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How to Reapply for a Job You’ve Already been Turned Down for

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 04/15/2014

You went in for an interview with a top-notch employer and thought you hit it out of the park. Then, after a week of...

How to Manage and Explain a Gap in Employment

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 04/08/2014

If you’ve been out of the workforce for a while, employers will want to know what you’ve been doing with your time....

Introverted? Here’s How to Manage a Job Interview

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 04/01/2014

As an introvert, meeting new people and being the center of attention are probably as desirable as a root canal. But...

5 Tips for Selling Yourself to Employers

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 03/25/2014

Unless you graduated from an Ivy League school, your resume won’t get you a job on its own. To get an edge on the...

The Pros and Cons of Working for a Startup

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 03/18/2014

Admit it. You’ve sat in a cube farm and pattered away at your keyboard all day feeling like a drop in an ocean. You...

How to Turn Down a Job Without Burning Bridges

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 03/11/2014

As the economy gradually improves, you may be faced with a situation you could have only dreamed about until...

New Job Not Working Out? Here’s How to Manage

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 03/04/2014

It’s Sunday evening and a major case of the Mondays is brewing. You started two weeks ago thinking you were going to...

Resigning Without Another Job? Here’s How to Manage

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 02/25/2014

It’s 4:45 p.m. on Friday. As you eye the exit and daydream about the fun evening you’re about to have, your...

How to Leave a Job Gracefully

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 02/18/2014

Admit it. You’ve wanted to tell your supervisor what you really think at some point. That thought may even enter your...

7 Ways to Stay Calm on Interview Day

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 02/11/2014

You’re waiting in the lobby and pretending to read a business magazine. A well-dressed man approaches and introduces...

How to Handle an On-the-Spot Job Offer

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 02/03/2014

You’ve knocked the interview out of the park. As it wraps up, the interviewer says she needs to step out of the room...

How to Get a Job with an Unrelated Degree

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 01/28/2014

You’ve just finished your college graduation party and are staring at that new philosophy degree on the wall. You...

7 Cover Letter Tips to Land an Interview

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 01/21/2014

“Don’t waste your time sending a cover letter.”

Has a friend ever given you the above advice? If so, he...

The Pros and Cons of Making a Lateral Career Move to a Different Company

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 01/13/2014

You’ve been with your current company for two years and it’s starting to look grim. You’re statistically the top...

8 Networking Tips for Introverts

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 01/06/2014

Just about every career advice article you’ve ever read has mentioned the benefits of networking. However, most seem...

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Job Seekers

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 12/30/2013

The holidays are nearing an end and it’s time to revamp your job search. HR personnel are getting back to work in...

7 Awkward Interview Moments and How to Survive

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 12/23/2013

“Hello, Mrs.…uh, err, what’s your name again?”

Imagine saying the above as you extend your hand to an...

5 Ways to Get a Job During the Holidays

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 12/17/2013

“Nobody hires during the holidays.”

Have you ever heard a friend say the above as he frowns and reaches for...

Should You Ever Accept a Counteroffer?

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 12/09/2013

You’ve turned in your notice and popped the cork. In two weeks, you’ll be working at that great new job, earning more...

The Top 6 Mistakes Job Seekers Make

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 12/02/2013

In a competitive job market, job seekers must be on top of their game to land a steady paycheck. Yet, candidates...

7 Ways to De-Stress Before the Big Interview

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 11/25/2013

“According to most studies, people's number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two....

7 Myths that are Ruining Your Job Search

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 11/20/2013

"You have to take what you can get in this economy."

Admit it. A well-intentioned friend has given you the...

5 Generic Interview Questions and what they Really Mean (and how to Answer them)

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 11/12/2013

“So, tell me about yourself.”

Nearly every job interview begins with something like the above. The candidate...

6 Successful Job Interview Tips You Didn’t Know About

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 11/04/2013

Don’t show up late. Turn your phone off. And NEVER badmouth a previous employer.

These are all helpful tips...

How to Find an Ethical Employer

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 10/28/2013

Imagine having worked at AIG during the peak of the financial crisis. As the company had its hand out for hundreds of...

How to Handle Multiple Job Offers

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 10/21/2013

I was once in a position many modern job seekers would envy: two job offers. I ultimately ended up satisfied with the...

Tips for Coaching Job References

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 10/14/2013

You’ve aced two interviews and the employer has asked for references. Now, you’re just three phone calls away from...

Six Tips for Landing Your Dream Job Without a College Degree

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 10/09/2013

While the value of a college degree has become increasingly debatable, many positions still require one. That’s a...

Should You Ever Give More than Two Weeks’ Notice?

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 09/30/2013

I’ve often wondered why it is standard to give two weeks’ notice when resigning from a job. After all, companies...

