Four reasons you’re failing at job interviews

By Shelley Spears | November 20, 2018

Have you gone on multiple interviews looking for a job only to never get a call back? Or maybe you get a call back, but each time it’s a rejection? That can be frustrating!

Four reasons your resume gets overlooked

By Shelley Spears | November 6, 2018

Have you sent out dozens of resumes and heard nothing back? Are you spending tons of time looking for a job and not getting a nibble?

Converting temporary employees to permanent

By Shelley Spears | October 23, 2018

Companies in many different industries hire temporary employees. Some do so to fill a short-term gap, while others strategically use temporary positions as a way to screen potential full-time candidates.

Tips for hiring seasonal employees

By Shelley Spears | October 9, 2018

Many businesses hire their staff on a seasonal basis with the season being determined by the time of year when business is at its peak for the organization. When hiring seasonal staff, it’s very important for everyone involved to have clear expectations.

Help your resume stand out

By Shelley Spears | September 18, 2018

Your resume is often the very first impression an employer has of you, so you want it to be polished and professional. We’ve written previous blogs about what specific content to include in your resume, and this blog will focus mostly on the overall look of your resume.

What to wear to an interview

By Shelley Spears | September 4, 2018

As more and more businesses have relaxed their dress codes over time, we talk to a lot of people who are unsure what to wear to a job interview.

Should I apply if I don’t meet all the requirements?

By Shelley Spears | August 21, 2018

When you’re searching for a new job, you’re always going to come across job descriptions that don’t perfectly align with your experience. And that’s okay. Sometimes employers write a job description without actually knowing what they really want or need. They write a job description because it sounds good and it sounds like what they need, but they don’t really expect to find a perfect match.

Put your best foot forward at a career fair

By Shelley Spears | August 7, 2018

Career fairs are not as common today as they once were, but they can still be a great opportunity for a job seeker to meet a lot of different companies and learn about their potential openings. Sometimes a single large company will host a career fair at their business, while other career fairs may be hosted by professional associations or other specialized groups.

What does a bad hire cost your company?

By Shelley Spears | July 17, 2018

The hiring process is an intricate dance between a company and a prospective employee. Once a position is posted, you may get hundreds of resumes to sort through in search of those lucky few who qualify for a phone interview or an in-person interview. And then once the interviews happen, how are you really sure you have the right candidate? Sometimes it seems like a clear choice, but other times things go awry after the new employee joins the team.

Demonstrating company culture in the hiring process

By Shelley Spears | July 3, 2018

Company culture is a critical aspect of recruiting, especially for younger employees, and it’s one that many companies still don’t understand. Company culture isn’t just about free soda in the break room, a casual dress code, and half-day Fridays in the summer. In fact, you can have a great company culture and not have any of those things.