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03 Jan 2018
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The Low Down on the JD (Job Description)

Recently I was tasked with a project that required me to review an establishment’s job descriptions and well it led me to thinking…do companies purposefully write job descriptions? “I did not sign up for this; this was never part of my job description!”…..Have you ever had that thought? I certainly have a few times throughout my career. Why? Well, what some job descriptions explicitly state and what  the company truly expects are certainly disparate. Let’s just say my expectations and […]

15 Jul 2016

It’s not what you say, but how you say it! Conducting yourself in the interview!

The time that you arrive for an interview can be regarded as the first statement you make. When you arrive early, you are making a statement that you can be expected to arrive early after you are hired. Warmly greet the staff you encounter before the interview as you may leave a negative feeling if current employees feel that you were aloof. In addition, warmly greet the interviewers with a degree of enthusiasm. How you say the greeting is even […]

29 Apr 2016

Social Media Misuse 

“But it’s my Facebook, my boss doesn’t have a say of what I post.” “I do my work, so why them complaining if I’m chatting online or emailing my family.” Sentiments like these are often articulated by staff members, who believe that being disciplined for using their personal social media platforms is outrageous. However according to Corey M. Dennis, Associate in the Boston Office of Morrison Mahoney LLP “Legal Implications of Employee Social Media Use” he states, “Employees’ use of […]

15 Apr 2016

CAREER GUIDANCE TIPS FROM A TALENT MANAGER

Choosing a Career/Changing a Career – Part 1 Many people can’t seem to get their careers off the ground. Others have seen their careers reach a certain point and stall. These are some pointers that will help you choose a job or a career:   If you want to feel a sense of satisfaction and fulfillment about the job you are doing on a daily basis, choose a job or a career that enables you to do what you love […]