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How Do I Respond to a Counter Offer?

You found a new job and gave your employer your notice. But now, they’ve thrown you a curveball. What happens when a company provides you with a counteroffer? If you were leaving your position, you must consider some things before responding to your current employer. Here is some advice for properly responding to a counteroffer… Read more »

Are Your Job Descriptions Scaring Away the Best Talent?

It’s a dark and stormy night. Hundreds of candidates are reading your job descriptions right now, but the hair is standing up on the back of their necks. Why are they spooked by what they see on the page? It’s not ghosts or ghouls; it’s the job description itself. Are you scaring away the best… Read more »

5 Reasons a Call-Center Job is a Great Choice for Your Career Path

Are you considering a call center job? There are lots of reasons it can be an excellent fit for this stage of your career. Call centers are the heart of customer service, allowing companies to service multiple users simultaneously when they have questions or concerns. But what are the driving factors for choosing a call… Read more »

Top Strategies for Recruiting Seasonal Employees

While the holiday season still seems so far off, it’ll be here before we know it. And it may look different in 2020. But your company may still require seasonal employees during the holidays. What are the best strategies for recruiting seasonal employees and why is planning ahead so important this year? Here is how… Read more »

What Does “Entry-Level” Really Mean?

We hear a lot of talk about “entry-level” opportunities. Job seekers often approach these positions right out of college or at the beginning of their careers. There may also be benefits for professionals looking to transition to a new industry. But there is a lot of confusion with the term “entry-level” and how it works… Read more »

How to Build A Successful Telecommuting Policy

As more and more businesses shifted to remote work at the start of the COVID-19 crisis in the United States, the workplace changed forever. Now, as we see the virus still gaining ground across the country, companies need to formalize some of the ideas hastily put into place at the beginning. So how can you… Read more »

How to Advance Your Career as Baby Boomers Retire

The job market is shifting. It has been shifting for a while with a lot of moving parts, including the rise of Generation Z into the workforce. And with the global pandemic changing the way a lot of workplaces operate, it’s shifting again. Baby boomers are beginning to consider retirement, even as they delayed it… Read more »

Stay Interviews are The Biggest Things Since Exit Interviews

You’re probably familiar with the concept of an exit interview. This is where you will talk with someone who has provided their notice to find out why they’re leaving the company. But many organizations are now turning the concept on its head and conducting stay interviews. What are they and why do you need them… Read more »

Master The Virtual Interview

Many of us never thought we would be navigating such a different employment market so quickly. While online job searches have been a part of the process for a while, now many other aspects of finding a job have transitioned to virtual space. Most notably, the interview. Some employers may be opting for a phone… Read more »

How to Contact Employees on Leave

The workplace is a complicated matter these days. What was once cut and dry in terms of the rules of conduct are becoming muddier. If you’ve had to lay off employees while your company recovers from the impacts of COVID-19, what is an appropriate way to contact employees on leave? Whether you need to communicate… Read more »