Employment News

Nearly 25% of nurses are burned out and here is why

Calling all nurses: Are you working hard and “feeling the burn?” No, not from too much activity, but from burnout. If so, then you should take it seriously—burnout is a serious condition that can impact your ability to perform the essential tasks of your job, as well as your physical and ...

How to solve your biggest resume problems

Do you think that creating your resume is a “one and done” process? If so, then think again. The truth is, you should think of your resume as a constantly evolving document—one that changes over time as your background, experience, and skill set expand. It should also be continually ...

How to realistically fill your resume when you have no experience

You need to have a job to gain experience, but you need experience to get a job. At the beginning, just about everyone faces this catch-22. Even jobs that seem like entry-level gigs require a resume as part of your application, so how do you craft your resume to make sure you’re presenting a ...

HR managers want every job candidate to ask these questions

You’re feeling prepared for your interview. You’ve practiced your handshake (firm, confident). You’ve got your talking points down cold and are ready to answer just about any question thrown your way. But are you ready to ask questions yourself? An interview isn’t just fielding ...

Why social recruiting is the next big thing for recruiters

When you think about what’s changed the job search more than anything else over the past 10 years or so, it’s probably the exponentially growing influence of social media. Job seekers have learned to be more cautious about what they post online (at least they should be), and it’s opened ...

Your checklist for establishing salary ranges

Outwardly, your company probably has a standard line when it comes to describing employee salaries—something along the lines of “salary commensurate with performance and experience,” perhaps. Internally, it’s essential to have a close eye on what you’re paying particular employees, ...

So you didn’t get the job—now what?

In the course of your job search, you’ve probably come across someone who talks about how they lucked into some great opportunity, clicked with an interviewer right away, and basically walked away with a job offer on the spot. And you probably hate that person a little, especially if you’ve ...

5 top jobs in human resources guaranteed to pay big bucks

Jobs at the top in the HR department often require master’s degrees, years of experience, and more specialized knowledge – but they also come with higher salaries. If you’re in the human resources field (or are looking to enter it and climb the ranks), possess strong interpersonal skills, ...

4 ways to strategically develop your employer branding

It’s probably not news to you that hiring has gotten more complicated in recent years. Longer time-to-hire, higher costs, more variables in the pipeline, reaching the best candidates: all have made the recruitment and talent acquisition process into a bit of a hiring crunch. Add to that a ...

How to stay eager and motivated during the summer

Which is worse: a case of the Mondays, or a case of the Summer Fridays? There’s always the coffee cure for that groggy feeling as you drag your feet to work on Mondays, but what about the long slow burn of the summer Fridays, when you’re surrounded by empty desks of people on vacation? ...