Out Now: Episode 415: Registered Apprenticeship Programs in the Clean Energy Sector With Dr. Janell Hills

Do Your Performance Goals Give You the Whole Picture?

How do you approach performance goals for your employees? Are you still using SMART Goals? For years SMART (specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, timely/time-bound) goals have been the gold standard in writing goals for performance reviews –but I’m not so convinced that its still the best model for performance goals across the board. Here are a […]

3 Ways HR Can Make A Positive Impression With All Job Seekers

The job search is changing for the employer and the employee.  Even though unemployment remains high, the market for qualified job seekers, particularly those with very technical skills, is extremely challenging. Companies are looking at new ways to build relationships and gain the attention of the technical and qualified prospective employee.  For the last few years, the focus […]

How to Ace a Phone Interview in 10 Easy Steps

Ace Your Next Phone Interview: 10 Tips for Success

Phone interviews have become a common part of the hiring process. But the funny thing is that most job seekers seem to ignore them. Think about it: You spend hours writing the perfect resume, and you gnaw your fingernails to the quick stressing about your upcoming meeting with the hiring manager. But the phone interview? […]