The Five Things I Learned From My IT Guy!

Posted by on 4:25 pm in Blog, General Advice

  I was extremely frustrated! My computer was slow to start and froze whenever I used it. The breaking point for me came when no matter what I did or which keys I pressed, my computer would refuse to re-start or shut down. That’s when I called the Help Desk Technician and in just about no time he had my computer up and running and taught me some steps and preventative measures to ensure...

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So You Landed The Job! Now what?

Posted by on 3:38 pm in Blog, General Advice

You aced the interviews and got the job. Congratulations! Now learn the secrets on how to keep the position you worked so hard to get by following these six tips: Nothing is Beneath You First rule of thumb, never say “That’s not my job”.  So what, if filing was not in your original job description? The employee that is willing to do a job that is considered below his or her role is sure to...

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10 Resume Tips Straight From the Mouth of A Recruiter

Posted by on 8:06 pm in Blog, General Advice

Have you been applying for hundreds of jobs daily and not getting any responses back? Do you feel like your resume is going out into the ether? Ever wonder what Recruiters and Hiring Managers are really looking for when sorting through resumes? Well I am here to give you the inside scoop! I have been recruiting for over 10 years and have read through thousands upon thousands of resumes. In the...

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Top 5 Reasons Why Taking a Vacation is Important!

Posted by on 3:03 pm in Blog, General Advice

Labor Day Weekend is upon us, and for those of us in the East Coast, it’s the summer’s last Hurrah! If you haven’t already done so, now is good time to take a getaway trip or to plan a future vacation. I, myself,  just came back from a one week Cruise vacation so I can attest that taking some time away from work to have some fun in the sun is actually a really good thing for work.  Here...

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Decoding Casual Fridays- How casual is too casual?

Posted by on 2:23 pm in Blog, General Advice

  When trying to decide what to wear on Fridays at the office you should always refer to your company’s dress code policy. This can usually be found in the employee  handbook. If none exists or if it is unclear, the general rule of thumb is to go one step below your normal business attire. For example, if you work in a super corporate  industry like a law firm or bank you can downgrade...

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Things You Can Do While Commuting To Work

Posted by on 6:41 pm in Blog, General Advice, Just For Fun!

The commute to work can sometimes be a harrowing experience. You could be running late and it be totally out of your control. There could be a huge traffic jam on the highway, or the bus you are on can break down in the middle of the road. Of course, there is always my personal favorite (being a NYC girl who rides the subway everyday), the jumbled almost undecipherable “We are delayed because...

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Know Before You Go

Posted by on 9:06 pm in Blog, General Advice, Interviewing Tips

Being granted an interview can be exciting and nerve-wracking all at the same time. You will probably spend time going over your resume and thinking of ways to answer potential questions. One key step in preparing for an interview is to research the company. In doing so, you will be able to determine whether the company is a right fit for you, and ask better questions during the interview. It...

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media When it Comes To Your Career!

Posted by on 2:20 pm in Blog, General Advice

  Does social media help or hurt your career? The answer is not so simple. While having an online presence is commonplace in today’s day and age, you have to be very careful in how you present yourself. While looking for a career, you have to try and find the balance between displaying your personality while still maintaining a high level of professionalism. So how does one achieve...

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How To Be An Effective Boss!

Posted by on 4:48 pm in Blog, If You Are The Boss

So you have just been promoted and are now in charge of managing a full staff. Wonderful right? Yes- but also hard! Many people don’t realize how difficult being a boss can be. I mean think about it, when you are the boss you sometimes have to make decisions people won’t like or you have to enforce rules that you yourself don’t always agree with. If you are the boss you have to...

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Dealing with Stress at Work

Posted by on 8:41 pm in Blog, General Advice

Let’s face it- if you work in a busy environment, stress is probably something you often face. And while we don’t always have control over what happens to us at work (or in life for that matter), that doesn’t mean we have to respond to a tough situation by becoming panic-stricken or feeling overwhelmed. Being stressed out is not only detrimental to your mental health, it can also leave you...

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