Aced the Interview and Haven’t Heard Back? Here’s What to Do

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 09/23/2013

You just got home from a great job interview. The company is offering a good salary range and its culture is just...

Cubicle vs. Open-Plan Office: Which is Better for You?

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 09/19/2013

In recent years, the open-plan office has become increasingly common. In fact, according to Upstart Business Journal,...

Seven Tips for Surviving an Exit Interview

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 09/06/2013

Whether you’re still searching for a new job or just turned in your resignation notice, an exit interview is in your...

Do You Really Need a MBA?

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 08/27/2013

Getting a MBA was once a no-brainer for anyone who could afford it. However, as expenses rise and employers...

Tips for Landing a Job While Unemployed

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 08/20/2013

We’ve all seen the headlines claiming the unemployed are having difficulty finding a job. The Washington Post even...

12 Items to Keep off Your Resume

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 08/15/2013

The average recruiter spends a whopping 6.25 seconds reading your resume, according to TheLadders. And, she’s only...

Six Ways to Sabotage Your Job Search

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 08/05/2013

If you love collecting unemployment benefits and wasting time, there are plenty of ways to sabotage your job search....

How to Protect Your Privacy During Your Job Search

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 08/01/2013

Chances are you’ve received an obvious phishing attempt at least once in your job search. You know, the one where...

Should You Work for the Family Business?

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 07/22/2013

To some, working for the family business is a great way to work with familiar faces and slack off every now and then....

Should You Always Reject the First Job Offer?

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 07/15/2013

Conventional wisdom says to always reject the first job offer. The company is just trying to lowball you and you’re a...

How to Handle a Career Fair

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 07/08/2013

A career fair may sound about as exciting as a root canal. You’ll be on display for countless employers to judge,...

Tips for Acing a Panel Interview

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 07/02/2013

You’ve arrived at an interview and you’re nervous. You walk in, shake hands with the HR manager and follow her down a...

Job Searching Online? Here’s How to be Safe

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 06/25/2013

While the Internet has made job searching a lot easier than the old tactic of reading newspaper ads and mailing out...

Made it to the Second Interview? Here’s How to Score the Winning Run

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 06/18/2013

You made it past the phone interview – you got on base. Then, you did it again, performing well in your face-to-face...

Have a Bad Interview? Here’s How to Recover

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 06/10/2013

Most of us have had a bad job interview. You know, the one where we say “um, uh, like, I did…stuff…at…um…that company...

13 Things You Should Never Say to an Interviewer

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 06/04/2013

You just aced an interview. You’re feeling confident and trying to save your strut for the parking lot.
Then,...

Job Hopper vs. Lifer: Which is a Better Career Path for You?

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 05/28/2013

In every office, there are those who are never satisfied. They get bored easily, the manager looks at them the wrong...

Dealing With Bait-and-Switch Employers

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 05/23/2013

Job candidates lie all the time. Some overstate their credentials and others fabricate education they never received....

Are You a Better Fit for a Large or Small Company?

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 05/13/2013

All companies are not the same. Among the plethora of factors job candidates should assess, size is an...

How to Avoid a Nervous Breakdown During a Job Interview

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 05/07/2013

Jerry Seinfeld once joked that the average person would rather be in the casket than giving the eulogy at a funeral....

Eight Ways to Stay Motivated During a Job Search

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 04/30/2013

Have you ever applied for only one job and landed it shortly after? Probably not.

Unless your industry is...

Eight Signs You Chose an Awful Career

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 04/22/2013

Let’s face it, most of us wouldn’t work for free. After all, a primary reason to have a job is to put food on the...

How to Handle Job Rejection Gracefully

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 04/18/2013

You drove three hours to another city twice in hopes of landing a great job. The hiring manager said you were a...

Five Lies to Watch Out for in Your Next Job Interview

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 04/09/2013

Let’s face it - plenty of candidates lie in job interviews. And, most recruiters are aware of this, meaning they’ll...

How to Land a Job You’re Overqualified For

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 04/02/2013

I’ve spoken with elderly people who seem to believe a college degree is a slam-dunk ticket to an easy life. Maybe it...

Tips for Finding a Job in a New City

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 03/26/2013

There are plenty of reasons one may desire to move to a new city. For some, the grass is always greener on the other...

Virtual Interview Tips

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 03/19/2013

You’ve sent out a few resumes and received a call back. The employer is satisfied with your phone screening and...

Don’t Accept That Offer Without Evaluating Company Culture

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 03/11/2013

Would you room with three pedal-to-the-metal businessmen if you were a laid-back surfer? If you enjoy peace and...

Social Media Do’s and Don’ts for Jobseekers

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 03/04/2013

Once just for slacking employees and self-absorbed teens, social media has become a significant tool in the lives of...

How to Spot a Bad Employer

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 02/26/2013

According to Jobvite’s 2012 Social Job Seeker Survey, 75 percent of workers are actively seeking or open to new jobs....

