How to Prove Yourself at a New Job Like a Rookie in Spring Training
Major League Baseball spring training is underway. As teams prepare for Opening Day, rookies have the same priority as any employee starting a new job: demonstrating to their manager why taking a chance on them was the right one … Read MoreRead More
A Few Tips on Interviewing | Is Your Best Candidate Lying About Their Skills?
Many hiring managers have horror stories of being blindsided when they hired a seemingly qualified candidate – only to find out they couldn’t back up their claims. The interview stage is pretty far removed from the actual work environment, so … Read MoreRead More
Closing the Gender Gap Among Upper Level Engineering Professionals
Approximately 11 percent of engineering professionals are women, according to the US Department of Labor. It’s challenging enough to attract women engineers, but for upper level positions, it’s made even more difficult because many women don’t opt to stay in … Read MoreRead More
What Image Are You Putting Forward When Meeting Someone for the First Time?
First impressions may not always be an accurate representation, but since they often occur subconsciously, they can be difficult for people to shake – even if they rationally know they have other objective information to contradict it. When you’re job … Read MoreRead More
Science Says: Your Brain Works Better In Winter
The notion that winter brings mental and physical sluggishness is a commonly accepted notion – but it may not be as accurate as it seems. Research from neuroscientists from the University of Liège in Belgium showed that the brain actually … Read MoreRead More
February Survey of Companies Indicates Positive Outlook for Growth and Hiring
Despite the recent slide in the US stock market, US businesses are still optimistic about hiring in a recent poll conducted by Spectrum Staffing Services. In a national poll with a sample of companies from the pharmaceutical, medical device, engineering, … Read MoreRead More
A List of the Biggest Hiring Problems Companies Will Face in 2016
A lack of strategy in your approach to hiring could cost your company its opportunity at getting top talent in the door. Quality candidates with in demand technical and soft skills can’t be taken for granted in 2016 or you … Read MoreRead More
2016 Data Predictions | Increased Wages and Fewer Layoffs
After some struggling, the job market is projected to continue improving favorably for candidates. However, to prepare most effectively for your job search in 2016, it’s essential to be informed about projected trends to you can adapt accordingly. Check … Read MoreRead More
How Can You Build a Truly Pro Bowl Worthy Workforce?
As the 2016 NFL Pro Bowl approaches, it may seem like a matchup between football’s all-star players isn’t exactly relevant to the workplace. However, the same key tactics used to create top team players can be adopted to make you … Read MoreRead More