Why You Should Be Hiring Baby Boomers

As 2019 rolls around, many companies are becoming increasingly focused on hiring Millennials. Perhaps this is because Gen Y will make up about half of the workforce by 2020. “Companies are focusing too much on (Millennials). Instead, they should be thinking holistically about the best way to attract and retain talent,” said Ken Shuman, VP of communications, NerdWallet. While there’s …

5 Reasons Why Now Is the Perfect Time to Find a New Job

Have you been toying with the idea of getting a new job for a while but for some reason haven’t started a job search? Perhaps you are afraid to take a risk for fear that the job market isn’t stable enough, or maybe the thought of leaving your comfortable-but-unfulfilling job is just scary. Are you in this boat? 5 Reasons …

4 Tips for Saving Money During Your Job Search

Being out of work and looking for a job can be costly. Not only are you keeping up with your bills, but you’re also paying expenses related to job interviews, career counselors, student loans, etc. Thankfully, there are several ways to save money during this time. Save Money During Your Job Search with These Tips Job searching can be a …

If You Find Accountants With These 3 Qualities, Hire Them

In 2016, the accounting, bookkeeping, tax preparation and payroll services industry generated about $19 billion in revenue, which was a 3.4 percent rise from 2015. As this industry grows, an increasing number of individuals are pursuing accounting degrees. This means accounting firms will have their pick of job candidates. The Top 3 Qualities to Look for in a CPA It’s …

4 Things to Say to Workers to Encourage Employee Engagement

The majority of employees are unhappy and disengaged at work. One reason workers are disengaged is that they don’t like their supervisors. “75 percent of people don’t quit their jobs; they quit their bosses,” stated The Muse. Bosses can encourage job satisfaction and employee engagement by giving positive feedback to their workers. “One of the simplest ways for businesses to …

3 Resume Mistakes That Employers Hate

No matter how talented a candidate is, any resume mistake, no matter how small, can keep him or her from being seriously considered for a position. Common mistakes include poor grammar, incorrect formatting or length (too long or too short are both marks against a candidate) and spelling mistakes. Have you ever made mistakes like these? Why Your Resume Has …

How to Use Microfeedback to Boost Employee Engagement

In the U.S. alone, 70 percent of employees are disengaged at work. This is a major problem since “disengaged employees cost the US $450 – $550 billion annually in lost productivity. Furthermore, organizations with engaged employees outperform those with low employee engagement by as much as 202 percent,” according to Recruiter.com. Employers are aware of the employee engagement dilemma and …