Lead the Meeting Before It Begins

Posted

Have you ever experienced a wasteful meeting that could’ve been an email? Or worse, a meeting that goes completely off track and turns into hours of non-productive brainstorming. As a manager, it’s your duty to make every meeting count. Don’t spend time on meandering ideas that could be devoted to carrying out action items. Make […]

Bad Jobs Can Be Avoided by Reading the Job Description

Posted

Job seekers have enough challenges: repeatedly refreshing a resume, new cover letters for every post, and filling out demographic data again and again. It’s easy to feel defeated when you don’t hear back from hiring managers, and it’s tough to tell what’s worth applying to. Smart job seekers spend their energy wisely and avoid applying […]

Is Your Stress Affecting Your Hiring Process?

Posted

Do you remember your first interview? Ironing the wrinkles out of your suit, trying to secure a strong handshake, wondering whether you’ll be able to make a great impression… it’s an extremely stressful situation. One way to hire the right candidates is to put yourself in their shoes. It’s important to balance empathy with professionalism. […]

Confidence in Speaking: 3 Tips to Get You There

Posted

If you struggle with public speaking, you’re not alone. Many professionals have experienced nerves when it’s time to make a speech. Standing in front of your audience, you suddenly feel doubt creeping in. The telltale signs of stress emerge. Your face feels warm, you get flustered and sweaty and shaky, and your words come tumbling […]

Job Fair – Wednesday, March 20 in Glenwood

Posted

We are seeking customer service team members to handle inbound chats, emails and phone calls. When: Wednesday, March 20 Time: 8:30 am – 1 pm Where: 2 Science Road, Glenwood, IL 60425 Schedule: Monday-Friday Starting Salary: $15/hour Based on attendance and performance, the opportunity exists to become a full-time employee for LANDAUER or FLUKE. Interested Candidates Should […]

Struggling to Meet the New Year’s Resolution? These Resume Tips Will Help!

Posted

“I resolve to find the perfect fit for my professional skills this year!” What if the right job doesn’t come to you? That’s why they call it the job hunt. Great career opportunities won’t just fall into your lap. Even if your networking is successful, there’s still work you need to do in order to […]

Multi-Tasking: Why It’s Time to Stop in 2019

Posted

Juggling your responsibilities can be reckless. Remembering and executing multiple tasks simultaneously overwhelms the senses and causes you to make simple mistakes. Don’t deceive yourself into thinking that you can accomplish more by multitasking. To remain effective, you need to give 100 percent to your top priority, rather than giving 10% percent effort to 10 […]

Five Effective Tactics to Increase Diversity and Inclusion in Your Organization

Posted

Top leaders in Chicago are more focused than ever on creating a supportive and inclusive company culture. Finding new ways to cultivate a diverse workforce and show you support your staff can often become a challenge. Discussions about the nature of diversity can lead to conflict and miscommunication. If you’re looking for great ways to […]

Ready for a New Job in a New Industry? How Can You Make that Change Easily?

Posted

A career change can seem completely overwhelming. Starting from scratch, shifting gears, and deciding to embark on a new path can come with the fear of failure or tons of uncertainty. However, if you are ready for a new position in a new industry, making the change doesn’t have to be intimidating. If you frame […]

Negative Online Review? What Do You Do Now?

Posted

A message from your marketing team comes through: someone posted a scathing comment about your business. You immediately worry about your team, your existing and potential clients, and your company’s reputation. Social media and online interactions can be dangerous and even devastating to a company, so it’s important to catch this fast and do some […]