What to Do If You’re Not Getting Called for Job Interviews

Job hunting can be frustrating. Does this sound familiar? You find an interesting position, write your resume and cover letter, enthusiastically apply, and wait and wait and wait … only to hear nothing. Few things in life are more aggravating than sending your application into a black hole. Were you an obvious NO? Or, did… Read More »

Learn About Great Ways to Reward Your Employees

You have wonderful employees and you want to recognize them. But, what if large paychecks and lucrative benefits aren’t an option? Here are 65 ways to say thank you without breaking your budget. Individual Rewards Handwritten thank-you notes Thank-you text messages or emails Thank-you videos Special recognition certificates or plaques Milestone awards Bonuses Extra vacation… Read More »

How a Slow Hiring Process Can Damage Your Company

Companies are taking longer and longer to hire. In 2017, the average time to complete the interview process stood at 23.8 days compared to 22.9 days in 2014. (Forbes, 2018) What’s the hold up? According to Scott Wintrip, author of High Velocity Hiring, many companies are operating based on fear. They don’t want to choose… Read More »

Five Common Job-Search Mistakes College Grads Make

As a recent or soon-to-be college graduate, you are ready to start on a new adventure. It’s time to find a job! Put your best foot forward by avoiding these five common pitfalls. Not Knowing What You Want to Do Most people don’t find their perfect job immediately upon graduating from college. That’s OK. Interests… Read More »

Before Accepting a Job Offer, There Are a Few Things to Consider

Receiving an offer of employment can be incredibly exciting. This especially is true if you are looking for your first job or if you have been unemployed for some time. It is a sense of validation. Someone likes you enough to invite you to work for them. However, not all opportunities are created equal. Although… Read More »

How to Choose the Best Job References

When you are putting together a resume, your list of references will be one of the most important decisions you make. References are more powerful than a perfect resume or a spot-on interview, because they provide an additional layer of authenticity. Although you will not have direct control over what your references say, you can… 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 »

The Top Skills Needed to Be a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

A Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) works under the supervision of a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or a Registered Nurse (RN). The job includes providing basic care to patients, assisting with daily activities, monitoring vital signs, and reporting and documenting changes in patient health. Most nursing assistants are employed either by long-term care facilities, hospitals or… 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 »

The Top Qualities Employers Are Searching For

Every employer wants to hire a worker who can help them achieve the company’s professional goals. This is often easier said than done. To make their job easier, employers often look for candidates with specific personal and professional traits. If you are an employer who has been tasked with hiring new employees, here are some… Read More »