How to Ask Your Boss for More Hands-On Training

You think you could do your job better… if you had more experience. But unfortunately, your organization doesn’t consider professional development a top priority. Nevertheless, if you’re determined to advance, use these strategies to ask your boss for more hands-on training. Familiarize Yourself with Company Policy Your organization may have a professional development policy in… Read More »

8 Tips to Ensure Your Social Media Profiles Won’t Harm Your Job Search

You’re looking for a job. Your resume is top-notch. You’ve rehearsal commonly asked interview questions. So, you’re ready to go. But what if your potential employer checks your social media? If your first reaction is uh-oh, you may have more work to do. Follow these eight tips to ensure your social media profiles won’t harm… Read More »

Red Flags Hiring Managers Look For When You Interview

You’re in an interview that’s going well when… suddenly, something seems to have gone wrong. What happened? You may have set off one of these red flags hiring managers look for during interviews. Signs of Being a Job Hopper Obviously, a hiring manager doesn’t want to go through all the effort of adding you to… Read More »

Summer Perks to Boost Employee Morale

Summer is here with warmer temperatures, outdoor events, and of course, a more distracted workforce. So, how can you keep everyone engaged while still embracing the fun of the season? Check out these five perks to boost employee morale. Flexible Hours According to a recent survey, employees listed flexible scheduling as their most desirable summer… Read More »

The Main Reason You Should Always Keep Your Resume & Cover Letter Updated

Updating your resume and cover letter takes time, and you probably feel as though you have better things to do. However, don’t overlook this important task. Here’s why you should always keep your application materials up to date. The Main Reason to Keep You Application Materials Current You need to keep your resume and cover… Read More »

How to Cope With the Uncertainty of Unemployment

Unemployment is incredibly difficult. In fact, losing a job ranks as one of the top ten most stressful life-altering events. So, if you’re out of work and feeling devasted, you are NOT alone. Follow these tips to cope with the uncertainty of unemployment. Evaluate Your Finances When you’re out of work, your top priority is… Read More »

Can a Positive Attitude Really Change Your Career Path?

Sometimes we run into potholes, detours, or even road closures along our career path. And although setbacks are discouraging, it’s important to look on the bright side too. Here’s how maintaining a positive attitude can change your outcomes. Why a Positive Attitude Can Change Your Career Path To demonstrate the impact of a positive attitude,… Read More »

6 Tips to Recruiting in an Economic Downturn

During a loose labor market, companies find themselves in an enviable position. Often, they can choose from a seemingly endless supply of qualified candidates. However, don’t let this opportunity go to waste. Use these six tips to maximize your recruiting efforts during an economic downturn. Take Advantage of Reduced Competition With higher unemployment rates, more… Read More »

How to Prepare for Your Workforce Crisis Recovery

Sometimes catastrophe strikes. Whether it’s an economic downturn, a pandemic, a natural disaster or a company scandal, your organization should be ready to make a comeback. Here’s how to prepare for your workforce crisis recovery. Be Proactive The best time to develop a strategy is before a disaster happens. If you haven’t already, form a… Read More »

5 Ways You Can Stop the Spread of Germs at Work

Of course, you want to stay healthy. However, if your job brings you into close contact with other people, this can be a challenge. Protect both yourself and others by using these five tips to stop the spread of germs at work. Wash Your Hands You’ve heard this before, and it’s true. According to the… Read More »