Cutting Through the Chaos of H-1B Work Visa

There’s a lot of emotions, politics, and general chaotic uproar surrounding the H–1B visa. Let’s pause a moment, dump the chaos, and take a straightforward look at the situation. It began when a shortage of technological, scientific, and other specialized talent… Read more »

Customer Service Tips for Social Media

Winning customer service doesn’t start when someone walks through your door or end with just a friendly phone call to follow up with a client. It doesn’t revolve around the occasional helpful email when someone has a question. Why? Because… Read more »

Building Strong Company Teams

In a recent blog, we discussed the traits of team players, but that’s only half of the picture. Management carries responsibility too – in creating a workplace environment that encourages healthy teams and happy players. So . . . what… Read more »

Going Out with a Bang!

Is 2017 the Year You Retire? Are you ready? Many people, blue collar and white collar alike, have diligently built a financial plan for retirement, but now that the time is near, money isn’t the focus of their thoughts. Instead,… Read more »

Emotional Intelligence and You – the Candidate

(Emotional Intelligence – Part III; Read Part I and Part II) “Emotions need to be taken seriously,” says Sigal Barsade, professor of management at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. “They can provide a company with… Read more »

How to Hire for Emotional Intelligence (EI – Part II)

Last week in part one, we covered the why emotional intelligence (EI) is a valued commodity in candidates. Today we will share key tips for building a team of individuals with EI – the do’s and the don’ts – the… Read more »

Emotional Intelligence: Part I

Why It Matters The U.S. Department of Labor estimates the average cost of a bad hiring decision can equal 30% of the individual’s first-year potential earnings. That’s an alarming statistic for the company’s bottom line. That’s why many companies are… Read more »