Career Spotlight: Renewable Energy Engineer

Renewable energy has been the subject of increased attention and excitement in recent years. More and more focus is being placed on the importance of renewable energy sources for the continued success of cultures and economies worldwide. In addition to being an important social focus, the emphasis on renewable energy has helped to create more job… Read more »

Struggling to Hire Good Developers? Here is What You Might be Doing Wrong

Hiring good developers can be critical to your organization. But many organizations struggle with hiring the right people and wondering what your business might be doing wrong?   Here’s what to avoid:  Don’t look at education only: A well-known school or graduate degree doesn’t necessarily tell you if a candidate will be good at a job. Remember that… Read more »

Being Honest with Your Boss can Increase your Workplace Happiness

Even the best bosses aren’t mind readers. As scary as being honest with someone who supervises our work can be, communication is important. Plus, honesty doesn’t always equal being dramatic or gossipy; it can just be straightforward information. Here’s why being more honest with your boss can help your workplace happiness. Bosses are busy: We’re… Read more »

The Best Ways to Include Your IT Staff’s Introverts into the Discussion

Every work team is made up of different personalities and the best businesses know how to engage with all of them. Introverts have a number of qualities that attribute to a balanced workplace – they’re often good listeners, thoughtful, independent, and contemplative.  They can be perceived as passive, though, and often don’t engage with coworkers… Read more »

Looking to Kickstart your Health? Get Up and Walk Around at Work.

Being at a desk all day is not conducive to staying active and healthy. Sitting for the whole day is associated with increased risk of heart disease, cancer, stroke, and high blood pressure. Moving more and sitting less has been linked to more productivity, increased energy, better focus, and higher calorie burn. How can you… Read more »

Utilize LinkedIn to Network and Grow your Brand

LinkedIn is the number one social media platform for business professionals looking to share industry tips, conference news, product launches, as well as look for new career opportunities. While not every LinkedIn connection means a potential in for a job, LinkedIn is a great tool for growing your personal brand and connecting with people to… Read more »

Is that Candidate Overqualified, or Simply Overstating their Qualifications?

Have you ever met a candidate who seemed too good to be true? Someone whose resume was flawless and checked every box you were looking for? In fact, you may have thought this applicant might be overqualified for this position. You wonder if you should even be considering them with all of their credentials. Here… Read more »