How to Hire a Rockstar Administrative Assistant

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It’s easy to recognize a competent administrative assistant, but if a rockstar administrative assistant were to walk through the office doors right now for an interview would you recognize them? Learn the skill sets of a great administrative assistant and how to convince them to work for you. Good vs. Great Assistants There are some… Read more »

How to Turn Your Temporary Placement Into a Permanent Job

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Approximately 40 percent of employees have temporary positions at the company where they work. Many organizations like using temporary placements for seasonal openings, to support permanent staff and reduce costs. If you are hired on a contingency basis it is possible for you to turn that position into a permanent job if you follow these… Read more »

You’re Not Average. . . And That’s A Good Thing

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Everyone has talents. You may be good at conducting research, or creating advertisements, or soothing disgruntled customers. You have strengths, and there is nothing wrong with highlighting these strengths when you are interviewing for a new position. Hiring managers want to understand what skills you will bring to their organization. Therefore, you need to show… Read more »

Is Your Company Culture Built For Employee Success?

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Company culture is a concept that managers use to define the goals, mission, policies and environment of an organization. As an employee, you may not think that company culture is an important term for you to understand. If you don’t comprehend the environment of your organization, however, you may not be able to determine if… Read more »

Are You Overqualified But Want the Job? Here’s How to Get It

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Sometimes you see the perfect job for you, but you feel you may be overqualified for the position. Perhaps it is because it is for a company you have always wanted to work with or you are looking to change career paths. Being overqualified can often be as disconcerting as being underqualified, since employers may… Read more »

Are Companies Checking Your Facebook Profile?

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When you interview for a position, you understand that hiring managers will be contacting your references and calling past employees. What you may not realize, however, is that companies may also review your social media profiles. If companies are checking your Facebook profile, will they determine you are a good fit for their organization? Social… Read more »

Is Your Job Safe? Learn How to Assess the Longevity of Your Position

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The job market has become complex with the advent of technology. Even low-level blue-collar jobs require computer skills. In addition, positions that were viable a few years ago are being phased out due to advancements in technology. If you want to determine if your current job is a good long-term career you should consider these… Read more »