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About a third of workers in the United States have considered quitting their job in just the last three months, according to CNBC . This may come as a shocking statistic, but it shows the level of unhappiness currently in the job market. With the New Year quickly approaching, more and more people will begin reconsidering their career choice. However, certain jobs just aren’t for you and it’s time to move on. If you’re...
Thousands of ambitious entrepreneurs begin their journey to success in the United States. Around 69%  of entrepreneurs start their businesses from their homes. These startups eventually begin to gain ground and expand their operations. To do this effectively, they require the best talent, which can be a challenge since talent and pay scales are generally directly correlated. Startups might find it more difficult to hire the cream of...
Every few years, there comes about a change in trends in the corporate world. From the culture of having cubicles to an open-door policy, employers have tried various strategies to help their businesses grow while making an effort to keep their employees motivated.   Collaborative workspaces have become the latest trend. Collaborative spaces are office premises that house employees of various firms under one roof. Global enterprises...
Job seeking is stressful for just about everyone. You have to prepare for interviews, present yourself in the best way, and then hope for the best. The most frustrating thing for job seekers is getting no response from an employer after an interview. It’s true; most organizations are guilty of ghosting candidates. They don’t inform them if they haven’t qualified for the job, making an applicant feel very demotivated....
Background checks and the hiring process in the United States go hand-in-hand. Employers are unanimous when it comes to their stance of running a background check on potential employees. The national survey done by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners  found that all organizations run background screenings on their employees before hiring them. So, how exactly is a background check run? Our experts are here...
Every year, in the United States, approximately 1.9 million  individuals graduate with a bachelor’s degree. They move on to working for organizations, complete their master’s degree or are unable to find a job. Before entering the job market, it’s essential you polish certain skills. Your time in college isn’t just about learning the technicalities of your field; you have to learn certain skills that make...
According to the New York Fed , unemployment rates among fresh graduates increased in the second quarter of 2019. For the first time ever in American history, fresh graduates are more likely to be unemployed than any other workforce group, according to HuffPost . Take matters into your own hands to ensure you get a job as you get out of college. Here are some of the best tips that can help you land your first job: Apply for jobs...
  Choosing a career path to follow is one of life’s most important decisions. The emphasis on this decision is mainly due to the fact that many believe they can’t change their career path later on in life. Only 13%  of the labor force in the United States is passionate about their jobs, according to Deloitte. But how do you choose something you want to do for the rest of your life? The answer is simple, follow...
Regardless of the number of job interviews you go for, each one seems like the first and it doesn’t get any easier. With each interview, you get to meet new people and try your best to sell yourself and the set of skills you have. No matter what you’re going through at the time, you need to show yourself to be enthusiastic and interested, especially if you are going for an interview for the job you love. An average job attracts...
If you have recently dealt with prospective employees ignoring your calls, or not showing up to interviews then it’s possible you have been a victim of a trend that has recently become popular with jobseekers- ghosting. Studies indicate  that more than half of applicants find it reasonable to ghost potential employers. According to the study, some applicants may be ghosting in response to being ghosted by another company. It...
Background checks are essential tools in making sure you hire the right candidate. A background check is an investigation into the applicant’s background to ensure that employers gain a more holistic insight into who the applicant is as a person. It is only after considering all aspects that employers can come to a well-informed decision. Background checks usually consist of looking up criminal records, employment history, and work...
Have you noticed a lack of employee engagement or are you struggling to recruit the best talent? Even if your company offers competitive salaries, generous benefit packages and fun a culture; a poorly designed workplace can significantly affect employee productivity, retention and recruitment. So here are some reasons why your workplace needs to be well-designed and appealing to current and prospective employees. Workplace Design...