Is Transportation Important When Hiring the Right Candidate?

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Employees with access to reliable transportation can get to work consistently and on time. Of course, this is critical to a candidate being able to perform their job well. A potential hire who reports they do not have reliable transportation could be sending you a red flag they might not be a good hiring choice.…

Tips to Leave a Great First Impression

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Whether you’re at a job interview, on your first day at a new position, or meeting a coworker for the first time—it never hurts to make a good first impression. It’s said that first impressions stick with people the longest and you can maintain a good reputation with those around you when you plan to…

Stay Healthy While on the Job

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Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to be healthier? If you’re one of the many who spends 40-plus hours per week at work, your workplace can be a good starting place for a healthier you! That’s because you can make easy changes at work to pave the way to a healthier lifestyle. Your efforts…

Top Career Posts of 2018

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Are you ready for 2019? What’s to come in the New Year? If you’re planning to find a new job, or just looking to brush up on your job skills, you have a fresh, brand-new year ahead of you: full of possibilities to learn something new! As you begin to plan your goals for the…

Top Hiring and Management Posts of 2018

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As the year draws to a close, it’s good to reflect on the highlights of 2018 as you prepare for 2019. As an employer, did you reach your business goals? Q4 is usually the time when companies are putting the finishing touches on their goals for Q1 of the upcoming year. Year-end is a perfect…

Top Hiring and Management Posts of 2018

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As the year draws to a close, it’s good to reflect on the highlights of 2018 as you prepare for 2019. As an employer, did you reach your business goals? Q4 is usually the time when companies are putting the finishing touches on their goals for Q1 of the upcoming year. Year-end is a perfect…

2019 Job Outlook in Quincy, IL

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Looking for a new job in Quincy, IL? If you’re in search of work in IT, healthcare or research, the job world just may be your oyster! Following are job titles in hot demand in the Quincy, IL area: * Web developers * Software and applications developers * Computer systems analysts * Operations research analysts…

Hey Coach—Put Me In! Ways to Show Your Boss You’re Ready for a Promotion

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To promote or not to promote? Many of us don’t want to simply tread water in our careers, but move ahead! However, your boss won’t be likely to promote you if they feels you are just barely getting by at your current job. That’s why you need to prove you’re ready, willing and able to…

How to Deal With Underperformers

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In a perfect world, all your workers would be superstars. But unfortunately, employers often have to deal with employees who put in the bare minimum, punch the clock and go home. They may not have always been this way—sometimes employees who were once great performers decrease their productivity for one reason or another. Since employee…

Here’s Why Counter Offers Can Be Counterproductive

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Here’s Why Counter Offers Can Be Counterproductive Into everyone’s life, a little unhappiness may occasionally fall. That’s just part of life. And if that unhappiness crops up at work, you may decide to pursue another career opportunity. If you’ve been with your company for a few years (or longer) or if you perform a valuable…