Tutorials & Guides

The Cover Letter Gets a Thumbs-Up!

Some might say that cover letters are pointless and a thing of the past, but are they? I quite like to skim-read a well-thought out, concise cover letter. If it is put together correctly, it should quickly show that you are the ‘right’ person for the job and entice the reader to give your

By | November 8th, 2017|Categories: Before the Interview, Opinion, Resume Tips|0 Comments

How to Shine Like a Leader as a Team-Member

I would consider myself an experienced professional who has worked in various settings, acquiring transferable skills along the way; however, I’ve never actually transitioned into management/supervisory roles. It’s not that I don’t possess the taste buds to step into such rolls, I’ve just never received the opportunity to work as a manager or supervisor for

By | November 7th, 2017|Categories: Career Growth, Job Satisfaction, Leadership, Opinion|1 Comment

ABC Back to Basics: Interview Preparedness

Always be Prepared! I interview candidates quite often that have little to no idea what the company they are interviewing with actually does. How can one confidently walk into a room and sell themselves, if they aren’t familiar with what the company is all about. How can you show that you will be a

By | November 1st, 2017|Categories: Before the Interview, Opinion|1 Comment

Tips on Successful First Days at Work – Before, During and After

Where to start? Beginnings are all about something new. They involve a certain amount of change. They can sometimes come with a dose of unexpected events and people. Same goes for when you start a new position or employer. Let’s focus on a fresh start in a completely new environment. I would like to share

By | October 13th, 2017|Categories: Job Satisfaction, Opinion|0 Comments

Helpful Tips To Get You Through A Hard Day

Maybe you are reading this article because you had a bad day. You are in the right place! It doesn’t matter how positive of a person you are, bad days happen to the best of us. Reasons for bad days at work can be plenty. You can came to work in a bad mood because

By | October 6th, 2017|Categories: Job Satisfaction, Opinion, Tutorials & Guides|0 Comments

Being a Displaced Worker…

When you are a displaced worker, navigating the job seeker world raises a lot of questions in your mind regarding confidence, capability, and self-worth. It can activate a paralysis of sorts and causes an otherwise viable employee to seize up and withdraw from the market. Unemployed job seekers find themselves freezing up and either

By | September 27th, 2017|Categories: Opinion|0 Comments

Common – and Uncommon – Courtesy in the Hiring Process

Displaying common courtesy, having good manners, being polite, and treating others as you would like to be treated, are all ways of saying we should be nice to our fellow human beings.  Saying please and thank you goes a long way, as does holding doors open for others.  Courtesy can also mean greeting others warmly

By | September 25th, 2017|Categories: After the Interview, Before the Interview, During the Interview, Opinion|0 Comments

Transition, Transformation or Revolution: What are we in and what will work look like in the future?

In the world of work, the exchange of time and productive human effort for the affordability of a certain lifestyle, there is a plethora of history where technology and global change has created a totality of change in how work is carried out. Many pundits refer to this shift as a transition or a

By | September 13th, 2017|Categories: Opinion, Technology|0 Comments

The Pros and Cons of Counter Offers

As a recruiting professional, I have seen situations where someone applies for a new position, goes through the interview process, gets an offer, notifies/gives notice to their current employer, and the current employer comes back with a counter offer to get the person to stay. Sometimes, frankly, I have worked with candidates where I

By | September 6th, 2017|Categories: Career Growth, Job Satisfaction, Opinion|0 Comments

Planning Your Career Path

Think about your career plans right now. Some reading this may not have a career plan, but maybe you are now starting to think you need a plan. Now, think about your career plans when you were five years old. How do they compare? Do you still want to be a ballerina, fire fighter, or

By | September 5th, 2017|Categories: Career Growth, Featured, Opinion|0 Comments