The Ins and Outs of Asking for a Job Reference

Who should you ask for a job reference? How do you ask? Will they say yes? Do employers even look at job references? What do they ask your references? Applying for jobs can be stressful from start to finish, and securing good references is particularly tricky. A potential employer’s call to your references could make… Read more »

How to End an Interview with Flair!

At the end of every job interview, your interviewer will inevitably ask whether or not you have any questions. And the answer should always be an enthusiastic “Yes!” Not only is the interview a chance for the interviewer to learn more about your background and qualifications, but it is also an opportunity for you to… Read more »

Considering Hiring a Temp? Here’s What You Need To Know

When you’re hiring, it can sometimes be difficult to determine whether you should hire someone permanently or temporarily. Are you considering what your next type of hire will be? A staffing firm can help you make the right decision, but here are some pros and cons to hiring a temp or perm employee. Pros of… Read more »

Blogging to Boost Your Career

As the job search becomes even more of an online process, one way to demonstrate your talents and expertise while simultaneously drawing the attention of potential employers is by blogging about your career aspirations and your industry. According to Catherine Tan, a founder of the startup, Notey, “Alice Ko, the digital lead at Notey, previously blogged… Read more »

Applying for Jobs When You Don’t Meet the Requirements

It happens all the time: you’re searching for jobs, and you find the perfect position. Only there’s one problem. You don’t quite meet all the requirements listed in the job description. Should you walk away, or take a chance and submit an application? We suggest you do the latter, and we have some tips on how… Read more »

Boost Your Job Search By Blogging

One way to demonstrate your talents and expertise and boost the attention you receive from potential employers is by blogging about your career aspirations and your industry. According to Catherine Tan, a founder of the startup, Notey, “Alice Ko, the digital lead at Notey, previously blogged her way to a job by writing about why… Read more »

Best Hiring Practices for Gen Z Candidates

Recruiting experts spent years researching how best to hire Millennial talent. Millennials are a more established faction of the workforce and are beginning to take on more senior positions. As we begin to see Generation Z-ers enter the workforce, recruiters need to rethink their hiring strategies. What makes Gen Z employees different from Milliennials? How… Read more »

Newly Remote Team? Here’s How to Engage Them

If in past weeks your office has had to adjust to remote work, there can be many challenges. How can you ensure your team is productive, feeling engaged and happy, and that they are unified under a common goal. If team building fosters connection, productivity, and a more creative output, remote work can unfortunately foster… Read more »

Maximize Your Time with the 80/20 Rule

What’s the 80/20 rule? The 80/20 rule, or the Pareto Rule, is simple: in many cases, about 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes. In other words, 20% of the work you do accounts for 80% of the outcomes of your work. With this in mind, strategizing about how best to maximize… Read more »

Strategies for Smarter, More Creative Hiring

Are you tired of posting your company’s open positions on online job boards only to have your inbox fill with dozens of candidates without the experience you’re looking for? If you feel as though you’ve exhausted your recruiting strategies, think again! We have some creative ideas for finding top talent. Highlight the perks of working… Read more »