Job Search Advice

How to Learn More About Company Culture During the Interview Process

As a candidate who wants to secure a new job, chances are you want to make sure the company is the right fit for you not only career-wise, but also personally. That means you’ll want to get as much information as possible during the interview process to ensure the organization is a culture fit for…

The Job Application Process Can Be Frustrating. Here’s How to Stay Sane

The job application process is hardly ever easy. After all, it can sometimes take weeks (if not months) to secure an initial interview. That’s already after spending days tweaking your resume and determining which roles you feel are worth submitting an application. As a candidate, once you have applied and secured a phone screen, you…

Here’s Why the Hiring Process for Executives is Taking Longer and What to Expect

In today’s rapid-fire business world, it’s crucial to fill empty roles quickly. Despite this emphasis on speed, companies are taking their time and doing their due diligence before extending a job offer, especially when it comes to executive-level roles. This discovery process often includes more assessments and rounds of interviews than in previous years, further…

Why Posting a Glassdoor Review After an Interview is Important

In the aftermath of a job interview, spouses, friends and family tend to be the individuals with whom candidates discuss the details of their question-and-answer sessions with potential employers. Channels that interviewees aren’t pursuing- at least not to the extent that many employers would like – are online destinations like Glassdoor, according to the results…

How to Nail an Interview in Pursuit of a Different Career

It seems that many employers have at least two things in common amidst the booming economy: They’re hiring, but many are struggling to find candidates that possess the skills needed for open positions. As Society for Human Resources Management CEO and President Johnny Taylor put it, “The economy is hot, unemployment is low and the…

Evaluating Your Next Employer’s Commitment to Diversity

As workforce demographics shift and global markets emerge, diversity is becoming a business necessity, leading companies to promote their commitment to inclusion. Employees reap tangible and intangible benefits from workplace diversity, but how can you evaluate a potential employer’s true commitment when, according to the Society for Human Resource Management, 41 percent of managers say…

How to Ensure You’re Not Leaving Job Perks on the Table

Month-after-month, the news is the same; the U.S. economy continues to grow and unemployment remains low, particularly in the executive, managerial and professional labor market, which has hovered around 2 percent for quite some time.  As a result of this employment dynamic, employers within many industries are seeing an ever-dwindling pool of qualified candidates to…

4 Benefits of Working with a Staffing Firm to Source Contract Work

No matter where you go in life – especially from a professional growth and development perspective – no one gets there on his or her own. Whether through existing technology, networks, friends or family, success is a team effort. Applying this same concept to the growth of your consulting or contracting career can be highly…

4 Key Industries Where Contractors Are in High Demand

Contract workers are increasingly fueling the United States’ economic engine. To understand how these consultants are becoming a vital part of the labor market, consider this data from a recent poll conducted by National Public Radio and the Marist Institute for Public Opinion: -Contract workers hold 20 percent of jobs in America. -Within 10 years,…