Tips for Job Search Success [Webinar Recap]

Posted by Molly on Aug 19, 2016 3:16:43 PM

Tips for Job Search Success is a mash-up of the best ideas we’ve put forth in our past Job Seeker Webinars, and serves as a comprehensive overview of the job search process. This webinar is packed with great content and links to dozens of resources that can help you plan, tweak, or revamp your job search strategy.

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Topics: Career/Interview Tips

Job Search Lessons Learned From Famous Summer Olympic Moments

Posted by Lana on Aug 12, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Olympic athletes spend years preparing for their moment at an Olympic games. Daily practice, nutrition, coaching, support systems, setting goals, perseverance, and mental strength are all needed to experience that magical moment on the podium.

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Topics: Career/Interview Tips, Inspiration

Talent Shortage: Accounting & Finance in Chicago

Posted by Lana on Aug 5, 2016 9:30:00 AM

 

According to the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy, Chicago is second to New York in terms of accounting jobs, with over 80,000 people working as accountants, auditors, or bookkeeping clerks. The sixth and seventh largest firms (Grant Thornton and BDO Seidman, respectively) are headquartered in Chicago. Accountants and financial analysts with two to five years’ experience are in high demand. It is also a financial hub in the Midwest with many large banks and financial services companies established in the city.

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Topics: Staffing & Recruiting, Accounting/Finance

Crafting the Perfect Interview Thank You Note

Posted by Lana on Jul 29, 2016 11:00:00 AM

You nailed that interview! You connected with the hiring manager, you had a great conversation, and you’re feeling great about the next steps. Should you send a thank you note? ABSOLUTELY!

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Topics: Career/Interview Tips

Ten Tips for Defeating the Time Thief [HR Insights Magazine July/August 2016]

Posted by Rich Diaz, President on Jul 22, 2016 10:30:33 AM

“As soon as you open your mind to doing things differently, the doors of opportunity practically fly off their hinges.” — Jay Abraham

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Topics: Staffing & Recruiting, Human Resources, Career/Interview Tips

7 Tech and IT Interview Questions: Project Management

Posted by Ryan on Jul 15, 2016 12:51:59 PM

Welcome to 7 Tech and IT Interview Questions. If you work in information technology or are trying to find the right talent, you already know the tech landscape is vast and the skills needed for Project Managers are very different from those needed by Database Administrators.  In this series we’ll present seven interview questions specific to one position or functional area.  In this post: Project Management

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Topics: Staffing & Recruiting, Technology, Career/Interview Tips

10 July 4th Facts to Impress Your Friends

Posted by Lana on Jul 1, 2016 11:35:17 AM

This weekend, millions of families will fire up their grills as America prepares to celebrate Independence Day with neighborhood block parties, firework spectacles and parades commemorating the nation’s birth. Here are 10 facts you need to know to be a July Fourth rock star:

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Topics: Just for Fun