4 Tips to Attract and Retain Top Talent

4 Tips to Attract and Retain Top Talent

Unemployment is low, and employers are scrambling to find the right person to fill their open positions. Turnover is expensive, costing an estimated 6 to 9 months’ salary to replace a full time salaried employee. And finding top talent can really pay off for an employer. In fact, the productivity gap between average performers and […]

Graduating With Confidence

Graduating With Confidence

Congrats, Job Well Done! Believe it or not, the time to graduate has come! Early morning classes and nerve-racking presentations have led you to this moment. Now, it’s your time to shine. While the road ahead is still being paved, this is the time to celebrate all your accomplishments before the next phases. From graduation […]

6 Second Resume Review: does yours fall flat or make the cut…?

6 Second Resume Review: does yours fall flat or make the cut…?

Real talk here… Thanks to technology, we all know that it’s never been easier to apply for a job. In today’s social savvy world, it’s as simple as a few clicks and your resume is on its way.  Employers literally receive thousands of online applications on a regular basis and put systems in place to […]

Finding the Right One: Are you an Informed Candidate?

Finding the Right One: Are you an Informed Candidate?

Finding the Right One: Are you an Informed Candidate? I’d like to say we all are, but are we? An Informed Candidate is as fully aware as possible of the company and the position they are interviewing for. This person has taken the time to obtain a basic overview of the company from reviewing their […]

Don’t Be Left in The Dark:  5 Benefits of Using a Staffing Company

Don’t Be Left in The Dark: 5 Benefits of Using a Staffing Company

Did you know, the much-anticipated Great American Total Solar Eclipse occurring on August 21st, will only take two minutes and forty seconds? Charleston, among other major cities in the path of totality, have been preparing for this once in a lifetime event for months, even years, and it will be over in less time than […]

9:00am-3:00pm: 5 Tips on Implementing a Summer Schedule

9:00am-3:00pm: 5 Tips on Implementing a Summer Schedule

When you think of summer trends, do shorter work hours come to mind? According to a recent survey, 42% of organizations will offer their employees “Summer Fridays” in 2017. Offering a flexible schedule is a great way to reward, and retain, your top talent. While some employers may be hesitant to get behind this trend, […]

Grab Your Sunscreen…..And Your Business Cards!

Grab Your Sunscreen…..And Your Business Cards!

We all know BBQs, beach vacations, and pool parties are on everyone’s summer agenda, but what about networking? These get togethers may be the ideal setting for networking because it doesn’t really look like networking. You may think standing by a pool with a burger in your hand isn’t the best time to give out […]

School’s (Almost) Out For Summer!

School’s (Almost) Out For Summer!

So, you walked across the big stage while your friends and family cheered and then threw your cap in the air. Now what? You’ve spent the last four years with your head in books and trying not to drink 20 cups of coffee a day. Someone along the way may have told you once you […]

How Much Does A Resume Really Tell You?

How Much Does A Resume Really Tell You?

Your business is booming and it’s time to grow your team. Finding an Administrative Assistant is at the top of your list. Easy enough, right? You’re probably looking for potential candidates with resumes that say, “great people skills” or “proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.” After reviewing countless resumes, and conducting interviews you’ve finally found […]

To Decorate or Not to Decorate?

To Decorate or Not to Decorate?

So, you landed a temporary job.  Now you have an empty desk to use that is just asking to be covered with matching office supplies or pictures of your four legged, or two legged, child.  The only problem is, you’ll be moving on to something else in a month with a whole box of decorations […]