Red Flags to Watch Out For in Job Postings

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 02/21/2013

The violin has been playing loudly for job seekers over the past several years. News report after news report...

Social Media Tips for Job Seekers

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 02/11/2013

According to Jobvite, 86 percent of recruiters are likely to look at social media profiles, with about half...

I’m Out of Here: Tips on Finding a Job While Working

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 02/04/2013

You graduated college and went on a few interviews. Eventually, you landed a seemingly great job with enough money to...

Ten Ways Not to Get a Job

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 01/29/2013

Are you looking for a job? If so, you have 12.2 million people to compete with, according to the Bureau of Labor...

Leaving the Armed Forces? Here’s How to Find a Job

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 01/22/2013

For some, the Military is a calling. For others, it is a way to gain job skills or pay for college.

If the...

How to Respond to Illegal Job Interview Questions

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 01/15/2013

Imagine being in a job interview. All is going well and you’re confident in your chances of moving forward....

What an Interviewer’s Body Language Says About Your Performance

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 01/08/2013

Most career counselors will tell you to monitor your body language during an interview. After all, if you slouch back...

Tips for Finding a Job With a Criminal Record

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 01/04/2013

Finding a job isn’t easy these days. For most job seekers, doing so over the past few years has been a major uphill...

Five Signs It’s Time to Quit Your Job

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 12/28/2012

If you’ve ever seen the film Office Space, you’re familiar with the story of the main character, Peter Gibbons. Peter...

How to Evaluate a Job Offer

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 12/18/2012

When you were 17 and just looking for spending money, you didn’t have a high school diploma, college degree or much...

The Pros and Cons of Temping

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 12/10/2012

Whether out of necessity or preference, many college grads and other professionals temp in the modern workforce....

Tips for Acing Your Next Phone Interview

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 12/03/2012

An employer who is interested in your resume will often conduct a phone interview. This is often a bridge to a...

Going From Fired to Hired

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 11/28/2012

You were fired from your previous job. The anger has subsided and you’ve begun your job search. You’ve received a few...

Eight Mistakes to Avoid on Your Next Job Interview

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 11/19/2012

You sent out a resume and got a call. The phone screening went well and the employer invited your in for an...

Five Common Job Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 11/06/2012

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be in the shoes of Andrew Luck or Robert Griffin, III? They were the...

Playing in a Team – The Group Project Survival Guide

By TTI of USA
Posted on 05/05/2012

Let’s face it, whether you’re the team leader or just a team member, ...

As a Kid, What Did You Want to Be When You Grew Up?

By TTI of USA
Posted on 05/05/2012

As children, we have specific dreams, or a general sense of occupations that are out...

5 Ways to Recruit College Grads

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 04/16/2014

A fresh round of college grads will be moving back in with mom and dad next month. And in their quest for financial...

Are Interview Brainteasers Worthwhile?

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 04/09/2014

“A man pushed his car to a hotel and lost his fortune. What happened?”

You probably have a blank stare on...

How to Evaluate a Candidate’s Motivation

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 04/02/2014

Motivation is a critical factor in employee productivity. Yet,

How to Conduct a Successful Phone Interview

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 03/26/2014

Phone interviews can be useful for screening applicants. However, their effectiveness is limited by the lack of...

What to do if an Employee Resigns Without Notice

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 03/20/2014

On March 5, Russia Today anchor Liz Wahl did what every disgruntled employee has dreamt of in one form or...

Should You Hire Job Hoppers?

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 03/13/2014

Conventional wisdom says that job hoppers will be gone before your investment in them pays off. It also once said...

7 Quirky Perks to Attract Top Talent

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 03/06/2014

While health insurance is typically the most important perk for prospective employees,

Should You Hire Workaholics?

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 02/27/2014

Hiring workaholics might seem like a no-brainer. After all, they work harder and longer hours than everyone else, so...

How to Tactfully Reject Job Applicants

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 02/20/2014

In every job opening, there’s a winner and dozens, if not hundreds of losers. Some applicants are considered for a...

How to Sell Your Company to Candidates

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 02/13/2014

The candidate doesn’t have to be the only one selling during a job interview. In fact, you could boost your chances...

How to Legally Perform Background Checks

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 02/06/2014

Candidate background checks can keep bad apples out of your workplace. However, they are regulated by various laws,...

Why Exploding Job Offers Could Backfire

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 01/30/2014

“Mr. Smith will be out of town next week and wants to hire someone by Friday. We’ll need a decision by...

How to Explain an Employee’s Termination to Your Customers and Staff

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 01/23/2014

An interesting story emerged this month in which Dallas Police Chief David O. Brown has begun

Workplace Smoking: Should it Affect Your Hiring Decisions?

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 01/15/2014

Over the past few years, a growing trend has emerged in which employers have developed policies against hiring...

