My grandfather used to always tell us grandchildren, “When you meet someone you look them in the eye, smile, and give a firm handshake, because your first impression lasts a lifetime.” This isn’t much different when onboarding a new employee to your company. The candidate experience starts right with the application process and continues for […]
The first 30 days on the job for any new hire can be totally overwhelming. With a flood of meet and greets, orientation meetings, training sessions, and new hire paperwork you’re still expected to stay organized and demonstrate your value. Here are a few tips to help your first 30 days position you for long-term career success.
LinkedIn can be a great tool for networking, career searching, and business development. Recent changes to the user interface and layout have been confusing. Here are some tips to make your experience better. Fix Your Profile Picture First, have a picture! Potential customers and employers see the picture as a sign of professionalism. Present yourself […]
Everyone’s talking about STEM and how important it is to have a connection to the future talent pool – but how do you get started? What exactly is work-based learning? How to develop programs for students? How to get others on board in my company?
We’ve all be the new kid at one point in our lives or another, and as you get older you go from being the new kid in school, to the new employee in a company. No matter how many times we’ve started a new job, or moved into a new department, we always seem to […]
There is so much to learn in your first sales role. Just a few months ago I realized this first hand and saw how different sales is compared to recruiting. Here are some general principles that I feel can be applied to dive in and work to be successful.