EEO-1 Report Filing Deadline Is Approaching – What You Need To Know

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Mark your calendars, because the deadline for the EEO-1 report is September 30th.  If you’re unsure of what the EEO-1 is, it is an annual survey required by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) used to track trends in the gender, racial and ethnic identity of America’s workforce. The government analyzes the data to “protect the civil rights of workers” and to examine employment patterns and representation. Finding out whether you need to file this report or not is important to ma...

4 Things to Do After the Job Interview

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So you rocked your job interview. You went in on time, you dressed sharp, you were prepared and you felt confident with your answers.  So, now your work is done….not so fast! The interview was only the beginning. In today’s hypercompetitive job market an effective follow-up is a must after an interview.  This is your last opportunity to sell yourself by reiterating your interest without seeming too pushy. Here are some tips on post-interview etiquette to make you stand out and really make certain t...

Know Yourself and Get the Job You Want

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The first step to a successful job search is a realistic assessment of “You” in relation to “The Job.” If you are reading this blog, you are probably looking for a job that fits both your career path and life path. As you begin this process, remember that knowing what you don’t want is as important as knowing what you do want. Why do we recommend an assessment? Hiring managers generally ask two basic questions when they consider job applications: “Is this candidate qualified?” and “...

Learn How to Create a Stand Out Resume

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Learn How to Create a Stand-Out Resume Competition for jobs remains fierce and recruiters review hundreds, if not thousands, of resumes each week. Take a deep breath and slowly count to six. That is the average time a recruiter spends reviewing one resume. What’s a job seeker to do? Research reports that some resumes capture up to 6 minutes of a Recruiter’s attention! Surprised? Well organized, easy to read resumes consistently receive more attention. Review the following 6 tips to create a ...

Going Beyond the Resume

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Finding the right match in a candidate starts with the resume, but it only takes one bad decision to learn that there is a lot more to a good fit than relevant experience. Most candidates’ labor over resumes for months and even years, so resumes do not reveal much about the way a person performs practically, day to day. Going beyond the resume can help uncover important information to fuel better decisions about hiring. Here are some steps you can take once you’ve found a strong resume. Look for ...

Effective Interviewing

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Get the Best Match with Effective Interviewing Most of us know how difficult and nerve-racking it can be to interview for a job. But few realize that it is equally difficult to conduct an interview, especially a really good interview that enables both parties to fully explore whether there’s a good fit. So, what can a hiring manager do and ask in an interview to explore the very best fit? A successful and effective interview is one in which both the interviewer and the interviewee receive accurate info...