Selecting the Best Professional References to Represent You

You spend months interviewing for a variety of open positions, from machinist to manufacturing. You finally find the right fit, one that you have all the certifications for, but, again, the phone doesn’t ring. You comb through your resume and cover letter, but you see no errors. Then you look at your list of references Read more »

Open Communication Lines to Reduce Stress

Employee stress rarely happens in a vacuum. In fact, it can be quite contagious. Once your workforce starts to feel overwhelmed, the quality of their work can decrease. In times like these, many managers feel that the only solution is to reduce workloads or start an employee recognition program. While these are often helpful, they Read more »

Is Your Competition Winning the Top Talent?

Your reputation isn’t just about how clients see you; it’s also about how potential employees see you. The most talented employees in your industry are looking to be an essential part of a company’s future. Their motivation to work for you all depends on their perception of your workplace culture, the quality of your products Read more »

What to Listen for in a Candidate’s Elevator Pitch

Imagine you’re a candidate, waiting to interview for the job of your dreams. Suddenly, you’re asked to give an elevator pitch. You have 30 seconds to say who you are, why you’re here and what makes you a great fit for this job opening. A candidate’s elevator pitch is often more revealing than their resume. Read more »