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How Do You Know What Skills to Hire For?

March 22nd, 2017

Before hiring anyone, you need to assess their skills. But in order to do that, you need to know what skills are required for a particular type of job. To determine the skills required, you should first do a job analysis. 1. Doing a Job Analysis This is essentially determining the requirements of the job… Read More »

One Skill That Carries Over to Every Job

January 18th, 2017

No matter what kind of job you have, there is one skill that you will need, and that is communication. In fact, many employers consider good communication skills to be the most important. But there are different types of communication skills, and you need to work to master all of them. Here is a list… Read More »

Your Weakness Might Be a Good Thing … No, Really

December 21st, 2016

For job candidates, it is one of the most dreaded questions – What is your greatest weakness or tell me about a weakness you have. The obvious problem is that at a job interview you want to focus on how good you are, what you can do as opposed to what you cannot do. So, how… Read More »

Is Your Resume Ready to be Found by the Applicant Tracking System?

December 7th, 2016

Many companies today use applicant tracking systems to sift through resumes of job applicants. These systems consist of software applications that automatically filter applications using certain preset criteria, such as keywords, skills, previous employers, work experience or educational background. Almost all recruiting agencies and most major corporations have some type of applicant tracking system. Knowing… Read More »