Should You Google Candidates Before Their Interviews?

Googling candidates before an interview is a tricky subject. On the one hand, applicants ought to be held responsible for the digital footprint they put down. If an applicant has been posting racist rants, for instance, you definitely want to know about it. Or, if a candidate has gone through the trouble of creating a… Read more »

Re-evaluate Your Management Style for a More Productive Year

The year is a little more than halfway over, and if you feel you need to step up your management game to end 2019 on a high note, now just might be the time to re-evaluate your management style. A hard-nosed, my-way-or-the-highway approach might produce results short term, but a negative style is likely to… Read more »

Clean Up Your Social Media Presence to Find a Job in 2020!

According to surveys, HR personnel eliminate candidates from their hiring processes because of something they saw on social media. Hiring managers and recruiters review social media profiles to learn about prospective candidates, their background and the image they have chosen to present. They also look for red flags, therefore, people looking for work should ensure… Read more »

Why Choosing Your References Must be Strategic

Most hiring processes will include a part where candidates submit a short list of professional references. If you’re currently applying for a job, it’s smart to be strategic in how you select those individuals who could make or break your job search.  Ensure your set of references is the proper fit for each application. Consider your… Read more »

Four Proven Ways to Motivate Your Employees

Employees are more motivated when they are engaged, and engaging employees is easier than it sounds. Motivated employees work harder and produce better work than unmotivated counterparts, which makes them essential to the growth of your bottom line. If you are looking to boost employee motivation read our tips below. 1. Maintain Core Values  A strong set of… Read more »

Desk Stretches and Exercises That Can Keep You Healthy All Day

According to research, sitting for prolonged periods of time can be as bad for your health as smoking cigarettes. If fact, those with a sedentary history have a much shorter life expectancy than those who do not. For office workers, the dangers of sitting for too long could be any clearer and these professionals should… Read more »

Find These Office Hazards Before It’s Too Late

When you think of a hazardous workplace, an office doesn’t come to mind. However, there are hazards in an office building and ignoring them means putting people at risk unnecessarily. Management must have various hazards identified, assessed and addressed. Consider the following common office hazards and how to fix them. Eye Strain The typical office… Read more »

How to Showcase Your Transferrable Skills in a Job Interview

A transferable skill is an ability learned on one career path that can be applied to a different career path. Leadership is a great example of a transferable skill because it is useful regardless of the industry in which it is applied. Someone who was an effective store manager for Old Navy should be able… Read more »

You Must Put an Emphasis on Company Culture to Attract the Best Candidates

Run-of-the-mill candidates may don’t care about the values that drive your company or the various ways your people interact with each other, but then you don’t want to hire run-of-the-mill candidates, do you? The best candidates give a lot of attention to the culture of a company, especially in a job market that happens to… Read more »

How a Recruiter Can Find You a Job Faster

Even in a job market that heavily favors the job seeker, it can be difficult to get a new job quickly. A staffing company recruiter can be an effective ally when you don’t have the luxury of time. A recruiter works on your behalf to find you a best-fit job opportunity while you conduct your… Read more »