Great Ways to Show Your Employees They Matter to You

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Your employees are the simply the best. They arrive at work each day, roll their sleeves up and give their jobs 100 percent effort. If you had the budget, you’d spend serious cash recognizing their efforts, but unfortunately, there’s not a lot of extra money to go around right now. Don’t stress about this, because… Read more »

Learn How to Ask Your Boss For Feedback

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Asking your boss for feedback can be intimidating, but it’s a great way to learn and grow. This is an opportunity to get pointers on your performance beyond your annual review that can help you rise to the top. Beyond that, most employees don’t take the initiative to request a critique, so taking this step… Read more »

Tips for Boosting Your Confidence at Work

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Right now, you feel like you’re just ok at your job. You do decent work and follow all the company rules, but you’d like to add more value to the team. It’s time boost your confidence, so you can stop hindering your own path to success. You’re a talented person with a lot to offer,… Read more »

How to Immediately Set up New Hires for Success

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Hiring new employees requires a great deal of time and resources, so you want them to be part of your team for years to come. However, 46 percent of new hires fail within 18 months, according to Leadership IQ. If you’re having trouble keeping new employees intact, take a look at your onboarding program. Chances… Read more »

How to Answer the Question “Why Did You Leave Your Last Job?”

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Hiring decisions carry a lot of weight, so interviewers want to learn as much as possible about your work history. This often involves asking why you left your last job. If you’re not prepared for this standard interview question, it can be tricky, but it’s really not that difficult to answer. Here’s some advice to… Read more »

Setting Your Career Goals For 2019

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A new year is on the horizon, and it’s time to start thinking about what you want to achieve in the next 12 months. As a bright, hardworking person, your potential is unlimited. No doubt, you’ve already been thinking about goals you’d like to achieve in 2019, and with careful planning, you can conquer every… Read more »

Mistakes to Avoid When Interviewing Job Candidates

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Finding the right candidates to interview is hard work, but that’s only half the battle. Things really start to heat up when you bring them in for the actual interview. In many cases, this is your one chance to find the best person for the job, so if you don’t play your cards right, you… Read more »

Who You Should Choose as a Job Reference

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It might seem like a mere formality, but a reference check can make or break your chances of getting hired. At this point in the interview stage, a potential employer is seriously considering you for the job, so choose references that give them no choice but to hire you. Unless otherwise instructed, all references should… Read more »

What You Should Do as a Passive Job Seeker

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Right now, you’re happy enough in your current job. You enjoy your colleagues, respect company leadership and feel comfortable with your responsibilities. While you’re in no rush to leave your job, you don’t plan to be there forever. Just to see what’s out there, you sometimes check job boards and visit the HR sites of… Read more »

The Pros and Cons of Having an Infographic Resume

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No doubt, you already have a traditional resume, but you’re thinking of trying something a little bolder. An infographic resume serves as a unique way to showcase your skills and experience. While you’re presenting the same information found in your standard resume, a different format can be a great way to shake things up —… Read more »