Manage Temporary Employees With Ease! Use These 5 Tips

Managing a workforce is challenging under any circumstances. Temp workers provide a special challenge. Temps add a lot of value, allowing more flexibility and helping to keep costs under control. However, they can exist outside the normal rhythms of hiring and onboarding. Added turnover, uncertain schedules and nonstandard training procedures can make it difficult to… Read more »

4 Tips to Boost Your Confidence if You Don’t Like Networking

It’s common advice that just happens to be true: Networking is key to building your career. Getting the best opportunities often involves knowing the right people. But this fact has a catch. What if you’re not good at meeting people? Or more specifically, what if you think you’re not good at meeting people? The truth… Read more »

4 Red Flags to Look out for on a Candidate’s Resume

Let’s be honest, interviewing job applicants can be a pain. No offense to the eager, fresh-faced hopefuls who just want to impress, but hearing similar answers to the same questions for hours on end can be tedious. Anything that can be done to weed out the most unpromising applicants is an important step toward improved… Read more »

Why You Should Try a Skills-Based Resume For Your Next Job Search

Most of us make a resume for the first time as we finish school. From there, even as our careers progress over years or even (yipes) decades, we usually stick to the same resume model. We may update, we may tweak, we might improve, but we never get around to completely rewriting, even though we… Read more »

4 Things to Help You Fit In With Your New Co-Workers

First days are hard. When you land that new job, there’s the initial sense of elation. But as you come in for that first day, it’s common to be struck by a bout of nerves.   Doubts set in: Will I get along with my new boss? Will my work meet expectations? And maybe the… Read more »