Use LinkedIn to Find Your Next Job

Finding a job while browsing the internet has never been easier. There are several social network platforms that offer job seekers a lot of useful information and provide them with relevant job options. If you’re one of these people, all you need to do to start this process is create a profile on one of […]

Taking Care of Stressed-Out Employees

The field of Human Resources is enormous, especially in larger companies. So many areas are under its umbrella including job descriptions, interviews, employee benefits, and problem resolution. Health is become a big motivating factor in retaining stressed out employees. Unfortunately there is too much anxiety what with job demands these days. With all the pressure […]

Things that Stick with You

One of the best jobs I ever had was working in HR for a ski lodge. It was a real change of scene after being in corporate surroundings—you know, the usual office environment. The lodge was beautiful: an A-frame made of logs and it was huge so there were lots of employees to manage. A […]

A Comfortable Office Environment for All

Aside from complaints about coworkers, one of the biggest complaints you hear as an HR manager are about the workplace itself. Sometimes it is about parking or accessibility, but more often than not it’s people with concerns about the temperature in the office. You can only tell someone so many times to bring in a […]

Creating a Comfortable Work Environment

A good human resources department will advise employees on anything from getting along with colleagues to climbing the corporate ladder. Staff will also help with retirement planning options and insurance health claims. They will define a cafeteria plan, death benefits, beneficiaries, and what goes into an IRA. They are the ultimate resource at work so […]

Security Team Safety

Safety in the work place is a big issue and most companies have contingency plans in the event of fire, earthquake, flooding, or power outage. They regularly practice evacuation as well as the protection and safeguarding of important assets. Large institutions often have human resources staff devoted to the subject and training of employees is […]

Holiday Party Season

When I have a party, no matter how experienced the bartender is, I have to lay out the tools to be used to make most types of mixed drinks. I don’t assume that he or she will come equipped. Who, after all, has a set of gadgets? This goes for a personal or company party. […]

Getting the Best Start to Your Day

Going on job interviews can be exhausting, so you have to be mentally and physically ready. You can get out of practice. You may get more than one in a day and have to have the stamina to survive it. Why is it that tooting your own horn can be an ordeal? It is because […]

Job Interviews and Social Skills Training

To a certain extent, employers are trying to measure the social skills of the people who are potentially going to be working with them. A person’s social skills and people skills can be among their most important traits, and employers need to make sure that they have hired people who are going to be good […]

Job Searches and Depression

Bad job search skills are actually worse than useless, which people should take into account. The people who are conducting a job search will probably only have so much time before all of their savings run out, at which point they are going to be somewhat desperate to find more work. There’s also the fact […]

Job Interview Skills

People should never underestimate the importance of a successful job interview. Far too many people still believe that as long as their resumes are positive enough, they will manage to get the job one way or another. They should know that there are plenty of applicants who probably have resumes that are just as good, […]

Tips for Writing Resumes and Cover Letters

Many people struggle when it comes to writing their resumes and cover letters. They are uncertain about exactly what to list and what not to list. Many people understandably want to make themselves look as good as possible, but they still want to avoid the appearance of padding. Indeed, the people who work in human […]

Job Searches in the Modern World

The people who haven’t been on job searches recently may not be familiar with how to conduct a job search in today’s society, which is understandable. People might feel as if job searches are somewhat fundamental, and the skills that they first learned when they were young people in search of work will serve them […]