Is Corporate Culture on Your Mind?

It is 2019 and job seekers have corporate culture on their minds. If you are wondering what corporate culture is, this article by Inc.com describes it this way: “Corporate culture refers to the shared values, attitudes, standards, and beliefs that characterize members of an organization and define its nature. Corporate culture is rooted in an…

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Is It Legal to Ask About a Candidate’s Salary History?

In the past, asking a potential employee about their salary history was a common part of the hiring process. Employers and hiring managers would use this information to eliminate over- and under-qualified candidates from the search, as well as to determine a good offer for new hires.  Recently, however, there has been a growing trend…

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Don’t Jump the Gun: Quitting Your Old Job Without a New One

Making important decisions is never easy and deciding to change jobs is often a monumental one. There are always so many factors to consider before making the final call, with timing being chief among them. To resign prematurely often brings unwelcome consequences, both financially and professionally; therefore, we generally recommend waiting until you have first…

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Your Soft Skills Set You Apart

Have you ever worked with someone who was talented at their job but impossible to get along with? Most of us have at some point in our career, and unfortunately some of us have also been that difficult co-worker from time to time. Although simply possessing the necessary experience and qualifications for a job might…

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6 Tips for Dressing for a Job Interview in Insurance

Choosing your outfit for a job interview can be nerve racking. This step is often overlooked or neglected until the last minute because it can seem overwhelming. But picking out your outfit is an important part of the process when preparing for an interview. After all, the first statement you make when you show up…

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Why Should an Employer use a Recruiter?

If you are an employer, human resources professional, or entrepreneur, you know the challenges that come with hiring. Perhaps you are expanding your business and need more help, maybe you need to fill an established position, or you might be looking for a shift in a leadership position. In every one of these situations you…

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8 Tips for Job Candidates from a Recruiter

After a season of reflection and resolution, it is no surprise recruiters’ emails are flooded with people looking for change, but how can you best represent yourself to a recruiter to enhance your potential to stand out?  Here are some simple tips from JL Nixon Consulting explaining what key identifiers recruiters look for in candidates….

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