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So far Ronda Burchard has created 33 blog entries.

How to Write a Resignation Letter

 

You worked with Burchard & Associates and found a new job. Congratulations! Your hard work, interview preparation, and countless applications have finally paid off. You’re ready and excited for your new role — everything is falling into place.

But first, you need to quit your current job. Part of that is […]

By |2019-04-15T08:30:59+00:00April 15th, 2019|

How Soon Can You Leave a Job?

When you accepted your new job, it seemed like the perfect fit. But after a few months, you realize it’s just not for you. Even though you just started, you’re already thinking about jumping ship — but you don’t want it to look bad on your resume.

It’s a question many professionals […]

By |2019-04-08T09:18:10+00:00April 9th, 2019|

How to Write a Job Description

One of the biggest challenges for employers is finding quality candidates to fill their open positions. If you can relate, there’s something you can do to entice top talent to apply for your openings: write better job descriptions.

Your job description should clearly explain what you expect from applicants but should also […]

By |2019-03-26T13:46:37+00:00March 26th, 2019|

Companies Are Struggling to Find Candidates

The economy has been on a roll lately and businesses are hiring to meet the demand. There’s just one problem: they can’t find enough people to fill their open positions.

According to a recent report from ADP and Moody’s Analytics, employers are having a hard time finding qualified candidates to fill the record […]

By |2019-02-22T11:24:50+00:00March 15th, 2019|

Understanding Generational Differences in the Workplace

For the first time in history, there are more Millennials than Baby Boomers in the workplace.

To effectively work together, it’s important that each generation understands the others. To do so, our team got together to discuss the values, desires, and motivations of each generation. Here’s what we discovered:

 

Identifying the Generations

 

By |2019-02-22T11:13:43+00:00March 4th, 2019|

6 Morning Habits of Highly-Successful People

The day’s success depends a lot on what you do in the morning. Many of the most successful people on the planet share the same morning routines.

This is no accident.

There’s a reason that high-achieving individuals have many morning rituals in common. There are certain things you should do when you wake […]

By |2019-01-22T15:12:40+00:00February 15th, 2019|

7 Most Common Resume Mistakes

 

We all make mistakes. But one on your resume will quickly disqualify you from getting an interview.

A recent survey of human resource managers identified seven of the most common mistakes job seekers make on their resumes. These are the blunders the survey respondents said are instant deal breakers:

Typos or bad grammar

A whopping […]

By |2019-01-22T14:52:28+00:00February 1st, 2019|

Applying But Not Getting An Interview? Here’s What to Do

It’s a common problem for many people. You submit multiple applications but never hear anything back. You’re qualified and have the right experience, but for whatever reason, you’re not getting anywhere. Don’t lose hope. There are a few simple things you can do to improve your chance of getting an interview.

Revamp […]

By |2018-12-19T15:19:21+00:00January 2nd, 2019|

Outdated Job Search Advice to Avoid

outdated job search advice

When you’re looking for a job, you take all the advice you can get. But is all advice created equal? Advances in technology have transformed the application and hiring processes, and some of the job search advice you receive could be wildly outdated.

Here are some job search […]

By |2018-12-19T15:05:30+00:00December 26th, 2018|