Posted on

How to be successful in your first 90 days at a job

We’ve all heard the phrase, “in the President’s first 100 days…” but this thinking holds true for any new employee in any job. The first few months in a new environment presents a critical window of opportunity to set the tone. In the workplace, these first 90-100 days are make-or-break for a lot of new […] Read Article “How to be successful in your first 90 days at a job”

Posted on

How to Set Up New Hires for Success in their First 90 Days

Historically, the “first 100 days” in the oval office is a critical time for the POTUS to set the tone for their time in office, bring key issues from their campaign to the forefront, and begin putting pieces in place for the next four years. It is, without a doubt, a time of foundation-building, learning, […] Read Article “How to Set Up New Hires for Success in their First 90 Days”

Posted on

2016 Trends in Compensation

Today’s employees expect compensation in different forms and for different motivating reasons. The stable annual salary with the opportunity for a company-wide bonus or raise within a few percentage points of each salary is a concept that’s become increasingly outdated. 2016 marked a continued effort from employers to bring more holistic compensation models into the […] Read Article “2016 Trends in Compensation”

Posted on

Labor Day, the Hard Workers Holiday

  Oh sweet Labor Day, the “last call” of summer holidays. We are so relieved to break up the normal routine, we sometimes forget that Labor Day weekend originated as a day of tribute for American workers. America has grown into a strong and powerful nation. It took sacrifices to bring us to this point. The idea […] Read Article “Labor Day, the Hard Workers Holiday”

Posted on

Hire fast, or hire best?

Image source: NPR Politics 2016 Election: Should we consider the wild card? This year’s presidential election illustrates the common frustration of employers having a candidate pool that doesn’t excite anyone (nevermind the fact that the presidential race is the most important job interview – played out on the world’s stage). Anyone who has hired for […] Read Article “Hire fast, or hire best?”

Posted on

4 Ways to Cope with that Annoying Coworker

This week, at the Republican National Convention, Ted Cruz took the stage and declined to endorse Donald Trump as the Republican Nominee for President. “I am not in the habit of supporting people who attack my wife and attack my father,” he added in response to questions about his lack of endorsement. Attendees at the […] Read Article “4 Ways to Cope with that Annoying Coworker”

Posted on

We Need More Women in IT

Apple CEO Tim Cook took a bold stance on women in technology. “I think it’s our fault – ‘our’ meaning the whole tech community,” he said. “We haven’t done enough to reach out and show young women that it’s cool to do it and how much fun it can be.” Cook also pointed to what […] Read Article “We Need More Women in IT”

Posted on

5 Things The House Sit-In Taught Us About Negotiation in the Workplace

Following the recent Orlando nightclub shooting, lawmakers entered into a fray of debate over gun control, and most recently, rebellion in the House. June 23rd marked day-two of a sit-in led by House democrats who are demanding progress for gun-control law adjustments. Earlier this week, four gun control bills failed to pass in Congress, which […] Read Article “5 Things The House Sit-In Taught Us About Negotiation in the Workplace”

Posted on

Internships 101: Simplifying Your Search in 3 Steps

Thinking internships might be a smart path for you? The good news is that the value of internship experiences are still strong in the eyes of employers. According to an annual survey done by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), 95% of employers reported that candidate experience is a factor when hiring. Finding the […] Read Article “Internships 101: Simplifying Your Search in 3 Steps”

Posted on

How to Handle An Underperforming Employee

Dealing with under-performers in the workplace can be a frustrating and sensitive matter for managers and for other employees. Under-performers are often very capable of turning things around, but understanding the problem from all angles is key in determining the best possible route for success. Here are a few important tactics and approaches to keep […] Read Article “How to Handle An Underperforming Employee”