3 Tips for Getting Out of a Rut at Work

Posted

Sometimes we just don’t have a great day at work and find ourselves more consumed by our Instagram feed or dreaming about our next vacation than our daily responsibilities. You’re unfocused, unmotivated, and not finishing any of the tasks you should. And a little bit of that is probably okay, but if you find yourself… Read more »

6 Ways to Succeed as a First-Time Manager

Posted

Congratulations! You’re a manager now! It’s certainly very exciting, but probably also a bit nerve-wracking. More people can now see what you do, which means if you mess up, everyone knows—no pressure! But if you’re careful and prepared for the challenge ahead, then you’ll do just fine. Here’s how to succeed as a first-time manager…. Read more »

6 Ways to Succeed as a First-Time Manager

Posted

Congratulations! You’re a manager now! It’s certainly very exciting, but probably also a bit nerve-wracking. More people can now see what you do, which means if you mess up, everyone knows—no pressure! But if you’re careful and prepared for the challenge ahead, then you’ll do just fine. Here’s how to succeed as a first-time manager…. Read more »

How and When to Ask for Feedback at a New Job

Posted

When you start a new job, you want to do everything right, including asking for feedback. You don’t want to seem needy, insecure or incompetent. But if you wait too long, you risk doing something incorrectly. But it’s important to establish open and honest lines of communication with your manager to ensure you’re on the… Read more »

Not Sure How to Answer an Interview Question? Here’s What to Do

Posted

We’ve all been there—you’re sitting in a job interview and you get a question that stumps you. Even if you do all your research beforehand, and practice and rehearse, you still might get a question from left field or something you just couldn’t have seen coming. An unpredictable interview question is inevitable, but there are… Read more »

Avoid Being a Micromanager With These Tips

Posted

It’s not easy to be a boss. You have to find that perfect balance of guiding, teaching and giving your employees the right amount of freedom to make their own mistakes. You want your employees to be prepared for any and all scenarios, but you also want them to be able to make their own… Read more »

Learn How You Can Become More Detail Oriented at Work

Posted

We all make mistakes at work. It happens. And as long as they’re small and don’t happen too frequently, everyone forgives us and we get back to work. And hopefully, we learn a lesson from the mistake. But what do those mistakes say about us? Are we careless? Disorganized? If you want to try and… Read more »

4 Mindsets of a Successful Leader

Posted

Business leaders have a lot on their minds. They’re worried about office budgets, marketing strategies, net profits, personnel issues and much more. Juggling so many things makes it easy to forget about your beliefs and values. But whether recognized or not, every successful, effective leader does have a set of core values that dictate their… Read more »

Didn’t Get the Job? Here’s How to Turn It into a Positive

Posted

So you didn’t get the job. It’s okay, take a minute. Your ego’s a little bruised and your hopes and dreams—at least for the moment—are crushed. Rejection is always disappointing, especially after you’ve crafted the perfect resume and nailed the interview. But even when you know that you were the perfect candidate and they lost… Read more »

Great Resumes Do Make A Difference!

Posted

More often than not, when people find out that I am in staffing and recruiting, one of the first questions they ask is about resumes.  What do recruiters do with a resume when they see it? Is there a specific format that is better than another? How can a candidate stand out among their competition? … Read more »