• First Impressions - What Matters
    Our brains are wired to make snap judgments within seconds of seeing or hearing someone for the first time, and changing those judgments can be nearly impossible. Find out how to make the best first Impression below
  • First Impressions Matter, Especially at Your First Job
    We all want to make a great first impression at a new job, especially when it's our first profession position. Read on for some tips to feel confident while putting your best foot forward.
  • How to Make a Great Impression at Career Fairs
    Career fairs are hands down one of the best ways to network when you’re looking for a new job. So how do you stand out from the crowd in a room full of people all looking for the same thing as you? Read on for tips on how to make a great first impression and score the coveted goal of career fairs...
  • 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.
  • How to Turn a Temporary Position into a Permanent Opportunity
    In the gig economy, more and more companies are turning to temporary workers to fulfill staffing needs.
  • How to Make Friends in the Office if You're New to the Team
    It's no wonder making the leap to a new job is one of life's biggest stressors. No matter the circumstances, you're essentially breaking up with one group of peers and moving to new digs. To make work comfortable and fulfilling, you'll need to quickly develop a rapport with your supervisor and ne...
  • 6 Tips for Acing an HR Interview
    Many companies pride themselves on having a strong HR department, and they should—HR is typically the first line of defense when it comes to screening potential job candidates. How well you do on the HR interview will determine whether you get that coveted secondary interview with the higher-ups....
  • How to Navigate the Workplace as a New Hire
    In a new job, there are certain things you can do to succeed. Here's how to navigate the workplace as a new hire.
  • 10 Common Interview Mistakes And How To Overcome Them
    It can be argued the job interview is the most critical step in the hiring process. And while some questions can be tricky, making a great first impression isn't as difficult as it might seem—if you avoid some basic interviewing mistakes.
  • 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...
  • 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.
  • How to Combat Burnout with Engagement Initiatives
    The real question isn’t whether your employees are satisfied—it’s whether they’re engaged. Understanding the difference between employee satisfaction and employee engagement is critical to implementing human resources initiatives that prevent employee burnout and costly turnover.
  • 5 Tips for Networking with Executives at Your Company
    Company executives are some of the most rewarding people to have in your professional network, but they can feel the most out of reach. They aren’t! With these five tips you can begin making these valuable connections.
  • Recruiters Distinguish Between Good And Bad Cover Letters Within Minutes. Here's How.
    You can't judge a book by its cover—but you can judge a job applicant by a cover letter, according to recruiters. One quick glance at a cover letter, and a recruiter has formed a strong impression of you as a job candidate. If your cover letter is good, you'll get another look; if it's not, well,...
  • The Right Way To Say Goodbye To Your Job
    While leaving your role may be difficult, it is a necessary act that requires as much thought and consideration as it took to apply for the job. And if the end of your role is navigated successfully, it will lay the groundwork for a positive beginning elsewhere.
  • 5 Things to Consider When Hiring College Seniors for Post-Grad
    Even with all the preparation available at most university campuses, some new college grads still struggle with the transition into the “real world.” This can be due to a variety of reasons, including immaturity, external hardships, or just plain inexperience. There’s a lot to be said for hiring ...
  • Name Dropping In A Job Interview
    Name-dropping. Even the phrase sounds arrogant. Should you name drop in an interview? Find out.
  • Why You Aren’t Getting That In-Person Interview
    So, you have applied for a new job, gotten the attention of the hiring manager, and made it through several interviews—only to then never hear from the company again. Read on to learn what to do!
  • Recruiters Share the Number 1 Aspect They're Looking For in Candidates They're Hiring
    Job candidates come in all shapes and sizes, and most recruiters aren't looking to hire cookie-cutter employees. However, there are certain standout qualities that seem to be universally preferred. Lucky for you, several prominent recruiters in the D.C. area have revealed the top assets they are ...
  • How to Answer: “Tell Me About Yourself”
    It seems like such a simple question, but “tell me about yourself” is notorious for wrecking many interviewees’ chances to make positive first impressions. Turns out there’s a simple formula, and we’ve got you covered.