How to Ask Someone to Be a Job Reference

You’re probably thinking, “is it truly necessary to ask someone to be a reference?” “Hiring managers don’t actually have time to call ALL of the references that applicants submit.” Well, you’re probably right about that, but it doesn’t mean that they won’t call yours. And it won’t go over well for you if your references… Read more »

What To do Before the Interview

You’ve been chosen for an interview. You’ve jumped through all the hoops. You’ve made it to the final step. But now what? With such an intense process ahead of you, we’ve provided a list of tips to help you simplify the day of the interview. Before the interview, you should… Get some Sleep This is easier… Read more »

10 Job Search Mistakes That Are Sabotaging You

It’s a highly competitive job market nowadays, which is why it’s critical that you avoid any mistakes during your job search. Even the smallest mistake can cost you. Mistake #1: Limiting Yourself to Online Postings One of the biggest mistakes that job seekers make in today’s market is spending 100% of their search efforts simply… Read more »

How to Decide Between Great Candidates

Congratulations! Think about it: Having two awesome candidates to choose between for a position is a nice problem to have. It’s often hard to find a perfect hire, so having a choice is rare. However, when you do have this problem, it’s a very difficult choice. Now’s the time to ask yourself some difficult questions.… Read more »

8 Common Resume Mistakes

If a resume gets you an interview and the interview gets you the job, then logically, a resume is crucial to your job search. However, a resume with mistakes, will likely land your application in the trash bin. 1.  Too Long Length is the first thing a hiring manager will look at. Generally, a resume… Read more »

Navigating Types of Employment

Sifting through the online want ads and various job applications can be complicated. While there are many important factors to consider, it’s paramount to understand what type of employment opportunity is being offered and how that affects the position. Generally, there are four types of employment opportunities, and they all differ in key areas. For… Read more »

5 Ways You Can Minimize Employee Burnout

Preventing employee burnout should be the number one concern to all managers. When employees are unable to be productive, the business suffers ultimately. Companies thrive when their employees do too. However, in the process of achieving company-wide success, stress among employees may lead to burnout. Difference Between Fatigue and Burnout? These terms are commonly used… Read more »

Sample Questions to Ask the Interviewer

The Company Inquiring about the company shows the hiring manager that you are interested in the company as a whole rather than just the position. What do you see ahead for your company in the next five years? How do you see the future for this industry? What do you consider to be your firm’s… Read more »