4 Hiring Experts Share: 9 Reasons Why We Dismiss Potential Candidates

4 Hiring Experts Share: 9 Reasons Why We Dismiss Potential Candidates

We have all read countless articles during the job search process to help us avoid potential pitfalls as we enter this stressful time. Are you sending out tens or hundreds of resumes and aren’t landing a single interview or even a polite email back? What could possibly be going wrong that is preventing hiring managers from reaching out to you?

We consulted with 4 hiring experts to ask them why they overlook candidates and what can be done differently to make your application SHINE.

 

Danica Kombol of Everywhere Agency, a social media and influencer marketing agency, shared her take on this […]

The Secret to Securing an Interview in Today’s World

The Secret to Securing an Interview in Today’s World

Still looking for a job, despite a fabulous resume? It’s a problem many people face. You work hours upon hours tweaking your resume based on the latest advice, and then you have several people proofread it, perhaps even including professional resume “crafters.” After it’s in stellar shape, you send off your resume to tens, if not hundreds of job postings, along with the requisite carefully-worded cover letter.

But then what? No responses. Nothing. Nada. Zip. As if you’re throwing your resume into some big, black resume hole. You can’t get past the resume filter in order to […]

How to Have an Outstanding Professional Relationship with your Boss

How to Have an Outstanding Professional Relationship with your Boss

One of the most important keys to success is having a good, solid, professional relationship with your boss. While it is everyone‘s job at the company to accomplish the tasks necessary to keep the business heading in a forward direction, it is also in the interest of the boss to have a positive relationship with all of their employees. A proper, professional relationship with those that he or she works with every day is a natural one considering that they spend more time with you and your co-workers that arguably anyone else.

The same is true for you as an employee […]

How to Handle Stress at a New Job

How to Handle Stress at a New Job

Starting a new job can be a very exciting and stressful time in your life. The promise of new opportunities is often accompanied by the fear of the unknown. This means that many of the stressors that you feel come from not having the experience of being around new people, bosses, and an environment that is different than what you have grown accustomed to.

A little stress is actually good as it provides motivation and the extra effort needed to get you through the first few days on the job. However, too much of it can negatively affect your performance as […]

Managing a Relationship when you Both Work Different Hours

Managing a Relationship when you Both Work Different Hours

Working different hours for some couples can be a nightmare when it comes to the relationship. The reasons are fairly simple especially in the early stages of marriage spending time together is essential for the relationship to succeed. The pressures of pursuing a career can really affect the work-life balance when one of you works during the day and the other is working the graveyard shift.

However, there are methods you can use to minimize the impact of working different hours so that your relationship can continue to grow.

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Pros and Cons of Working the Graveyard Shift

Pros and Cons of Working the Graveyard Shift

For many people, working the graveyard shift is something that they need to do when a recruit is starting a career, looking for higher wages, or as simply a required part of the job that they want to pursue. It is against conventional standards to work a shift outside the typical 9 to 5 that most workers enjoy.

Working this type of shift has been going on for well over a century and there are certainly positive and negatives to putting yourself through this process.

Advantages

There are a number of benefits that working this type of shift brings, particularly for those who […]

The Value of a Graduate Degree

The Value of a Graduate Degree

The emphasis on getting a good college education has resulted in millions of people getting associates and bachelor‘s degrees in order to find a good job. However, there is now a growing movement to get a graduate degree in order to increase the employment chances and benefits upon getting the job.

What is a Graduate Degree?

Essentially, a graduate or post-graduate degree is a Master‘s or Doctoral degree in a particular field. Generally speaking, a Master‘s Degree generally requires up to 36 credit hours of additional courses while a Doctoral degree is an additional 16 to 30 credit hours or more of […]

The Relevance of Soft Skills in the Interview Process

The Relevance of Soft Skills in the Interview Process

In this competitive world, it is an everyday phenomenon that we are required to make a conscious choice between different individuals during the course of various activities, interviews, and other which people to engage with in business. In fact, in an HR manager’s career it is one of the main jobs to pick and choose employees from among a pool of candidates seeking employment.

In almost every career, the recruiting process requires a selection from hundreds, thousands or, in some cases, millions of candidates who have similar qualifications, age and other requirements for employment. So, how does the management come to a […]

Five Reasons Why Outstanding Communication is so Important to Employers

Five Reasons Why Outstanding Communication is so Important to Employers

Trying to get a job somewhere? Tired of not being promoted? Sick of your bosses because they keep saying that you are bad at communication skills? Wondering what they mean by it and why it is so important to them, even though you are an excellent speaker?

Well, sometimes, communication is not just about speaking; it has got a lot to do with your listening skills as well. Following are the top five reasons why outstanding communication is important to all the employers around the globe:

No organization can stand without communication –

All the different types of communications are essential to help […]

Five Tips to be More Successful in your Career

Five Tips to be More Successful in your Career

It is an amazing thing to have a rocking career in your life, where you handle a huge team under you and your only task is to manage or lead them, while they perform the basic activities to achieve the goals. And why not; every manager or leader spends years, working at the base level and building steps towards his or her success.

But making a good career is not a very difficult thing; all you need to do is mix a pinch of intelligence in your hard work and voila; you reach your goals in no time at all! However, […]