8 10, 2018

Why Companies Should Maintain a Positive Attitude When Searching For Good Talent

By |2019-07-23T04:34:38-04:00October 8th, 2018|Recruiting Process|

Positive Recruiting Attitude Equals Positive Results Finding good help can certainly be a challenge, but a poor attitude during the recruiting process can definitely make it even more difficult. When interviewing potential candidates for your company, their attitude will likely play a role in your decision of whether or not to bring them aboard. After [...]

19 01, 2017

Care and Feeding In the Employment Line – Part 4

By |2019-01-23T04:01:23-04:00January 19th, 2017|Staffing Articles|

Employers Separating Themselves from the Pack in Recruiting The Employer – Managing Your Reputation. In Part 1 of our “Primer” we laid out that the various parties involved in the hiring process (Job-Seeker; Hiring Manager; Human Resources/Legal; Senior Management; Friends and Family) are part of a communal process and that each has responsibilities to ensure that [...]

3 11, 2016

5 Communication Pitfalls to Avoid at the Office

By |2019-08-20T04:41:26-04:00November 3rd, 2016|Company Culture|

The Importance of Good Communication Communication: the imparting or interchange of thoughts, opinions, or information by speech, writing, or signs. Communication, it is a simple enough word.  Why can it be so difficult?  Whether it be in your personal or professional life there are different personality types, moods, and experiences that color every single conversation [...]

27 09, 2016

Workplace Rules We Can Learn From Watching “The Office”

By |2019-08-27T03:47:34-04:00September 27th, 2016|Company Culture|

The Hard Truth About "The Office" The Office is one of my favorite television shows of all time.  I’ll admit that I didn’t watch it when it was originally on tv, I ended up binge watching it on Netflix, and I was a bit wary with how awkward and clumsy Season 1 felt.  But once [...]

13 09, 2016

3 Signs It’s Time to Look for a New Job…

By |2019-01-25T11:55:15-04:00September 13th, 2016|Career Articles|

Self-Evaluating your Career So you’ve been with your company for a few years or more now, but you’re starting to think something has left the relationship. You are good at what you do and maybe even a bit comfortable in your role but something is missing. Is it time to buck-up and bear-down or is [...]

25 08, 2016

Company Culture: It’s More Than a Game Room

By |2019-08-22T04:21:23-04:00August 25th, 2016|Company Culture|

Company Culture or Company Cosmetics? What do you think of when you hear the phrase “company culture”? If you’re like me, you probably picture a sleek looking office with floor to ceiling windows looking out on Center City Philadelphia.  Bright colorful walls, a large kitchen area stocked with a never ending supply of food.  And [...]

4 08, 2016

3 Simple Things to Make the Workplace a Better Place

By |2019-08-20T04:11:18-04:00August 4th, 2016|Company Culture|

Avoid the Negative Drama at Work Perhaps another title to this blog might be, ‘neutralizing negativity in the workplace’. The distraction of negative energy in the workplace can sometimes drag an otherwise nice job into the depths. To make things more difficult, we are in the midst of cultural turmoil and a presidential political season…both [...]

2 08, 2016

How to Stay Positive and Happy in the Workplace

By |2019-08-25T16:32:16-04:00August 2nd, 2016|Company Culture|

Happy Worker, Happy Life (and happy employer) "Happiness in the workplace" … why does that seem like a taboo subject?  It shouldn’t be.  We all hope to find a job that we love with people we respect that we can wake up in the morning energized to get to.  But that isn’t always the case. [...]

20 07, 2016

3 Ways to Get to Know your Customers Better

By |2019-01-25T15:11:27-04:00July 20th, 2016|Company Culture|

Managing your Customer Relationships Every business person has a story about trying to land a client.  Every customer service representative has a story about memorable customers they had to deal with.  And every sales person has a story about ‘out of the box’ things they had to do to close a deal.  In the end [...]

28 06, 2016

The Interview Façade – How to Improve Your Hiring Acumen

By |2019-01-25T15:45:13-04:00June 28th, 2016|Staffing Articles|

Start with Cleaning up your Job Description Most job descriptions, as you have probably discovered, are not useful. Job descriptions are often crafted by a Human Resources professional or operational person who knows little about the position or the hiring manger’s needs.  Hiring managers and their firms rely on these to describe the job and [...]