What Skills Should You Spotlight During an Interview?

During the interview process, a hiring manager is asking you many questions. At the same time, they’re asking themselves whether you’re the right fit for their needs. The best way to stand out? Focus on your skills. Here are a few to spotlight and why they’re so important. Technical skills & experience. When it comes… Read More »

Why is Employee Feedback Important to the Health of Your Business?

As a manager, it’s your job to give employees feedback to help them perform at optimal levels. When it’s positive words, the conversation is easier and more natural. But giving constructive criticism can feel awkward and uncomfortable. It’s why so many managers avoid it altogether and stay silent. However, this can lead to a further… Read More »

Showing Your Personality During an Interview  

With unemployment high, there’s a lot of competition out there for new jobs. How can you stand out in a sea of other candidates vying for the same positions as you? There are many factors to consider, including applying for roles you’re qualified for, as well as creating a polished and persuasive resume. However, once… Read More »

Tips for Constructing an Appealing Job Offer

Hiring top talent is your ticket to building a strong team. However, to do that, you need to make your offer appealing. Even with unemployment higher due to the COVID-19 pandemic, leading candidates are still in demand. It’s why you need to make sure your offer is more than competitive, but stands out among others.… Read More »

Why Staying Geographically Flexible May Help You Get a Job You Want

When you’re looking for a new job, you want the best-fit position that’s closest to where you live. However, sometimes that’s hard to find. If you’ve been hunting for a while with limited success, what can you do? It may be time to expand your search. Here’s how: Open up your job search parameters. When… Read More »

Leadership Tips That Can Help Reduce Unnecessary Turnover

In a perfect world, you’d keep your top employees without having to worry about them leaving. In reality, retention is an issue for every company. When it happens, it can cost you in the form of lower morale, reduced productivity, unhappy customers, and a hit to profits. In fact, according to a Gallup survey: “The cost… Read More »

What Keywords Should You Include in Your Resume?

In today’s world, you have to do more than write a strong resume for recruiters and hiring managers. You must also optimize it for the applicant tracking systems (ATS) they use to first screen resumes. These systems filter out candidates who are a poor fit and focus on those that are a match, all through… Read More »

2021 Top Hiring Strategies

It’s a New Year, one that looks completely different than this time last year. Are you prepared to manage your way through it with the right team in place? If you’re getting ready to hire for it, make sure you’re factoring in different strategies that will help you maximize your recruiting success. Here are a… Read More »

New Jobs Can Be Intimidating, But Here Are 7 Signs You Need One

Some events in life are more stressful than others. The death of a loved one, a divorce, and getting married are the top three. The fourth? Starting a new job. It’s definitely difficult and can feel like a minefield. However, if you’re experiencing a few signs at work, then it’s time to take a deep… Read More »

Are You Listening to Respond or Listening to Understand?

You give employees a chance to voice their ideas and opinions. You also ask for feedback and inquire about questions and concerns. But are you actually listening to what they’re saying? Or are you preparing your response? If it’s the latter, you’re missing out on an opportunity create a deeper, trust-based relationship with your team;… Read More »

Increase Your Odds of Getting an Interview With these Tips!

With unemployment on the rise, there’s more competition for new jobs. How can you stand out in a sea of other candidates? There are many ways, but the first step involves your resume. You need a compelling one to get noticed. You also need to take a few actions before and after submitting your resume… Read More »

Create Excitement for Your Team and the New Year Ahead!

The New Year is here and one of the worst periods in our history is hopefully starting to move behind us. Now’s a good time to hit the reset button and refocus your team. How can you boost morale and engage your staff after such a difficult season? Here are some steps to consider: Reconnect… Read More »

How Do You Answer: “Why Was There a Gap in Your Employment?”

With all the the chaos and uncertainty of the past year, there’s a rising number of job seekers with employment gaps. If you’re one of them, how do you discuss the situation during an interview without sabotaging your chance of landing the job? Here are some tips to follow: Expect to talk about it. Don’t… Read More »

Make This New Year About New Opportunities

This last year has been a challenging one for everyone. Now that it’s over, it’s important to continue to look ahead to new opportunities, particularly for your employees. When you focus on creating meaningful experiences for them, you’ll not only help them expand their knowledge base and skill set but better support your company and… Read More »

What is the Hiring Manger Actually Looking for On Your Resume?

Not long ago, it was a candidate’s market with your choice of employment opportunities. However, in recent times, employers are tightening their belts and more discerning about the people they bring on board. How can you stand out and get noticed in a sea of other candidates and the fierce competition that comes with them?… Read More »