Become Better at Networking by Listening More and Talking Less

Networking is like a dance—everyone at a networking event seems to know each other already. They’re chatting, shaking hands, and laughing—while you just stand there. Sometimes, especially with young professionals, networking can be intimidating at first. However, when you’re building your network, start by listening more and talking less. Ask questions – like an interview… Read more »

Harnessing the Power of Stay Interviews

Many employers conduct exit interviews to find out why employees leave, but very few conduct interviews to find out why they stay. However, this information can be incredibly helpful in discovering ways to improve employee retention and job satisfaction, all of which can boost productivity. Stay interviews occur with your highly valued employees and those… Read more »

The Importance of Trainings

As a company, your main goal should be to evolve. Evolving involves hiring inspired employees that care about more than just their paycheck. These employees typically will want to give their all and contribute to the growth of not only your company, but themselves as well. The best companies invest in the future of their… Read more »

Plan a Company Picnic This Summer

Summer is in full swing, and nothing says summer like a picnic. A company picnic, that is. While not every company has a traditional outing with a barbeque and outdoor games, a company event during the summer months would be beneficial to your organization and employees. A company picnic could also be called an outing,… Read more »

How To Create an Efficient Job Search Strategy

It’s no secret that the job search process can be a long and stressful one. If your search seems to drag on, it can become more discouraging and you could feel like giving up. That’s why it would be beneficial to create an efficient job search strategy. Each individual has a different idea of what… Read more »

How to Recover from a Bad Hire

It’s no secret that a bad hire can end up costing your company dearly. Sometimes the search for the right candidate seems to drag on to the point where you believe any warm body will be sufficient. However, it’s best to put that mindset aside, because choosing the wrong person could result in more problems… Read more »

Why Your Attitude on the Job Matters

Do you know what’s your type of attitude on the job? Are you a lover, doer, hater, or completely disengaged? Your attitude on the job is important and it can have an impact on not only your current job, but potential future jobs as well. On average, most individuals spend a majority of their day at… Read more »

Traits to Look for in Administrative Professionals

Chances are your business either currently has or is in need of an administrative professional. Whether you’re looking for someone to greet visitors, answer the phones, help with various bookkeeping, or record keeping – these administrative duties should be taken care of by a professional, instead of taking time out of your already busy day…. Read more »

5 Tips to Move On From an Employment Discharge

So you’ve been let go from your job. Maybe it was a layoff, or maybe you were terminated. Now what are you supposed to do? It can happen to the best of us. You aren’t the first person, and certainly won’t be the last, to experience an employment discharge. Sometimes it can be expected, or… Read more »

How to Improve Employee Retention

Hiring a great employee is only half the battle, keeping them is the real challenge. Even as unemployment decreases in the United States, the truth is that many employed individuals are seeking to change their jobs. Many employed individuals are actively seeking a job, are passively looking to see what other opportunities are available –… Read more »