Use Your Vacation Days to Increase Productivity

Increase Productivity

In 2015, the American workforce wasted 658 million vacation days. This equates to more than half of American workers not taking their earned time off. What many companies and employees have recently discovered is that ensuring their workforce utilizes their vacation time there is a rise in employee happiness and an increase productivity. But why read more >

How to Write a Cover Letter

Write a cover letter

Depending on what type of job you are applying for, a cover letter may be required. What exactly is a cover letter? In addition to your resume, a cover letter is a chance for you to showcase yourself and your desire for the position. While a resume may hold all of your information, a cover read more >

Achieving Diversity in the Workplace

Diversity in the Workplace

So, you have an open position at your company, and you’re ready to start looking for talent to fill it. Finding the right talent for a job is already hard enough. Then, when you factor in the task of achieving diversity in your workplace, it can become even more difficult. Don’t get discouraged. After everything read more >

Get Noticed: Top Buzzwords for Your Resume

Buzzwords for your Resume

When submitting your resume to an online job board or to a Texas staffing agency, it is your initial opportunity to make a great first impression. You have only a small window of time to make sure that the reviewer pays attention to your experience and work ethic, all from a piece of paper. It read more >

The Importance of a Professional Social Network Online

Professional Social Network

For the past decade, social media has become a huge part of the lives of most Americans. Day in and day out, we check our phones, tablets and computers for what is happening in everyone else’s lives. In a professional sense, social media can be your most powerful tool for growing your professional social network. read more >

Staying Positive During a Difficult Job Search in Texas

Job Search in Texas

There are many factors that determine whether or not you will have an easy time finding a new job. What if finding a new job is taking longer than you originally expected? Here are a few ways that you turn a stressful situation into a positive one during a difficult job search in Texas. Waiting read more >

Identifying & Handling Toxic Employees

Toxic Employees

Toxic employees can affect everything from a company’s day to day activities to the big picture of a business’ culture and profit. Identifying toxic employees and dealing with them can be tricky, but is definitely necessary. Doing so will help to protect your company culture and bottom line. Identifying There is a difference between a read more >

The Process of Accepting Feedback

Accepting feedback

It is very likely that you will receive feedback during an interview or very soon after you have started a new job. Whether it’s harsh, constructive or generic, your test will be how to take that feedback and move on from it. One thing is certain, accepting feedback is an opportunity to better yourself. Take read more >

Tips for Giving Constructive Feedback

Giving constructive feedback

Feedback is an important part of career progress. By giving constructive feedback to an employee or colleague, you are helping them notice opportunities for improvement that can help better themselves in the workplace. However, feedback can sometimes be taken as a personal criticism if not done correctly. Check out these tips on giving constructive feedback read more >