Leading Soft Skills That Companies Value

JobStoreStaffing_Quantify Your Experience on Your Resume Using These 4 Tips

You use your soft skills when interacting with others. This makes them as important as your hard skills. Your soft skills help you more effectively connect and communicate. This is especially important for leadership positions. As a result, your soft skills should be highlighted in both the Skills section and Work Experience section of your… Read More »

Be Prepared to Answer Job-Specific Interview Questions

Employers ask job-specific interview questions to determine whether you can fulfill the duties and responsibilities. They want to know whether you have the education, skills, and experience required to be successful in the role. This is especially important if the position requires technical knowledge or the ability to quickly begin producing. As a result, you… Read More »

3 Ways to Prioritize Mental Health During Your Workday

Did you know that May is mental health awareness month? Because mental health is so important, you need to make it a priority each day. There are a variety of things you can do to stay mentally healthy throughout the workday. The following are some ideas to get started. Discover three methods to maintain mental… Read More »

How to Manage a Heavier Workload When Coworkers Leave

When your team loses a member, the excess workload often gets distributed among the remaining members. If the vacancy remains for an extended period, your workload can pile up and become overwhelming. Fortunately, you do not have to struggle through until a new member is added to your team. There are steps you can take… Read More »

How to Make Your Employees Feel Appreciated

So, you’re determined to be a smart, effective leader. You’ve got a library full of motivational handbooks, inspiring quotes on your office walls and you’ve participated in every workshop and conference available to build your leadership abilities. Here’s the big industry secret you’ve been missing: None of your preparation matters if you don’t cultivate a… Read More »

How to Attract Millennials to Your Company

Embrace this generation of young minds; they’ll soon make up more than half of the American workforce. It’s essential any good leader leverage advantages that competitors may not. Be prepared, because if you’re serious about bringing in millennial talent, it will take more than adjusting your job description. A review of your company’s hiring practices… Read More »

How Often Should You Be Job Searching?

When you’ve been at your current position for a while, it can be easy to settle in and get comfortable with your situation. However, your career goals should never be sidelined simply because your job is acceptable. If you’re in a situation where you are gainfully employed but contemplating other options, ask yourself the following… Read More »

The Most Effective Ways to Recruit and Retain Millennial Talent

Millennials, identified as those born in the 1980s and 1990s, are something of a new breed. Each generation tends to learn toward different values, and knowing your market can provide insight. Baby boomers, for example, may need some training on technology in the workplace, or they may want access to overtime pay to put in… Read More »

Why the First Few Minutes of Your Interview are the Most Crucial

Making the right first impression is essential during your first interview. You want the hiring manager to know your skills and personality, and those first few minutes can determine the outcome. But how do you know what to say to make this moment memorable? The perfect interviewee is confident without oversharing, and thoughtful without being too reserved.… Read More »

Seven Ways to Improve Your Emotional Intelligence Before Your Next Interview

If you’re looking to make a great impression during an upcoming job interview, consider developing your emotional intelligence, something employers are focusing on in 2017. To enhance your emotional intelligence and increase your ability to evaluate situations, follow these seven tips. Be Present Emotional intelligence begins with acknowledging your thoughts and examining them. Decision making… Read More »