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Land Your Next Job Using These Unconventional Tactics

It can be a tough market for job seekers out there. The economy is up and down, with no clear end in sight. And traditional job search methods can result in your resume ending up in a heap of dozens — or even hundreds. To find your next career opportunity, you have to stand out.… Read more »

Win the Talent War – 5 Tips for Employee Retention

There is a talent war going on in today’s marketplace. As the economy shows some signs of improvement, organizations are seeing the value in keeping their top employees – and recruiting the top employees of their competitors (that means you!). Keep your best talent from poachers by following these five employee retention tips: Hire the… Read more »

From Personnel Management to Business Strategy: The Evolution of Human Resources

From Personnel Management to Business Strategy: The Evolution of Human Resources Going back to the days of the American Industrial Revolution, HR professionals have played an essential role in the success of businesses across the country. Over the past 100 years; however, the role has seen some changes. The role of human resources continues to… Read more »

Spleling Cuonts: 3 Ways to prevent typos and grammar mistakes from costing you job offers.

From a young age, we were taught to dot our i’s and cross our t’s. Yet, as adults, checking our work for typos and basic grammar is far from the highest priority. While it might not be your highest priority, grammar and spelling are essential parts of your job search. Hiring managers may see several… Read more »

3 Tips For Successfully Applying to Out-of-State Jobs

The job market continues to improve, and with that, the competition for jobs remains fierce. You’ve read the advice of experts and have polished your resume, prepared for the interview, and have crafted a superior cover letter. But, now you’ve decided a relocation is in order. Standing out from the pack when applying to jobs… Read more »

Fostering goodwill: How to answer questions from rejected job candidates.

As competition remains fierce for every job opening, you are likely rejecting quite a few candidates as part of your hiring process.  But, when people don’t get the job, they often are looking for answers. Why didn’t I get the job? What could I have done better? Answering questions from rejected candidates fosters goodwill and… Read more »

Can Video Resumes Help You Stand Out from Other Candidates?

Today’s job marketplace offers a wide array of tools and technologies to help you show off your accomplishments and qualifications. One of the most recent tools, and one that is gaining a lot of traction, is the video resume. Are video resumes the next great tool for job seekers? While a video resume might not… Read more »

Why Resumes and Cover Letters Still Matter

Let’s face it, technology has become an integral part of the hiring process. More and more candidates are finding new career opportunities on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. But, have the old “brick and mortar” standbys, the resume and cover letter, become obsolete as social media takes over? Old Fashioned Resumes and Cover Letters Still Make… Read more »

Don’t Be Overlooked: Tips to Stand Out in an Interview if You’re Unemployed

In today’s economy, many talented professionals across the Dallas / Fort Worth market have had instances of unemployment. As things continue to improve; however, and you gain job interview opportunities, it’s important to stand out, and not have any periods of unemployment bar you from gaining a new position. Don’t be overlooked! Here are ways… Read more »

How to Gain Exposure For Your Job Postings Using LinkedIn

Social media is quickly becoming an ingrained part of our social fabric. It’s impact on recruiting; however, is just getting started. While Facebook and Twitter are great resources for job postings, LinkedIn is quickly becoming the best tool for employers and professionals. Tap into LinkedIn’s 100 million Members. LinkedIn has more than 100 million members,… Read more »