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Resigning with grace and dignity

How to resign with grace and dignity As important as starting a new job on the right note is, it is just as crucial to leave your current job with the utmost courtesy and professionalism. But with anything you do in life, a little preparation goes a long way. So here are a few things […]

5 leadership qualities for your management checklist

What are your management leadership qualities? You might think there are as many books on “leadership qualities” as there are really great business leaders. You can read books on the leaders behind Amazon, Apple, Starbucks and the list goes on. My question is: What’s on your personal list of leadership qualities? Do you have your […]

Fast is the game in very tight hiring market

Don’t delay. Move fast when you’ve found the right candidate. With the unemployment rate still dropping, employers on the hunt for the best talent can’t afford to make costly delays toward actual salary and benefits offers. A hiring boom is on. Digital and tech savvy employees, as well as those in the executive suites, are […]

Make sure your references are top notch

Don’t underestimate the importance of references. Too many job candidates disregard the importance of having past supervisory references ready from the very start of their job search. Recruiters and hiring managers agree that a lack of quality references – or even worse, no references at all – can end a potential interview before it even […]

5 team-building exercises that can go horribly wrong

What do your employees think are “fun” team-building exercises? If you sense a lack of “team” spirit at your company, you may want to research what employees actually think when their boss hires a consultant to run a day or even an entire weekend of “fun” team-building exercises. Here’s a list of just five (and […]

Easy and fast interview prep!

Have an upcoming interview? It is probably safe to assume that at some level you are going to be asked some of the standard questions all interviewers like to ask such as: “Can you tell me a little about yourself?” “What is your greatest strength, and on the other hand what is your greatest weakness?” […]

With resumes it’s the little things

Great tips below provided by Greg Doersching (Leading National Recruiting Trainer) Before you actually begin to write your resume, there are a few things you need to know and consider as you gather the information required to format a compelling resume. Realize that for any specific opening a hiring manager could easily receive dozens and […]

9 questions to see if your professional resume is ready or not

You’ve decided it’s time to begin the job search – congratulations! Your resume is your greatest weapon while on the job hunt. Whether it’s your first job or just time for a new job – you need a resume ready. Written correctly, your resume can open the door to your dream job. A great resume […]

Don’t forget the sell; first impressions work both ways

Who is your ideal employee? As a recruiting company owner, we’re given certain parameters in every new job order — “must haves” from clients on what they like to see in a candidate.  This information may be found in the job description, or some of it may be key traits or previous experience that ensured […]

Letting go of the negative – what not to say in an interview

We’ve all done it… It’s one of the most common errors made by candidates in an interview – making a disparaging remark about the supervisor or company they are leaving or have recently left. If you don’t have something nice to say Joe had a great resume and called about a new management opening with […]