Top 7 Qualities of an Administrative Professional

If you have watched almost any episode of Mad Men, then you know about the glass ceiling and stigmas of employment for women during the 1960s. Back then, one of the only jobs for a woman was as a secretary. In the more enlightened scenarios of today, not only the name of the position has [...]

A Look at Job Training for Workers in 2018

LinkedIn’s Workforce Report indicated January 2018 was the strongest month for hiring since last May 2017. Though these indications should make it a great time to be in the job market, the contrary can be the reality, as the skills gap makes it tough for companies to hire qualified employees. This “condition” describes when a [...]

By | 2018-07-24T23:02:31+00:00 July 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Reasons Why Some Jobs Are Tough to Fill

If you are an employer who is struggling to fill open positions, you might have trouble believing so many people are still looking for jobs. With the growth in the economy and new jobs, especially in the healthcare and technology industries, the competition for talent also increases; a problem with which HR managers are already [...]

Employers and Telecommuting – Statistics and Benefits

Based on an analysis of the 2005-2015 American Community Survey (US Census Bureau) data conducted by GlobalWorkplaceAnalytics.com, statistics regarding telecommuting are: 50% of the workforce work at least part-time from home 85% of the workforce desires to work from home at least part-time 50-60% of the time, the workforce is absent from their desks and [...]

Tips to Increase Employee Productivity

In some cases, a company’s revenue can drop because productivity falls off. If it is justified to blame productivity, there are steps an employer can take to increase productivity. Consider putting these tips into practice and see the improvement. Connection Establish employee accountability. Clearly communicated expectations and defined accountability roles will help employees work together [...]

By | 2018-06-05T02:19:12+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Summer Job Season Is Heating Up: How Can You Find Student Workers?

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports young people from age 16-24 flood the job market during late spring and summer each year. Why, then, can’t you find any young people who desire those summer jobs? The problem is, according to Time Magazine, it is getting more difficult to find students who are willing to work, [...]

2 Job-Hunting Tips to Help Land Your Dream Job

Searching for a job is a different process than a decade ago. Technology is partly to blame, with the rise of social media marketing. Plus, multiple generations competing for jobs and each has a different idea about what they want from life and what is essential. Do differing generations now look for jobs in the [...]

By | 2018-04-23T20:16:52+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Resume Must-Do’s and Thou Shall Not’s

Your resume is the ticket that takes you to the front of the job search line. Taking time to do it right is one of the most critical steps in your career journey. In fact, if you want to stand out, your resume has to be perfect. We’ve put together a list of Must Do’s [...]

Seeking a Mentor? Watch for 3 Core Traits  

Mentoring – a concept is as old as tribal society itself - is becoming increasingly more popular in companies. Whether based on diversity, gender, or profession, having an advisor on your side who is interested in your future can be helpful. What makes a good mentor? Although believing in you is essential, it’s not enough. [...]

4 Great Strategies for 4 Scary Interview Questions

Interview questions are devised to make you think on your feet. They are the hard-hitting queries meant to weed out those less suited for the job than you. So how can you glide through this elimination process? Prepare! Here are some tough questions and the strategic answers that may help you pass the first interview [...]