Maximizing Performance Reviews

Maximizing Performance Reviews

All too often performance reviews are just a “thing” that has to happen in order to be in compliance with the company’s process. The great companies understand that performance reviews are an extremely valuable time to critically review not only the...
What Type of Message Does Your Cell Phone Send?

What Type of Message Does Your Cell Phone Send?

Do you ever feel off-track or have no idea what to do with yourself when you don’t have your phone with you? Inevitably, most of us do. We have a tendency to check or respond to every text, call, and social media-related message. One of the places where you are going...
Focusing on the Positive!

Focusing on the Positive!

When interviewing for a new job, we can often be asked to speak on difficult topics such as reasons for leaving a previous position or challenging situations that we faced in previous roles. When answering these questions it is essential to keep the tone of the...
Dressing is Impressing!

Dressing is Impressing!

As you begin your job search, there are many things that should do to prepare like updating your resume and references. For many people this is the most important step, and other details may be skipped. One important detail to remember before, during and after your...
First Impressions are Everything

First Impressions are Everything

Actions truly speak louder than words, especially during an interview. Did you know that first impressions are based on 55% body language? You can start making a non-verbal impression from the moment you walk in the lobby door until the moment you leave. Be mindful of...
Open up about your job search

Open up about your job search

All too many times people searching for jobs suffer in silence. Searching for a job can be a very lonely road if you let it be. Whether you have been laid off or even if you have been fired, being unemployed is an opportunity, it does not have to be a negative...
Interviewing: A Two-Way Street

Interviewing: A Two-Way Street

Asking questions during an interview is key in any job search. You have a job interview, you’re confident and ready to answer any question thrown at you, except you have forgotten about one major part of the interview process, questions for your interviewer. The job...
The Power of the Thank You Note

The Power of the Thank You Note

While sending a hand written thank you note might seem like a thing of the past, the power of a received note after an interview will mean more than you can imagine. Taking an extra five minutes to write a quick note, or even a thank you email, to a future employer...