Do You Need Prior Experience to Get a Merchandiser Job?

With the holiday season here, you’re likely seeing a lot of jobs for merchandisers popping up. What exactly does this position entail – and do you need experience to apply? Heres’s what to know. What does a merchandiser do? A merchandiser works in a retail shop handling a range of tasks. These include organizing the… Read More »

You Are a Superhero Between Work & Home, Give Yourself a Break

Ever feel like there’s not enough time in your day? You have too much to do and are constantly burning the candle at both ends to get it all done. Rather than taking on more, do less. In fact, if you’re like many of today’s workers, who are on the verge of burnout, it’s time… Read More »

Interview Question Prep: “Why Do You Want to Work for Our Company?”

Before your big interview, you’re likely preparing for some common questions. One of them is often along the lines of “why do you want to work for us?” This can be tricky to answer because you might not know a lot about the company or its culture. So why does the hiring manager ask it?… Read More »

Encouraging Your B+ Worker Into an A+ Employee

Building a strong team is critical to business success. However, with so many different personalities from various backgrounds, this can be a big challenge. Those top performers are easy to manage, delivering consistently excellent results. But what about your B+ team? You know you can rely on them for a decent performance. But is there… Read More »

Job Quiz: Is Remote Work Right for You?

In theory, remote work sounds like a great opportunity. And it is for many who savor the peace and quiet of working from home, reporting even higher productivity in this setting. However, for other workers, the reality is far different. After some time working remotely, they realize that they’d rather be back in the office,… Read More »

The Impacts of Exercise on the Brain

These days, life is particularly stressful and uncertain. While you don’t have a lot of control over the direction of the pandemic, or any other stressors in your life, there are ways you can better manage the tension and anxiety they cause. One simple step to take is adding exercise to your daily routine. When… Read More »

Interview Question Prep: Don’t Overthink Your Answers

Do you get nervous before a job interview? If so, you’re not alone. From cold, clammy hands to that churning stomach, everyone experiences some level of anxiety when walking into an interview. However, there is a way to reduce the amount of tension you feel and perform better in the process. It all revolves around… Read More »

How to See Past a Bad Interview

Has this ever happened to you? You thought you found a perfect candidate. Then you brought them in for a final interview, and they botched it? This can be hugely disappointing, considering the amount of time and effort spent during the hiring process. However, just because a candidate had one poor performance doesn’t necessarily mean… Read More »

Here is What to Expect When Working With a Recruiter

The job search process can be stressful. From trying to find the right leads to waiting around post-interview, there are many unknowns and a lot of uncertainty and frustration, as a result. One way to make the process easier is by working with a recruiter. These are professionals who can partner with you from the… Read More »

Stop Wishing Your Days Away

Have you reached a point where you can’t wait for every day to be over? Are you tired, run down, and sick of your routine? Instead of wishing each day away, find more joy and balance in it. To do that: Limit screen time. As much as you love your phone, it could be taking… Read More »

Interview Question Prep: “Why Are You Leaving Your Current Job?”

When it comes to job interviews, there are many questions that are tricky to answer. One, in particular, is about why you’re leaving your current position. You want to be honest; however, if it’s because you don’t like your boss or the place where you work, it could be awkward to say this. How can… Read More »

Are You Hiring for Trainability?

There’s no such thing as the perfect candidate. However, some candidates are better than others. One quality that can make a candidate more attractive versus another is trainability. This means they’re eager to learn and have the capacity to gain the skills they need to succeed in your position. So during the hiring process, how… Read More »

Overcome Your Job Search Procrastination

You want a new job. Yet, the thought of tackling your resume, updating your LinkedIn profile, and juggling all those other job search to-do’s can be overwhelming. If it’s leading you to procrastinate and avoid it altogether, what can you do to get motivated? Here are some tips to help: Start small. Instead of thinking… Read More »

Tips for a Quick Refresh When Feeling Burned Out During the Work Day

Are you having a difficult time staying productive and motivated at work? You’re not alone. After a year filled with shutdowns, restrictions, fear, and stress, everyone is feeling some form of pandemic fatigue. The good news is that there are steps you can take to re-energize and refocus yourself so you feel better and back… Read More »

What to Say When Asked, “What Are Your Salary Expectations?”

There are many common questions asked during job interviews. However, the one that makes candidates most nervous involves talking about money. Keep in mind, discussing salary is a good thing. If the employer can’t offer you what you’re worth, you can move on without wasting additional time. If they’re offering a salary that’s in line… Read More »