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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 [...]

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. […]

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 [...]

3 05, 2022

How to Overcome First Day Jitters

2022-04-27T13:34:05-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How To, I Am I Can, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Picture this, you spend 1+ hours doing your hair and/or makeup, pick out the perfect outfit, and rehearse talking points in the mirror to prepare yourself. In this case, we’re not talking about your first school dance, we’re referencing your first day at a new job. You’re likely mentally and physically prepared, but once you step on the scene you may fold in the pressure. Or you may thrive in a new environment in which case you likely won’t benefit from this read. We’re here to help put your mind at ease with a few tips and tricks to make [...]

26 04, 2022

How to Navigate a Job Search While Currently Employed

2022-04-12T13:20:01-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How To|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Looking for new employment does not happen without a little elbow grease especially if you are currently employed. If you find yourself in this position, there are 4 main rules to abide by and they are: keep your position, keep it private, keep it professional, and keep it a priority. There’s no sugar coating it, finding a job while you have a job is like adding a second job to your already busy life.  Lucky for you, our job is to make your job search as easy as possible! […]

21 04, 2022

Are You (Unintentionally) Hindering Your Job Search?

2022-04-07T13:42:48-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

If you’ve found yourself in a job search receiving what feels like endless rejection, there might be a culprit. There are factors that may be hindering your job search that (luckily) are in your control, and you may just be overlooking them. We’ve compiled a list of 6 common reasons why you may not make it past the 1st round of interviews or even be considered for an interview in the first place. […]

31 03, 2022

Promotion – Are You Afraid to Ask?

2022-03-17T15:45:53-04:00Categories: Awards and Recognition, Behind the Scenes, How To, I Am I Can, Motivation|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

The word “promotion” is defined as the action of raising someone to a higher position or rank. For our purposes, a promotion consists of two key components, a title change which is accompanied by added responsibilities, as well as a salary increase, and if you are a living, breathing human then I can guarantee you have felt deserving of a promotion at one time or another. I can also imagine that you teetered on the line of asking for the promotion and may have ultimately decided against it. Know that the majority of us are inclined to play it safe [...]

24 03, 2022

4 Tips for Providing References to Your New Employer

2022-03-16T10:13:40-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How To, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

With The Great Resignation afloat, we can safely assume that the need for professional references will also increase as new positions are acquired. Most companies require a total of 3 references, though some may require more or less, position depending. We recommend you have a list of references, preferably 5 people or more that you can provide to an employer on the spot. That being said, when in a job search it is important to get ahead of the game and brainstorm reliable references if you have not don’t so already. We have selected a few of our favorite tips [...]

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