Today’s young children are tomorrow’s business leaders and founders, and helping them develop a business mindset will allow them to see possibilities and pursue opportunities for growth and innovation.
In many states, including here in California, noncompete agreements are unenforceable. However, this doesn’t stop some companies from requiring them.
Developing an entrepreneurial mindset in the staff of your own company has distinct advantages. It can give you an edge over your competitors, help improve your products or processes, and attract new customers and retain quality employees.
Social media has permeated almost every aspect of modern life, and that includes job searching and the hiring process. While not nearly as common even 10 years ago, today approximately 70 percent of hiring managers search the social media of job applicants. Sometimes that can work in your favor, but sometimes it can backfire spectacularly, […]
Is your company ready for the new labor laws going in to effect this January? It’s important to stay informed and up-to-date so you can remain in compliance. Here’s a quick rundown of some of the highlights of California’s employment updates. There are quite a few updates to California’s sexual harassment laws for 2019. Some […]
“I love the job search,” said no one ever. Let’s face it. Looking for a job takes time—and when that time and energy doesn’t pay off with a job offer, it can be disheartening. Poor response rates from prospective employers is one reason that once bright-eyed job seekers lose hope and fall into the trap […]
Printed resume? Check! Professional attire? Check! On time? Check! Good answers? Check! Job offer? *Crickets* “Just be yourself” and you’ll have a successful interview, right? Wrong. On paper you are going to look relatively similar as five other candidates, so you want to be sure that your in-person presentation is something to remember. You may […]
You’re busier than ever looking for great candidates for that important-to-fill job. So how does a staffing pro spot a great resume in just a few seconds? The expert recruiters at Orange County’s Innovative Career Resources have resume analysis down to a science. HR departments recruiting the best job candidates in Southern California know that […]
Your strongest networking tool is your personality. At the end of the day, quality work can only get you so far in advancing your career. Building personal connections to colleagues, clients and other constituents is key to personal business success. Below, we give our two cents on how to strengthen professional connections. Inc. magazine has […]
After you’ve aced the résumé and application process, the next step is typically an in-person interview. The interview is an opportunity to show a potential employer your personality and prove that you’d be the best person for the position. Follow this advice to be better prepared and poised when you meet a potential employer: 1. […]