So, You Want to be an Administrative Assistant?

An administrative assistant ensures the day-to-day of an office runs smoothly and efficiently. Becoming an administrative assistant may be a good path for you if you are organized, detail-oriented, and communicate well. An administrative assistant’s responsibilities varies from industry to industry, but more than likely, they will require answering phones, scheduling appointments and meetings, and… Read more »

How to Write an Eye Catching Job Description

Calculating market value

Job descriptions are often the first interaction a candidate has with the position you’re recruiting for. It could even be their first encounter with your business. Therefore, to ensure you are getting top applicants, it’s important that your job description be stellar. Here are some tips for how to write an eye catching job description…. Read more »

Hybrid Work Week How-To’s

As the country begins to reopen, many workers look forward to getting back to the office. However, according to getAbstract, 43% of full-time American workers say they want to continue working remotely, even as companies open up. As CNBC puts it, “Of the more than 1,200 employees surveyed between April 16 and April 17, nearly… Read more »

Start Your Job Search on the Right Foot

Job search strategies

Looking for a job isn’t as easy as just googling “jobs” or scrolling through Indeed and LinkedIn. You might see thousands of available jobs, but are you qualified for them? Are you even interested in them? Many people apply for whatever jobs they see available, even if they don’t meet the qualifications. Casting the widest… Read more »

How to Snag Your First Entry Level Job

Have you just graduated? The job market can feel daunting when you don’t have experience in your desired field, especially when the entry level job descriptions you see require two or more years of experience. As TopResume says, “Employers expect college graduates to enter their first job after school and hit the ground running. In… Read more »

What to Ask an Interviewee

Questions to ask an interviewee

Whether you’re an interviewee or interviewer, interviewing requires a lot of time and effort. The interviewer needs to ask questions that are actually going to assess whether or not a candidate is going to be a good fit. Do your homework. As Workable points out, an interviewer should identify what skills they are looking for… Read more »

Explaining Gaps in Your Employment History

More people than you might think have gaps in their employment history, whether they took time off to raise a child, care for a sick family member, experienced unemployment, or just needed some time off. If you have a gap in your work history, especially if it’s recent, you will need to address it at… Read more »

A Guide to the Empathetic Management Style

Taking an empathetic approach to management requires a high level of emotional intelligence. While empathy is a part of our biology, according to nebo, it also requires practice. As you reconsider or try to define your management style, here is a how-to guide for taking an empathetic approach. Focus on listening. Listening is a key… Read more »

Tips for How to Prevent Employee Burnout

How to prevent employee burnout

According to Jennifer Moss writing for the Harvard Business Review that burnout has always been an issue facing workers but that the COVID-19 pandemic has heightened cases of burnout among employees. In a Harvard Business Review survey, 89% of workers said their work-life was getting worse, 52% said their job demands had increased, and 57%… Read more »

How to Make Sure Recruiters are Finding You on LinkedIn

Most recruiters actively recruit on LinkedIn, so one way to catch recruiters’ attention is to promote yourself on this platform. If recruiters note that you are available to work and you fit their job description, they may reach out and invite you to apply. This is a huge benefit for job seekers. Here’s what you… Read more »