New Year…New Goals

Every year on January 1st, people choose a list of resolutions that they want to accomplish in the new year. As we all know, these resolutions are usually ditched by March, or sooner. If you want to make a lasting change in the new year, try to set a specific goal that is attainable. While… Read more »

The Ultimate Guide to Crushing Your Next Interview

Congratulations! You applied to a job and stood out on paper from hundreds of candidates. Now it’s time to show your future employer why you are the perfect candidate for the job. Here is your ultimate guide to curshing your next interview: Do your research Research the company and the role before the interview. Make… Read more »

Powerful Ways to Grow Your Career

Professional growth is essential to a satisfying career. Even if you are comfortable in your job, taking time to better yourself will always be better for your career. Here are six ways you can better yourself and better your career: Be results-oriented Employees who are known as consistently reaching goals are seen as most valuable.… Read more »

How to Stand Out at a Career Fair

When you’re piled in a room with hundreds of other people working toward the same goal as you, standing out — in a good way — can seem like an impossible task. Whether this is your first career fair you have attended or you’ve attended a lot, these tips will help you stand out from… Read more »

How is Technology Changing the Recruiting Industry?

While the principles of a well-written job description are still important, traditional recruiting is not working like it once was. Recruiting and staffing agencies that don’t keep up with the changing technology trends will fall behind.    According to a recent survey from worldwide recruiter Hays, 73 percent of employers say their industry has a moderate to… Read more »

Top 5 Onboarding Mistakes to Avoid

Did you know: One-third of new hires quit their job after about six months. An employees first days, weeks, and months are crucial to their success in their new role. In fact, about one-third of new hires knew whether they would stay with the company long-term after their first week. This means, having a seamless and effective onboarding… Read more »

Staying Productive During the Holidays

More than 100 million people will travel this holiday season. Most people save their vacation for holidays meaning an empty office and more responsibilities for those working during the holidays.  From travel plans to holiday parties and gift planning — staying productive while your mind is distracted is tough. How to Stay Productive 1. Plan your… Read more »

The Power of Hard Work

We all want to succeed, whether it’s in your career or in your personal life. Hard work takes trial and error and you may fail many times before achieving success. Hard work is always the baseline for success, there are no shortcuts. “Don’t ever, ever, believe anyone who tells you that you can just get… Read more »

Should You Apply for a Job You Aren’t Completely Qualified For?

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Have you ever found a job opportunity that seems like the perfect fit for you? You read through the job post, and realize you are a few years off on experience or don’t have some of the required skills. Since you aren’t qualified, you decide to write it off and apply for another job that… Read more »

How To Be Successful On The First Day At Your New Job

Now that you’ve accepted the job, your first impression is critical. Here are a few tips for acing your first day. Be friendly You’ve probably heard that first impressions are everything, this goes for the first day on a new job, too. Find out who you will be working with the most and get to… Read more »