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

We’ve Expanded Our Building Products Practice Team

Over the last six months, I’ve been sending out videos answering questions that you send in. Today, I wanted to take a little bit of a different approach and update you on where our Building Products practice stands today. Over the last six to eight months, we have been experiencing… Read more

How to Effectively Close an Interview

Many candidates have difficulty closing an interview. Here are three of the most effective ways to end the interview and impress the hiring manager: 1. Ask if there is anything else you can provide.How do you phrase that question? Simply say, “Is there any additional information I can provide to… Read more

These 3 Traits Make a Great Team Player

What does the ideal team player look like? I recently read a book by Patrick Lencioni called “The Ideal Team Player,” and the premise of this book is that when the author hires for his team or assesses his team, he hones in on three main traits: humble, hungry, and… Read more

Conflict Resolution in the Workplace

What are the top leadership skills? There are really quite a few skills we’d like to cover, so this video is the first of a bi-monthly series on this topic. The first skill I wanted to focus on is how to navigate relationships in the workplace or conflict resolution. Conflict… Read more

A Few Outside the Box Hiring Tips

How do companies in this industry grow faster than the industry average? The common denominator is that they think outside the box when bringing new people on board. When you think about it, every company is basically looking to fill their roles by looking at the same criteria. You want… Read more

Telephone and Virtual Interview Tips

We recently had a question about how to better handle telephone interviews or virtual (Skype) interviews. I am going to elaborate a little bit on this topic today. In both of these instances, you want to make sure you’re prepared and know your skills, your accomplishments, and how those things… Read more