You’ve probably stumbled upon hundreds of blogs and articles outlining the mistakes and faux pas made by misguided job hunters. Inappropriate attire. Poorly written resumes. Botched interview questions. One false move, and a candidate’s best opportunity is lost. But what about recruiters and hiring managers? They make mistakes, too. And their missteps not only harm Read more »
Savvy job candidates are investigating their potential future bosses online. Here’s how…
There was a time when ex-employees — those who left their job for greener pastures or were victims of downsizing — would NEVER be considered for rehire. Recruiters and hiring managers immediately disqualified “alumni,” assuming that: (1) they were traitors, (2) they harbored too much ill will, or (3) their return would upset the current Read more »
At Thanksgiving, saying THANK YOU in a memorable way can help YOU make a huge and lasting impression.
Ready to laugh? Here’s an excerpt from an hysterical parody about fictitious CEO, Bruce Richardson, who “fired” his VP of Human Resources for sending a company-wide email containing too many buzzwords: “To: All Staff Subject: Proposed changes to corporate policy The executive management team is in alignment at a high level that we need to deep Read more »
First, the bad news: flu season is here and may cost businesses $10.4 billion in direct costs*, according to CDC. It spreads quickly in the workplace and just ONE key employee infected with the flu could cost thousands of dollars in lost productivity. Now, the good news: Currently, local flu activity in the NY-metro area Read more »
Savvy Teens are sharing and connecting on LinkedIn. Is it too soon to be pursuing their career aspirations online? What do you think?
It’s funny how often I find inspiration for this blog by watching my son play high school soccer. This past weekend, he scored BIG during a game, using his header shot. This was significant achievement for him. And it also shed light on a common pitfall of many in the workplace. It’s called The Read more »
Throughout our new office there are many words of wisdom on our walls. They are constant reminders of the thoughts and actions we want to focus on to achieve our personal and professional goals
Sharing another employee horror story: An office hoarder.
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