How to Prepare for Your First Interview Out of College

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As a recent college graduate, facing your first interview can be a challenge. Often, you haven’t had many opportunities to interview before, so you may question your competency or feel uncomfortable. Also, your experience in the field is generally limited, as you’ve just recently completed your education. To make things more difficult, entry-level jobs can… Read more »

How to Know if Your Feedback is Too Harsh

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Providing feedback is an important part of being a manager; it gives employees the information they need to excel in their positions and make corrections as required. But, if your feedback is too harsh, it can be surprisingly ineffective. While being direct is great, the wrong tone or wording can be more discouraging to workers… Read more »

Take the Time to Get to Know Your New Hire

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When a new hire walks in for their first day, you may think the hardest part of your job is done. However, don’t stop putting out extra effort just yet. Taking the time to get to know your newest employee can help build trust and create a more comfortable work environment that gives them an… Read more »

7 Strategies for Keeping Your Employees Focused During the Summer

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Summer is officially upon us, and that means many workers are staring longingly out the window instead of being entirely dedicated to the task at hand, and the use of sick days may be oddly on the rise. Workplaces that aren’t completely temperature controlled may also become physically uncomfortable, leading the heat to serve as… Read more »

Little Things You Can Do That Make a Big Difference

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As the saying goes, ‘Little things mean a lot.’ Often, it’s not the big gestures others remember about us, but the small, seemingly insignificant things we do that dramatically impact how colleagues, and potential employers, view us. The Way You Walk into a Room Do you enter a room with slumped shoulders and a lackluster… Read more »

Atlanta Employment by Industry

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Job growth by industry changes from year to year. Paying attention to areas of growth and decline can help you tailor your job search. For example, if you know what the hottest growth industries are, you’ll have a much better chance of marketing yourself accordingly and securing a position in a thriving industry. The Bureau… Read more »

Job Growth in Atlanta: What areas thrived?

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Each year brings new areas of growth and decline in the job market. A number of noteworthy shifts occurred over the past year in Atlanta, including a 1.5% increase in overall non-farm employment. Here are a few of the key areas that job seekers and employers should pay attention to: Hot Industries: In the Atlanta… Read more »