• Get people in the right seats, or it will cost you
    The average separation rate in the United States in 2019 was 22%. That varies by industry, of course, but this gives us a good starting point. Read on to learn how to reduce this cost.
  • Name Dropping In A Job Interview
    Name-dropping. Even the phrase sounds arrogant. Should you name drop in an interview? Find out.
  • 6 Ways to Catch a Recruiter’s Eye
    Whether you are looking to start your career or just flirting with the idea of finding a new job, figuring out how to catch a recruiter’s eye can be tricky. Read on to learn more!
  • Twelve things to consider when looking for a job
    In today’s market, job seekers are in the driver’s seat, and what is most important has shifted following the pandemic. If you are looking for a job, here are twelve things to consider.
  • Job Search Scaring You? Try These 3 Things.
    We love horror movies, but lately, they haven’t had the same thrill. That’s probably because we’ve seen the true face of horror, the job search. And the scariest part of the process has to be the interview. That got us thinking: If horror movies make us face our fears, then maybe they can teach u...
  • Guide to Navigating Writing Samples During Your Job Search
    Even if writing will not be a major part of your job description, your potential employer may want to see a few writing samples in order to gauge your attention to detail, and your level of professionalism. If you don’t have writing samples to show, you can always create them. Just make sure you ...
  • 5 Dating Lessons You Can Apply to Your Job Search
    If you're like many people, you probably haven't done the comparisons, but dating and the job search are a lot alike. Consider the similarities. How do you go about meeting new people? What do you do if you’re seeing a bunch of red flags? Then there's the first-date stomach knots, worries about l...
  • Does Your Major Really Matter when Looking for a Job?
    Where are you going to college? What are you going to major in? What kind of job are you going to get with that major? Will you make enough money to support yourself with that degree?
  • Navigating Your Job Search During and After Graduate School
    When's the right time to begin a job search during graduate school? The first day of class.That might sound daunting, but the earlier you plan your job search, the better. Here are six steps you can take to get and stay on track.
  • How Often Is It OK To Contact A Recruiter During Your Job Search?
    You've put yourself back on the job market and have decided to work with a recruiter to help you land your dream job. After all the preliminaries are done, you might be wondering—how often is it OK to contact your recruiter during the job search or application process?
  • The Importance of Leveraging a Resume Database
    The days of waiting for job seekers to find you are coming to an end. Employers are expected to reach out to prospective candidates through the digital job market, yet the number of job seekers can seem limitless—a never-ending stream of resumes that’s simply impossible to appraise meaningfully. ...
  • 5 Reasons Why Candidates Aren’t Accepting Your Job Offer
    After several rounds of interviews with potential hires, you've finally found an ideal candidate who expresses an interest in the position. You get excited thinking about nailing down the final details in your next conversation to seal the deal. Instead, you're shocked to find your offer is polit...
  • What To Do When You Hate Your Job
    Do you hate your job? Would you rather wash broken dishes than go to work? If you're nodding with a pained expression, you belong in the overcrowded hate-my-job camp. Just don’t stay too long.
  • Will the alligators devour your organization in 2022?
    It’s hard to navigate the swamp when there’s an alligator on your tail. So how do you shake the alligators off? The trick is having RIGHT performance management.
  • What Does Employee Engagement Sound Like?
    When we ask people why they love their jobs, here are the types of comments we hear:
  • Is it Ok to Ask for Feedback from a Job You Didn't Get?
    Is it OK to ask for feedback after not getting the job? Maybe. It depends on what your definition of feedback is. Here’s how you can go about getting information if you genuinely want it.
  • The Best Way To Turn Down A Job Candidate
    Let's face it: turning down a candidate isn't the most pleasant task in the world. And increasingly, businesses avoid it. Job seekers used to joke about papering the walls with rejection letters but these days, the rejection letter, call, or email is facing extinction. It’s vital, though, to comm...
  • Do Internships Really Matter on Resumes or are They Just a Way to Get Your Foot in the Door?
    Internships have become an unspoken requirement of a college education. How important is it to showcase them on your resume though? Read more.
  • What Mom Didn’t Tell You about Job Interviews
    What mom didn’t tell you about job interviews: Here are some tips to keep in mind.
  • Career Opportunities in Mid-Size Arts and Heritage Organizations, Before, During, and After COVID-19
    Prior to COVID-19, careers in mid-size D.C. arts were thriving. In the midst of the pandemic, not so much. But what does the future hold? Let’s take a look at how career opportunities in this sector have fluctuated.