Category Archive for Hiring Resources
Imagine you’ve just interviewed a candidate. He or she is a perfect technical fit and passes all your own personality requirements. You’re smitten, but you need to get approval from further up the chain. Several days or a week pass. When you finally reach out to the candidate or your recruiter, the window of opportunity is gone. That perfect candidate has already moved on to another job.
It’s a common situation for anyone who has tried to…
Interview Feedback Can Save Your Next Hire:View
Asking your boss for a raise? If your exceptional work is worth it, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t. However, simply requesting a higher salary isn’t enough. You need conviction and a way to show that your achievements merit the extra money. More than that, you need to a step-by-step method to get you and your boss on the same page.
It’s All about Timing
There’s a right time and a wrong time to ask for a raise. Is revenue at a new…
Why Asking for a Raise Isn’t Enough:View
Getting a new job is exhilarating. It feels like you’re sprinting up an escalator at full speed after a prolonged stretch in knee-high quicksand. In that moment, it’s tempting to just drop everything and leave.
A two week notice is customary, but that alone won’t leave a lasting impression.
One Big Misconception
Quitting your job is not as tidy as you’d think. On the surface, it’s the end of one passage in your life. You march up to…
What to Remember When You Quit Your Job:View
It’s not hard to get mixed up when you’re juggling multiple job interviews. Many a candidate has referred to an interviewer by the wrong name, showed up at the wrong office at the wrong time, or prepared the wrong responses. Essentially, you’re studying for two tests concurrently that have similar answers and very similar information. Yet if you provide yourself with the right tools, you can keep everything moving smoothly.
4 Ways to Keep Multiple Job Interviews Straight:View
The July jobs report has been released, ushering in the sixth straight month where over 200,000 payroll jobs were added to the American economy. It’s a consecutive streak that hasn’t been achieved since 1997. Though not quite for the record books, the Bureau of Labor Statistics report shows steady recovery in employment and labor force participation, a boon that can drive the market forward in the coming months.
Steady Numbers Paint a Strong…
209,000 New Jobs Added in July Jobs Report:View
The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the June jobs report a day early and signs are good news. Employment blew beyond predictions, unemployment dwindled further, and revisions from previous months all went up. Here’s how our economy is seeing fireworks and what we can expect on the horizon.
A New Spark in the Numbers
The biggest announcement of the BLS June jobs report is the 288,000 nonfarm payroll jobs added to the economy, surpassing the…
June Jobs Reports Goes Off With a Bang:View
Slow and steady seems to be the model of job growth this year.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the March jobs report Friday morning, revealing that the economy continues to move in the right direction, albeit at a glacial pace. While the results are positive for the economy overall, the Manufacturing sector saw little movement in its sectors last month.
According to the BLS report, 192,000 non-farm payroll jobs were added in…
Manufacturing and the March Jobs Report:View
The manufacturing industry has been at the forefront of conversation across the country since 2014 kicked off a few months ago. President Obama is promising big investments to the industry, and employers are still searching for skilled workers to fill positions at their companies.
But what types of skills are in demand for the manufacturing industry in 2014? A closer look at the numbers can tell us just that.
According to a study conducted in…
Are Your Skills in Demand by the Manufacturing Industry?:View
The February jobs report has just been released and overall hiring numbers are looking good. 175,000 non-farm jobs were added to the U.S. economy, a total which surpassed the predictions of both economists and reports from the two previous months. How do these quantities stack up and where can we expect to go?
Lower numbers recorded in December and January by the Bureau of Labor Statistics made economists reluctant to estimate…
Manufacturing on the Rise in February Jobs Report:View
Telecommuting has grown by 73 percent over the past 6 years, but is it right for your business? It is a controversial topic even among the top companies in the country. But whether or not telecommuting can help your business lies entirely in your own assessment of your employees and business model.
That being said, it is likely that many of your employees would prefer to work from home (at least some of the time), and should you choose to let…
Is Telecommuting Right for Your Business?:View