Is working from home with children taking a toll on you? Do you feel like it is impossible to do both? It is challenging to work remotely, and even more so when you have children in the house. However, you can do both, and here are a few tips for doing just that. How to… Read more »
Career Best Practices
What to Wear to a Zoom Interview (Tips for the Spring)
Zoom is changing the way we select an outfit for a job interview. What works for an in-person interview may look horrible for a video meeting. So, before you participate in your next Zoom interview, try these tips for what to wear on Zoom this spring. What to Wear for Your Spring Zoom Interview? Grooming… Read more »
Are Virtual Interviews Just As Effective As Face-to-Face Interviews?
The pandemic is making virtual interviewing the norm. Are virtual interviews as effective as face-to-face interviews? Let us take a glance at what each method of interviewing has to offer. Face-to-Face Interviewing In-person interviewing leads to job offers more often than virtual interviewing. When you interview for a career in person, you have the advantage… Read more »
5 Ways to Stay Productive While Working Remotely
When you work from home, the environment is different from your office, but the expectations remain the same. It is vital that you create a work environment in your home that promotes productivity. Here are five ways to help you stay productive while working from home. Five Productivity Tips for Working at Home Select… Read more »
How Has the Stress of COVID-19 Impacted Job Hunting?
COVID-19 is seriously impacting job hunting with the competition for jobs skyrocketing. The typical online job ad these days attracts about 250 resumes. Worse still, you can expect to compete with over 1,000 applications for companies like Apple, Google, and Amazon. It is common to not hear from employers when you apply, and the process… Read more »
Does Long-Term Unemployment on Your Resume Impact Job Hunting?
Being unemployed is tough, and when you add a pandemic into the mix, it becomes an even greater challenge. COVID-19 is putting millions of Americans out of work, which is creating a surge in long-term unemployment. The Bureau of Labor Statistics advises that it takes 21 weeks on average to find a new job. However,… Read more »
What Recruiters Are Looking for Heading Into 2021
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 is a year of unprecedented challenges for businesses. As companies are changing to meet the obstacles of 2020, what they are seeking from job candidates will be different too. Work is becoming increasingly technological and online-centric, and recruiters are looking for employees who can fit into this new work… Read more »
Looking Back on 2020 – How to Reflect on the Year and Your Successes
As we approach the end of 2020, it is ideal for reflecting on your successes this year. If you do not pause to reflect on your success, no one else will. In our busy workplace, we often fail to recognize how much we have accomplished throughout the year. We fail to pause and enjoy looking… Read more »
How to End the Grapevine and Rumors Amid Your Workforce
Gossip flourishes in most workplaces these days. It is so bad that it seems like talking about each other is all we have to do. Workers talk about the company, their and their managers. It is common for employees to take a partial truth and run with it. In the workplace, people will gossip about… Read more »
The Key to Taking Some Time Off Around the Holidays to Prevent Burnout
Burnout is a prevalent condition in the workplace these days. On average, you spend 2.6 hours per day checking email. Add to that more than eight hours a day at work and 23 hours a week stuck in meetings. You get the point. Although not a medical condition itself, burnout can lead to depression, anxiety,… Read more »