We use our phones for everything: looking up directions, surfing the internet, texting, and even the lesser-known function of making actual phone calls. Even though in our personal lives, true phone calls are going by the wayside, they are still a huge part of how we communicate in the workplace, … [Read more...] about Effective Voicemail Structure and Etiquette
The US unemployment rate hit a 50-year low in late 2019. The record low unemployment rates and the nature of today’s employee-driven hiring landscape have made it difficult for employers to fill open positions. To stay viable in today’s talent market, your business and its employment opportunities … [Read more...] about Are Low Unemployment Rates Costing Your Company Its Culture?
A lot of pressure rides on job interviews. Factors like what to wear, how to format your resume, interview responses, interview follow up and much more all factor into the overall success of your meeting. It’s a lot. And successful interviews require planning and preparation. Below is a checklist of … [Read more...] about What to Bring (And Not Bring) With You on an Interview
When entering a new situation like starting at a new school, making new friends or preparing for a job interview, the old adage, “Just be yourself comes to mind”. But how exactly does one “just be yourself,” in an interview? It’s natural for us to want to create an “alter ego” for an interview; a … [Read more...] about Authenticity in the Interview Room
We’ve all been there. We’ve all taken that walk into the interview room, rehearsing our elevator pitches in our heads; going over the lines of our resume in the hopes that we don’t forget to mention any of the experiences that make us right for this role. You sit down in the interview room and pull … [Read more...] about Tell Me About It: 7 Open-Ended Interview Questions and Their Responses
You’ve landed your first office role. Congrats and welcome to the corporate world! Working in any new environment will bring a lot of anxiety and a lot of questions: What should I be anticipating? What should I wear? How should I prepare? Are there any office faux pas I should avoid? What does … [Read more...] about 7 Tips to Help you Transition Into an Office Environment
A new year means new goals and resolutions. Many businesses are embracing the start of the new decade with open arms and an eye to the future when building out their yearly goals and strategies. As businesses make their 2020 goals and update their hiring and retention tactics, here are some of the … [Read more...] about The Top Trends of the 2020 Employment Landscape
Whether you have been looking for a job for one week or several months, chances are a recruiter has contacted you about a “can’t miss” opportunity. Unfortunately, a lot of those emails go unanswered by job seekers because they aren’t seen as good matches, or because of a personal negative experience … [Read more...] about Ask A Recruiter: 5 Things All Applicants Should Know