During the hiring process, recruiters or hiring managers come across all kinds of résumés: the good, the bad and the ugly, as we discovered when decoding résumé jargon . While you hope that there will be more in the good section than the others, the rise of common clichés appearing on résumés often puts paid to that. It seems that in a bid to stand out from the crowd, many job-hunters use language and clichés that don’t translate as well to prospective employees as they’d hope, instead making them stand out for less appealing reasons.
Jun 28, 2017 3:14:37 PMLearn more
Instagram is a global phenomenon that can be surprisingly great for small businesses. Here’s how to make it work for you.
Jun 1, 2017 11:14:02 AMLearn more
Team building activities are a great way to bring employees together, boost morale and potentially learn new skills. In order to retain employees’ interests, it’s important to keep these events new and fresh, allowing individuals to try something different and in some cases, somewhere different.
May 30, 2017 11:19:09 AMLearn more
Healthy, sustainable working practices are big news for big business, especially with Silicon Valley leading the way. But what about smaller businesses?
Apr 27, 2017 2:03:20 PMLearn more
Interviews can be tricky for either side. If you’re being interviewed, once you get past the standard “Where do you see yourself in five years’ time?” questions, you never know what will be thrown at you. If you’re an interviewer, how do you get past the pre-scripted answers to the standard questions to see the real person and make the right hire?
Apr 18, 2017 7:02:00 AMLearn more
All managers have their own style and some are definitely more effective than others. Over the years I’ve come across quite a few different approaches – both from people who’ve managed me directly and, more recently, who I’ve worked with on projects. And while I’ve been inspired by some people’s approaches, I’ve been less than impressed with others.
Apr 10, 2017 11:44:04 AMLearn more