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 [...]

How to Successfully Tackle the Behavioral Interview Approach

By | March 29th, 2018|Behavioral Interviewing, Interviewing, Uncategorized|

In order to tackle a job interview that behaviorally established, you need to develop a fresh understanding of how this interview system works. The Behavioral Interviewing systems that are commonly utilized today involve a method for learning one’s personal competencies / traits / behaviors and [...]

Navigating the Tech Industry: Tools for Employers and Job Seekers

By | March 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Earlier in the year, Decide Consulting made its 2018 IT Salary survey available for download to the public. Decide combined the results of their survey with job board data which was then cross-referenced with data from the Department of Labor / US Bureau of Labor Statistics. The top 15 percent, bottom [...]

Examining the Humble Mindset in Terms of Professional Success

By | February 16th, 2018|Career Advice, Uncategorized|

As complex and complicated as ethics are in the modern world - arguably more so than at any other age in human history - there are still defining virtues in life that seem truly timeless. Among these are the inarguable virtues of patience, good will, [...]

Stress-Free Ways of Taking on a New Project at Work

By | December 5th, 2017|Career Advice, Collaboration in the workplace, Productivity, Uncategorized|

The Origin of Stress Stress is a state which developed during our early evolution to keep us alive.  When a situation presents a potential threat to our survival, we express the hormone cortisol (made in the adrenal cortex) which helps raise our blood sugar levels partly by [...]

Efficient Meetings: Exploring the Five-Minute Rule

By | November 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|

The recent drive toward meeting-efficiency has spawned the tendency for many executives to follow a strict agenda in the boardroom with little room for digression. Even in instances where you are required to update your team members on an important work-related matter, there is always [...]

What Employees Should Know About Team Transfers

By | October 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Whether voluntary or not, change in any capacity poses its challenges.  Nevertheless, alterations in our routine are certain to generate opportunities for development and expansion of knowledge. In the workplace, we may choose to stay within our comfort zones; even preferring to trade a chance [...]

Four Ways to Impress a Recruiter in Your First Meeting

By | September 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Capturing the attention of a quality recruiter is often easier said than done. However, provided you have earned that well-earned connection, there are certain actions which can help propel your name to the top of a recruiter’s list. Your initial contact may either be an [...]