You have to do more than list all the criteria on a job posting. A laundry list of requirements won’t do much to attract top talent. And with today’s tight labor market and a shortage in workers, you have to do all you can to appeal to top candidates. It all starts with your job… Read More »
How to Write the Perfect Cover Letter
The good news? There’s a shortage of workers across the U.S. and right here in Metro Atlanta, meaning jobs abound. The bad news? There’s still plenty of competition for the best opportunities. If you want to land your dream job, you therefore need to persuade the hiring manager you’re a great fit. A cover letter… Read More »
The key to developing better personal relationships at work
Work, like all things in life, involves relationships with other people. Even if you work remotely, you’ll have coworkers and your boss relying on you each day for various tasks and responsibilities. Your work is directly linked to the progress of others, and in order for company processes to move along smoothly—everyone needs to get… Read More »
How Might a Recruiter Advocate For You During a Job Search?
If a recruiter has contacted you, there’s something you need to know: you have a good chance of landing a new job. Of course, nothing is set in stone, and you’ll still need to do a little work on your own. But to understand how a recruiter might advocate for you, it helps to understand… Read More »
How To Effectively Maintain Production Quotas
To motivate employees to work hard, some employers institute production quotas. It’s a way to encourage effort and achieve outcomes. However, while the theory behind production quotas is solid, they can also produce unintended consequences for employers. For example, dedicated employees chasing an incentive related to the quota may attempt to achieve their quota at… Read More »
Your Soft Skills May Be the Key to a Better Job
If you’re looking for a new job, you may have a bundle of questions. Common worries are, “What if I don’t have the right qualifications?” or “What if other candidates are better than me?” These are common worries, and “imposter syndrome” creeps in for many. You know, the feeling that you don’t have the right… Read More »
How Might You Change Up Your Morning Routine to Plan for a Successful Day?
The way you start your day has a huge impact on how the rest of your day goes. Building a morning routine that you follow most days can set you up for success and a positive attitude that helps carry you through happier and more productive days. And who doesn’t need more of that? Five… Read More »
Should You Talk to a Recruiter Even If You’re Not Actively Looking for a Job?
Life is going well: you love your job, you get along with your coworkers and you’re not in search of something new. But then, you’re contacted by a recruiter with information about a job opportunity that you’re qualified for. Your first instinct may be to delete the email and carry on with your day. Is… Read More »
Struggling to Retain Your Workforce? Use These Tips to Find New Great Hires
These days, many employers are finding themselves short-staffed as employees are leaving in record numbers. Some are transitioning to other jobs, and others are simply leaving the workforce. Making attempts to hold onto your current staff is a top priority, but you also need strategies for attracting new workers who will stick. Tips to Find… Read More »
Looking for a Job Under the Radar?
If you’re in search of a new job, it’s usually a good idea to do it in secret. If your current boss learns you’re looking for something new, it can hurt you professionally in a few ways. First, you may lose your current job. Second, you may hurt your prospects of moving ahead in your… Read More »