My first few months in staffing have been like a rollercoaster ride – a thrilling rush of ups and downs, unexpected twists and turns, and everything in between. I have screamed in excitement and buried my face in my hands in bewilderment quite often. I had no idea what I was in for, but it… Read more »
Career Best Practices
Public Transportation & Employment
Transportation is a critical factor that affects many aspects of our daily lives, including our employment choices. In Tampa Bay, transportation plays a significant role in the types of jobs individuals are willing to take. If you live in the region, you know someone who wouldn’t dare cross any of the 3 bridges between 8am… Read more »
What Should You Remove from Your Resume ASAP?
Your resume is a critical document when you’re seeking out new opportunities. Generally, your application serves as an initial introduction, a form of greeting that lets the hiring manager know what you bring to the table. While most candidates know what they need to have on their resume, what you don’t include is equally –… Read more »
Computers Remember Everything
With the increasing sophistication of CRM systems, your history with a company is easily found and remembered. It doesn’t matter if management is different or HR has changed, your history is still there. All they have to do is go into their computer to see every interaction they have had with you. Your previous actions,… Read more »
5 Qualities of an Excellent Manager
While many managers deliver reasonable results, some notably outperform their peers. The reason for the performance differences can vary, though the qualities a manager possesses typically play a significant role in their – and their team’s – success. By knowing what characteristics are common among great managers, it’s easier to emulate their approach to secure… Read more »
Retired? Need To Go Back To Work?
Did you retire in 2020 during the pandemic thinking you had enough in retirement savings to live off of? Are you now coming back to work because of inflation? If this is you, you are not alone. We are seeing more candidates who thought they could retire safely a few years ago who are now… Read more »
Do I Stay or Do I Go?
Do I stay or do I go? This is the question many candidates in the Tampa Bay area are asking themselves today. As we approach the end of the year, many of us have time off planned, bonuses to think about, and just a general comfortability with our lives that we just don’t want to… Read more »
Don’t Lie on Your Resume – Do This Instead
Finding a new job is often a complex, lengthy endeavor. Even when unemployment is low and the labor market is tight, candidates will always face some degree of competition, and finding ways to stand out is tricky. In some cases, job seekers may think that small lies on their resumes don’t matter. In fact, they… Read more »
Introvert-Approved Career Options
For anyone who considers themselves an introvert, a career that involves a lot of interaction with customers, clients, or coworkers isn’t typically ideal. Many introverts feel their energy levels diminish when they have to spend a lot of time mingling with others, even if the conversations and people are enjoyable. As a result, it’s often… Read more »
These Qualities Are Used to Determine If You’re a Good Team Member at Work
Whether you’re looking for a new job or simply want to improve your performance in your current role, your traits matter. Hiring managers often seek out candidates with qualities that show they’re team players. Additionally, professionals that thrive when it comes to teamwork are usually more respected, appreciated, and valued, both by their managers and… Read more »