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The Pros and Cons of Applicant Tracking Systems: What Employers (and Job Seekers) Should Know

By | May 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|

A majority of companies are increasingly turning toward applicant tracking systems, or ATSs, in an effort to make the recruiting process less tedious. While ATSs were initially used almost entirely by very large companies, it is now being used by medium and even smaller companies [...]

In What Areas are Executive Recruiters Seeing the Most Growth and Potential Clients?

By | May 11th, 2018|Industry News, Job Analytics, Job Search, Recruiting, Technology|

Executive recruiters are engaged throughout the entire process of hiring, which largely includes leading detailed interviews and introducing clients to qualified selected candidates. The main goal of executive search firms is to locate candidates who meet all specialized job requirements as well as the culture [...]

Arizona May Be Home to the Newest Tech Industry Surge

By | May 11th, 2018|Business Marketing and Promotions, Business Models, Industry News, Innovation in the workplace, Technology|

For generations, northern California’s Silicon Valley has been known as the tech startup center of the United States. In fact, 78 percent of investments towards startups go to companies located in California, as well as New York and Massachusetts. The newest location for startups however, [...]

Career Transitions and Your Emotional Health: Understanding and Navigating the Effects

By | May 5th, 2018|Career Advice, Career Change, Career Development|

Career transitions are often an inevitable factor in the lives of most professionals. While there are those who may be lucky enough to embark upon their dream career on the virtual heels of their graduation commencements, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the typical [...]

Upgrading Your Social Media Recruitment Campaign? Engage Your Current Employees

By | May 2nd, 2018|Networking, Recruiting, Social Media|

Social media is on the rise as never before: which is no small statement, considering its presence has been a solid force in the world of business for a significant block of time. Social media has been engaged and employed at nearly every level of [...]

Successful Professionals Explain How to Create and Present a Case for Job Advancement

By | April 28th, 2018|Asking for a raise/promotion, Career Advice, Career Advice, Career Development, Employee Communications, Workplace Issues, Workplace issues|

Asking for a raise or promotion at work is often an intimidating experience, but it doesn’t necessarily need to be. According to Steve Pritchard, HR manager at Cuuver — a UK-based insurance comparison technology company — requesting any type of advancement proves that you have [...]

Adapting to Organizational Change on an Individual Level: How Employers Can Help

By | April 24th, 2018|Employee Communications, Employee Development, Executive Advice, Executive Leadership, Innovation in the workplace, Leadership Advice, Organizational Development, Productivity, Workplace Issues, Workplace issues|

Organizational Development is a necessary tactic for any company that wants to remain relevant and maintain growth in an ever-changing business world. By making the best use of their resources, companies can increase productivity, efficiency, and even their industry value. However, it is only through [...]

Employers: 4 Ways to Handle Workers Under Personal Crisis

By | April 21st, 2018|Employee Crisis, Leadership Advice|

Today’s workplace is indeed a unique environment, encompassing an array of personalities across many backgrounds and circumstances.  Virtually everyone is saddled with personal responsibilities, challenges, and obstacles to overcome. Yet, it is a rare individual who can imperceptibly deal with extreme external turmoil while simultaneously [...]

The Importance and Effects of Positivity in Leadership

By | March 29th, 2018|Executive Advice, Management Advice|

A recent study by The Alternative Board, surveying hundreds of entrepreneurs worldwide, uncovered “positivity” as being the single most important leadership quality. While some of the more commonly cited traits, such as transparency, passion, communication, and decisiveness are obviously important, it seems an optimistic outlook [...]

Help for the Overwhelmed Executive

By | March 29th, 2018|Executive Advice, Work/Life Balance|

The role of the executive is undoubtedly a demanding, and concurrently stressful, position. From an outside perspective, it is often difficult to perceive the heavy and intricate workload with which executives must contend. Both in and out of the office, those in high-level executive positions [...]