Informational Articles About Staffing and Recruitment

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5 Racially Offensive Phrases

By David Wilson / March 5, 2021 / Comments Off on 5 Racially Offensive Phrases

The PR industry is charged with influencing and swaying media conversations on-air, online, and in print. As we face this generations’ largest civil rights moment, it’s our duty and responsibility to ensure our communication and the professional counsel we provide are respectful and culturally sensitive. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the PR industry is…

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Are you tired of interviews?

By David Wilson / February 23, 2021 / Comments Off on Are you tired of interviews?

The emotions you feel (and disguise) while having an interview is what affect your energy levels afterward. You are likely to be more alert, more focused, secretly anxious, and agitated. This has to do with being under scrutiny while trying to impress, all with something important at stake: a job you want. Interviews are the…

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What should you do if you’ve lost your job?

By David Wilson / February 12, 2021 / Comments Off on What should you do if you’ve lost your job?

1.Apply for unemployment benefits. 2.If you have emergency savings now’s the time to tap into it. 3.Look over your monthly expenses and find ways to cut back. 4.If you have a mortgage, inform your lender and servicer. 5.If you have student loans, suspend your payments. 6.Get in touch with your bank. 7.Stay away from payday…

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Why Unconscious Bias Training Should Not Just Be for Big Companies

By David Wilson / January 29, 2021 / Comments Off on Why Unconscious Bias Training Should Not Just Be for Big Companies

A man and his son are in a terrible car accident. The father dies, and the son is rushed to the emergency room in critical condition. In the operating room, the surgeon looks at the boy and exclaims, “I can’t operate on this boy, he is my son!” How can this be?If it took you…

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Job Search

By David Wilson / January 19, 2021 / Comments Off on Job Search

Take care of business Losing your job can be a shock to your system. In cases such as a layoff or furlough, knowing that it’s not personal can help ease the pain. While processing the situation may take some time, it’s best to keep a level head and take immediate steps to put yourself in…

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Create a LinkedIn Profile

By David Wilson / January 6, 2021 / Comments Off on Create a LinkedIn Profile

Not only is LinkedIn a great place to build a network, but it also serves as another way to showcase what you have to offer, build your personal brand, search and apply for jobs, and connect with recruiters and potential employers. You can also join any LinkedIn groups for your college and reach out to…

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Choose your battles wisely

By David Wilson / December 24, 2020 / Comments Off on Choose your battles wisely

It’s not always necessary to take big stands on small issues. For instance, why spend hours defending your decision to vote for Obama, or battling with your boss over a new policy, or justifying the merits of “casual workday”? Take a chill pill. When necessary, learn to go with the flow in order to go…

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Now what after graduation

By David Wilson / December 1, 2020 / Comments Off on Now what after graduation

We’ve all heard it before — from professors, co-workers, parents, aunts, uncles, sister’s husband’s, friend’s distant cousin twice removed…. it seems like everyone’s managed to ask this question. Has answering it gotten any easier? Probably not. To the rare few who know exactly what they want to do (career-wise), and have known for quite some…

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Don’t Let it Affect Your Work

By David Wilson / November 18, 2020 / Comments Off on Don’t Let it Affect Your Work

No matter how bad your boss’ behavior, avoid letting it affect your work. You want to stay on good terms with other leaders in the company (and keep your job!). “Don’t try to even the score by working slower, or taking excessive ‘mental health’ days or longer lunches. It will only put you further behind…

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How to feel empowered?

By David Wilson / November 4, 2020 / Comments Off on How to feel empowered?

Skill #1: Act with Awareness, Calm, Respect, and Confidence People are less likely to bother you and more likely to listen to you if you walk, sit, and act with awareness, calm, respect, and confidence. Projecting a positive, assertive attitude means holding your head high, keeping your back straight, walking briskly, looking around, and having…

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