Do You Have a Marketable Degree?

When we go to college, some of us arbitrarily pick a major and assume that we’ll automatically find great jobs after graduation. After all, how many 18 year olds know precisely what they want to do with their lives? But, the choice of college major could have a profound impact on your career path. Definitive… Read more »

Job Interviews Are Like First Dates…

Ever notice how job interviews are a lot like first dates? The similarities are eerie: in both instances, the other person is sizing you up, determining whether or not there’s a match with their needs, and to an extent, each holds your fate in their hands. And much like a first date, you can make… Read more »

Are You Using Your Smartphone in Your Job Search?

Recent data shows that nearly 40% of people over the age of 13 own a smartphone. Whether you have an iPhone, Android or Blackberry, smartphones have made it easier than ever to view, share and send information – wherever you are. Are you using your smartphone in your job search? Mobile job applications and websites… Read more »

It’s Not Always About the Money

Do you know what motivates your employees to come to work each day? Many employers would probably cite money as the primary reason employees show up for work every day. But there are, in fact, many other reasons employees choose to work for your company (yup, your employees choose to work with you!). You can… Read more »

Don’t Look Desperate In Your Job Search!

We know it’s a tough economy out there, and competition for job openings is fierce. Many job postings result in hundreds of resumes! You may feel like your job search is a hopeless one, but you shouldn’t! You’re going to be a tremendous asset to your next employer – you just have to stay focused.… Read more »

Using Technology to Your Recruiting Advantage

Do you own a mobile phone? Take a look at your phone right now. More than likely it’s a smart phone. Maybe an iPhone, or an Android device. But that little phone has quickly become a major part of your life, hasn’t it?  As a society, we are constantly on the go, and we expect… Read more »

Turn Your Seasonal Job Into a Full-Time Gig!

Seasonal employment positions can be a great way to gain experience, find work in between full-time positions, and have job flexibility. Turn your seasonal job into a full-time opportunity! During your seasonal assignment, you may find yourself wanting to stay as a permanent employee.  While there are no guarantees, there are ways to help increase… Read more »

Beat the Interview Slump!

Feel like you’ve gone on hundreds of interviews, and you’re doing everything “right?” Yet, you still haven’t found your next job? You could be in an interview slump! The key to a successful interview isn’t always going “by the book.” In fact, there are some common interview myths that may be holding you back. Beat… Read more »

Don’t Slow Down Your Job Search This Holiday Season!

Feeling a little hectic now that we’re in the thick of the holiday season? With family commitments, parties and gift-buying, it might not seem like you have time to work on your job search. Focusing on your job search during the holidays is critical. The holidays offer a unique opportunity to expand your professional network… Read more »

The Truth About Holiday Bonuses

When it comes to holiday bonuses, some employees tend to count on them as part of their salaries (as evidenced quite clearly by Clark Griswold in the holiday classic, “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation”). But, in a difficult economy, are they really necessary? What is the standard on holiday bonuses? There is no federal or state… Read more »