Reasons Why Recruiters Pass on Your Resume

You’ve done your homework, customized your resume for various job descriptions and included ATS-friendly keywords, but you still aren’t getting any interviews. What’s the problem? Even if your resume makes it out of the database and onto someone’s desk, you must impress the hiring manager to move to the next round. Here are four (fixable)… Read More »

4 Tips for Building Your Personal Brand While Looking for a Job

In today’s economy, hiring no longer entails merely a resume, references and an interview. According to a 2017 study, 70 percent of employers use social media to screen job candidates. (Business News Daily, 2017). For job seekers, this is an opportunity. Like corporations, they can use easily accessible online platforms to shape an appealing identity… 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 »

How to Manage Millennial Employees

When it comes to the workplace, millennials tend to get a bad rap. Dubbed the Peter Pan generation, millennials are characterized as overindulged, materialistic and prone to jump from job to job. However, like it or not, managers cannot take this group for granted. In 2015, Millennials surpassed Generation X and the baby boomers to… Read More »

Why You Need to Focus More on Employee Onboarding

For most employees, the onboarding process is hardly enjoyable. This is bad news for employers, especially when you consider the fact they have a prime opportunity to make a great first impression during the onboarding process. As a business owner or supervisor, it’s in your best interest to make onboarding exciting and interesting. If you… Read More »

Red Flags to Look for When Interviewing Candidates

Every employer wants to find the right type of employees, but often, this is a task that is easier said than done. When conducting interviews, you naturally need to weed out the employees who won’t be a good fit, but there are some lackluster employees who can put up a good front. If you don’t… 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 »

Three Ways to Negotiate Salary the Right Way

There is no way around it – talking about your potential salary with an interviewer can be awkward. From an early age, we are taught to not talk about money, but at some point, you will need to discuss your salary with an employer. Many people don’t know how to do this effectively, but salary… Read More »

How to Properly Resign From a Job

How to Properly Resign From a Job Congratulations – you’ve just been offered your dream job. It offers a higher salary, more benefits and additional learning opportunities, and you can’t wait to start. However, before you start your dream job, you will have to quit your current one in a professional manner. If you are… Read More »

How to Choose Between Two Great Candidates

Have you ever had to choose between two excellent candidates? As a hiring manager, you have a difficult job and, sometimes, candidates are so alike that it can be immensely hard to make a final decision. Luckily, there are techniques you can use to make the decision-making process a bit easier and, in turn, find… Read More »