When is a Thank You Note Appropriate?

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In a day and age of social media and digital communication, the idea of sending a hand-written thank-you note may sound old school, but it’s a simple formality that can impress employers and leave an indelible mark. WorkSource Staffing explains when sending a thank you note is appropriate and what to include. Don’t write a… Read more »

How to Find a Candidate that Fits Your Company Culture

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Assessing a candidates fit to your work culture is about more than finding the perfect “worker bee.” Culture is define as the values, traditions, and beliefs of a religion, group or organization. Workplace culture is the character and personality of your specific organization. It’s what makes your organization unique and is the sum of its… Read more »

Three Interview Questions to Never Ask

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Interviews pose tricky maneuvering when it comes to vetting a potential candidate. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination on the basis of an applicant’s race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age or disability. Most states also prohibit discrimination based on factors such as marital status or sexual orientation. Asking the wrong question could open you… Read more »

Should You Bring Up Salary in an Interview?

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Interviews are a tricky thing; you can count on there being more than one if all goes well. But interviews are also a bit like first dates, since the potential is there for another “date,” you don’t want to blow it by seeming to eager or moving too quickly on the first one. Interviews work… Read more »

Three Questions to Ask in an Interview to Find Innovative Employees

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When your company posts a job, the first thing you typically see are the standard white-paper resumes that explain their skills, experience and education. While some may prove more creative in their resume delivery, most often it is not the case. Trying to find innovative new hires takes more than just reading the white-paper resume;… Read more »

5 Tips to Improve Interviewing Etiquette

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Of course you’ve heard the expression, “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” Etiquette is not just for your grandmother’s generation: your manners and people skills can make the difference between losing out or moving on to level 2 of the hiring process. Here are 5 tips to help you move… Read more »