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Professional References: Tips for Selecting the Best References

Writing a resume can be one of the most difficult things to do during your career, no matter how many you have written in the past. Part of the resume or job search process is choosing your professional references. No matter how strong your resume is, if you do not choose the right references, you… Read More »

The Importance of Background and Reference Checks

Background checks and reference checks are two of the most important parts of the screening process for companies in today‚Äôs business world. These two checks help companies sort out the undesirables prior to scheduling them for interviews so time is not wasted on candidates who will not be a good fit for the company. We… Read More »

Five Things Every Interviewer Wants Candidates to Know

As you prepare for a job interview, you should be aware of some things that interviewers want candidates to know. We will discuss the top five things every candidate should know going into an interview in order to make it easier on both parties involved in this post. Interviewers Want Candidates to Succeed The first… Read More »

Baby Boomer Retirement: Is Your Company Ready?

Is your company ready for the retirement of the baby boomers at the office? You might think that your company is ready, but be sure to read this post to make sure you truly are prepared. Baby boomers are retiring at an alarming rate these days and they will continue to retire over the coming… Read More »

Discussing Previous Employment in an Interview

One of the most difficult things a candidate will need to do during a job interview is discuss their previous employment. There are ways to make this easy, and we will discuss them in this post so you can better prepare for job interviews.   Plan What You Will Say Ahead of Time An excellent… Read More »

The Value of Exit Interviews

Companies need to take exit interviews very seriously these days because the feedback and information offered up by the employees leaving could be very important to the future of the company. You should use the exit interview as a way to determine what needs to be changed at the company, including the culture and how… Read More »

Preparing for an Interview: Six Strategies for Success

As you continue your job search, it is important that you put together strategies that will help you succeed during job interviews. Some of the strategies you should use are common, and others might be a surprise. We have compiled the six most important strategies for interview success in this post. Be sure to check… Read More »

Four Strategies for Increasing Productivity in a Job Hunt

Running a job hunt can be tricky, especially in a down economy, which is why many job seekers will stress over the potential outcome. When looking to be productive in a job hunt, you need to have a plan in place. Whatever that plan is, it should include the four strategies we outline in this… Read More »

Onboarding Strategies: Setting New Hires Up for Success

Companies must have strong onboarding strategies in place if they want to set new hires up for success. Every new hire wants to receive support from their employer, especially when it comes to being given the proper documents and training when hired. Your onboarding strategy should include training sessions, documents, policies and procedures that every… Read More »

Should You Hire an Overqualified Candidate?

Many companies find themselves asking this question at least once per round of hiring. When jobs open up at companies – or new jobs are created – companies will be inundated with hundreds, if not thousands, of resumes and applications. This means that hiring managers and HR heads will have to sift through all of… Read More »