17 05, 2018

Career Stability: Working for Large or Small Companies

By | 2018-05-17T14:37:47+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Career Articles|

For many candidates company stability and, by extension, career stability is rising as an important factor when making career choices. If this issue is important to you, the question you may be asking is how to best identify and secure something as elusive as stability? A prevailing myth is larger companies offer superior career opportunities, [...]

10 05, 2018

How To Work With A Recruiter To Find A Job

By | 2018-05-16T19:56:24+00:00 May 10th, 2018|Recruiting Process|

How To Work With A Recruiter To Find A Job Recruiting has been a major industry for half a century or more. 90 percent of companies use recruiters to help with staffing yet there remains a stigma in the eyes of job-seekers. A good relationship with a reputable and professional recruiter can help your job [...]

3 05, 2018

4 Tips for Negotiating the Best Compensation

By | 2018-05-03T10:49:04+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|Interviews|

When you find yourself in salary negotiations, circumstances will vary greatly, so good manners and common sense should trump all. However, here are some tips that apply to most situations: 1. Be patient. In other words, don’t rush the negotiating process. Many otherwise promising candidacies have been disrupted and even derailed when the candidate brought [...]

26 04, 2018

Interview Yourself First…

By | 2018-04-25T08:41:01+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Interviews|

Smart candidates work hard to prepare for interviewing. They spend hours on their résumé, seek the help of others, perhaps even pay for a professional service in their effort to create a great résumé. They Google and review the most commonly asked interview questions for the role they are seeking. Perhaps, they even read up [...]

19 04, 2018

Finding a Great Recruiting Agency – Is like a Blind Date

By | 2018-04-18T10:04:19+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Recruiting Process|

Finding a great staffing agency to partner with when hiring for those “tough to fill” roles can be a bit like blind dating- you’re never sure what you are going to get. One seldom finds a perfect match on the first, second or even third try. To the point, the vast majority of our clients [...]

6 04, 2018

Changing Jobs? Check Your Social Media Presence

By | 2018-04-06T15:57:41+00:00 April 6th, 2018|Recruiting Process|

We’ve visited this subject in the past but it is so important, it warrants a second look. The number of social media products we have access to seems to grow every year. There have never been so many ways to have your voice heard!  From sharing some good news, a funny-fantastic picture or video, to [...]

29 03, 2018

4 Common Sleep Problems That Are Affecting Your Work

By | 2018-04-10T11:49:48+00:00 March 29th, 2018|Career Articles|

Do you start your day at the office chugging a cup of coffee or tea trying to keep your eyes open long enough to be productive?  Sadly, you are not alone. Millions of Americans suffer from lack of sleep and it can affect everything from work productivity to relationships, to your ability to drive safely. [...]

22 03, 2018

Social Media and the Successful Interview

By | 2018-03-22T13:00:12+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|Interviews|

With all the social media tools available today, people have never been more empowered to make their voices heard.  Something important just happened? Share it on Facebook! Have a novel thought or clever insight? Tweet it! And why not? We can meet new people and have some fun while getting our-self heard; after all, nobody [...]

15 03, 2018

Resigning with Grace

By | 2018-03-08T15:53:05+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Career Articles|

Congratulations! You’ve just landed that new career opportunity you’ve been seeking.  Things are looking up; your career is moving forward. You’re excited about the new challenge. You’ll be taking on additional responsibilities with the opportunity to learn new and interesting things. All you have to do now is tell your boss you’ll be leaving.  Oh, [...]