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When you look for a company online, you are not the only one that does the screening. Once you submit your application, your potential employer will review your resume and determine, if you are the right fit. They look for certain skills and personality traits to make sure that you are not only the right person for the job, but your values also represent their organization. Knowing some of the characteristics that employers look for allows you to identify which company is likely to hire you. Read more »

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As a fresh graduate or someone who is in-between careers, finding work is difficult because most companies are looking for a certain skill set or experience level when hiring. Unless you are a “cream of the crop,” you might have a difficult time landing the job you wanted. In certain cases, seeking a temporary job in the industry you want to enter may be a good idea. Read more »

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Have you been to many interviews and have not landed a job, or have you bounced around from company to company? If so, you might not have the right personality and culture fit in any of the organizations you applied for or worked in. The cultural and personality fit of a person are one of the factors that may sway a potential employer to say yes or no to your application.  Read more »

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“The only thing we have is one another. The only competitive advantage we have is the culture and values of the company. Anyone can open up a coffee store. We have no technology, we have no patent. All we have is the relationship around the values of the company and what we bring to the customer every day. And we all have to own.” These are wise words from Howard Schultz, the CEO of Starbucks. Read more »

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As students graduate from their respective colleges and universities, the next chapter of their life begins to unfold: the search for employment. It may very well be another kind of adventure, too, especially what with all the difficulties of finding available, good-paying jobs that would meet the expectations of a millennial graduate. Read more »

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A nice, top-tier school, excellent skills and enough experience are often on the list of many human resource personnel looking to hire an employee for their company. However, certain candidates become nightmares once they start working. How does this happen? One of the most important factors when considering someone to join your organization is their culture fit. If their personality and attitude don’t mesh with your core values and work environment, chances they might become ineffective or butt heads with colleagues. These may ruin your business and make the office a difficult place to work in.

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