Every employer is different when it comes to their new hire onboarding, training, and pre-employment screening processes. Despite these differences, there are some documents that you should always have handy and keep in a safe spot just in case your future employer asks for them as part of their new … [Read more...] about Ask a Recruiter: What Documents Will I Need for My Background Check? (and What to Do If You Lost Them)
Interviewing is nerve-racking for everyone. The line of questioning can make it feel as though you are in an interrogation chair desperately trying to demonstrate to the interviewer why you are the best candidate for the job. Here a few tips to help you leave the interrogation room behind and turn a … [Read more...] about Taking Your Interview From Interrogation to Conversation
Before my job at Bridge, I was working as a server and being trained to bartend at a restaurant. I was able to get a 2nd job during the mornings with a small, owner-operated concrete company. For over a year, I poured concrete during the mornings and serve tables at night. These were long days with … [Read more...] about Slaying Your Side Hustle: 5 Tips to Help You Balance a 2nd Job
COVID-19 has changed many things about the corporate world. The sudden onset of a global pandemic sent a shockwave through the business world that affected those in customer service and support roles. Of course, the support provided by those in customer service roles is not going anywhere, … [Read more...] about The Future of Customer Service
During an interview, an employer’s main goal is to get a better understanding of who you are as a professional along with your professional history. You may encounter questions about why you left a job as well as questions about any gaps in your employment history. Responding to your interviewer can … [Read more...] about Mind the Gap: How to Address Gaps in Your Employment History During an Interview
Beyond the obvious difference in hours worked, full time and part-time jobs are very distinct. Whether you are shopping employee benefits, thinking of taking on multiple jobs, or if you are easing your way back into the workforce, how you build your schedule makes a difference. Here is what you need … [Read more...] about The Differences Between a Full-Time and Part-Time Job
Your schooling and education level plays a large role in the types of opportunities available to you. For someone who finds themself without a high school diploma, finding a job and starting a career can feel like it’s virtually impossible. Maybe you didn’t realize how important it was until your … [Read more...] about A Crash Course in GED Testing
Throughout your career, it is almost certain that you will outgrow your job, find a better opportunity, or experience a personal event that will require you to leave your company. Regardless of the circumstances, leaving a job is never easy. There are many unknowns that add to the anxiety of an … [Read more...] about Ask a Recruiter: What is the Best Way to Resign from my Job?
When you are given an offer letter, you may be quick to sign on the dotted line after salary has been negotiated, but there are a few other items in that letter that are important for you to read through and understand. One of the biggest is the difference between an exempt and non-exempt employee. … [Read more...] about What is the Difference Between Exempt and Non-Exempt Employees?