29 Nov, 2017

Lessons Learned from the KEEP Project (Keeping Employees through Employer Practices)

As the saying goes “You only get one chance to make a good first impression”, there is a lot of truth in that statement.

On my journey to numerous different companies being profiled “Keeping Employees through Employer Practices” (KEEP) video series that statement proved to be very true.

29 Nov, 2017

Lessons Learned from the KEEP Project (Keeping Employees through Employer Practices)

By Shawn Shepheard

The Amazing Power of the Daily Check In

Whether you are an employer or a job seeker, it’s easy to lose our focus on what is important.

We can quickly fall into routines that steer us off course from our goals.

For the job seeker, it could be spending too much time on the computer, doing the same things over and over that hasn’t produced the results that you want.

29 Nov, 2017

Imagine for a moment that you are in charge of planning your Mom’s 65th birthday celebration.  She has given you clear instructions that she does not want to put anyone “out” by hosting it at their house.

She wants to “go out” for her special day.

What steps would you take to start planning her party?

02 Nov, 2017
19 Feb, 2013

Top 3 Things that Guarantee Your Resume Goes Into The Trash !!!!

(1)  You don't Pay attention to details:  Text on your cover letter & resume is different, margins are off, cover letter addressed incorrectly, didn't include everything requested in the job ad, spelling or grammar error !

20 Dec, 2012

Have you heard these yet ?

  1. Hiring managers are tied up with budgets, dealines, family obligations and so are very hard to reach

  2. From Thanksgiving until the middle of February nothing is happening, there are no jobs

  3. Budgets for new hires have ended and new budgets are not out yet, no one hires in December, January and February

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