31 05, 2023

When Is Onboarding Complete?

2023-05-30T14:22:17-04:00Categories: How To, Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The onboarding process does not end when the employee signs the new hire paperwork. Onboarding includes everything before and after that point, from the interview to the training process and it should be taken just as seriously for the employer as for the employee. Studies have shown that for a 100-person company with an average salary of $60,000, the turnover replacement cost could range from $750,000 to $3 million. That is not an amount to be taken lightly. Check out our suggestions for an effective onboarding process that will make for a successful future! […]

26 05, 2023

No Call No Show = Missed Opportunities

2023-05-26T10:45:44-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Honestly one of the worst things you can do in your work life is a “No Call, No Show (NCNS).” This could apply to an interview, a phone call, or a scheduled shift, and it essentially means that you do not show up without notice or a reason given. This is not a good habit to get into so if you have found yourself committing this act, stop. It’s a slippery slope and like we’ve said before you never know where life will take you. You may think simply not showing up to the interview is no big deal and [...]

24 05, 2023

Job Hopping Could Hinder Long-Term Career Growth

2023-05-24T10:47:35-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

‘Job Hopping’ is defined as an individual who has held multiple job titles at multiple different companies in a short period of time. In 2023, inflation has caused over 90% of employees to seek alternate employment, in search of a compensatory salary. A potential employer may be less inclined to offer you an interview, let alone a job if your resume indicates ‘job hopper’. To remedy this, recent job postings are demanding candidates have no more than 3 jobs in the last 10 years. Is a higher salary in the interim worth potentially damaging your long-term career growth? [...]

17 05, 2023

How Are You ‘PTO-ing’?

2023-05-17T11:02:45-04:00Categories: How To|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Believe it or not, there is a recommended process when it comes to requesting PTO, and with summer upon us we thought it was the perfect time for a refresher. This applies to those of us who are in a current role as well as those who are in a job search. This is certainly not to discourage you from scheduling that vacation because we’re right behind you, just keep in mind there is a professional way to do it to ensure a smooth transition out the door as well as when you come back. To begin, you need [...]

12 05, 2023

Are You Doing Your Research?

2023-05-12T14:51:14-04:00Categories: General News, How To|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Prior to interviewing for an open role one way to gain the upper hand over your competitors is to research the company. It will allow you to offer insightful questions, uncover company culture and familiarize yourself with your interviewer(s). Your interviewer will be attentive to your knowledge and excitement about working with the company and a lack thereof can be mistaken for uninterest and ill-preparedness. In this blog, you will uncover exactly how and why we recommend researching a company. […]

3 05, 2023

Uncovering the Cover Letter

2023-05-02T11:21:37-04:00Categories: How To, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Did you know that over 95% of hiring managers consider a cover letter “important” when determining which applicants to interview for their open role? More specifically, almost 50% of hiring managers agree that a strong cover letter can convince them to interview an otherwise weak candidate. Determining what information serves value can be challenging so we have outlined what specifically to include (and what to leave out!). […]

20 04, 2023

Navigating Job Rejection

2023-04-19T13:49:36-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

A recent Forbes report concluded that of the average 118 people that apply for any given job, only 24 people will advance to the interview stage of the process. Of those 24 candidates, only one will ultimately be selected to fill the open role, leaving over 100 candidates amid job rejection (roughly 90 of which with no feedback for why they’re not being considered). In this blog, you will find a list of ways to navigate job rejection from application to post-interview keeping you on a path toward success. […]

13 04, 2023

References – The Final Exam

2023-04-13T09:46:50-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How To|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

High-profile tech companies, like Amazon and Microsoft, continue with sweeping layoffs bringing the 2023 1st quarter total to more than 160,000 employees left jobless (as compared to 164,000 in 2022). Mass layoffs are leaving thousands of candidates vying for the few available job openings and it is more imperative than ever that they set themselves apart from their competitors. Aside from a fruitful background and education, having an adequate and reliable reference list can give you the boost you need. […]

11 04, 2023


2023-04-17T08:48:00-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’ve fallen victim to a candidate or potential employer “ghosting” keep reading. This unfortunate habit that surfaced through the abandonment of dating your newest Tinder interest has peeked into the professional realm. People would rather succumb to their apprehensions than find answers and it’s affecting not only job seekers and potential employers but recruiters too. I’m not singling out candidates who are ghosting interviews or job offers, I am also shining a light on companies who are ghosting candidates’ post-interview with no reason as to why they do not want to move forward. The [...]

4 04, 2023

Graduating in May? Here’s What You Should Do

2023-04-04T10:39:57-04:00Categories: How To, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Congratulations May Graduates! Whether you are graduating a semester early or a semester late, you are finally at the finish line. Completing your degree is an exciting accomplishment, you should be proud of making it to the end! Before you begin wrapping up your final exams and assignments you may be thinking, when is the best time to start applying for a job? There is no clear answer. Based on your plans, goals, and needs your next step may look different than your fellow graduates. However, if you are ready to begin your professional career, we have some advice for [...]

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