Finding work-life balance is tough for all of us in the 21st century, but it can be especially difficult in the tech industry. Technology does so much to make our lives easier both at work and at home, but it has also caused those two sectors of life to blend together to our detriment. On average, tech industry workers check email or instant messaging every 6 minutes at work–that habit can be hard to break after clocking out at the end of the day.
For the first time in history, the American workforce is comprised of five generations working together. While we often hear about conflict and disparities between different generations of workers, we often overlook the positive aspects of a multigenerational staff.
It’s Friday at 5. You’re wrapping up another successful week at work and thinking about how to make the next fifty or so hours the best they can be. So, how do you maximize the limited time you have? The weekend habits of a successful person involve using some well-known work week productivity strategies to get the most out of free time and set the next week up right.
Let’s face it – finding a job, even when the economy is great, can be a challenge. Whether your actively on the market after a recent workforce reduction, or simply passively open to new opportunities, seeing what exactly is out there can be daunting, tiresome, and often misleading. That’s where companies like Applied Resource Group come in.
The interviewers spend time creating interview questions and determining what metrics to assess candidates on. However, it’s common for companies and hiring managers to put minimal effort into determining the questions they will ask candidates and how they will measure the responses.
The interview process can be overwhelming. It always helps to know there’s someone who’s got your back: your ARG recruiter. If you’re nervous about your upcoming interview, think of your Applied Resource Group recruiter as your interviewing coach–give him or her a call a day or two before your interview to help get your head in the game. Or, if you just need a little refresher on the interview process, here is our resource for some fail-safe plays around which you can build your interview strategy, step-by-step…
People are everywhere all the time: Facebook, Discussion Boards, LinkedIn, and more. However, finding, attracting and hiring top talent is becoming increasingly more difficult
Use this thank you note template for either a handwritten or electronically sent note and feel free to add a little and customize, depending on the role and discussions you had during the interview. It’s also a good idea to create a specialized note for each person directly involved in your interview.