4 Quick Budgeting Tips for a Shopaholic

You have good intentions, but you love to shop. And, you always buy too much. What can you do to keep your finances in better order? Use these four tips to keep your spending in check.   Save First, Buy Second   One of the best ways to spend less is to trick yourself into thinking you… Read More »

Big Interview Coming Up? Here’s How to Boost Your Confidence Beforehand

For most of us, interviews are stressful. After all, you need to make a great first impression, sell your skills, prove your worth and get the job. No pressure, right?  Although this sounds anxiety inducing, you don’t have to let your nerves get the best of you. Use these five tricks to ace your next interview … with confidence.  Don’t Waste Time on Worst-Case… Read More »

How to Keep your Best Employees

Although some turnover is unavoidable, no one likes losing a high performer. These individuals may be difficult or even impossible to replace. What can your organization do to keep its top talent?     Pay People What They Are Worth Pay tends to be a sticky subject as well as one of the primary reasons employees leave. After all, who wouldn’t want to make $75,000 a year instead of $50,000? But, how do… Read More »

Professional References: Tips for Selecting the Best References

Writing a resume can be one of the most difficult things to do during your career, no matter how many you have written in the past. Part of the resume or job search process is choosing your professional references. No matter how strong your resume is, if you do not choose the right references, you… Read More »

The Importance of Background and Reference Checks

Background checks and reference checks are two of the most important parts of the screening process for companies in today’s business world. These two checks help companies sort out the undesirables prior to scheduling them for interviews so time is not wasted on candidates who will not be a good fit for the company. We… Read More »

Discussing Previous Employment in an Interview

One of the most difficult things a candidate will need to do during a job interview is discuss their previous employment. There are ways to make this easy, and we will discuss them in this post so you can better prepare for job interviews.   Plan What You Will Say Ahead of Time An excellent… Read More »

The Value of Exit Interviews

Companies need to take exit interviews very seriously these days because the feedback and information offered up by the employees leaving could be very important to the future of the company. You should use the exit interview as a way to determine what needs to be changed at the company, including the culture and how… Read More »

It’s Cheaper With Help – Creating a Staffing Partnership

Finding employees to fill vacant positions can be difficult and time-consuming for companies these days. Some might not have the resources or enough staff members to sit through multiple rounds of interviews. When this becomes an issue, it is an excellent idea to create a partnership with a staffing firm to fill vacant jobs using… Read More »