How Many Generations Are in the Workforce Today and How Should You Manage All of Them?

Americans are living longer – and working longer. In fact, two percent of the American workforce is older than 72. That means that companies can have as many as five generations working under one roof and in many cases, on the same teams. Given the vast differences between people in their 20’s and people in their 70’s,… Read More »

What to Do When You Get Ghosted by a Candidate

If you’ve ever had a talented candidate become completely unresponsive with no explanation, you’ve probably been ghosted. Ghosting is a term that comes from the dating world and it was named for the phenomenon of ending a relationship by abruptly cutting off all communication with the other person. In recruiting, ghosting is becoming more common as candidates opt to… Read More »

Bored at Work? Here’s How to Make it More Fun!

Do you find yourself staring at the clock all day long, watching the minutes tick by and feeling bored out of your mind? If you’re managing to get your work done but eight hours feels like eight days, it’s time to start thinking about ways to have a little more fun throughout the day.   Join… Read More »

Why You Should Use a Disruptive Cover Letter

For many job seekers, writing a cover letter is an even more painful prospect than writing a resume. That’s why so many people opt to take the easy way out and send canned cover letters – or no cover letter at all. However, cover letters are still necessary in today’s market. Hiring managers do read cover… Read More »

Is Technology Helping or Hurting Our Productivity at Work?

Today, we rely on technology like never before in our professional lives. We use it to conduct daily tasks, handle schedules, keep us connected and organized. But is technology helping or harming our productivity? Ways Technology Helps Productivity  There are many ways connectivity and technology have helped us improve our productivity, including: Efficiency: In the… Read More »

Why Candidates in Staffing Agency Databases Get Hired Faster Than Candidates on Job Boards

Hiring a new employee can take anywhere from three weeks to six months. There are a host of reasons why hiring can drag on, but typically, it boils down to a lack of resources and time. Hiring often gets pushed to the back burner when there are other organizational priorities, and a slow hiring process… Read More »

Four Ways to Beat the Sunday Scaries

“I hate Mondays!” cartoons and memes exist for a reason. Even people who love their jobs can dread the start of a new work week, and for many people, that feeling begins on Sunday. Rather than succumbing to the “Sunday Scaries,” use these tips to take back the last day of your weekend to relax… Read More »

What’s Better: An Employment Gap or Experience That Doesn’t Fit the Job You Want?

You’ve found it: the job of your dreams. Unfortunately, your current job is completely unrelated to the job you want to apply for. Perhaps you’re looking to return to an industry you once left, or maybe you took a career detour to try something new. Whatever the reason, it’s natural to panic when it comes… Read More »

Why You Should Treasure an Employee Referral

Every hiring manager knows just how challenging it is to find and keep talent in today’s market. They are pulling out all the stops when it comes to recruiting methods—social media, personal networking, branded ads, sponsored events, etc. While these are all important tools, one of the most effective methods of recruiting in any market… Read More »

How to Encourage Your Employees to Live Your Values

Nearly every company has a set of corporate values that help build a strong foundation and a healthy company, but far fewer live out those values every day. Leaders often say that though they wish their teams lived out company values, they don’t know how to help their employees make the connection. These strategies can… Read More »