Be Thankful and Gracious

It is easy to get depressed or frustrated when you’re conducting a job search. This is especially true when your job search is taking much longer than expected! A Job Search can be extremely isolating and if you are not a sales person, the entire process can take you out of your normal comfort zone.Read More

The Tech Gender Gap Is Getting Worse: Data And Ideas From Girls Who Code’s Reshma Saujani

Despite all the attention being paid to tech and diversity, the gender gap in computing is getting worse. That bit of unwelcome news—and a call to action to triple the number of women in computing by 2025–comes from Cracking the Gender Code, a new report from Accenture and Girls Who Code. “The attention to codingRead More

Thinking about moving to a new industry? Are you mad?

Some people will tell you the very thought of changing to a new industry is defeatist – a thought bordering on treachery to yourself and others (at worst) or, at best an act downright disloyalty or stupidity. They’ll tell you things like ‘you’re throwing away your career’ or ‘once you leave, you won’t be ableRead More

Americans are working longer, harder and craving job skills

If you’re not up-to-speed with the latest skills, you’re running behind Still on the fence about whether it pays to invest in job training midcareer? Then consider this: According to The State of American Jobs, a new, mammoth Pew Research Center survey conducted with the Markle Foundation, the majority of U.S. workers see continuous trainingRead More

Google Alerts Help Interview Preparation

It is difficult to stay current on companies you have targeted as prospects in your job search. You can read the press and media, but if you are interviewing at multiple companies, this process can be very time consuming. One way to stay current with company news is to set up Google Alerts. This isRead More

Resume Tip For The Week…

Autumn is the perfect time to update your resume. Remember, the longer you wait, the more likely you are to forget valuable information and accomplishments. One year fades into the next and older projects get replaced by newer ones. Revising your resume can help you to feel more confident and optimistic about your job search.Read More

More interesting Recruiting and Employment news!

U.S. job openings hit eight-month low, labor market still strong   By Lucia Mutikani | WASHINGTON U.S. job openings fell to an eight-month low in August and hiring was little changed, suggesting some easing in labor market conditions amid an aging economic recovery. Still, details of the Labor Department's monthly Job Openings and Labor TurnoverRead More

Remember to Say Thank You!!

Throughout your job search process never forget to extend common courtesies. This starts with saying please and thank you as often as possible. You will always compete with other job seekers, who often don’t even send an email saying thank you. Imagine how much you would stand out and differentiate yourself from your competition, byRead More

TURNOVER UP AND STAFFING LEVELS INCREASING AT BANKS, SURVEY FINDS

The battle for talent is heating up at banks, according to several findings from the Crowe Horwath LLP 2016 Financial Institutions Compensation Survey. Turnover is up, staffing levels are increasing and plans to pay employees at an above-market rate also increased. During and after the recession, many more banks reduced or held back on staffingRead More

7 Tips for Senior Executives: Be More Effective on Camera

Published on September 29, 2016 By: Todd Johnson President, Kollective - formerly Kontiki   One of the many things that I love about my role at Kollective is not only do I get to talk to executives about using enterprise video as a communication tool, but I also get a fair amount of time behindRead More