5 Ways to Show Appreciation to Employees

Employee retention is always a top concern for management teams. You want to keep your top performers happy and engaged. And to do that, appreciation and gratitude go hand in hand. How do you show appreciation to your employees? While simply saying “thank you” is a good start, there are a few things you can… Read More »

Are You Familiar with Common Job Status Terms?

When you’re applying for jobs you may see a number of terms that you’re not familiar with. Understanding them and their implications will help you apply to only the best possible positions for you. It’s helpful to have a glossary and index available when you need it most. Here are some of the most common… Read More »

Is Your Mobile Application Simple?

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Did you know that a very large number of adults in the U.S. access the internet exclusively through smartphones or tablets? That means to access your online application, they need to be able to view it in mobile form. And if a mobile application isn’t easy to use, many qualified applicants will stop the process… Read More »

Summer Networking Tips for Your Job Search

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It’s May, and that means the unofficial start of summer is over a long weekend later this month. Is this a good time to refresh your job search and start implementing new ideas to get you in front of the right people at the right time? Summer is a great time to get out and… Read More »

Effective Ways to Overcome Candidate Ghosting in the Hiring Process

Ghosting, a term borrowed from the world of online dating and text-based conversation, is the act of simply ceasing all communications without warning. It happens to companies from time to time when a candidate never responds to attempts to follow up about an open position. Ghosting can have a significant impact on your company and… Read More »

Better Presentations Come from These Changes to Your Meetings

Meetings have a long and sordid history in the workplace. They can be a motivating factor to encourage your team to go out and give it 110 percent. Or they can be a drag and universally hated among your workforce. But there are ways to improve meetings and presentations to achieve more engagement. Before you… Read More »

A Game Plan to Get the Raise You Deserve

Have you been working the same job for a while without any offer of more money? While some companies have methods in place for ensuring each of their employees gets a merit-based raise each year, others are a tougher nut to crack. In either case, it’s important that you’re prepared to defend your reasons for… Read More »

Being Kind – Why It Helps Your Career Grow Faster

Do you make kindness a priority in your life? If not, you may want to start thinking about the ways you can turn negative behaviors around to positive ones. Why? Your attitude is just as important to your job search and career growth as your skills and experience. And kindness sometimes feels like a lost… Read More »