Day: April 13, 2018

Does an Internship Count as Professional Work Experience in 2018?

When you’re just starting out on your chosen career path, it is often difficult to convince prospective employers to give you the chance to prove your worth. This is especially true when you have little or no work experience to […] The post Does an Internship Count as Professional Work […]

Does an Internship Count as Professional Work Experience in 2018?

When you’re just starting out on your chosen career path, it is often difficult to convince prospective employers to give you the chance to prove your worth. This is especially true when you have little or no work experience to […] The post Does an Internship Count as Professional Work […]

How To Use Disagreements to Build Stronger Teams

Because I facilitate team sessions for a living, I’ve seen lots of team interactions. All kinds of drama, some shouting and tears, but also lots of laughter, joy, and bold action. Much about teamwork has been researched, dissected, and discussed. Yet lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about an unexplored […]

The Power of “Pull Marketing” in Your Job Search: Part 2

In Part 2 of this 3-part blog and video series, Ford R. Myers, Award-Winning Career Coach and Author, discusses how “pull marketing” helps you achieve your career potential. Read more » The post The Power of “Pull Marketing” in Your Job Search: Part 2 appeared first on Career Potential Career Coach […]

6 Things You Need to Do Right Now if You Think Your Job’s Killing You

In his book, “Dying for a Paycheck: How Modern Management Harms Employee Health and Company Performance—and What We Can Do About It,” Stanford professor Jeffrey Pfeffer argues that “the workplace is killing us and nobody cares.” But you should care—and fight back. Here are a few ways to start. Read […]

How I Found a Company That Supported Me as I Followed My Passion and Transitioned Teams

Today, we chatted with Katie Cobuzzi, who was able to internally transfer from recruiting to consulting thanks to the supportive environment at her company. Since working for Bluewolf, she’s been able to explore both her interests in candidate experience and Salesforce. Here’s her story. Read Complete Article

What Happened When I Stopped Trying to Out-Man The Men At Work

We’ve all seen the sad and discouraging statistics on the state of women in technology leadership positions: Only seven percent of investor money goes to women-led startups; just five percent of leadership positions in the technology industry are held by women; women are more likely than men to leave tech positions (41 percent […]

Behind the Scenes: Uncovering the Myths and Mysteries of Recruiting

For many jobseekers, it can be confusing and downright frustrating to try to understand what a recruiter is thinking when he or she reviews a resume or is evaluating a candidate post-interview. Most recruiters would like to speak with everyone personally, but some of their job postings have so many […]

Starting At The Top: 5 Ways Managers Can Support Employee Mental Health

Understanding how a business can best support its employees’ mental health has evolved drastically in the past decades. Mental health is a growing workplace concern, with the related indirect impact to businesses estimated at $79 billion lost to poor productivity and absent employees. Fortunately, many leaders at every rung of […]

What to Do About a Pay Gap at Your Workplace

It happens all the time. Someone who has just been hired, or hasn’t worked for a company for very long, makes more money than someone who has been there for many years and proven themselves to be a valuable employee. For instance, there are many instances where a male is […]

Interview Questions You Hope They Don’t Ask

  They always ask the interview questions you really hope they don’t ask. Always. No matter how much you pray, do juju voodoo dances, or stay focused on the positive… The hiring manager ALWAYS asks the interview questions you don’t want them to ask. —How much are you making now […]

Interview Questions You Hope They Don’t Ask

  They always ask the interview questions you really hope they don’t ask. Always. No matter how much you pray, do juju voodoo dances, or stay focused on the positive… The hiring manager ALWAYS asks the interview questions you don’t want them to ask. —How much are you making now […]

3 Ways to Improve the Candidate Experience

(Editor’s Note: This article is an excerpt from my new book, “The Recruiter’s Handbook: A Complete Guide for Sourcing, Selecting, and Engaging the Best Talent“ (SHRM, 2018) SHRM members can order a discounted copy at the SHRMStore. Enjoy!) Organizations with a candidate experience strategy in place realize the work isn’t over. You’ll want to […]