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How to Answer Left-Field Questions in an Interview

If you were a breakfast cereal, which one would you be and why? How many square feet of pizza are eaten in the U.S. every year? If you were a crayon color, which color would you be and why? If you were a pizza delivery man, how would you benefit from scissors? If you could sing one song on American Idol, what would it be? [...]

October 25th, 2019|

Master this Important Skill in the Workplace

No matter what your position entails, communication is one of the most important skills you can bring to any job. Lack of effective workplace communication leads to disgruntled employees, confused employees, and can cause all sorts of unsettling conflict for leaders. Every day people quit jobs due to lack of communication from their leaders, or employees are fired for their inability to communicate well with [...]

October 18th, 2019|

Be a Better Employee in 3 Steps

Everyone employed is an employee, even those who are leaders. In order to be a good leader, you must first be a good employee. In order to be a great employee, you must be a team player. Regardless of your title, these 3 simple tips will improve your performance at work. Learn to prioritize. It can feel overwhelming to think about all the tasks you [...]

October 11th, 2019|

Are You Ready for Peak Hiring Season?

Fall is peak hiring season! Is your professional profile ready? Whether you are interested in applying for an entry level position, or an executive level position, you will need an impressive resume. Peak hiring season provides more opportunities, but it’s also the same time of year that employees are out looking for jobs. If you let one of our Certified Professional Resume Writers help you [...]

October 4th, 2019|

A References Dossier Can Help You Land the Job

References are a valuable tool to use during your interviewing process. In many cases, employers will ask to see a list of references towards the end of the hiring process. Hiring managers often use a candidates reference list to narrow down the final 2-3 candidates for the position. They usually don’t have time to call references for every single person they interview. But, many people [...]

September 27th, 2019|

Top 3 Traits Hiring Managers Want to See

While your technical skills are of course very important, a candidate’s personality traits may carry just as much weight in the hiring decision. If you want to boost your chances of getting the job, make sure to showcase these 3 traits. 1. Be personable. Hiring managers want to see that you will be able to work well with others, get along with the team, and [...]

September 20th, 2019|

How to Write Effective Emails

The ability to communicate effectively electronically is one of the most important communication skills in the workplace today. The bulk of communication at work now occurs through email. Emails can be your greatest communication tool, or a thorn in your side depending on how you use them. So, how do you write effective emails in the work place? Before you write any email, consider these [...]

September 13th, 2019|

Leadership Skills Aren’t Just Important for Leaders

Leadership skills aren’t just important for leaders. Technical skills will only get you so far in your career. At every level of your profession, it’s important to display leadership skills. The ability to influence is just as critical to success early in your career as it is when you progress through the ranks. While leadership skills comes naturally for some people, it is a skill [...]

September 6th, 2019|