• 5 Tips to Prepare for That Employee Review Session
    It’s that time of year again — your opportunity to reflect on your accomplishments over the course of the year and share them with your manager. If only you could remember what you did!
  • How to Respond to an Appraisal Review When You Don't Agree with the Rating
    Your annual performance appraisal wasn’t the glowing review you’d expected. In fact, you’re almost wondering if your boss confused you with your slacker colleague.
  • How To Receive Feedback Like A Champion: Surviving A Performance Review
    While you may just want to get your feedback session or annual performance review over with, you can survive and even leverage the feedback to thrive at your job. Proper preparation is key.
  • 6 Questions to Ask Yourself before You Write Your Performance Review
    The ability to accurately assess your personal strengths and weaknesses is not as simple as it seems, but it is an essential skill to develop.
  • How To Manage And Respond To Online Reviews
    The days when only plumbers and restauranteurs had to worry about online reviews are long gone. From Glassdoor to Indeed to Vault, online review sites allow employees to rate employers anonymously. But do job seekers use online reviews to determine if they will apply? Or are they simply a way for...
  • How Successful People Write Their Self-Reviews
    The dreaded self-review. Most of us don't look forward to this annual task, and with good reason. Culturally, we aren't used to talking about ourselves, and the line between arrogance and selling yourself short can feel awfully thin. However, with the right attitude and approach, you can turn wri...
  • 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?
  • Measure and manage your employer brand reputation
    Now, in an increasingly virtual world, customer and employee reviews carry a tremendous amount of weight. That’s why promoting a positive online reputation needs to be an everyday priority.
  • Managing the Performance Appraisal: Are They Achieving Desired Results?
    The performance appraisal can be a valuable tool for helping both the company and the employee grow. Here’s how to get there.
  • How to Advance if Your Job Has a Higher Turnover Rate
    Many workers use their annual performance review as a time to make the case for a promotion. But in companies with a higher turnover rate, the person who performed your review in 2018 may be long gone by the time your 2019 review comes around. If your job has a high turnover rate, calculating per...
  • 5 Reasons Your Performance Evaluations Should Correlate With Your Job Descriptions
    When evaluating an employee, it's critical that the parameters you’re using are fair and appropriate. The best way to ensure this is to use the employee’s job description as the primary guideline for assessing his value to your organization. Judging staff members on criteria that fall outside of...
  • Did You Give Your Best Effort?
    You can’t know everything that goes on in the heads of those making choices, but often we can do better in sharing ourselves with those making choices. Read on to learn more!!
  • How to Make Sure Your Boss Knows Your Accomplishments
    If every win and achievement takes place in a void where your manager never hears about it, your efforts won’t be taken into account when it comes time for a raise or promotion. Here are the steps you need to take to make sure your boss is aware of what you’re accomplishing for the company.
  • The Feedback Your Employees Really Want
    The employee evaluation process is awkward at best. The trick to making the situation more beneficial and less painful for all involved is to focus on giving the types of feedback employees really want: feedback that's frequent, constructive, and actionable, as well as delivered in an appropriate...
  • This Is When It’s Ok to Ask for More Money
    Asking for more money can be uncomfortable. Bolster your confidence, and your case. This is when it’s ok to ask for more money.
  • 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...
  • What To Expect When You’re Not Expecting A Raise
    What do you do if your employer has decided to forego companywide raises this year? Despite the economy being relatively healthy compared to recent years, that’s a reality you should brace yourself for. Still, not getting a raise this year doesn’t mean your hands are tied. There are still a few t...
  • Don’t take workers for granted, especially in a crisis
    Maintaining a great workplace culture where employee engagement can thrive is important – or even more important – during turbulent times. Read on to learn more about engaging your employees!
  • What to Do if You Make a Mistake on Your Job Application
    From a typo on a phone number to an incorrect date, mistakes on job applications happen. What to do if it happens to you?
  • How to Ensure Your Job Application Actually Gets Looked At
    You've heard robots are taking over the world, but the truth is, they've already taken over the world—at least, the world of job seekers. Recruiters rely on applicant tracking systems (ATS) to sift through the hundreds of resumes they receive for each job posting. That might sound depressing, but...