Posted

  Many companies have dress codes to ensure that everyone’s appearance meets a particular standard. However, these policies aren’t revisited often, and specific requirements may be outdated or even discriminatory. In many cases, dress codes disproportionately target women, especially if items like high heels, skirts, or makeup are required. However, they can also be unfair… Read more »

Posted

  Certain interview questions are favorites among hiring managers, leading candidates to encounter them time and time again. “Where do you see yourself in five years” is one of the tried-and-true favorites, as the seemingly simple inquiry can actually be very revealing. Many job seekers struggle when faced with this interview question, especially since generic… Read more »

Posted

  Most companies understand the value of diversity in the workplace and often create policies to support the idea. But not every business is going about building a more diverse workforce the right way, and common mistakes can significantly undermine critical objectives and lead you to miss opportunities that can help you reach your targets… Read more »

Posted

  As the new year gets closer, it’s common to consider your plans for the future. For many people, this includes the goal of finding a new job, making now a perfect time to get your resume in order. Resume trends can change from year to year, so taking the time to ensure yours meets… Read more »

Posted

  With the holiday season approaching, many companies and managers are trying to decide if throwing holiday parties is a smart move. Often, these events require at least some level of financial investment, leaving some businesses hesitant to sponsor a seasonal celebration. But, by doing so, you can actually experience benefits beyond simply having a… Read more »

Posted

  If you’re like most professionals, you likely feel pressed for time almost every day. You may be trying to juggle work obligations with home responsibilities, and may even be trying to advance your education too. So, with so much going on, how are you supposed to make time to network, too? While most people understand… Read more »

Posted

  Most companies offer a range of paid days off to their employees. Typically, this includes vacation and sick leave, and possibly options like maternity or paternity leave, and bereavement or compassionate leave. However, even though most organizations know that mental health is important for a person’s overall wellbeing, not all businesses give workers access… Read more »

Posted

  When you enter an interview, your primary goal is generally to demonstrate why you are the right person for the job. While answering the various questions and highlighting key portions of your background is a significant part of the process, that doesn’t mean you won’t be faced with one of the hardest questions to… Read more »

Posted

  Whenever unemployment is low, it automatically becomes more difficult to recruit new talent and retain your current employees. Often, salaries can only be raised so far, and traditional benefits packages made only so sweet before you reach the edge of what your company can offer. But, there is one alternative that can help you… Read more »

Posted

  Fall is here! And that means the holiday season will soon be upon us. Many workers start planning for time off as news of family gatherings and other events begin to trickle in, making it a prime time to start requesting time off for the holidays. Often, asking to use vacation time is an… Read more »