Why Good Employees Leave

Attrition is a major concern for business leaders, and it’s not one which can be easily resolved. When a good employee leaves your organization, you’re not only facing the immediate costs of hiring and training a new employee, the bottom line is also impacted by the internal knowledge that key...

Interview Preparation – What you really need to know

Interview preparation is key to landing the perfect job. The tough part about interviews is that a couple of missteps or weird “off the record” type comments could kill your chances at getting the job offer. Below is a basic list things to keep in mind before your next in-person...

Insider Tips on Counteroffers

If you are currently working but also interviewing and looking for a new job opportunity chances are you may receive a counteroffer from your company once you give them your 2 week notice.  What will you tell them?  Are you prepared for this situation?  If you answered no, you are not alone.  There are so...

Quick Rebound From a Layoff, Part 2

In Part 1 we discussed the recent article on Inside Tech: Laid Off? Five Tips to Bounce Back. They provide 5 very introspective tips to help deal mentally with being laid off and get yourself back to a positive state of mind to begin your search again. If you are...

Yes, You Should Send a Thank-You note after an in-person interview!

We do get this question a lot from candidates, and our answer is generally ‘Yes’. Thank you notes serve more than just a gesture of professional courtesy.  They allow you to concisely summarize and reiterate your qualifications positioning you for the job fresh off of what you heard in the...

Quick Rebound From a Layoff, Part 1

In a recent article on Inside Tech: Laid Off? Five Tips to Bounce Back they provide 5 very introspective tips to help deal mentally with being laid off and get yourself back to a positive state of mind to begin your search again. The tips are good if the layoff...

Using Web 2.0 to Find a Job

Having a hard time getting noticed in today’s tough job market? Web 2.0 technologies are promptly taking over job boards and will soon revolutionize the traditional hiring process. According to CNNMoney.com,“In the worst job market in 25 years, building an online presence is crucial to getting a job. Who you connect to,...

5 Easy Steps To a Successful Job Search During The Holidays

When sleigh bells are ringing and the phones aren’t it can be hard to stay focused at work. The holiday lull has hit us again, but this year instead of shopping online or frequenting the office cookie stash we’d like to offer some inspiration and ideas to ponder. With the...

Insider Tips – 5 Things to Know When Working with an Agency Recruiter

It is a chilly Monday morning after a great weekend and now you’re back at your desk picking up where you left off on Friday. Time to look for something new.  You need a career not just a job.  Something with meaning.  For an employer that appreciates you and takes...

Your Job Search – It is all about timing

Resume updated – check. LinkedIn profile updated – check. Surf job boards and apply to some online postings – check. Network and email with friends and former co-workers – check. Meet with staffing firm recruiter – check. Now what?  You have started with some obvious steps to look for a...


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10 Ways to Win the Fight for Happy at Work

Whether it is just the daily grind or a career that is less than your passion, workplace happiness doesn’t always flow naturally. The true masters of the workplace can find happiness amongst it all. So here are 10 easy tips for staying happy at work.

Career Advice, Hiring Advice, Insights

Search Without Being Found

It is common to be employed while hunting for a new job, especially if you are looking to advance your career. Here are several strategies that you can use to avoid alerting your boss or other people in the department:

Career Advice, Insights

An Effective Elevator Speech Opens the Doors to New Career Opportunities

When you are looking for a new job, networking is a critical step to help you connect with other people in the industry. You’ve probably heard the saying that you only get a single opportunity to make a good first impression, and networking with an effective elevator speech can make-or-break your job hunting efforts.

Career Advice, Insights

Your Resume has these 4 Must-Haves, Right?

Modern technology has made it easier to apply to many jobs without much effort, which means that employers and recruiters are inundated with resumes when a job opening is posted. If you want the job, then you need to make sure that your resume outshines the rest.

Career Advice, Insights

Quitting Your Job? 5 Considerations Before Deciding

Are you frustrated with your job and you are ready to make a career change?...

Career Advice

The 5 Questions To Ask In A Job Interview

When you ask questions at the close of your job interview you show the interviewer you were listening. You convey your interest in the company and showcase what a good fit to the team you would be. Your questions garner insight into how you would fit into a specific role and where you would devote your energy. Questions are critical to the success of your interview.


You Said What? 7 Things to Never Say During a Job Interview

One sentence. That’s all it takes to derail your chances at the dream job you’ve been pining after for months – maybe even years. Employers focus on why they should hire you, but they’re also looking for reasons not to hire you. Read on to find out seven things you need to keep in the vault while interviewing.

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