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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 [...]

13 09, 2022

How to Navigate Maternity Leave

2022-09-09T09:48:47-04:00Categories: How To|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Congratulations on your soon-to-be bundle of joy! Expecting a baby can understandably be overwhelming as there are numerous changes in your very near future that will require in-depth consideration. From your work life to this new life that you are entirely responsible for all while dodging the unsolicited advice from Karen one, two, and three. Will you stay at home? Will you return to work? Undecided? You don’t have to have the answers right out of the gate, but the sooner you have a plan the better. With a baby boom on the horizon, we found it necessary to offer [...]

30 08, 2022

We Are Walrath Recruiting, Inc.

2022-08-29T14:21:29-04:00Categories: All About Recruiters, General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

We have all found ourselves in a job search at one time or another, whether it be post-graduation, or simply wanting a change from our current employment. Our job at Walrath Recruiting is to help ease your job search in any way we can. Below are the answers to some questions we are frequently asked. […]

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, [...]

30 06, 2022

Are You a Good Coworker?

2022-05-18T15:30:23-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

What type of coworker are you? Are you the Dwight, the Kelly, or the Pam?  Either way, you play a role in your office culture which can directly affect your fellow coworkers in either a positive or negative way. It is easy to fall into habits like participating in office gossip or maybe overstepping boundaries ultimately making your coworker feel less than. On the other hand, you may be an excellent coworker and you may be able to help someone else be their best! We are here to help with strategies to become the best coworker you can be! [...]

24 05, 2022

Are You a Serial Job Hopper?

2022-04-29T10:34:33-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Statistically speaking, workers who are highly educated are less likely to stay at a job for a longer period of time. More specifically high school-educated workers stay with their employers over 30% longer than those with Bachelor’s Degrees. ‘Job Hopping’ is defined as an individual who has held multiple job titles at multiple different companies in a short period of time. So, I ask, are you a job hopper? […]

19 05, 2022

Are You Trainable?

2022-04-29T10:04:32-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How To, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

One of the best features you can have as a new hire or potential hire is to be trainable. As simple as it sounds, it’s not a concept that is always easily grasped. Being trainable extends from the ability to learn new information being taught to you as well as understanding culture and the people who define it. Your receptiveness to new information can greatly make or break your success in a new role and It is something you will want to be attentive to. It is an entirely teachable trait, no pun intended, and it is worth working on [...]

17 05, 2022

Common Management Mistakes You May Be Making

2022-04-29T09:55:15-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

This may come as a shock, but a recent study showed that over 80% of people would consider quitting their job due to bad management. If you haven’t lately, it may be time to take a long look in the mirror. The recent events of the world have piled on the stress in every which way and though you may hold a higher role, you are not exempt from feeling it. However, you need to remember that you are the one who employees look to for security and motivation and if you’re not up for the challenge you may be [...]

10 05, 2022

Don’t Slack on Meeting Etiquette

2022-04-27T13:57:18-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General News, How To|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Studies show that in the United States, there are over 50 million meetings held each week. That totals about 11 million meetings per day and over 1 billion per year. With the amount of time we spend in meetings, it seemed fit to brush up on meeting etiquette. It can be easy to forget how to properly conduct yourself in meetings (especially if you’ve adopted a remote schedule). We’ve compiled a list of do’s and don’ts that apply whether you are attending a virtual or in-person meeting. […]

5 05, 2022

Are You On LinkedIn?

2022-04-27T13:44:24-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’re not on LinkedIn, you should respectfully pause reading until you go (now) and sign up. What is LinkedIn you ask? Think of it as your billboard, except it’s entirely of no cost to you. A professional social platform where you can showcase your educational and career highlights while interacting with other professionals in your industry and beyond. It’s safe to say we STRONGLY encourage you not only to have a LinkedIn but also to remain active on the account. […]

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