Everyone goes through it at some point in their life: quitting your job. When this time comes, there are some important things you need to remember in order to make the transition (and those tough conversations) as seamless as possible: Be Professional Regardless of what you think an employer … [Read more...] about Leaving a Job? Here’s What You Need to Know
You realized your active listening skills need work. Great. Now how do you improve them and practice before that next interview or important conversation? Here are 4 techniques you can do to improve your active listening skillset: 1. Summarize Content A good way to practice active listening is to … [Read more...] about Listen to This! Four Tips to Improve Your Active Listening Skills
You have just submitted your application for your dream job! What are the next steps? There are a few things you can do to help stand out in the crowd. Stop Screening Your Calls Although it may seem silly, make sure you are answering your phone when it rings. In today’s world, the typical … [Read more...] about I’ve Submitted My Application, Now What?
Staffing agencies help businesses and candidates connect with one another and make long-lasting, mutually beneficial connections. One type of hiring solution that staffing firms provide is Direct Hire Staffing. Some businesses and job seekers prefer the direct hire staffing model, while others find … [Read more...] about Is Direct Hire Right for Me?
You have spent hours searching for your dream job and just came across a posting that matches your skillset perfectly. You have your resume ready to go, but you notice the application process requires a cover letter. The panic starts to set in; you are not a professional writer, but you need to … [Read more...] about A Step-By-Step Guide to Writing Cover Letters
The Age Discrimination in Employment Act, commonly known as the ADEA, officially banned employers from discriminating against candidates due to age. Despite this law, some employers may subconsciously pass on candidates due to their perceived age from clues on their resume. With the rise of the … [Read more...] about How to Protect Your Resume From Generation Bias
Not all interviews go as smoothly as we would like, or sometimes, as well as we think they may have gone. There are so many factors that play a role in how successful an interview is. Things like preparedness and interview question responses can be easy to assess, but then other things are a bit … [Read more...] about How Well Did You Do on That Interview?
It’s never a call anyone wants to receive. Your resume was great, you were prepared for your interview, but an employer decided to move on with someone else. If this happens once you may think, “I wasn’t a great fit”, but if you find yourself consistently being passed on, that may be a sign it’s … [Read more...] about 9 Ways You’re Unknowingly Sabotaging Your Job Interview
When an interviewer asks about your skills and experience, it can be confusing exactly how to answer. Beyond making sure your professional presentation is air-tight, what exactly is your interviewer looking for? Surely, they're not looking for you to repeat the information listed on your resume. … [Read more...] about The Difference Between Hard Skills and Soft Skills