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Taking Team Building out of the Building This Summer

Taking Team Building out of the Building This Summer

Are you tired of the same in-office team building activities? Are you looking for something new to build a sense of comradery among coworkers this summer? Are you ready to take the team out of the office for an adventure?   Team building is an essential tool that can boost morale, encourage collaboration and communication […]

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Eliminating Extra Interviews

Eliminating Extra Interviews

Are you consistently losing your most promising candidates in the midst of interviews? If so, you should consider the length of your company’s interview process. If you are conducting more than three interviews per candidate, you may be unknowingly deterring them from seeking employment with your company. Simply put, candidates want to be wanted. If […]

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How Often Should You Dust off Your Resume?

How Often Should You Dust off Your Resume?

Years ago, an employer gave me an interesting piece of advice. She told me that every one to two years, I should update my resume and apply for jobs outside of my current company. Since I had been working for her for a couple of years, my first thought was that she was trying to […]

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What Do Administrative Professionals Really Want?

What Do Administrative Professionals Really Want?

Formerly known as Secretaries Day, Administrative Professional’s Day has become a time for the workforce to acknowledge and show gratitude for that special someone that keeps the office running smoothly day in and day out. As Wednesday, April 25th approaches you may be debating between flowers, chocolates, lunch at their favorite restaurant or maybe a […]

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What You Need to Know About Generation Z     

What You Need to Know About Generation Z     

          Move over millennials, the next generation is starting to enter the workforce! Although there are many different names being used for the babies that were born between 1995 and 2012- Post-Millennials, Generation Z, and iGeneration- they all represent the same group of young adults that are currently starting to graduate […]

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Easy Conversation Starters to Use on Your First Day

Easy Conversation Starters to Use on Your First Day

As you are preparing for your first day at a new job, you are probably feeling pretty confident. After all, you impressed the hiring manager so much that they offered you a job. However, you are about to face a whole new set of critics- your team. Even though you are on the company’s payroll, […]

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April Applications Bring May Jobs

April Applications Bring May Jobs

Have you ever heard the saying “April showers bring May flowers”? As you may have guessed, this phrase’s meaning is more profound than explaining the relationship between precipitation and plant growth. It is based on the idea that even something unpleasant like rain will eventually result in a favorable outcome, i.e. flowers. This same logic […]

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Recovering After a Team Member Resigns

Recovering After a Team Member Resigns

If you pay attention to Seattle sports, you know that the Seahawks are in a time of transition. It seems like every day we hear about another valuable Seahawks player who plans on donning a different jersey next season. Richard Sherman, Michael Bennett and Luke Wilson are just a few of the names on the […]

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Spring Break: Hit the Beach or Prepare for the Real World?

Spring Break: Hit the Beach or Prepare for the Real World?

It’s almost that time of year- Spring Break! Unless you are a senior who plans on spending break frantically searching for a job (those student loans aren’t going to pay themselves off), you may be planning on heading to a warm beach to lay in the sun for a week. As you are daydreaming of […]

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Look Your Best for Picture Day!

Look Your Best for Picture Day!

  This week, the Business Talent Solutions team is gearing up for a professional photoshoot with Seagriff Photography. As I prepare to say “cheese” until my cheeks hurt, I have realized that there is a lot of planning on the subject’s part to ensure quality professional photos. Showing up, smiling and letting the photographer work […]

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