Create an Employee Handbook to Protect Your Company and Employees

If you’ve worked in management or HR for any length of time, you can’t help but be familiar with the phrase “get it in writing.” Nowhere is that more important than where employee policies and procedures are concerned. When your employees are working without an employee handbook that clearly outlines your expectations for their performance,… Read more »

Strategies to Promote the Best Interests of Your Temporary Employees

For many hiring managers or HR professionals, temporary employees are so ingrained into the corporate culture that they are almost invisible – there when you need them, easy to forget about the rest of the time. But if you don’t give your temps the same consideration you do your own hires, you’re missing a great… Read more »

Long-Term Unemployment? How to Position Yourself for Success!

When it comes to getting a job after several months or longer of unemployment, your prospects can seem dim. Statistically speaking, the long-term unemployed are too often the pariahs of job seekers, dismissed by potential employers as unemployable or out of touch with today’s job culture. If you’ve been out of work for a long… Read more »

Use Generic Interview Questions to Your Advantage: How to WOW an Employer

Interviewing for a job is hard work, but it can seem even harder when employers give you little to go on but the same old generic interview questions. Believe it or not, employers get tired of hearing the usual pat answers to these common questions, too. If you’re not thinking outside the box a little,… Read more »

Make Your First Impressions Count

We’ve all heard that old saying “you never get a second chance to make a first impression”. But how many times do you really think about the impression you’re making on new employers and co-workers? Or the impression you’re making in an email or over the phone? If you’re job seeking, rethinking the way you… Read more »