How Managers Can Build a Positive Relationship With Their Employees

When managers and employees have a good working relationship, the entire organization benefits. However, developing and maintaining positive connections requires both time and dedication. Here are six guiding principles used by effective leaders. Join the Team Although there is a balance between interacting with employees and maintaining authority, managers who work alongside their workers are… Read More »

Important Skills Needed to Have a Successful Career in Human Resources

A job in human resources can be an exciting opportunity. Depending on the organization, duties may range from talent management to corporate compliance to strategic planning. Most HR positions require a bachelor’s degree in human resources management, business administration or a related field. Some companies prefer candidates with a master’s degree, previous experience and/or certification.… Read More »

Setting and Achieving Your Career Goals in 2018

Now that it’s a new year, have you thought about your career goals for 2018? Maybe you would like to improve your performance at work, learn a new skill, apply for a promotion or even find another job. Regardless of your ambitions, there are several steps you can take to make your aspirations a reality… Read More »

Avoid Job Burnout With These Three Tips

No one wants to feel burned out, but sometimes, it is inevitable. Boring tasks, unpleasant co-workers and a competitive environment can all contribute to burnout, and once you lose your excitement for work, it can be hard to get it back. If you are currently losing your enthusiasm for your job, here are some ways… Read More »

Four Benefits of Working With a Staffing Agency

Many jobseekers are hesitant to work with staffing agencies or take temporary positions. This is understandable; often, jobseekers are taught to look for stability. However, working with a staffing agency can provide numerous advantages. Here are some reasons you may want to consider working with an established staffing agency: Gain Experience in Your Field If… Read More »

Socializing With Co-Workers Could Help Your Career

Yes, you read that right – socializing at work can actually help your career. Of course, that doesn’t mean you have a free pass to spend half the day gossiping when you should be working. But you also should not isolate yourself at work. What kind of balance should you aim for when it comes… Read More »

SHRM Workplace Forecast [Infographic]

Take a look at our infographic for the SHRM Workplace Forecast:        … Read More »

2014: The Year of Engagement, Training, and the Millennial Workforce

During the recent South by Southwest mega-event in Austin, Texas, people from staffing agencies and human resource departments learned to mix business with pleasure, surrounding themselves with music and business insight from the best of both in country. Here are a few key highlights from some of the top sessions:   On-the-job training: Training programs… Read More »

Position Profile: Sales Consultants

Sales consultants represent a company’s products or services, and their primary objective is to obtain new business and secure existing customers. Sales jobs often require a mix of skills, knowledge, and personality. Whether selling a specific product, a menu of services, or general solutions, the most successful sales consultants are knowledgeable, confident, and persistent. Having… Read More »

Creative Resumes That Set You Apart.

Maybe you don’t have the experience or the skills—yet—but you’ve got your eye on a particular company or a particular position. Or maybe you are plumb full of experience and talent, and you’re not sure how to set yourself apart from the competition. Enter the creative resume. Creative resumes are finely crafted sales pitches that… Read More »