• How to Interview the Right Way
    How to Interview the Right Way...or what a CHRO would tell you about how to interview.
  • Perks Your Employees Actually Want
    While some companies win attention for over-the-top workplace benefits such as office slides, free CrossFit classes, on-site barbers and on-site car washes, employees actually want perks that are more down to earth. These are them.
  • Is Your Ego Hijacking Your Job Search?
    Bragging. Speaking over people. Talking down to others. These are signs that your ego is hijacking your interview, and if this sounds like you, keep reading, because your behavior could be costing you jobs.
  • Tips for Applying for a Job During a Recession
    If you are one of the millions of Americans who finds themselves suddenly out of work, the following tips can help you land your next job during the coronavirus-induced recession.
  • The Value of Coaching Employees into Higher Positions
    Managing a division or running an entire company is time-consuming. It’s hard to carve out time to coach subordinates to move up to higher positions. But good professional development can add up to savings and success for your entire company.
  •  How to Build a Talent Strategy from the Inside Out
    It seems rather simple advice to begin any staffing endeavor by filling openings with existing talent before searching externally, but most companies find it hard to embrace.
  • 4 Reasons You're Not Getting Interviews You May Be Overlooking
    The job hunt can be a long, tedious process. Particularly in a tight job market, it's not uncommon for applicants to interview for multiple positions before finding the right fit. But if your job search never gets past the point of application, it's time to take a close look in the mirror. You mi...
  • 5 Tips for Acing Your Case Interview
    A case interview might sound intimidating, but it's actually a wonderful opportunity. You get to spend time with company officials, analyze a business challenge, and come up with a solution. Even though you usually won't know the exact case scenario you'll be presented during a case interview, yo...
  • Do Counteroffers Work?
    As the job market heats up and the talent pool tightens, it’s tempting to counter-offer. There is some evidence that more companies are doing this in recent years. The question is, does it work?
  • Employment Outlook for 2019 College Graduates
    If you'll be a member of the Class of 2019, you're in luck when it comes to the job search. The outlook for 2019 college graduates is bright. According to a survey conducted by the National Association of Colleges, employers plan to hire 16.6 percent more new grads this year than they did in 2018...
  • What Message Are You Sending Your Candidates?
    Today's companies need to keep in mind the messages they send might not be the only information job seekers see. Candidates today have access to far more information than in the past. If your company isn't living up to its chosen image, chances are candidates will find out.
  • Great employers stand out in the crowd
    Creating a workplace culture where employees feel engaged, appreciated, and fulfilled is really hard. Read on to discover how...
  • 10 Surefire Ways to Turn Your Internship into a Job Offer
    Internships are the ideal way for students to gain professional experience and "try on" different work environments—but they're also an excellent way for employers to test out potential hires. If you want to turn your internship into a full-time position, follow these 10 tips.
  • 9 Things We Learned about 2019 Employment Trends
    From ground-breaking laws to a statistical tide that’s turning toward workers, 2019 has seen significant changes in the job market. Here are nine employment trends we believe are important, with many just now gathering steam as we head into 2020.
  • The Right Way to Reschedule a Job Interview
    Trying to get a job interview is difficult enough, and finding you have to unexpectedly cancel the meeting is an awkward conundrum. Needing to reschedule does put you at a disadvantage, but it doesn't automatically remove you from consideration. That being said, if you don't handle the situation ...
  • Why Washington, D.C. Is a Great Job Market For Veterans
    Since it usually doesn't top the list of "best" cities for veterans to live, it may seem as if Washington D.C. is not a great place for veterans to retire. That being said, when it comes to jobs, the city ranks much better. Learn why.
  • 5 Nontraditional Things It's OK to Negotiate In Your Job Offer
    You have one more potential hurdle to cross before you accept your job offer—negotiating your compensation package. Salary is clearly the big-ticket item people focus on. You shouldn't dismiss this figure, but keep in mind there are other valuable perks you can pursue. Here’s what you should be n...
  • The Right Way to Ask for Overtime Pay
    Paying overtime can be cheaper than adding an employee who would be eligible for benefits. For other businesses, overtime pay is carefully rationed lest it become a budget-busting expense. So how to ask for overtime pay when your employer falls into the latter category? Here are six strategies to...
  • D.C.’s Government/Defense Contracting and COVID: What Career Opportunities Remain at Mid-Sized Businesses?
    Many mid-sized federal and defense contracting companies in the DMV are B2B (business to business), with the U.S. federal government being their primary customer. Let’s see how these companies performed before and during the pandemic
  • How Soon Is Too Soon to Leave a New Job?
    You were excited to start your new job. You approached the challenges with enthusiasm, anticipated its career potential, and looked forward to meeting new people. Now you’re a couple months in and…you hate it. Whatever the case, you’re constantly asking, “How soon is too soon to leave a new job?”...