How to Prepare for Work After COVID-19

Just a few months ago, just a small percentage of people were full-time remote workers, and now – remote work has become the new normal for millions of people. Such is life in the time of COVID-19.  Corporate executives have been reporting that COVID-19 has pushed them into a future they had expected to unfurl gradually over the… Read more »

6 Ways to Prepare for Your Interview  

It’s no secret that the job interview is the most difficult part of the application process. There’s so much riding on the interview performance, you can’t afford not to prepare.    Preparation isn’t just the difference between getting a job offer and not getting one, it’s also the difference between getting an offer you’re interested in… Read more »

Can Using Social Media Help You Find Better Candidates?  

In 2020, hiring top talent usually requires much more than posting a job online and waiting for the applicants to roll in.   In order to bring in the most qualified people, you must go to where they are, and these days that’s on social media. For recruitment, you ought to be using social media to… Read more »

Improve Your Problem Solving Skills With These Apps  

From learning how to work a remote desktop to keeping small children occupied while writing emails, on-the-job problem solving during the COVID-19 pandemic is at an all-time high.   Hopefully, you’re successfully dealing with these challenges and more. That said, if you’re looking to improve your problem-solving skills, there are apps for that. Below is a… Read more »

What Type of Work Environment Is the Best for Your Employees’ Productivity?  

With a major influence on productivity, the work environment that you create for your employees is extremely important.    In the business world, everything is optimized, and that ought to include your employees’ working environment. That said, there are different types of work environments, and some teams are best suited to certain types.   Types of Work… Read more »

Why You Must Be Nice to the Receptionist Before Your Job Interview  

The next time you leave the house for an interview, be nice to everybody – from the receptionist to the company president.   For quite some time now, hiring managers have been enlisting people outside the traditional hiring process to assess folks who come in for an interview. There are even stories of hiring managers going… Read more »

Maneuvering Your Job Search Through COVID-19

Right now times are very uncertain, very stressful and even a bit frightening. The COVID-19 outbreak has not only caused a health crisis but an economic crisis, as well. In a matter of days, millions of people found themselves suddenly out of work. Millions more are weeks or even days away from losing their jobs, and millions more still are left uncertain… Read more »

5 Red Flags That Lead to a Bad Hire  

New hires rarely hit the ground running, and it can take a while to find out if any new hire has been a good decision. However, there are a few red flags you can be on the lookout for when assessing a new employee.    First of all, it’s crucial to distinguish red flags from screaming… Read more »

Benefits of Maintaining Strong Communication With Your Candidates Through A Crisis

Communicating with your candidates is always important, but maintaining strong communication with them during a crisis can set you apart from your competitors. Thanks to COVID-19, our economy came to a grinding halt in March, and businesses are facing unique challenges. On one hand, millions of businesses were deemed “non-essential” and were forced to close their doors, putting them in… Read more »

Should You Ever Rehire an Employee Who Was Fired?  

A wise man once said, “Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me, you can’t get fooled again.”   Wise words indeed, especially for companies thinking about rehiring someone they fired. However, times are tough, and a lot of companies are having trouble filling open positions. Does this open the door to hiring someone who was… Read more »