7 Jobs Popular with Millennials

Millennials entered the workforce at an interesting time. The Great Recession made finding a job next to impossible, and the internet was transforming the way people do business. Despite the hurdles they had to overcome, many Millennials were able to start meaningful careers.

SmartAssest, a personal finance technology company, looked at data […]

By |2019-09-25T10:50:35-05:00September 25th, 2019|

How to Tell if a Candidate Will Be a Good Fit For Your Team

You likely know an effective hiring process is an essential component of every successful organization. But did you also know there’s an easy way for you to hone in on the best candidates for your team during the process? It’s called the Big Five – and it’s the gold standard of personality models.

According […]

By |2019-08-26T15:41:56-05:00September 6th, 2019|

How to Attract Talent in a Candidate-Driven Market

In today’s job market, if an employee is not happy with their current position, it isn’t difficult for them to find a new career opportunity — and many are doing just that.

According to a recent survey, 32% of employees plan to change jobs this year. Not only that, 78% say […]

By |2019-08-26T15:35:48-05:00August 26th, 2019|

Ace Your Interview: 6 Interview Prep Tips

An open job receives an average of 118 applicants. If you’re one of the lucky few to land an interview, you’ve beaten the odds. Time to celebrate? Not exactly. Now you need to nail your interview.

At Burchard & Associates, we’ve conducted hundreds of interviews. We’ve seen it all — the good, […]

By |2019-07-19T09:12:59-05:00July 19th, 2019|

6 Things You Should Never Say in a Job Interview

Believe it or not, landing an interview is the easy part of job hunting. The hard part is convincing the hiring manager that you are — above all other candidates — the best person for the job.

Most job seekers will prepare and practice answers to common interview questions. Equally as important […]

By |2019-07-19T09:09:05-05:00July 19th, 2019|

How to Develop a Successful Incentive Program

Many Human Resource professional — and the organizations they serve — struggle to motivate their employees. How do you encourage your staff to reach peak performance? For some, the answer is an incentive program. Employers nationwide spend over $100 billion a year on incentive programs. But is their money being put […]

By |2019-07-08T08:48:23-05:00July 8th, 2019|

Reduce Your Time-to-Hire to Save Money and Land Better Candidates

 

Competition for talent is at an all-time high, and companies are struggling to find quality candidates to fill their positions.

Consider this: For the first time in 20 years, the number of job openings exceeds the number of unemployed Americans. That means there are more available jobs than there are people to […]

By |2019-06-26T11:07:47-05:00June 26th, 2019|

6 Tips for New College Graduates

If you just graduated from college, consider yourself lucky. You’re entering the workforce at an amazing time. Unemployment is at its lowest level since 1969, there are more than 7 million available jobs, and starting salaries for new college graduates are higher than they were just a few years ago.

Considering all […]

By |2019-06-03T08:41:43-05:00June 3rd, 2019|

Should Your Resume Be Written in 1st or 3rd Person?

Before you sit down to write your resume, there’s one crucial question you need to answer first: should my resume be written in first or third person?

Your resume should never be written in third person. Use first person but leave out the pronoun “I.” For example, if you’re an administrative assistant, […]

By |2019-04-19T14:05:34-05:00May 13th, 2019|
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