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Brain Food for Employees: How to Re-Energize from the Afternoon Slump

At some point in the mid-afternoon, the workplace seems to slow down and lose momentum. The afternoon slump is something most employees will experience, and while it’s an entirely natural phenomenon, the drop in energy can cause a loss of concentration and productivity. Below are five different ways employees can get a good mid-afternoon boost… Read more »

Three Savvy Explanations For Gaps In Your Employment

When a candidate is applying for a job, a large unexplained gap in their work history can be a red flag. The ability to succinctly explain gaps in employment to potential employers can mean the difference between getting the job and getting passed over for a position. By directing the conversation and turning a job… Read more »

Why Military Veterans Make Great Employees

Employers and companies can benefit from hiring Veterans because military personnel are often cross-trained in multiple skills and have experience in varied tasks and responsibilities. Veterans have learned over the course of their careers how to work hard, be team players and leaders. Hiring a veteran can be profitable to businesses on many different levels… Read more »

How To Guarantee Your Interview Answers Will Get You Hired

By appearing confident and professional during an interview, job seekers can increase their chances of being hired. Asking and answering questions strategically will show employers that an applicant is poised and willing to put forth the work. Answer With Confidence Inexperienced applicants should role-play interview answers before their interview. Practicing and delivering polished answers will… Read more »

The 3 Reasons Why Negotiating Your Salary Is Important

Negotiating your salary with an employer can be a nerve-wracking experience. In fact, according to a recent study by Pay Scale which surveyed over 30,000 American workers, they found that 57% of people never had this conversation with their employer. There were a variety of reasons why more than half of the people surveyed didn’t… Read more »

Five Smart Moves To Make Before A New Career

Changing careers is an intimidating prospect that requires courage. There are so many unknown variables and often people don’t know how to begin. For those ready to take the plunge, the following tips can make the transition as smooth and stress-free as possible. Don’t Obsess Over Negative Things When preparing for a career change, focus… Read more »

Email Etiquette After A Job Interview

Orange County Job seekers often assume that once an interview is complete, there is nothing to do besides wait to hear from the interviewer. Unfortunately, that assumption couldn’t be more wrong. After a job interview, applicants should send a thank you email to the interviewer. Following up via email shows hiring managers that you appreciated… Read more »

The First Five Things Employers Will Notice On Your Resume

Creating a solid resume can be a challenge; it needs to highlight all the reasons an applicant should be hired without being lengthy. Employers skim resumes in seconds and glean enough information to decide if they would like to contact the potential candidate for an interview or not. Adding to the challenge, most employers rarely… Read more »

The Secret To Motivating Employees: What Every CEO Should Know

Many executives wonder how to get workers to apply themselves to difficult tasks when monetary intensives do not seem to be doing the trick. The fact is that companies can’t limit themselves to monetary motivation alone because people can have a variety of reasons for working and differing opinions on what makes for a happy… Read more »

Five Unexpected Places In Irvine You Might Find Your Next Employee

Successful employers are always looking for qualified, suitable candidates. Hiring managers that think outside the resume pile can meet business needs proactively by bringing on employees with the right attitude and a willingness to learn. Here are five places outside traditional applicant pools where companies can find new talent: Through College Students College students know… Read more »