Handling the Post-Interview “We’ll Get Back to You” Response

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Your resume gets selected, you nail the in-person interview, and you’re feeling extremely confident. You’ve done everything right, the pieces seem to be falling into place, and then you hear the dreaded statement – “We’ll get back to you.” You may be thinking, “Where did I go wrong?” It’s important to stay calm and remember… Read more »

4 Steps to Stop Workplace Negativity NOW

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Negativity: It’s a productivity killer. When you’re a leader in the workplace, it can be hard to keep your people motivated when morale is low. Whether there’s a conflict between co-workers or difficult clients, it’s your responsibility to stop bad vibes in their tracks. We’ve got four steps to help you keep things positive and… Read more »

How Can You Give Your Management Style a Boost?

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Whether you’re new to managing people or you’ve built your career on it, there’s always more to learn. Your management style might be just taking shape or you may have experience with leadership in multiple disciplines. You’ve probably read the recommended books and done your research on what it takes. However, like many of us,… Read more »

Stand Out in the Job Market and Prove Your Skills

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When you are applying for a job, a resume and a cover letter may not be enough to get you noticed. Employers tend to scan resumes to find specific keywords and phrases, so they may miss the list of accomplishments you are so proud of in your resume. In addition, you may be competing against… Read more »

How to Get a Resume into the “Yes” Pile

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In some ways, the hardest step of the job search process can be getting noticed in the first place.  Employers are inundated with piles of resumes from many qualified candidates.  After a while, the applications can all begin to look the same.  Getting your resume in the yes pile means standing out from the rest… Read more »

Denver’s Workforce Initiative Now (WIN) Program

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Denver has consistently ranked among the best cities in the country for businesses and job-seekers.  One big reason why is that the city is committed to helping both businesses and job-seekers through programs like the Workforce Initiative Now (WIN) program. The WIN program is a collaboration between Denver’s Regional Transportation District, the Community College of… Read more »

Turning Your Duties into Resume Accomplishments

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Putting together a resume is about selling yourself. Too often, resumes read more like a list of duties than a list of accomplishments. The difference between the two is big. “Planning events,” is a duty. “Managing all aspects of a large thousand-person charity benefit dinner,” is an accomplishment. Duties only show prospective employers what you… Read more »