Don’t Overlook Candidates with Employment Gaps

Recruiters look at a lot of different angles when assessing job candidates. One of the more common red flags is finding gaps in a candidate’s employment history. However, often candidates with employment gaps have potential with reasonable explanations for their time away from the workplace. Therefore, it’s important you don’t overlook this part of the… Read More »

Are You an Interview Pro? You Can Be with These Steps.

There’s a lot that goes into a successful job interview. Although it’s normal to have some butterflies, you can reduce your anxiety and show up with confidence by properly preparing. Here are four steps you can take to ensure you’re ready to go. Do Some Background Research  First, you’ll want to find out as much… Read More »

Is it Time to Redefine Success?

Money, status, accomplishments and advancement – these are words you might associate with the word success. But when you get right down to it, success is something that’s very subjective and can be measured in a variety of ways. Defining it on your own terms is the key to moving ahead and finding fulfillment both… Read More »

When Should You Hold out for a Better Candidate?

Choosing the right candidate for a job is far from easy, and many hiring managers find themselves in a difficult situation. A common scenario is to have a candidate who’s “pretty good” but not quite ideal. You may be wondering whether or not to go ahead and hire that person or wait to find a… Read More »

Three Traits to Look for When Hiring Customer Service Professionals

The level of customer service your company provides can ultimately make or break you. A 2011 American Express Survey found “78 percent of consumers have bailed on a transaction or not made an intended purchase because of a poor service experience.” Even worse, “It takes 12 positive experiences to make up for one unresolved negative… Read More »