health is no longer taboo, and employees are seeking employers who are engaged in helping in any way they can. […]

15 09, 2022

Stop Sexual Harassment

2022-09-14T14:22:15-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination based on sex (including sexual orientation, pregnancy, and gender identity). Between the fiscal years 2018 and 2021, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) received an alarming 98,000(+) charges alleging harassment.  The influx of harassment cases in 2018 and 2019 was likely a product of the viral #MeToo movement, which provided people comfort in unveiling their encounter. Though reported cases continue to descend, the question of why remains. Is it due to a decline in harassment in the workplace? Or is shame, once again, causing silence? Regardless, we need to [...]

25 08, 2022

Are Virtual Meetings Ineffective?

2022-06-10T12:31:44-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The productivity of virtual meetings is in question, and for good reason. Pre-Covid, if your coworker Tim was not in the office on Monday for your team meeting, he missed it. It was as simple as that. Now, whether you’re working in an office, hybrid, or remote, all your meetings are likely virtual, and you are expected to take part. Aside from team meetings, studies have shown that employees now spend over 300% more time in one-on-one meetings, as well. Previously, if you had a quick question, you would pop into Sam’s office across the hall and you were in [...]

23 08, 2022

3 Things to Consider When Raising Pay

2022-06-10T12:08:55-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How To|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

As previously stated, employers are at the front of the line when it comes to The Great Resignation. Taking blows left and right with increasing demands from employees where immediate action is needed or they too, may start losing their valued employees. Or maybe you have already lost valued employees and are now trying to replace them with little to no luck. One of the more prevalent demands from employees is an increase in pay. If you feel that this is in your wheelhouse, there are a few things to consider when raising pay that we are here to shine [...]

18 08, 2022

Don’t Be Fooled by Your Passion

2022-06-10T12:01:18-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

“Do what you love, and you will never work a day in your life.” If you haven’t heard this phrase, you live under a rock. Believe it or not, in this blog we will debunk this phrase as it is not always the case. The problem really comes in in the second half of the phrase that states that you will, “never work a day in your life,” if you find your true passion. We are here to tell you that it doesn’t matter how much you love what you do, you will have hard days just like everyone else, [...]

16 08, 2022

What Does Your Total Package Include?

2022-06-08T16:24:48-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Picture this, you’re in a job search and you land an interview for a seemingly perfect position. You go to the interview with a salary in mind that would be EPIC if offered, and to your surprise, they offer $5k over that! Without hesitation you accept their offer, you put in your two weeks’ notice at your current role and before you know it, you’re on your way to sign employment paperwork and get whatever other ducks in a row that you need to before your first day. Except now you’re signing all your tax and insurance paperwork, etc. and [...]

2 08, 2022

What NOT to Add to Your Resume

2022-08-02T13:32:08-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How To, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We have previously discussed what you should be putting on your resume, but we thought it was also important to discuss some things you might be adding that are unnecessary. We understand that in some cases, you feel you need to bulk up your resume, but sometimes simple and sweet is the key. Adding unnecessary information can be mistaken as unprofessional and may deter the employer from considering you for their open position, so you’ll want to be diligent in making sure these things are not on your resume. […]

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