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27 01, 2023

Employee Engagement: Why it’s Important to the Success of Your Business

2023-01-26T13:58:46-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How To, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Employee engagement, or lack thereof, is becoming a major concern within the workforce. A 2022 Gallup survey of over 60,000 people found that only 32% of employees are engaged with their work, compared to 36% in 2020. Employees divulging their “active disengagement,” is an impending challenge and is often associated with an employee feeling undervalued or underappreciated. Disengagement does not happen overnight and employers (should they see fit) should expect to take stride in regaining the reignition of their employees. […]

24 01, 2023

Employee Retention – The Untold Story

2023-01-24T14:49:16-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, General News, How To, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Retention rate is a metric that refers to a company’s ability to “retain” consumers, or in this case, employees. The contrary being attrition rate, or as we more commonly know it, turnover rate. The attrition rate is the pace at which people leave a company whether by force or voluntarily. Prior to accepting a job offer, obtaining insight into these metrics could provide clarity on a number of qualities (or incompetence’s) that the company may possess. Allowing you to make a more educated decision to either accept or deny a role. This blog will uncover [...]

13 01, 2023

Phone Screen 101

2023-01-13T10:13:10-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, How To, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

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 thereafter. While it’s not an interview, it is a sign that you may be qualified for one or more available positions. […]

12 01, 2023

No References? No Problem

2023-01-12T14:08:51-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, General News, How To, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Providing references can be one of the most difficult tasks during the job application process. This is especially true when you’re new to the job market with limited resources and experience. Luckily, you are not alone, almost everyone goes through this barrier! Here are a few tips that will help you remain a strong candidate, even with a lack of professional references. […]

3 01, 2023

Out With the Old, in With the New – Habits to Leave in 2022

2022-12-28T16:11:55-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

What better time to reflect on past performance and set new goals than a new year? Our profession allows us insight into a vulnerable time in someone’s life where they reflect on late positions and what led them to where they are now. A ‘habit,’ by definition, is a regular tendency, often hard to give up and unfortunately, habits, though easily adaptable, are not always conducive to our goals and ambitions. Oftentimes, habits both good and bad are identified in a job search which leads you in the right direction in finding a better opportunity. We’ve compiled a list of [...]

28 12, 2022

Workplace Trends You Can Expect to See in 2023

2022-12-27T13:48:41-05:00Categories: General News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Despite concerning job cuts, recent reports suggest that the trend of workers having the upper hand in the labor market will continue into the new year. In 2023, organizations are expected to face historic challenges: a competitive talent landscape, an exhausted workforce, and pressure to control costs. Job seekers have their sights set on the total package, which includes enjoyment and fulfillment in their role, in addition to a hearty salary and benefits package. The name of the game: Adapt or Die. Here are a few trends to keep a lookout for in the coming year. According to Glassdoor and [...]

9 12, 2022

Are You Shorting Your Recruiter

2022-12-09T10:21:04-05:00Categories: All About Recruiters, General Job Search Advice, How To|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Did you know that over 70% of all jobs are not publicly posted on job boards, LinkedIn accounts, etc.? Many of these job openings are attributed to the creation of jobs for candidates proposed by a recruiter. Even more interesting, over 80% of all open jobs are filled through networking with a recruiter. Connecting with a recruiter is beneficial for both immediate job placements as well as future opportunities. The question is when you contact a recruiter, are you providing them with information relevant to your job specifications/requirements? […]

8 12, 2022

Wage Gaps – Connecting the Dots

2022-12-08T09:53:05-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

2023 is upon us and (hopefully) starting with a bang. Beginning January 1, additional efforts will be made toward eradicating the ever-impending wage gap. To refrain from future wage gaps understanding what they are and why they exist is essential. […]

23 11, 2022

Transferable Skills – Why You Need Them on Your Resume

2022-11-22T11:08:15-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How To, Internships, Job Efficiency, Motivation, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

12,000 employees and rising have been laid off by US tech companies as a result of cutbacks. It has arguably never been more important to set yourself apart from the – increasing – competition when it comes to finding new employment. Someone who may have been competing against 10 other applicants could now be competing with hundreds. Job seekers are left with the same question: What makes me more qualified? Three words – Highlight Transferable Skills. […]

18 11, 2022

“Ghosting” Uncovered

2022-11-18T10:31:08-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Ghosting is defined as the practice of ending a personal relationship with someone by suddenly and without explanation withdrawing from all communication. For all intents and purposes let’s emphasize that this originated through the abrupt termination of personal relationships. Ghosting has now infected professional relationships and is considered normal. A recent Indeed survey revealed that over 80% of employers have been ghosted by job candidates – some even after the point of hire. The question of why remains unclear. How Do Candidates Ghost? Ghosting in the workplace has maninfested itself in several ways, each more inexcusable than the last. [...]

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