Age Discrimination and Your Resume

The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) prohibits age discrimination against people who are age 40 or older. However, age discrimination still exists in many places, including resumes. The fact is, resume styles have evolved, especially over the last decade. A resume written in a format from 2001 will most likely end up at the bottom of a… Read More »

Managing Introverts and Extroverts

Managing both introverts and extroverts can be quite a challenge. In any workplace, you will undoubtedly find yourself managing both personality types. So, how do you manage these employees with vastly different work preferences? How do you draw out an introvert while getting an extrovert to listen? Is there a best management style for managing… Read More »

Entry Level Job Mistakes to Avoid

If you are an entry-level job hunter, you know that looking for a job can be an intimidating experience with many potential pitfalls. Check out these tips to avoid common mistakes that entry-level job seekers typically find themselves making.   Failing to Prepare for the Interview  Not seriously approaching a job interview is a crucial mistake for any job… Read More »

Why Qualified Candidates Don’t Apply to Your Job Listing

Most hiring managers will give you two reasons why they have trouble filling positions. It may be that they are getting too few applications for a specific job, or they are receiving many from unqualified candidates. Either way, the right candidate did not see the post and apply for it. Considering that competition for qualified candidates is… Read More »

Why is Personal Branding so Important?

Building a personal brand is now more essential than ever before. The truth is that your brand exists whether or not you create it for yourself. By taking control of your brand, you put yourself in the driver’s seat, control the narrative, and show audiences what you want them to see. You are cultivating aspects… Read More »

Tale of the Two Awesome Candidates

These days, skilled job candidates are in short supply. What if you find yourself with two top-notch job candidates? When the initial excitement of having two fully qualified employees knocking at your door wears off, you will have to make a challenging decision. So, what can you do? Begin by assessing your needs.   Determine What you Need  At this point… Read More »

The Hottest Emerging Technology Careers in Texas

Texas is quickly becoming a driving force behind the nation. Texas is adding many new jobs in the business, healthcare, legal, and technology fields, and it has three cities in the top ten employment markets. The state is large and has abundant resources with a vibrant economy. There is no shortage of employment opportunities. Here… Read More »

Generation X vs. Millennials: How Two Generations React to Different Managerial Styles

There are multiple generations of workers in the workforce today. Your approach to managing Generation X and Millennial employees can have a substantial impact on your organization. Understanding how these different generations will respond to your management style will go a long way in keeping your business running smoothly.  Work Environment  Our work environment has… Read More »

Why You Should Answer a Recruiters Phone Call

Are you a passive job candidate? If you are, there is a high chance that you are not waiting for a job recruiter to call you, and you are probably not prepared to talk to them if they did call you. However, let us say that a recruiter does call you. How are you to… Read More »

Keep Yourself Safe From COVID-19

The current global pandemic is making everyone nervous – and justifiably so. But our best weapon against this disease is information. COVID-19 is caused by a novel Coronavirus. It began in China and has spread worldwide, now including the United States. Here’s What You Can Do There’s nothing scarier than the feeling that you have… Read More »