Leveraging Technology to Benefit Workforce Management

Technologies such as cellphones, tablets and laptops have been changing the face of workforce management in a lot companies for a few years now; however, it is surprising how a lot of companies do not use utilize the latest and greatest technologies available to them. Organizations geared to an agile and paperless… » 5/08/13 9:32pm 5/08/13 9:32pm

Using a Landing Page to Extend Your Networking Capabilities

If you have ever read "The Count of Monte Cristo", you might remember how the main character (Edmond Dantes) transformed into a socio-political figurehead and new arrival into society. During the course of his plotting and scheming, he made use of calling cards to make his presence known. How is this even relevant to… » 5/05/13 9:28pm 5/05/13 9:28pm

Teaching the Military to Speak "Civilian"

You went "down range", saw some "stuff", blew some "stuff" up and did your job. Now you've reached the point in your military career where the real world comes rushing back at you (i,e.: discharge, medical discharge, retirement), and you're not really sure what to do. You've worked hard for what you've earned whether it be… » 5/04/13 3:53pm 5/04/13 3:53pm

LinkedIn and Other Social Networks and Their Use by HR

In an article from SHRM, the writer takes a look at how LinkedIn is being used by companies for recruiting and screening purposes. So what does this mean to you as the everyday member of today's workforce? The article goes on to state that 77% of the HR professionals surveyed used social networking for recruiting and… » 5/02/13 9:39pm 5/02/13 9:39pm

Understanding Work Study Programs and What They Can Do For You

During my time in high school, I took part in a half day program during my senior year that focused solely on finding a job, actually working at a job, and preparing yourself for the workplace. The days were long and strenuous between having to work half a day and go to school half a day. Throw in a social life (which… » 5/01/13 8:55pm 5/01/13 8:55pm