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 »

Job Search Anxiety is Real. Here Are Some Tips to Calm Your Fears.

Searching for a new job comes with a lot of stress. Whether it’s crafting the perfect resume, networking at events, or interviewing for positions, there’s a lot to have anxiety about. The good news is you can take a deep breath and take steps to reduce some of those jitters. Here’s a look at how:… Read More »

3 Tips to Stay Focused Throughout the Work Day

The past year has been exceptionally stressful for most people. As a result, you might be fatigued and struggling to focus on the job. However, your employer still expects you to perform up to par and remain motivated and attentive. How can you find your drive and boost your productivity? Here are three tips to… Read More »

Interview Question Prep: “Why Should We Hire You?”

Are you the right person for the job? With every interview question they ask, hiring managers are trying to find this out. It’s why they’ll often come out and ask you specifically why they should hire you. Not only do they want to assess how quickly you think on your feet, but why you see… Read More »

How to Overcome Shyness & Carry Yourself Confidently in an Interview

Even the most confident, extroverted person gets nervous before a job interview. It’s only natural, after all. Job interviews have a way of feeling more like interrogations. In addition, talking about yourself or promoting your background or skills seems awkward; it can lead to even more discomfort. The good news is that you can take… 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 »

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 »

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 »