Boring Candidates? Boring Job Descriptions Might Be Why

Do you find it hard to stifle a yawn when looking at new resumes or interviewing candidates for your open positions? It may not be a lack of energy in the local talent pool causing this to happen. Boring candidates can be a result of boring job descriptions attracting the wrong personality types to your… Read more »

Improve Body Language to Help Your Networking

You know that networking is important to your career. But did you know that the body language you project when meeting new professionals is as important as meeting them in the first place? If you can master appropriate body language when you’re networking, you will find that you’re making better connections for your career. Here… Read more »

Will a Company Wellness Initiative Help Business?

Wellness programs are popular with a lot of businesses today. Giving your staff the tools they need to make smarter, healthier choices can benefit not only each person but also your company as a whole. In fact, there is ample evidence to support the idea that wellness initiatives strengthen business. Before you begin the process… Read more »

Ready for a New Career? Here’s How to Make the Shift

Are you restless in your current job? Are you thinking about trying something new? After much consideration, it may be time to journey down a new career path. So how exactly do you do that? Making a big career shift isn’t always an easy process. You have to overcome a lot of objections from the… Read more »

Focus on the Candidate Experience in 2016

Have you made your management resolutions this year? If you haven’t thought about it yet, consider focusing on the candidate experience throughout 2016. With a competitive job market and numerous companies looking for qualified candidates, the experience that job seekers get during the job search goes a long way. If you want to know the… Read more »

The Right Ways to Ask about the Job in the Interview

Every job seeker knows that sometimes you read a job description or a posted ad and realize that, while you’re qualified for the job, you’re not entirely certain what the job does. Of course, you send your resume anyway because, why not? So what happens when they call you in for the interview? This is… Read more »

Conduct Exit Interviews That Provide Real Feedback

Do you have an exit interview process in place in your company? Do they work to provide you with good feedback that you can use to improve your workplace experience? There is a lot of mixed information regarding exit interviews so it is important that you know how to conduct an effective version and what to… Read more »

Evaluate LinkedIn Recommendations for Quality

LinkedIn recommendations are not a substitute for complete references of your candidates, but they can help you make a decision. How do you know which recommendations are genuine and which are just fluff? There are a few ways to notice the differences between good and not-so-good. When you’re looking at LinkedIn recommendations, here are the… Read more »

You Need to Delegate. Get Your Staff to Buy in

Delegation is a delicate art. As a manager it is your job to ensure that your staff takes on the tasks that need to be completed and well executed. You’ve hired a staff that is competent and professional so it is important that you use their skills in the best ways possible and not fall… Read more »

Make Temporary Help Feel Welcome Quickly

A new employee always has a period of adjustment but for a temporary staff member the first few days on the job can be even more difficult. Often temps don’t feel like a full-fledged member of the team so it is imperative that managers make an effort to help them feel welcome starting on their… Read more »