The Significance of First Impressions

The Significance of First Impressions

Never underestimate the significance of the first impression, especially in regard to interviews for employment opportunities.  It’s no myth that interviewers lean heavily on first impressions and several factors can impact their decision to move forward with you...

How to Avoid Dressing Mistakes at Your Next Interview

How to Avoid Dressing Mistakes at Your Next Interview

How many chances do you get to make a good first impression? One. When it comes to making that first impression, you have a few seconds to give that “WOW!” factor. Someone usually gathers an impression of you in fewer than 20 seconds. As you begin...

How to Retain Employees and Increase Engagement – Part 2

How to Retain Employees and Increase Engagement – Part 2

To read Part 1 of this article, CLICK HERE. After researching this topic of engagement and retention and reviewing the statistics, three avenues for resolving the issues stand out. They are the initial interview, the stay interview, and nontraditional benefits. When...

How to Retain Employees & Increase Engagement – Part 1

How to Retain Employees & Increase Engagement – Part 1

Do your employees love what they do? Are they fully engaged? If not, as a business owner or manager, have you yet determined the best and most practical ways to build engagement among your staff? Furthermore, is retention a problem for your company? Do employees come...

How a Staffing Agency Can Help You Get Hired

How a Staffing Agency Can Help You Get Hired

“Job hunting is hard! Take it from me!” – Katie H. Below is the story of one recent graduate’s struggle to find a good, entry-level job . . . I thought I did everything right. I completed my B.A. in four years, got a M.A. abroad, did multiple...

Dressing for Your Job Interview: 4 Tips to Consider

Dressing for Your Job Interview: 4 Tips to Consider

Trying to decide what to wear for a job interview can be one of the most stressful parts of the interview process. You stand in front of your closet wondering whether that neckline is really too low or if those shoes are inappropriate for a work interview. If...

Is Employee Retention Really a Thing of the Past?

Is Employee Retention Really a Thing of the Past?

You read the title of this article correctly. Employee retention is, the experts say, no longer a priority goal for HR Managers. While no one wants to lose a recently-hired employee to another company after mere months, ensuring the long-term retention of employees...