Negotiating job offers is one of my favorite things to do, as a recruiter. It is at this point in the hiring process that the employer and employee have expressed mutual affinity towards one another and they begin the discussion of what it will take to make this a long term relationship. Businesses carry the… Read more »
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Are you a Micro-Manager?
Managing a team is not an easy task, and like all employees, managers have failings too! If you are looking into improving your management style and have done much research you will find that micro-managing is one of the common pitfalls that haunts leaders. It often starts with good intentions. Some may even say they… Read more »
How severance packages effect unemployment!
Q: If someone receives a severance package from their employer, are they still eligible for unemployment? A: Whether or not you receive unemployment benefits may be effected if you receive a severance package. Often you may still be eligible for benefits, but it may lower the amount of these benefits for a period of time…. Read more »
Stand out in your job search
Do you have a New Year’s Resolution to make a change in your career? As you reflect on your career and what changes you would like to make, remember that the job market is a highly competitive place to be right now. While more companies have started to hire, there are also more currently employed… Read more »
Military to Civilian
Thank you for your service! We truly appreciate the hard work and sacrifices you have made for our Country, our freedom, and our families. To show our appreciation we would like to share some of the knowledge we have gained over the past 60 years to assist you in your job search. Here are a… Read more »
How to be happy at work
Don’t Worry, You Can Be Happy! From higher productivity to improved health and lower stress, happiness at work benefits both the employer and the employee alike! What can you do to promote happiness at work? Read on… 1. Get Physical. Do you need to update your wardrobe, change your haircut, join a gym? Take stock… Read more »
Ban the Box
Ban the box legislation is knocking on our door in Arizona! Did you know that as recently as February of this year, legislation was proposed to prevent employers from asking for criminal history information during the initial application process? HB2131 required a conditional offer of employment, before criminal history could be considered, and even then it… Read more »
How you could be holding yourself back!
Promotions can be challenging to come by, but if you really want to take the next step in your career, there is one word you should consider… PERCEPTION! How you are perceived by others can pave your way to bigger and better things within the company. Take a few minutes to read the following pitfalls… Read more »
Help? Or Help!
Downsized companies often end up with employees whose list of responsibilities are extensive and overwhelming. If you are an employee who is juggling the duties of two or three people, you may feel extra pressure to perform perfectly and you fear asking for help would make management think that you can’t do your job. Actually… Read more »
Is your resume keeping you from landing a good job? Recruiters and Hiring Managers are constantly sorting through resumes. Many resumes will be passed up right away; not all will be from candidates who are not qualified. Having an unprofessional resume could be hurting your chances of landing the position of your dreams. If you… Read more »