The Counter Offer – What You Should Know

It is a truth universally acknowledged that an employee in possession of a resignation letter must be in want of a counter offer. A play on a well-thumbed Jane Austen quote concerning fortune and the decisions it thus elicits opens the metaphorical floor for debate around the subject of whether a counter offer should ever […]

The Difference Between a ‘Job’ and a ‘Passion’ – and How to Find Your Passion

There are three general approaches to work: having a job, having a career, and having a passion. I presume that most of us are looking for passions that can also equate to well-paying careers/jobs. Does finding your passion have to mean finding a million-dollar job? Not necessarily. Your nightmare job could be another person’s passion, […]

Top 100 Inspirational Quotes for the New Year

Inspirational and motivational quotes have the power to get us through a bad week, and can even give us the courage to pursue our life’s dreams. So in the spirit of self motivation, here are 100 inspirational quotes: Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve. –Napoleon Hill Strive not to […]

Why Recruiting is an impactful career

The impact of a recruiter is twofold: firstly, you can literally change the life of an individual by placing them in their dream job, and second, you can effectively change the direction and the success of a corporation with a single great hire in a key job. So if you’re a college student ready to […]

How Successful People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that 90% of top performers are skilled at managing their emotions in times of stress in order to remain calm and in control. If […]

7 Things Never to Do When Quitting a Job

How you end your tenure can fortify or damage your relationships in the workforce. Proceed with care. Whether you have finally decided to turn a side project into a full-time career or your soul is withering a little more each day you stay in an unsatisfying job, at some point it may be time to […]

10 Red Flags You Should Be Looking Out For in All Candidates

Have you ever looked through a potential candidate’s resume and thought to yourself ‘something just isn’t right here?’ Similarly, have you ever been screening a candidate and for some reason, warning signals start to go off in your head whereby you just know that this person isn’t going to be a good fit for the […]

How Emotionally Intelligent People Handle Toxic People

Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons. Either way, they create unnecessary complexity, strife, and worst of all stress. Studies have long shown that stress can have a lasting, […]

11 Ways Emotionally Intelligent People Overcome Uncertainty

Our brains are hardwired to make much of modern life difficult. This is especially true when it comes to dealing with uncertainty. On the bright side, if you know the right tricks, you can override your brain’s irrational tendencies and handle uncertainty effectively. Our brains give us fits when facing uncertainty because they’re wired to […]

How to Stay Optimistic During Your Job Search

It’s easy to be discouraged when searching for a new job. Job searches can be taxing physically and emotionally whether you’re looking to stay in your career field or want to switch things up a bit. As you may know by now, job searches can takes weeks, months and may take even more than year […]