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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? […]

15 06, 2021

Industry Spotlight: Construction

2021-06-30T12:33:07-04:00Categories: Industry Spotlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The demand for employees in the construction industry is always growing during the spring and summer seasons. This means that the opportunities are endless for someone looking to break into the field. While a large number of roles in construction involve heavy-duty labor and sometimes unpleasant working conditions, the high-demand job has an array of perks that make this one of the top fields to work in.  […]

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 [...]

1 06, 2021

Common Job-Hunting Mistakes 

2021-06-30T13:25:06-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Motivation, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

There’s no question about it. job hunting can be a long, tedious and frustrating process. There’s a good chance that you’ll face some bumps in the road along the way. However, knowing the most common mistakes that job-seekers tend to make, can save you a lot of valuable time-and stress. Regardless of whether you’re looking for your first job, stuck in a job you hate, have recently become unemployed, or are looking for a career change, everyone makes mistakes. Unfortunately, even the smallest error could make or break your chances of landing a job so beware of these common mistakes.   [...]

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. […]

6 05, 2021

Resume Gaps: Fighting the Battle

2021-05-06T11:35:01-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Explaining an employment gap in your resume can be extremely challenging. It’s something that may raise flags to employers, so you will almost always be questioned about it. Whatever the reason for your absence from the workforce, a potential employer will typically want an explanation. While a gap in employment isn’t great to have on your resume, it’s certainly not a deal-breaker. It’s just important that you approach it correctly, and we’ll explain the best way below. […]

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 [...]

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