Human Resources: Improve Your Employment Brand and the Candidate Experience – For Better Hires


Human Resources

Three Easy Ways Human Resources can Help the Candidate Experience I remember a client of mine commenting once, she hoped she never had to look for a job for herself because she had turned so many people down for employment, they would surely return the favor. She was joking, and she wasn’t joking. In truth,… Read more »

To Find Your Ideal Company – Do Your Homework


Ideal Job

Your Ideal Job is Out There! It is common for hiring managers to ask applicants why they want to work for their company during an interview. With this in mind, consider taking some time to research a potential employer before heading out for your interview with them. Doing your research beforehand will not only help… Read more »

Exit Interviews – Last Words Spoken


exit interviews - your final words

Exit interviews are a valuable tool for organizational improvement, usually involving a meeting between management or a human resources representative and the individual leaving the organization. They are also valuable to the exiting employee and offer a platform to articulate insights and feedback. It is important to be just as professional, well-mannered and well-spoken in… Read more »

Thank You Administrative Professionals


Administrative Professional

Administrative Professionals are behind every successful business. Today we want to recognize the work of administrative assistants, secretaries, receptionists and other administrative support professionals. Because, let’s face it, without the hardworking administrative professionals on our teams we probably wouldn’t be nearly as organized or successful. Join us in thanking and appreciating the Administrative Professional in… Read more »

Leverage a Healthy Lifestyle to Get Ahead in Your Career


Health plays a key role in the success of many business leaders. So it is no surprise that many business leaders routinely put exercise at the top of their list as a career strategy. According to Jeff Popoff, TheLadders guest contributor, consider the following reasons and strategies to leverage a healthy lifestyle to gain an… Read more »

7 Common Mentorship Challenges and Ways to Save the Relationship


Mentoring is a two-way street. Neither the mentor nor mentee should feel as if it is a waste of time. Instead, a mentee should feel that the mentor gives good counsel and the mentor should feel relevant and helpful. As the mentor, if after several months you feel things aren’t going well, there are possible… Read more »

Master the Art of Self Promotion


Many people find it easy to recommend or sell a product or idea, but struggle to promote themselves. Identifying your strengths and knowing your value can help you overcome this struggle and allow you to promote yourself confidently and professionally. According to TheLadders, these five tips will help you sell yourself at your next job… Read more »

11 Icebreaker Questions for Networking Events


Professional networking events oftentimes can feel intimidating and initiating meaningful conversation with strangers seems difficult. The key is to use these networking opportunities to turn strangers into friends, brand ambassadors, and customers. To do this, it’s essential to plant the seeds of a future relationship in a matter of minutes. According to Samantha Popp, TheLadders… Read more »

5 Personal Qualities to Look For in a Hire


It takes a fair amount of work to have a team that is a well-oiled machine, including hiring the right people. Most companies have a rigorous screening process that first identifies candidates with the requisite skills and experience. Where successful hires happen is when the more personal part of the process begins and you get… Read more »