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Most job seekers anticipate job interviews to be much like an interrogation. The recruiter asks a bunch of questions and the candidate does his or her best to answer them. But, do you realize that this is also an opportunity for you to dig deeper into the company to see if you want to work… Read more »

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When staffing budgets get tight, often companies reduce professional development benefits extended to employees. This is a mistake because it means fewer employees will have the support they need to excel on the job – negatively affecting the company’s profitability. Professional development doesn’t have to be expensive. In fact, there are many free and low… Read more »

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Statistically speaking, the latest hire you are raving about now won’t be around in 6 months. According to the Aberdeen Group, around 86 percent of senior executives and HR practitioners felt that a new hire’s decision to stay with a company is made sometime during the first 6 months on the job. Another study, conducted… Read more »

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Mentoring has long been an important aspect of building a long term, successful career. Career advancement is about learning, and no college course or training program can prepare you for a career in the real world like a mentor can. Mentors are seasoned professionals who bring with them years of experience, gathered from both positive… Read more »