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Not getting hired can be a major disappointment, but you shouldn’t get discouraged. Instead, you should look upon the experience as a learning opportunity, and a chance to figure out how you can improve in the future. One way to learn from your experience is to ask why you weren’t hired. While doing so can… Read more »

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The job search process can be a stressful experience, but you can make your search a more fruitful one by choosing the right approach. This means avoiding tactics that are unlikely to lead to a successful new position. Some of the key job search tactics you should avoid when you are looking for your next… Read more »

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Having a positive company culture is very important. If your company has a positive culture, turnover will be lower and you can better attract top talent.  Of course, it can be difficult to determine from the inside what your company culture actually is or how employees and candidates perceive it. The good news is, there… Read more »

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Gaps on your resume aren’t out of the ordinary, because many people have reason to temporarily leave the workforce. Unfortunately, if you have periods when you were not employed, this can send up major red flags to companies that are considering hiring you. Gaps on your resume don’t have to be disqualifying if you take… Read more »

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When you are in charge of managing staff members, your job will be much easier if your employees actually take ownership of their own responsibilities. When employees take ownership of their work tasks, they take it upon themselves to meet deadlines, avoid mistakes, check for errors, and turn in excellent work. While you still need… Read more »

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If your job is stressful and you feel anxious at work, this can affect your health and your job performance. You need to find a way to feel calmer and more in control at work, even if doing so can be a challenge. Fortunately, there are proven techniques you can use to try to lessen… Read more »

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When you’re looking for work, chances are good you will be using email during your job hunt. You may submit applications via email, use email to set up interviews or ask questions, and use email to send thank-you notes after you’ve gone to an interview. While email is widely considered an acceptable form of communication… Read more »

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When you start your job search, you need to make sure you are ready to make the best possible impression on your employer. Unfortunately, your online presence may undermine your efforts to come across as a professional, qualified candidate that any company would be happy to hire. If you have content online you wouldn’t want… Read more »

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When you are hiring new team members, you’ll probably receive a lot of resumes. You need to be able to narrow down the resumes and find the right candidate who will excel in the position you have available. It can be hard to determine exactly what to look for and how to most effectively review… Read more »

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Your resume can make or break your chances at landing an interview, so you need to make sure you show off your skills. It’s important your resume contains relevant information and is easy for a hiring manager to quickly review to determine if you’re a good fit. To make sure your resume shows you in… Read more »