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Work from Home Tips to Make the Best of Remote Work

No commute, sleeping later, and working in your PJs? Working from home might sound like a dream job—that is until you must work from home. The shift to remote work has not been easy for everyone, especially job seekers who are now having to interview and onboard from home and not getting a good “feel” [...]

By | July 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Work from Home Tips to Make the Best of Remote Work

Post COVID Hiring – How the Pandemic Has Changed the Job Market

Unemployment is high, but many companies may struggle to fill positions during and after COVID-19. Here is how to prepare for post-COVID hiring challenges.   There is not a single aspect of people’s lives that has not been touched by the COVID-19 pandemic in some way. It is changed the way we seek entertainment, how [...]

By | July 2nd, 2020|Interviewing Knowledge, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Post COVID Hiring – How the Pandemic Has Changed the Job Market

Human Resources & The Employee

Human Resources & The Employee What is the first word that comes to mind when I say Human Resources? For me, it is two words: conflict resolution. The truth is that most of us assume that the role solely entails being the mediator between the company and its employees. That the department only exists to [...]

By | January 14th, 2019|Interviewing Knowledge|Comments Off on Human Resources & The Employee

What would cause you to leave?

There is a question that has surfaced many times in my management career and I’m finally convinced it’s one of the best ways to gauge your employee’s happiness. “What would cause you to leave?” This simple question opens up a few avenues to collect feedback from your employee.  Here’s what to listen for: “Nothing, I’m [...]

By | July 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What would cause you to leave?

How to make the most of your One-on-One meetings with your manager!

How to make the most of your One-on-One meetings with your manager!   Whether you meet with your manager weekly or monthly, the time you have scheduled can either be productive…or painful.  Here are some tips on how to make the most of your 1-on-1 meetings with your supervisor. Prepare a short list of priority [...]

By | July 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to make the most of your One-on-One meetings with your manager!

From Hiring Top Talent to Retaining Top Talent.

From hiring top talent…to retaining top talent. Many companies are in the beginning stages of creating Retention and Inclusion programs that fit into their current goals and company culture.  Starting a program does not need to be as complex as you may think.  By keeping these three strategies in mind, you are sure to create [...]

By | July 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on From Hiring Top Talent to Retaining Top Talent.

How Strong is your Referral Program?

How strong is your referral program?  On average, 24 percent of employee hires originate from a referral (www.icims.com); and referred candidates are a better company culture fit and they stay with your organization longer.  Within a hot job market where candidates have more companies to choose from, now is a great time to ramp up [...]

By | June 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How Strong is your Referral Program?

Relocating to a new area? Here’s your timeline for job hunting

Relocating to a new area?  Here’s your timeline for job hunting Relocating to a new area can be exciting and stressful.  And what about looking for a new job?  Here are a few best practices that will help you map out the best strategy and timeline for job hunting in a new city. Update your [...]

By | May 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Relocating to a new area? Here’s your timeline for job hunting

Negotiating your Offer Letter

Negotiating your Offer Letter You’ve just about crossed the finish line.  Interview after interview.  You have an offer of employment with a pretty great company and all you need to do is…sign.  The offer meets almost all your needs. Almost.  Should you negotiate your offer letter?  Yes.  There is no harm in asking, right?  If [...]

By | May 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Negotiating your Offer Letter

Veteran Hiring – Simple Steps to Hiring More Veterans

Veteran Hiring – Simple Steps to Hiring More Veterans Do you work for a growing company that is trying to attract top talent while also being committed to boosting your diversity hires?  Keep in mind that diversity in the workplace goes beyond gender and ethnicity metrics.  Here are some free or budget-friendly resources to add [...]

By | May 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Veteran Hiring – Simple Steps to Hiring More Veterans