Networking is often thought of as navigating professional politics and getting to know the “right people” and leveraging the relationship for personal gain. However, for networking to be effective, it requires a genuine approach, in which you aim to provide value and help others, regardless of their status or what they can do for you.
Employees crave a sense of stability in their leaders and want to know what to expect from them on any given day. Playing the guessing game of whether or not it’s okay to approach leadership, or if an action is acceptable or not, is a major hindrance to the productivity and innovation required for an
Mapping out your career with 5, 10, or 20-year goals may seem like the ideal way to keep yourself on track professionally; however, having static objectives may not be the most effective way to conquer a dynamic, ever-changing job market. Since you don't know what the future holds (perhaps your 20-year "dream job" won't even
Registration is now closed as this presentation has passed. If you are interested in getting more information on this topic, please call our office or email Jane Sterling. Ethan Allen HR Services would like to support mental health awareness with our next training seminar, Managing Stress. Managing stress both in the workplace and at home, are
As you progress in your career, the hiring process is likely to get more in-depth. Higher-level positions have more of an impact on the company's overall performance, so hiring managers will often want you to go beyond a verbal interview and have you demonstrate what you can bring to the company through an interview presentation.
Searching for a job can be frustrating, whether you're unemployed or passively looking. There are so many variables outside of a job searcher's control that can make it seem like success is always going to be out of reach. If you allow your mindset to change from motivated to defeated, you're more likely to give
Many professionals don’t touch their resumes until they are ready to job search. However, even if you’re happily employed, keeping your resume updated can be beneficial for promotion opportunities or negotiating a raise – plus, you’ll have the peace of mind that you won’t have to start from scratch in the event of a sudden
Registration is now closed as this presentation has passed. If you are interested in getting more information on this topic, please call our office or email Jane Sterling. We know it just officially started yesterday, but summer will be over before we know it. With that will come fall, cooler temperatures and back to school. This
Job interviews are typically the “make or break” factor in hiring decisions, yet candidates often don’t know what to expect ahead of time. They are left to make many spontaneous choices and hope that it reflects on them in a positive manner. Fortunately, while the details of every job interview may differ, there are commonly
To go from dreaming about your professional future to actually making it happen, you can’t just spring into action – you need a plan. Just like with any large goal, if you know what you want to achieve, it’s necessary to slow down and think through all of the smaller steps that will move it