Posted on February 09, 2020 at 06:56:18 PM
There are countless benefits to finding a job that makes you happy, not the least of which is not having to suffer from the Sunday night blues, the Monday morning misery, the Tuesday terrors or…well you get our point. Furthermore, being happy at work is critical to your success. A recent study by staffing firm Robert Half, which evaluated the happiness levels of more than 12,000 working professionals, shows that happier workers also perform better, have closer relationships with co-workers, and take more pride in their work than their less-jubilant counterparts. Figures, right? “When people are more excited about their work, they invest more time and energy into their job,” says Atlanta career coach Hallie Crawford. Here are five quick ways we have found to make work a little more happy for ourselves and the hires we place: Smile – It seems so simple, but smiling is a natural cause for releasing endorphins that increase your mood and help lift your...
Posted on January 4, 2020 at 09:04:00 PM
Congrats- you have landed an interview! Now what? It is important to dress for success and make a positive first impression that will last. Many times people ask “does your appearance really impact getting the job or not?” And the answer is, “YES”. A first impression on a recruiter conducting an interview will mean a lot. It is essential to look your best when introducing yourself for the first time. When deciding what to wear it is always best to choose a conservative outfit. Dressing modest and professional is important. Dressing conservatively shows you are making an effort, you do not want to offend and also conservative dress shows how you are polite and respectful. If you walk into an interview with pants sagging below your waist or a skirt so tight and short you are barely able to take a seat- that leaves an impression, and not a good one. It is also of essence to ensure you dress one or two levels up. A good “rule of thumb” is...
Posted on November 15, 2019 at 12:17:08 PM
My clients aren’t surprised when I coach them on how to keep a valued employee. While they are certainly aware that we make money through placements, they more than appreciate the genuine effort I make to help them retain their most valued people. That’s because as a Certified Employee Retention Specialist- (CERS) designated recruiter, I place just as much emphasis on keeping employees as I do the effort to find them in the first place. The CERS designation sets me apart as a top-tier, strategic collaborator with the client. The intensive reading, workshop training and mandatory continuing education have given me insight into the motivation and incentives that drive top talent and ensures stability and productivity for my clients. It’s not difficult to see the solution to the problem of employee malcontent. It all boils down to emotion. Employees are human, first and foremost, and as such have a basic need to feel valued and appreciated. I work with clients to...
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