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10 10, 2018

More Opportunities Also Means More Chances to “Burn Bridges”

By | 2018-09-13T20:17:43+00:00 October 10th, 2018|Career, Job Seeker|0 Comments

We’ve discussed in a previous blog post why you should never “burn bridges” in your career. You never know when something that you’ve said or done (or not done) will come back to hurt you at a later date. It happens more frequently than anybody imagines, and people almost always think that it won’t happen [...]

3 10, 2018

Why You Should NOT Accept an Offer Unless You’re Ready

By | 2018-08-23T16:19:43+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|Career, Job Seeker|0 Comments

It’s no secret that we’re in a candidates’ market. After all, unemployment is historically low. There is a record number of job openings in the country. In fact, there are more job openings then there are unemployed people to fill them. So with all of that said, candidates are definitely “in the driver’s seat,” so [...]

26 09, 2018

The Importance of Making Top Candidates Feel Wanted

By | 2018-07-24T13:41:42+00:00 September 26th, 2018|Employee Relations, Hiring|0 Comments

In our previous blog post for employers, we explored why employers have more to prove in this current candidates’ market. Part of what they have to prove is the fact that they want or need the candidates they’re attempting to hire. “Well, of course,” you might be thinking to yourself, “the employer absolutely wants and [...]

19 09, 2018

Considering an Opportunity Better Than the One You Have

By | 2018-07-24T13:36:14+00:00 September 19th, 2018|Career|0 Comments

In our previous blog post for job seekers and candidates, we discussed the dangers involved in “burning bridges” during your career. Specifically, we discussed saying and doing things that might benefit you in the short term, but might also hurt you in the long run. However, while there is danger in being too brazen in [...]

12 09, 2018

Why You Should Never “Burn Bridges” in Your Career

By | 2018-07-24T13:24:36+00:00 September 12th, 2018|Career, Job Seeker|0 Comments

Unfortunately, candidates in today’s market sometimes engage in what might be termed “short-term behavior.” That means they make decisions and say and do things that might appear to benefit them in the short term. However, those same things could come back to “haunt” them in the long run. In other words, these candidates are “burning [...]

5 09, 2018

Why Employers Have More to Prove in This Market

By | 2018-07-24T13:13:00+00:00 September 5th, 2018|Hiring|0 Comments

It takes a certain mindset to successfully hire the best candidates in this current market. That’s because this is a candidates’ market. The mindset and mentality that employers and hiring managers had during The Great Recession (and the years immediately following it) are no longer effective. In fact, they could even be termed as harmful [...]

29 08, 2018

The Danger of Appearing Greedy During the Hiring Process

By | 2018-06-22T20:59:18+00:00 August 29th, 2018|Career, Job Seeker|0 Comments

In our previous blog post, we addressed the importance of identifying the WIIFM of other people, both in the workplace and also during your job search. Admittedly, that is not always easy to do. This is especially the case if you’re a top candidate in the marketplace and you’re seeking a new employment opportunity. That’s [...]

22 08, 2018

The Importance of Identifying the WIIFM of Other People

By | 2018-06-22T20:30:16+00:00 August 22nd, 2018|Career|0 Comments

As a professional in the Information Technology and/or Engineering fields, you are inherently preoccupied with what you want in your career. People are, by nature, preoccupied with themselves, and this preoccupation is often unfortunately evident when they embark upon a job search. We say “unfortunately” because this not a positive way to brand yourself. Personal [...]

15 08, 2018

One Word That Holds the Key to Hiring (and Retention) Success

By | 2018-06-22T19:54:16+00:00 August 15th, 2018|Employee Relations, Hiring|0 Comments

On the one hand, hiring successfully appears to be complex. After all, there are human beings involved. Whenever humans are involved, things tend to become more complex. However, humans are also fairly predictable, which can take some of guesswork out of dealing with them. In today’s employment marketplace and accompanying hiring environment, time is of [...]

8 08, 2018

What if You’re Not Interested in an Opportunity That a Recruiter Presents?

By | 2018-06-22T19:49:37+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Career, Professional Placement Services|0 Comments

In our previous blog post, we discussed the proper way to respond when a recruiter reaches out to you about an employment opportunity. To recap, there are two important aspects of this opportunity that you should keep in mind. It’s an opportunity that you probably know nothing about. It’s an opportunity that is more than [...]