• Hiring Millennials: Surfing the Next Wave of Talent
    Are millennials vastly different from those in the Gen X and Baby Boomer age groups in terms of work expectations? Is what drives them significantly different to what has motivated generations before them? More importantly, why is there so much attention on this generation than any other than has...
  • 12 ways leaders can improve employee engagement
    Leaders who are looking to improve employee engagement in their workplace would do well to consider these 12 tips.
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  • 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
  • Is Suffering Ever Necessary in Your Career?
    Sometimes, it takes the use of a triggering phrase to make a light bulb go on in my head. The phrase “necessary suffering” ignited that light bulb, recently. Read on to learn why!!!
  • Put the “I” Back into Your Resume
    Your resume is a marketing tool, and what it markets is you. You need to return focus to the “I” that encompasses those skills, qualifications, and experiences.
  • How Coronavirus Will Change Your Next Job Hunt
    The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the United States lost 701,000 jobs in March, raising the unemployment rate from 3.5 to 4.4 percent.
  • 3 Ways to Show You're Right for a Job When You Don't have Exact Experience
    As low employment rates continue to hover around 3.5 percent, the current tight job market has made it far easier for candidates to get their foot in the doors of companies that ordinarily wouldn't give them a second look due to their lack of specific experience.
  • How to Ensure You Get the Best References You Can
    Not to sound alarmist, but a good reference can be the difference between landing your next job or continuing the search. With references an essential part of any application, you’ll want to ensure you get the best you can. Here’s how.
  • Should You Believe the Company Reviews You Read Online?
    Thanks to online reviews, we can receive that information any time and about anything. But should you believe online company reviews when job hunting?
  • Stop Sending the Same Cover Letter—Here’s how to Personalize to Make an Impression
    Writing a new cover letter from scratch for every job application is a time-consuming task. Want to personalize your cover letter to make an impression while simultaneously saving your schedule? Here’s how.
  • 6 Secrets to Landing a New Job in the Summer
    Traditionally, the hiring process has been known to move at a snail's pace during the summer, but it's not entirely impossible to land a new job during this time. Whether you're getting ready to graduate college or make your move to a new location once the kids are on summer break, we have some s...
  • You Should Know These 6 Things Before Your Job Interview
    There’s much to research and prepare for before any interview. Unfortunately, in a candidate’s desire to find a job, they’ll often snatch up any interview offered and try to rush the process through to the goal. Here are six things you should know before your interview and why.
  • 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.
  • 10 Must-Ask Exit Interview Questions
    Many employers view the exit interview as a mere formality, assuming they bother to perform one at all, but it’s is more important to the health of your business than you may think. The exit interview is an essential tool for understanding why employees leave and how they feel about the company. ...
  • How To Motivate And Manage Entry Level Employees
    Managing other people isn't easy—and managing those new to your industry or to the workforce carries a unique set of challenges. Special care and effort is required to supervise and motivate entry-level employees, setting them up for success. The goal is to ensure these beginners stick with your ...
  • The Worst Hiring Mistakes We’ve Seen
    Lately, it feels like the only thing more difficult than hiring quality applicants is keeping quality employees. If you’re starting to notice a pattern of mis-hires, it’s time to revamp your interviewing practices to bring on more successful candidates. To help, we’re recounting the five worst hi...
  • Keep Getting Rejected? 3 Things to Keep in Mind
    Let's not sugarcoat it: Rejection stinks. Nothing is fun about being turned down for a job opportunity. And while circumstances are often beyond your control (they went with an internal candidate, or the position wasn't filled), if you’re consistently coming in second or third during the hiring p...
  • How to Convince Your Top Candidate to Say ‘Yes’ (Without Offering More Money)
    In an increasingly tight labor market, employers are scrambling to attract and recruit the best talent before the competition snatches them up. Try these tips to convince your cream-of-the-crop candidates to say yes when you aren’t able to entice them with greater compensation.
  • Dealing with Negative Coworkers
    The negative coworker comes in a variety of forms. There is the gossip-monger, the perpetual victim, and the melodramatic whiner, to name a few. How do you deal with this bad-tempered coworker and inoculate yourself to her poor attitude? The answer depends on whether you’re dealing with an occasi...