The Advantages of Using a Staffing Agency vs. Internal Hiring

The talent shortage is real. Companies are struggling to find qualified workers and losing business. (CNN Money, 2018) Is your organization looking to hire faster and better? An employment agency may be the answer. Although many businesses have a do-it-yourself hiring philosophy, staffing services can be an important route for finding the best talent. Consider… Read More »

How to Hire the Best Administrative Assistant

Administrative assistants are an integral part of any organization. And finding the right multitalented individual can be challenging. Therefore, it is essential to invest in the hiring process. Here are some important items to consider when evaluating potential candidates. The Right Skill Set Required skills may vary depending on company size and industry type. Use… Read More »

Tips for Showing Your Employees You Appreciate Them

Employees are arguably an organization’s most valuable resource. Most managers and bosses recognize this fact, but they do not know how to express their gratitude. Would your management team like to change this trend? Here are some ideas to show your workers you genuinely appreciate them. Pay Well Very few companies can afford to give… 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 »

“Why Shouldn’t We Hire You?” Trick Question or Opportunity to Impress?

You landed a great interview, everything is going well, and then the hiring manager surprises you with the question, “Why shouldn’t we hire you?” Although this query is not commonly asked in interviews, it is a variation of “What is your greatest Weakness?” which usually makes the top ten lists. With a little bit of… Read More »

Developing a Successful Working Relationship With Your Boss

There are good bosses and bad bosses. Hopefully, you work for the former. However, for better or worse, it is important to address your working relationship with your supervisor. You will interact with this individual day in and day out. Regular tense encounters are bound to increase your stress level and to decrease your job… Read More »

Why You Should Always Be Giving Employees Feedback

When an employee doesn’t receive feedback from their supervisor or employer, they can lose direction over time. Offering effective feedback is important to both employers and employees, and without it, employees will have no incentive to better themselves. However, there is a right and wrong way to offer feedback, and as an employer, you need… 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 »

Knowing When It’s Time to Make a Career Change

Do you enjoy your current job? The majority of workers in the U.S. would probably answer “no,” but in reality, there is no need to stay in a position you hate. Contrary to popular belief, if you are stuck in a position you dislike, it can be beneficial to both you and your employer if… Read More »