Born between 1981 and 1996, it’s safe to say that the majority of Millennials are pretty proficient in #adulting and have some amount of work experience behind them. For as much slack as this generation gets over their love of skinny jeans and ‘90s nostalgia, they are a substantial part of the … [Read more...] about The True Influencers of Today’s Employment Market: Millennials
When we compare 2019 to where we are today, many of us have experienced a drastic change in our work wardrobe, and that’s largely thanks to the shift many businesses made to remote work. With uncertainty surrounding the future of working from home, many employees have lingering questions about the … [Read more...] about Has Business Casual Fallen Out Fashion? Why Your in-Office Dress Code Policy Deserves a Second Look
Employee turnover comes at a very high cost to an organization. A lack of dependable, long-term employees can affect the integrity of institutional knowledge, lower employee morale, and dramatically increase operational costs. If your workforce is suffering from a lack of reliability, the best thing … [Read more...] about You Can Count on These 5 Interview Questions to Find Dependable Professionals
Forgetting an item that you need for your first day of work is easy to do, but if you are starting your first remote job, forgetting something critical for first-day success is even easier. We have put together a checklist of the commonly overlooked aspects of preparing for your first day of working … [Read more...] about Starting a New Remote Job? Check out This Checklist!
To keep or contract out? For some companies, it is quite literally the million-dollar question. For as long as companies have had employees, there has been a debate over the ownership of recruiting responsibilities and what recruitment structure yields the best results. The traditional school of … [Read more...] about The Great Staffing Debate and why Recruitment Process Outsourcing may have the Answers
2020 has put the workforce through quite the ringer. Many companies have faced many changes that no one could have predicted. Although some changes have been positive, the new normal of working from home or working in an office/home hybrid role has made it more difficult for employers to spot the … [Read more...] about Three Red Flags of Low Remote Employee Morale and Their Solutions
The year 2020 was a year of many challenges. It abruptly created a new normal that everyone had to quickly adapt to. There is no question the year wore people down, physically, mentally, and emotionally. For as much as we want (and desperately need) to view the future through rose-colored glasses, … [Read more...] about The Power of the Pause
It’s no secret how nerve-racking interviews can be, but what if I told you there was a way to ace your next interview using the science of psychology? Well, there is and, it’s not even really that much of a secret! Even though the person sitting across from you in an interview room can seem … [Read more...] about Hack Your Next Interview with these 5 Easy Psychology Tricks
After months of working from home, and a COVID vaccine in production, we can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel. While we are not out of the woods yet, for many remote workers, this means that our time working from home (most likely) will be ending sometime in 2021. It’s time to start … [Read more...] about Returning to the Office? These 6 Tips Can Help You Prepare
The last impression you make on someone is often the impression they will remember most vividly. In the context of the employment world, this means that when you and your employer go your separate ways, it is vital to keep yourself in good standing and avoid burning any unnecessary bridges. Even if … [Read more...] about Why It’s Important to Avoid Burning Bridges Within the Workplace
In 2021, not only will business leaders need to be mindful of economic recovery, but they also need to be mindful of the psychological recovery of their team members. 2020 was an incredibly stressful year for various reasons, and leaders who are looking to strengthen their company culture need to be … [Read more...] about 2021, Company Culture, and You
A new job is equal parts exciting and nerve-wracking. New jobs can be both challenging and rewarding. There’s a lot to learn, and it can feel overwhelming at times. You want to do your best and be successful, but it’s not always clear the best way to show your commitment and determination when you … [Read more...] about 10 Ways to Stand Out Professionally During Your First 30 Days of a New Job
The end of the year is reserved for reflecting on the past 365 days and setting goals for the year ahead. As we near the end of 2020, the tradition of setting resolutions can feel a bit overwhelming --especially considering that this past year threw us all a curveball. (Well, if I’m being honest, it … [Read more...] about 6 New Year’s Resolutions All Team Leaders Should Make in 2021
The term “elevator pitch” or elevator speech gets used a lot in the professional world, but what exactly is it and what does it mean? You’re not trying to educate someone on all things elevators! Your elevator pitch is a verbal snapshot of you as a professional that is meant to grab your listener’s … [Read more...] about 8 Do’s and Don’ts for Building a Bad*ss Elevator Pitch
What can we say about 2020 that hasn’t already been said? In fact, I think some of us might be tempted to not speak of it at all. As much as we may want to put the box labeled 2020 in the darkest corner on the highest shelf in our brains, that decision may be ill-advised. The impact from the events … [Read more...] about What’s in Store for 2021: Job Market and Staffing Trends
When you’re working remotely, sometimes the scenery of your home office doesn’t quite cut it. It can be tempting to take your home office on the road. After all, working from anywhere while working from home can be a great way to reclaim some work-life balance while keeping PTO to a … [Read more...] about Can You Work Away From Home While Working From Home? Ask Yourself These 5 Questions!
At this point, it’s safe to assume that the companies that were able to pivot to remote operations have done so and have adjusted to remote life. For those teams, modifying routines, creating a new personal workspace and workflow were just a few hurdles that they had to overcome. For the most part, … [Read more...] about 6 Strategies for Building Effective Communication Among Your Remote Team
It is likely that you or someone you know works from home. In the spirit of the season, you may be feeling like spreading joy and adding some (much needed) comfort to add to their workspace. Whether your friend or family member is the quirky colleague, techy teammate, or the peaceful professional … [Read more...] about 10 Great Gift Ideas for People Who Work Remotely -Including You!