Q4 Diversity Jobs Report and Index Focuses on Women in the US Labor Force

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Read the Q4 Diversity Jobs Report and Index to take an in-depth look at women in the US labor force. The quarterly publication also explores workforce trends and tells the “tale of two cities:” the Leisure/Hospitality industry and the Professional/Business Services industry, delving Continue reading Q4 Diversity Jobs Report and Index Focuses on Women in the US Labor Force

Q3 Diversity Jobs Report and Index Highlights Military Veterans, African-Americans in the Labor Force

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Read the Q3 Diversity Jobs Report and Index to learn how military veterans are impacting the workforce. The quarterly publication also explores workforce trends and the contributions that African-Americans and other minorities are making to the U.S. economy.

Boo! 5 Ways to Scare Employers Away When They Google You

The ghost and ghouls may not be the only thing frightening this Halloween. Think about what could happen if a potential employer Googles you. Could the results send them running away with fear, or reassure them that you are the Continue reading Boo! 5 Ways to Scare Employers Away When They Google You

How to Nail Your Next Phone Interview

One of the most common interviews today is the phone interview. In fact, more and more companies are using the phone interview to initially screen candidates, or as an alternative to the first round in-person interview.  As reported on Forbes.com, Continue reading How to Nail Your Next Phone Interview

What can YOU do? A Campaign for Disability Employment

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month! Throughout the thirty-one days of October, employers are encouraged to promote the employment of people with disabilities. In support of this initiative, the Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy has launched their Continue reading What can YOU do? A Campaign for Disability Employment

The Right Way to Identify Yourself as a Diversity Hire

As the workplace becomes more global, many companies are recognizing the importance of hiring more diverse candidates. An American Express Open Forum article noted that in a 2012 study, sixty-three percent of senior executives believed that having diversity and inclusion Continue reading The Right Way to Identify Yourself as a Diversity Hire

How to Deal with Workplace Discrimination

Though we all try to avoid it, sometimes workplace discrimination still occurs. When this type of situation happens, it can leave you feeling uncomfortable, traumatized, anxious, and at a loss as to the why and how. However, before you take Continue reading How to Deal with Workplace Discrimination

The Magic Question: How Do I Ask For a Raise?

At some point in your career, you may find yourself wanting a salary increase. But do you know the right way to ask for a raise? According to Mercer’s 2014/2015 US Compensation Planning Survey, the average raise in base pay Continue reading The Magic Question: How Do I Ask For a Raise?

Can You Use a Tablet in a Job Interview?

When it comes to job searching and interviewing, there are a lot of rules; from your cover letter and resume to accepting an interview and negotiating a salary. Depending on the company you’re interviewing with, it can be hard to Continue reading Can You Use a Tablet in a Job Interview?

Salary Negotiation 101: The Top 5 Must-Knows

You’ve applied for a job, and gone through the interview process. Finally, you’ve heard the words you’ve been waiting for, “We’d like to make you an offer.” Now the salary negotiations begin, and being a good negotiator is not only Continue reading Salary Negotiation 101: The Top 5 Must-Knows