• The Jobs Outlook for Large D.C. Media and Communications Firms Before, During, and After COVID-19
    There has never been a shortage of media and communications firms in D.C., and most of them are still standing. But what do they have to look forward to in the future? 
  • There is no going back to how it ‘used to be’
    Nostalgia is a trickster. It will tell you how much better things used to be, easier, all sunshine and four-leaf clovers. It will say it will be better when everything goes back to how it used to be.
  • How to Highlight The Unique Attributes of a Gen X Jobseeker
    Generation X—ironically—receives media attention for being the forgotten or "leapfrog" generation. If you're a member of Generation X and seeking to transition careers, here are some things to keep in mind.
  • Guide to Answering Common Interview Questions
    It's fun to share war stories about the most off-the-wall interview questions you've ever been asked, but most follow a set pattern....Read on to see how to answer the most common interview questions!
  • How to Answer: "Tell Me about Your Leadership Experience in the Workplace"
    When an interviewer asks you to tell her about your leadership experience, it’s important to have an answer ready. Here are some options you can use as a foundation to craft a response suited to you and your particular leadership experience.
  • What to Do When a Recruiter Asks About Your Current Salary
    Salary questions are perhaps the most dreaded type of interview questions—and none quite so much as “What is your current salary?” So what should you do when you encounter this question? Find out.
  • Make New Hires Your New Year’s Resolution
    Few tasks are as time- and energy-consuming as the recruiting process. According to a 2017 study by the Society of Human Resource Management, each new hire costs your company $4,425 on average—and the recruiting process typically takes 42 days to complete. Given the reality of tight budgets and t...
  • Hiring Trends We’re Thankful For
    We have a lot to be thankful for in our professional lives this Thanksgiving. In the spirit of the holiday, we’ve decided to look at the hiring trends we’re thankful for and consider how they could shape recruitment in the years to come.
  • Fall Checklist To Prepare For The Busy 2019 Hiring Season
    Everyone knows the Fall is the perfect time for sweaters, pumpkins and football. But did you also know this is the perfect time of year to start planning for the busy year ahead? It may seem premature given we’re not even into Q4, but planning and preparing early can give you a significant advant...
  • More Tips to Build A Network Within Your Company — With Minimal Effort
    Whether you’re new or a longtime employee, it can be intimidating to make meaningful connections within your organization. The good news is there are creative ways to build your professional network organically — even if you consider yourself to be more of an introvert.
  • The Difference Between What a Good Candidate and a Great Candidate Says During an Interview
    A good candidate might say all the right things. But a great candidate will say all the “wow” things. Here are some examples of how a good candidate might answer standard interview questions as compared to a great candidate.
  • D.C.'s Federal Government/Defense Contracting and COVID: What Career Opportunities Remain at Small Businesses?
    Historically, federal government agencies have largely relied on private businesses to help fulfill their missions. Small businesses play an important role in this structure. Let’s take a look at how small companies working on government contracts are doing!
  • Ace Your Next Phone Interview with These 6 Tips
    Have a phone interview scheduled? Your goal now is the same as any other interview: Make a good impression and convince the hiring manager that you will bring useful work and interpersonal skills to their company. However, phone interviews have special considerations you’ll need to be conscious o...
  • Googling the Hiring Manager before an Interview
    Would you research the hiring manager before an interview? You probably already know company officials will do a little online digging about you when they're considering you for a job. But did you also know you should do the same?
  • Star Nurse Spotlights: Having patience, sincerity and more
    As a part of the recognition of the 2021 Star Nurses we will spotlight nurses through May 24th. Check back each week for more spotlights from our Star Nurses.
  • D.C.’s Government/Defense Contracting and COVID: What Career Opportunities Remain at Large Businesses?
    The U.S. government is the largest employer in the D.C. metro area, and this doesn't include contractors. Let’s take a look at how the largest government contractors in D.C. have performed!
  • How to Answer: "How Do You Like to Be Managed?"
    Nothing is certain but death and taxes, according to Benjamin Franklin—but if he'd been around in the 21st century, he might have added the interview question "How do you like to be managed" to his list. After all, you’re almost guaranteed to be asked this question at some point during the interv...
  • 4 Reasons Why Recruiters Are Going Dark On You
    You’ve found a position you really want, and you’re thrilled with how well the interview went. The recruiter has given you positive feedback, and you’re expecting an offer any day. But time passes without an offer—or a rejection—and you’re frustrated and confused. When a recruiter goes dark on yo...
  • Motivate Entry Level Staff With An Internship Program
    An internship program for your entry level staff can help create the collaborative environment that’s vital for business success today. It’s a chance to strike a blow against tribalism before it starts. Learn how to create one at your company.
  • How to Retain Top Talent
    According to Payscales 2015 Compensation Best Practices Report, retention is an increasing priority for employers. 63% of employers consider retention a top line item, a whopping 43% increase from just five years ago.