Interviewing for a new job can be nerve-wracking. You want to put your best foot forward, but you may be anxious and worrying about what questions will be asked, how you will respond and in the end, whether or not you’ll be offered the position. While you can’t control the questions you’ll be asked, and… Read More
Show Me the Value!
Change is hard. People get comfortable doing what they’re doing, regardless of whether or not it’s the best way to do it, and they can get downright defensive when someone suggests doing things different. As a partner to your clients and prospects, it’s your job to show them why it’s in their best interest and… Read More
Sometimes a pat on the back for a job well done just isn’t enough. In today’s world companies are competing to be among the best places to work to retain top talent. Younger generations of workers expect to be appreciated, incentivized and rewarded. This means tangible gestures on anniversaries, when your team reaches a goal,… Read More
The Student Becomes the Teacher
While I was doing some spring cleaning this year, I came across an old notebook from one of my Communication courses. I saw on one of the pages I had scribbled down the 4 ‘R’s’ of Public Relations (according to my professor, Dr. Hendrickson) – Research, Writing, Relationships and Responsibilities. My first thoughts drifted me… Read More
Looking for Work?
As a Human Resource professional, I place job postings on several job boards fairly regularly. For each job posting, I make a point to include the company name, company description, job title, job description, pay, location and my direct contact information; the usual criteria. At the end of each posting, I state “Interested candidates should… Read More