Thought Leadership

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Top talent is getting harder to come by. In fact, a recent survey from Glassdoor and Harris Poll indicated that almost 50 percent of surveyed hiring managers reported that not enough qualified candidates apply for open jobs. This lack of high-caliber applicants is bothersome, since these are the employees who can help set your business… Read more »

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As you hunt for a new job, your level of motivation makes a big difference! It will help you stay focused on the task at hand—searching through job openings to find the right match for you. Your motivation will keep you on your toes and prevent you from settling for something you don’t really want,… Read more »

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In short, no. You want to establish yourself as a responsible, professional employee, so leaving your job with little-or-no notice can be a strike against your good reputation. Surely you don’t want to damage a professional reputation you’ve worked hard to establish — taking a little extra time to notify your boss before you move… Read more »

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Highly skilled, creative and motivated workers — the top talent in your industry — can set your business ahead of your competitors. This coveted group has a checklist of qualities they look for in an employer. And if you aren’t offering what they want, it’s likely someone else will. So to get your rising stars… Read more »

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The most-wanted, most highly qualified candidates are the cream of the crop in their industry. And they’re highly sought after by your competitors. After all, these are the workers who can come up with the best and brightest new ideas to move your company forward, and they can mean the difference between treading water or… Read more »

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Getting passed over for a job can be disappointing, to say the least. You’ve gone to a lot of effort to perfect your resume and cover letter, prepare for and deliver a killer interview, follow up with the hiring manager … but sometimes you just don’t get the job. And that’s OK. What’s important is… Read more »

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So you’ve landed an interview—now it’s time to prepare yourself to do your very best! First, you’ll want to practice answers to common interview questions and review your resume. However, you can’t discount one simple aspect of human interactions: we look more favorably upon people we like. This is also true of interviewers, and can… Read more »

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One of the best ways to maintain your staff is to understand reasons why they may leave — so you can prevent this from happening. Employees have different reasons for moving on. It could simply be the result of an employee’s need for a new and different job experience. But it could also be something… Read more »

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A gap between jobs can appear on an applicant’s resume for many different reasons. Sometimes a gap may signal a red flag for hiring managers, but it may just need a bit of explanation on behalf of the candidate. With a little understanding of resume gaps and by asking the right questions, you can get… Read more »

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When you’re applying for a new job, the competition can be stiff. Your potential employer is likely sifting through a stack of resumes looking for the perfect candidate for the job. So what can you do to stand out from the competition? You must position yourself as uniquely qualified for the job opportunity, based on… Read more »