No Workforce Planning? Expect Rough Seas

When a business decides that they are going to start looking for a new employee, it is typically because they need the employee now. Most businesses say “I need this person yesterday”, sound familiar? Not today, not in 3 months, but yesterday. This simple phrase puts pressure on your candidate search and can quickly lead […]

Hiring Metrics in the War for Talent

What are your most important metrics for your recruiting and hiring process? If you have an immediate answer you are most likely on the right path to staying ahead of your competition in the war for talent. If you do not have an answer or are thinking, “How can I start using metrics to evaluate […]

LinkedIn vs. Facebook: What to do and Where

At least once a day as I am scrolling through my LinkedIn homepage, I come across a post that is better suited for Facebook or Instagram. As someone who teaches LinkedIn for a living, I can’t help but roll my eyes. There is a big difference between the two mediums and I always hear “well […]

On the Field to In the Office

I have been an athlete my entire life; my childhood was running from one game or practice to the next, and with two older sisters also playing sports, it is safe to say I spent a decent amount of my life on a field somewhere. Although I played a sport every season from the time […]

What it’s like Working at a Small Company

When I was college searching, my mom would always say to me, “do you want to be a big fish in a small pond or a small fish in a big pond?” I thought about that question and ultimately chose Washington College, a small liberal arts school tucked away on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. There, I […]

Tips for Graduates I Wish Someone Shared with Me

As I think about where I was a year ago, freshly graduated and exploring my options, I can’t help but remember how stressful that last few months of college are. You are supposed to be enjoying the last couple of months, hanging out with friends that you may never live in walking distance to again, […]

The Ultimate Way to Boost Your Student LinkedIn Profile

As many students have headed back to school for their second semester, I thought it timely to write a post geared directly toward students. I know that many of you struggle with where to start on Student LinkedIn Profiles and how to create a Profile that stands out when you are still a student. Many […]