Conversation with a Reference  

November 16th, 2017

  Congratulations, you’ve made it to the third-tier interviews, and the hiring manager wants to check your professional references.  Have you ever wondered how the conversation goes when your potential […]

Five Ways to Ace Your Live Video Interview

October 26th, 2017

  How amazing is visual communication?  Skype, Facetime, WhatsApp, Google Hangouts – these are all awesome until we are accidentally photo bombed by a half-naked little brother during an important […]

The New Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell: “What Were You Making at Your Last Job?”

October 17th, 2017

Marital status, kids, nationality, medical status, age, faith – most hiring managers know that asking job candidates questions about any of these topics violates Title VII of the Civil Rights […]

Best Paying Industries for Recent Grads

October 10th, 2017

When you’re fresh out of college and entering the job market, the last thing you want is a job that would force you to live on your meager student budget […]

Attract Top Talent by Integrating Sustainability into your HR Practices  

September 29th, 2017

If your company is in the process of transforming itself into a sustainability-oriented enterprise, you are not alone.  According to a 2016 GreenBiz report, 51 percent of U.S. companies have […]

Not Getting Hired? Time to Check Your Writing!

September 19th, 2017

  At the risk of being in the hot seat as readers try to discover errors in this blog, it is important to remind job seekers, particularly recent graduates, that […]

What New Team Leaders Should Know First

August 29th, 2017

  Monday is going well, until your boss announces she wants you to head up a new project team.  Memories of college team assignments flood your brain: you did all […]

When Fire Struck, It was all about EQ

August 17th, 2017

IQ and EQ – intelligence and emotional intelligence – much has been written about these cognitive skills, but when disaster hits, leaders will know just how much of it both […]

Is There Room for Recent Graduates to Negotiate Salary When Accepting Their First Job? 

August 1st, 2017

Schools out, you’ve got that new diploma in hand and you’re ready to start earning some of that sweet cash that you were promised by the career office. You’ve landed […]

High Impact Workspace Ideas for Productivity and Engagement

July 25th, 2017

Not looking forward to Monday?  According to a 2017 Gallop study, neither are nearly 70% of workers, including 60% of Millennials, who make up 38% of the workforce.  Besides the […]