Facing an Interview

Facing an Interview

More than a year and a half later and we still have a pandemic looming over our world. Most of us can admit we are sick and tired of the lack of surety we face in our careers because of it. Too many businesses have had to make financial cutbacks to stay afloat. Often,...
Onboarding Employees

Onboarding Employees

Onboarding employees can be time-consuming and frustrating, from losing essential documents to forgetting to gather necessary criteria. There are many boxes to check off, even for a small business. Having to keep all these boxes organized in our minds or on paper is...

Are you looking for work? Tips for Phone Screening

The following information is to help business owners or applicants with some tips on how to do phone screening and for applicants to pass the phone screen. There is something to be said for the spur of the moment phone screen with applicants. How do they answer the...
Screening Resumes like a Professional Recruiter

Screening Resumes like a Professional Recruiter

In the past two weeks, I have seen over 1,800 resumes!! (Actually, that is probably on the low side of what I have seen.) With approximately 200 applicants per job ad, I thought I would share a bit of the process to help you find work. Or, if you are a small business...

Making professional connections from home

In July of 2015 Sarah received a call from her Manager letting her know that she would not be returning from maternity leave–her position would not be there. She now had two small children, more than 6 months of maternity leave ahead of her and a husband who was...

Ending a Temporary Lay-off

The sun is shining, the temperatures are rising and you are getting ready to re-open the doors of your business. Where are your employees? Many employers are finding that their employees don’t want to come back–at least not just yet. What can you do? If...