Are Your Employees Happy?

If your employees seem discontent, irritable and genuinely unhappy at work more often than not, this as a sign for major concern. It’s easy to assume the mood will pass, and it might, but it could also get worse. Just 32 percent of U.S. employees are engaged at work, according to Gallup, as of Aug. […]

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No matter where you are in your career, someone with a fancy job title has already been in your shoes. As with every job, these people had to navigate their fair share of struggles to get to where they are today, but they persevered. There’s no better way to navigate your career than with guidance […]

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Does Your Resume Use the Best Formatting?

Many job seekers don’t realize this, but there’s more than one way to format a resume. Chances are, yours follows the standard reverse chronological presentation, but that’s not the only way to do it. Tailoring your resume for each job you apply to is a must, and part of this includes choosing the format that presents […]

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What Are the Costs of Turnover?

Every company is impacted by turnover, but some are hit harder than others. More than just an inconvenience, losing staffers is expensive. The average cost-per-hire is $4,129, according to the 2016 Human Capital Benchmarking Report published by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). The report also revealed the average annual turnover rate is 19 […]

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If you dread going to work and spend each day in a perpetual state of boredom, it’s time to make a change. Many people devote several years — or even decades — to a certain field, before making the switch to something they’re truly passionate about. Perhaps you chose the wrong career or maybe your […]

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How Can You Improve Your Staffing Partnership?

Your staffing partner leads your company’s hiring activities, so having a tight bond is crucial. The closer your recruiter is to your organization, the better equipped they are to find the right person for every job on your team. Like any relationship, you need to put time and effort into your staffing partnership. Learn how […]

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Before hiring a new employee, you want to make sure they’re reliable.A candidate might have the sharpest skills of the bunch, but if you can’t count on them to show up to work and do their job, adding them to your team will cause nothing but stress. Truth be told, there’s no way to know […]

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Questions to Ask a Recruiter to Stand Out

During a job interview, you’re not the only one in the hot seat. At the end of the meeting, the recruiter will turn the tables and let you ask the questions. Inquiring about vacation days and work hours won’t make a good impression. Not only do shallow questions send the message you’re more interested in […]

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Does Your Team Resist Change?

Change is necessary to keep your business afloat for the long term, but it’s not always embraced by employees.Even the smallest shift can put people out of their comfort zone and make them feel insecure. Thankfully, even the most stubborn people can learn to accept change, if it’s presented in the right way. Learn how […]

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Career success doesn’t happen by accident.You need a solid plan to work your way up the ladder, so be honest with yourself about what you want and where you currently stand. Many companies require employees to perform a self-assessment on an annual basis — at minimum — which is often viewed as a taxing formality. […]

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