What Do I Do If I Have Gaps in My Resume?

When the job market is volatile, many qualified candidates are experiencing job gaps that might be difficult to explain. Through no fault of your own, you may have been laid off or a company could have closed out from under you. Until very recently, new jobs were harder to find and having a gap made… Read more »

How Do You Attract Passive Job Seekers

What is a passive job seeker? They are individuals not currently looking for a job but who might consider an offer if the right opportunity presented itself. That means you have to do a little extra work sourcing them and connecting to them. Once you have made contact, you also need to provide the reasons… Read more »

How to Keep Employee Morale High

We are in the final push for the summer. With the Labor Day holiday right around the corner and the kids back at school, now’s the time to motivate your employees to be more productive as we head into the fall and winter. If more money isn’t on the table, how can you keep your… Read more »

What to Expect During Your Interview for a Clerical Job

Are you in the market for a clerical position? If so, you’re probably sending out your resume and preparing for interviews. While you’re comfortable with the resume you have, do you know what to expect during a clerical interview? What kinds of questions will employers ask and what should you bring to the table to… Read more »

Five Tips on How to Be a Leader and Not Just a Boss

You may think of the words “boss” and “leader” as interchangeable. But there are differences, and they can be vast. If you want to be a better leader and not just the boss, some common characteristics stand out. What makes someone a real leader? Here are a few traits of strong leaders and how you… Read more »

5 Ways to Start Your Morning Off Right

If you’re a morning person, you probably already have a pretty good wake-up schedule. You rise to greet the day, enjoy your favorite warm beverage, and get working. But not everyone is a morning person, and some of us need a little extra boost to start our morning off right. If you’re looking for new… Read more »

Better Questions to Ask Than “Tell Me About Yourself.”

Interviewing is a complex process. It can be hard to think of the right questions to ask a candidate to ensure that you’re hiring the right person for the job. But the questions you ask should provide an opportunity to gain important insight into a candidate’s background and skillset. So, beyond “Tell me about yourself,”… Read more »

Pros of Interviewing for A Position You Don’t Think You Want

If you’re job hunting, you’re probably pretty aware of what is and isn’t a waste of your time. You may have been invited to interview for a position you don’t think you want. Your gut instinct tells you to say no, but what if there were benefits to this exercise. There are several pros of… Read more »

Are You “Overqualified?” Turn that into an Advantage

Has anyone ever told you you’re overqualified? When you hear a recruiter or hiring manager say these words, it can strike fear into your heart. What can you do about it? When it feels like companies are looking right through you like you don’t exist, it can be frustrating. They’re concerned that you’ll get bored… Read more »