What Makes Someone Change Careers?

What are the factors that lead someone to make a job change? When people seek a career change, the reason usually comes down to one of six things. Challenge. If they feel that their current position lacks challenge, a person may feel inclined to leave. People who seek out opportunities… Read more

How Does Interview Scheduling Work?

If you’re looking to hire someone in a specific time frame, the easiest way is to go through the process of interview scheduling. First, look at what the start date needs to be and which day that is. Usually, the departing employee will put in a two-week notice, so just… Read more

What Are the Benefits of Hiring Govig?

Why should you hire Govig? We stand out from the competition in a few important ways. First of all, as the vice president and executive recruiter, I’ve been in the industry for more than 18 years, so I appreciate the challenges operators face. In those 18 years, I’ve made some… Read more

How to up Your Game as an Interviewer

As a manager, how can you be an effective interviewer? A majority of people spend somewhere around five minutes preparing themselves for an interview. For some managers, this preparation may not even be done until right before the interview itself. Giving a quick glance at someone’s resume before you interview… Read more

3 Ways to Identify the Ideal Team Player

Recently, I read a book called “The Ideal Team Player” by Patrick Lencioni that really got me thinking. The book is written in a classic, parable style that really illustrates its point: what does it mean to be the ideal team player? A question I hear a lot from people… Read more

What Type Of Positions Are Currently In the Marketplace?

What types of positions are we seeing being implemented back into the marketplace today, and what types of positions do we typically work on? When the market turned, we began to see organizations start to downsize or right size. Currently, they are feeling very optimistic that the market is heading… Read more

Easy Tips That Make Networking a Breeze

Networking is an essential part of any career. However, it can also be a task which some find overwhelming. Like trips to the dentist, networking is something you know you’re supposed to do, but would really rather not. This is especially true for people are simply introverted by nature. But… Read more

How to Impress Your Interviewer

How can you stand out against competitors in an interview? The simple answer is research. More often than not, candidates come to an interview dressed professionally and ready to answer any questions about their background or resume, but usually fall short when asked any questions about the company or the… Read more

Learning How to Delegate to Your Team

Today I want to talk about leadership in the workplace. How can you create an autonomous group that is productive, highly creative, and engaged? The fundamental thing that you need to learn to do effectively is how to delegate and not micromanage. It’s really difficult from a management perspective to… Read more

Why Leaders Need Feedback

The thing about great leaders is that they are also great followers. One of the biggest struggles faced by leaders is how hard it is to get constructive, positive feedback. Unsolicited, constructive feedback is something leaders desperately seek and need. Sure you can approach people to ask them directly for… Read more