What You Need to Know About ‘Can’t Ask’ Salary Laws

I recently had a conversation with one of my clients about Can’t Ask salary laws which made me realize that many of you might not be aware of how they work. A few areas across the country have recently passed Can’t Ask salary laws. Like any new law, it can… Read more

How to Get Through a Dramatic Career Change

In recruitment, we talk to a lot of candidates who have made dramatic career changes. Through those conversations, we’ve been able to garner a lot of tips to help others make the transition through what can be a scary time in your career. First, figure out who you want to… Read more

Are You Moving to Another Organization? If So, Consider This

Today, I want to speak briefly about the things you should research and take into consideration when moving to another organization. First, ask yourself: “What is the company’s primary service or product?” Once you’ve answered this, ask yourself if it is something you have the ability to stand behind and… Read more

How Can Millennials Enhance Your Business and Leadership?

Today, I want to talk about millennials and leadership. Millennials grew up with structure. I can’t speak for anyone except myself, but I can tell you that I’ve never seen someone with structure and an understanding of appropriate expectations fail, unless the business just wasn’t for them, and sometimes that… Read more

How to Decide Between 2 Job Offers

So you’ve gone through the interview process and have received multiple job offers. First off, let me say congratulations. Once the celebration is over, you’ll need to make a decision. Here are five key factors to consider when determining which choice is going to be the best for you: 1.… Read more

Challenge Yourself to Think Like a Millennial

This is the second of a three-part series about millennials and how they can be beneficial to your business. Last week, I discussed misconceptions about millennials, so this week I’d like to talk about rebranding our initiatives for them. Finding Your “Why” We should all have a “why” but to… Read more

Ace Your Next Interview With the STAR Method

In today’s marketplace, more and more employers are using behavioral-based interviews. This style of interview is designed to examine applicants based on past behavior and performances. A behavior-based interview might start off with questions like “Tell me about a time when . . .” or “Give me an example of… Read more

How Are Millennial Employees Different?

For the past 15 years, I’ve been lucky enough to hire, train, and engage with Millennials. There is a lot of negativity surrounding the subject of Millennials entering the workforce, but today I want to focus on some positives. Actually, millennials can bring a lot of benefits to a work… Read more

Structuring Your Sales Team to Meet or Exceed Your Sales Goals

With 2017 quickly coming to a close, companies are looking at their infrastructure and deciding how they want to enter 2018 in order to meet or exceed their sales goals. It’s common in the building products industry, both commercial and residential, for companies to have a go-to-market strategy with either… Read more

The Dating Game: How Interviewing for a Job and Finding Love Are Similar

When I began my career at Govig & Associates, I was an executive recruiter on our Biopharma team. I noticed that a lot of tenured executives would compare interviewing to dating. This was a curious comparison to me, but as I learned more, I realized that they were correct. If… Read more