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Every year, thousands of college students converge on businesses and staffing agencies in the pursuit of finding career internships with top firms. The reasons vary from needing additional college credit to complete a degree program to the desire for on-the-job work experience to include on a resume. Regardless of the actual reason, there are many… Read more »

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At some point in your career as an HR professional, you may encounter an employee who begins to act out of normal character. You may notice a normally productive employee suddenly start to have trouble at work. Or you might notice an increase in tardiness or absenteeism from an employee who otherwise has had no… Read more »

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As we move forward with technology, our job search options must move forward as well. What may have worked for you 15 years ago will get you little response today. There are countless job search techniques available to anyone. If you forget about what worked yesterday and focus on today, you’ll be much more successful…. Read more »

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Did you know that with just a few inexpensive employee wellness benefits, your company can seriously reduce the number of expensive workers’ compensation claims? Preventing employee injury and illness should be at the top of the HR list of priorities, because both of these scenarios cost organizations big bucks. An employee wellness program can provide… Read more »

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Writing rejection letters is a topic that many staffing and recruitment professionals tend to avoid. No one likes giving “bad” news, so it is only natural to dodge this task. However, taking the time to write a good rejection letter to candidates who have not been chosen for the job is not only a professional… Read more »

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With ever increasing numbers of unemployed workers in the nation, comes a new federal bill that would prevent companies from discriminating against candidates who are without current jobs. The Fair Employment Opportunity Act of 2011 (FEOA), supported by state representatives Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut, Henry Johnson, Jr. of Georgia and George Miller of California, three… Read more »

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Did you know that you can use personal branding to help you create a more streamlined resume and get a job offer sooner? The big advertising companies use branding to stand out in the market. By applying the same principles, you can create a real buzz about what you offer to employers and land a… Read more »

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Selecting the best candidate for a job opening can be a tricky thing, especially when there are so many great candidates available. However, choosing the right person for the job is critical to your company success. There are ways to do this by using structured, yet non-traditional job interview questions, which can help to bring… Read more »