It's Sunday morning and I just finished approving payroll and PTO to get a jump start on Monday. Now onto my packing and to-do list of things needed to get ready for my summer vacation, but wait, I have a few other things to wrap up for work and this blog is one of them.
Throughout my career, I have been blessed to have the opportunity to work for some truly great leaders. It dates back to my first summer job working at a resort near my hometown. While I got to spend my days near one of the most beautiful lakes in the world, the job itself was not
Often times we get complacent in our current positions and we come to work, do our job, and go home. We do not feel challenged or we lost the fire we used to have for the job we once loved. How do you get that back? Is it your responsibility to reignite the fire or
URGENCY. What does this word mean to you? To me, I think about speed. URGENCY is a term that recruiters often use to identify level of importance/speed to fill when it comes to helping their hiring manager recruit for an open position.
You're out of work and need money quick. What do you do? Spend all day online applying for jobs and wait to have some companies call you back, but the majority of them do not. Bills are piling up and you're stressing out. Temp work is your answer!
Reliable, professional, college degree, great communicator, and at least three years of prior experience. What's on your candidate wish list? When speaking with clients I have found that many "wish lists" cover many of the same attributes (outside of the actual skill set of the job). Everyone has a company culture, a personality fit, an
You go in for a job interview. The interview lasts 45 minutes. You walk out that door and you suddenly feel a sigh of relief because the work is done. WRONG. Let’s review some effective follow-up tips to boost your candidacy and avoid seeming desperate.
If you've spent at least three days in sales you've probably heard the phrase, "ABC: Always Be Closing." This phrase was uttered by Alec Baldwin in cult classic Glengarry Glen Ross, which was an adaptation of the screenplay written by David Mamet. Hearing the phrase gives people the impression of the overly pushy and aggressive
When applying for jobs, it’s easy to overlook one important area - references. Application processes are often time consuming. By the time you get to the point of entering references, you find yourself tired, overwhelmed, or annoyed and simply leave that part blank or list people without giving much thought.
No matter how many days or weeks you take off for maternity leave, it’s always difficult returning back to work. Whether you were the mom who just did NOT want to come back but knew you had to or the mom who was so ready to come back, it’s hard, emotional, and difficult.