Watch These 3 TED Talks to Boost Your Motivation

Maybe you are having a bad day? Maybe your week seems endless? Or, maybe you feel like you are stuck in a rut? Hey, sometimes we all could use a little extra motivation.  If you are looking for a new perspective, inspiration or a personal challenge, these three TED Talks will boost your spirits.    Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance Speaker: Angela Lee Duckworth Running Time: 6:01 minutes Views: 17… Read More »

Making the Most of an Informational Interview

One of the best ways to get closer to landing a job or at least an interview for an open position is to go on a couple of informational interviews. Many job seekers do this when they have no job prospects. Informational interviews are an excellent way to grow your professional network and could lead… Read More »

Resume Key Words- What to Include and What to Avoid

When it comes time to write your first, or latest, resume, you need to make sure that it is free of some key words that should never be in there. You also need to make sure that it has some key words that let potential employers know about you as a worker.   Avoid These… Read More »

The Benefits of a Contract Position

Determining whether or not you should work in a contract position can be a very difficult decision, especially if you have never considered contract work previously. However, contract positions have many advantages and offer great opportunities for candidates looking to build relationships and gain experience. One of the most exciting benefits of a contract position… Read More »

Working with a Recruiter 101: The Cost of a Staffing Company

As a job seeker, working with a staffing company does not have to be the last resort. It should be the first thing you do when leaving school or being laid off from a job. You can even work with a staffing company while employed and looking for a job that is further up the… Read More »

Are You Protected? Four Must-Have Workplace Policies

Working in a human resources department can be very challenging, even in the smallest of companies. In order to protect the company and the HR department, we are going to discuss four must-have workplace policies in effect. These policies should deal with social media, data protection, confidentiality, and wages.   Social Media Regulations Every company… Read More »

Five Interview Questions You Should Prepare For

Preparing for an interview can be stressful, especially if it is for your dream job. Having nerves while in an interview is normal, but make sure your nerves do not get the best of you. Being too nervous will show in your demeanor and maybe even in your answers. The only way to beat this… Read More »