Monthly Archives: May 2016

The low-down on Summer Fridays

The low-down on Summer Fridays

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Is this a perk you offer your employees? The whole concept of Summer Fridays started in the 1960s when Manhattan ad agencies realized that productivity on Fridays had reached near zero when the sun was shining and the Hamptons were calling. Since then, the concept of Summer Fridays has spread, though it is still most…

6 Things You Shouldn’t Reveal During an Interview

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Candidates often disqualify themselves by revealing information that is better left unsaid during the interview. Regardless of how well the interview seems to be going, or how candid the conversation becomes with the hiring manager, be sure you aren’t spilling your guts about your personal problems and circumstances. After all, the interview is the time…

Job Search Advice for Recent College Grads

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Congratulations! You can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel, and graduation is almost here. All of those long hours you put into studying for exams, writing papers, and working on projects will soon be a thing of the past. But before you start celebrating, now’s the time to ramp up your…

Temporary Workers Make Great Employees

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4 Reasons Why You Should Hire a Former Temporary Worker As a hiring manager, you’ve probably been trained to look for candidates with longevity at their previous positions as your top choices for new hires. And while a jumpy background can present some red flags, you shouldn’t overlook candidates that have held back-to-back temporary assignments….