Dealing with office politics

It’s November, which means for many of us, a time where the political talk is at an all-time high. While it may all be over the second week of November, office politics rarely end. Whether you are in a healthy office environment or not, office politics are involved in some way. So, how do we avoid the negative side of office politics? Our HR experts weighed in, and suggest the following tips: Read more

Ghosting – it’s not just a Halloween thing!

In the past year, the term “ghosting” has become more and more prevalent in the business world. It became known as a term originally within the dating world, where blind dates wouldn’t show up for the date, and there would be no communication before or after the incident. People would simply disappear like a ghost. Read more

How to read nonverbal cues for effective communication

In the staffing industry, we often hear two different interpretations of how the interview went. The candidate will think, “This went great!”, while the hiring manager may tell us, “This person may not be a good fit.” Whether you are the interviewer or the interviewee, there are some things that are communicated by each party in an interview nonverbally. If we understand those, we can do some better active listening, and maybe even communicate a little better in the future. Read more