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Not Too Late: Plan Now for a Successful 2020

It’s never too late to plan for a strong 2020. While you may think that April is too far in, it’s a great time to review where you were in Q4 of 2019 and Q1 of 2020. Where have you fallen short, and how you can refocus and direct your energies more positively for a… Read more »

Why You Need an Elevator Pitch for Your Job Search

Do you need an elevator pitch as a job seeker? What is one anyway? In short, an elevator pitch is a quick 30-second summary of who you are and what you do. Imagine you’re on an elevator with a potential employer. What would you tell them in the first 30 seconds so they’ll be interested… Read more »

The Importance of Cultural Fit

While the skills a candidate brings to the table are an essential part of the puzzle in terms of hiring, they aren’t the only aspects to consider. It’s also essential that you are able to assess if someone will be a good fit in your role and the team you’ve already assembled. This is generally… Read more »

Budgeting Your Time for A More Productive Day

Can your day be even more productive than it is now? Whether you’re fully dedicated to your job or falling into a procrastination habit, you can always make your day more productive. Staying organized, keeping on top of tasks, and more can help you get there, but are there more things you can be doing?… Read more »

The Changing Face Of Competitive Pay

One of the biggest factors in terms of hiring qualified candidates is competitive pay. Especially in a candidate-driven market like that of the Dallas Fort Worth area, companies need to understand expectations and be able to work within the current salary framework. So how can you ensure that our pay rate will be competitive when… Read more »

How to Make Your LinkedIn Profile More Attractive to Recruiters

Do you ignore LinkedIn? This could be a big mistake in your job search and your career development. LinkedIn is the premier professional networking website, and recruiters, as well as employers, use it to find top talent. If you’re not on board, you could be left out. How can you improve your LinkedIn profile to… Read more »

Plan Ahead for Optimal Staffing

Are you planning ahead for optimal staffing? Often, hiring is reactionary. When you have a need, it must be filled immediately. But there is a lot to be said about creating a hiring strategy for the year ahead. Even if you can’t account for employee life changes and other scenarios that could affect your staff,… Read more »

Leveraging Job Rejection

Everyone’s had the experience. You apply for a job you think will be perfect and don’t get it. The disappointment is real, but it isn’t insurmountable. What you do after you’ve faced job rejection is what’s most important. How can you make the most of being turned down for a job you really wanted? Here… Read more »

The War for Talent in 2020, and What it Means for Your Business

The employment market in recent years has been leaning toward candidates. Employers are finding fewer talented people with their necessary skill set, and that is increasing competition for top talent. So how can employers win the war for talent in 2020, and what does it mean for your business? Here are a few steps you… Read more »

How to Show Your Manager You’re Ready for More Responsibility

Do you think you’re ready for more responsibility at work? How do you demonstrate to your manager that you want to take on more day-to-day? You can start by just asking, but you must be able to back up your requests with a strong reputation in the workplace. Here are some ways you can show… Read more »