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 »

Why Are Referrals Often the Best Hires?

Finding the right people for your open positions is always a challenge. There’s a lot to consider when you’re searching and a lot on the line. When you post a job, you’ll often get flooded with applications, many from those who aren’t even a fit. Is there a better way to connect with more qualified… Read More »

Are the Holidays a Good Time to Apply for a Job?

It’s supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year. However, if you’re looking for a job in Miami, Orlando, or another nearby area, it can be especially stressful. Should you call it quits and wait until the holidays are over? Or move ahead with your hunt for a new opportunity? Here’s what you… Read More »

3 Ways to Adapt Your Hiring Process for a Changing Economy

This year has been unlike any other. The COVID-19 pandemic has completely changed the way companies recruit, hire, and employ individuals. The biggest shift is the move towards remote. Meetings are online, work is done at home, and the hiring process must adapt in order to remain relevant. How can you find strong candidates in… Read More »

How Do You Answer: “Tell Me About a Time You Failed”

Many interview questions are tricky. However, some are more perplexing than others. The “Tell me about a time you failed” one tends to fall into this category. It’s difficult to answer for several reasons. First, you want to be honest and authentic. At the same time, you don’t want to sabotage your candidacy by saying… Read More »

Tips to Tell if Your Candidate Has Excellent Customer Service Skills

All positions are important in your company, but some are mission-critical. One that falls into this category is customer service. If your customers aren’t happy, they’ll find another company to do business with. Your bottom line will suffer, as will employee morale. That’s why it’s vital to hire customer service representatives who are a cut… Read More »

How Do You Answer: What Is Your Desired Pay?

There is a range of frequently asked questions you’ll face during job interviews. One of the most common involves what you expect to get paid. While typical, it can be tough to answer for several reasons. First, most people get uncomfortable talking about money. Even when asked about it in an appropriate situation – a… Read More »