Calling References? Make Sure they’re Real

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 01/08/2014

References are an important factor in the hiring process. That’s why

4 Ways a Sloppy Job Description Could Cost Your Company

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 01/02/2014

A job description informs candidates of the education and skills required to perform the job. Beyond that, it also...

Should You Consider Non-Local Candidates?

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 12/27/2013

You’re reviewing a resume and the candidate has all the experience you’re looking for. His education is sound and his...

How to Prevent a New Hire from Accepting a Counteroffer

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 12/18/2013

If that candidate you just hired is as talented as you think she is, you may soon have a problem on your hands. No,...

7 Ways to Spot a Bully Candidate

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 12/11/2013

You may have heard of the Miami Dolphins’

Should You Allow an Employee to Rescind Her Resignation?

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 12/04/2013

It may seem counterintuitive, but employees attempt to rescind their resignation every now and then. A recent case...

How to Hire Motivated Workers

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 12/02/2013

Seventy-one percent of American...

Is Your Recruitment Process Efficient? 4 Tips to Streamline it

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 11/22/2013

A recent

How to Hire for the Long Haul

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 11/13/2013

The upfront expense of hiring an employee is monumental for many businesses. In fact, it costs up to

How to Deal with an Unproductive Employee

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 11/06/2013

"Well, I generally come in at least fifteen minutes late, ah, I use the side door - that way Lumbergh can't see me,...

The Top 5 Soft Skills Your Next Employee Should Have

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 10/30/2013

In the 1998 NFL draft, there were two quarterbacks who stood out from the rest of the pack. There was a heated debate...

Never Ask a Job Applicant These 10 Questions

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 10/23/2013

Chevron found itself in some hot water recently in Australia over controversial questions it asked job applicants. It...

The Pros and Cons of Letting Employees Telecommute

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 10/17/2013

Back in February, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer made

How to Encourage Employees to Save More for Retirement

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 10/10/2013

American workers aren’t very confident in their retirement prospects these days. In fact, according to a March report...

How to Rescind a Job Offer Without Ending up in Court

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 09/26/2013

Last year, ABC7 in the Greater Washington, DC area

How to Tactfully Deliver Bad News to Employees

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 09/05/2013

“We’re cutting our health insurance by 30 percent effective tomorrow. And, we’re no longer providing dental or vision...

Seven Ways to Improve Employee Relations

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 08/29/2013

From a business perspective, employees are units of labor contributing to improving the company’s bottom line....

Eight Employee Morale Crushers to Avoid

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 08/19/2013

Employee morale is more than just about keeping employees happy for their own good. Without strong morale, your...

How to Prevent Retaliation Claims

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 08/13/2013

In November of 2012, Rite Aid was forced to pay $250,000 by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) after...

How the Workplace Bully May be Taking Down Your Entire Staff

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 08/06/2013

Most HR managers are familiar with workplace bullying these days. The topic has received widespread media coverage...

How to Spot a Fake Resume

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 07/29/2013

This just in: some candidates lie on their resume.
Alright, you already knew this. However, the statistics on...

Hired a Dud? Here’s How to Recover

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 07/23/2013

Despite rigorous background checks and multiple interviews, bad apples make their way into most businesses from time...

Considering a Disabled Candidate? Here’s What You Should Know

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 07/16/2013

You read a woman’s resume and are impressed with her credentials. She graduated with a high GPA from a top-tier...

How to Cure the Friday Flu

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 07/11/2013

Let’s face it: Superman doesn’t work in your office. As such, every employee will get sick from time to time. That’s...

How to Handle a Whistleblower Complaint

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 07/01/2013

Edward Snowden has put Chuck Norris to shame and is now the bravest man on the planet. He made one of the most daring...

Avoid Using Unpaid Interns Like the Plague

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 06/24/2013

Up to a million unpaid interns are brought on board company rosters every year, according to Newsday. Some...

Does Your Company Respect Employee Privacy?

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 06/17/2013

The recent controversy around Google Glass brought privacy to the forefront of American political dialogue. And, the...

Tips for Your Company’s Dress Code

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 06/11/2013

Imagine a female receptionist prancing around the office in a miniskirt and tube top. Or, picture that male bank...

10 Ways to Make Employees Hate Their Job

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 06/03/2013

We’ve all been in that awful job. You know, the one where, after hearing a friend say she loves her job, we wonder...

College Degree Required: Really?

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 05/30/2013

As the Washington Examiner reported in April, a Massachusetts McDonald’s franchise required its future cashier...

How Understaffing Can Ruin Your Company

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 05/20/2013

A 2010 Gallup survey revealed that 38 percent of workers believe their company is understaffed. And, while that may...

The Pitfalls of Having Employees Work off the Clock

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 05/14/2013

With ever-growing competitive pressures and unscrupulous managers who want to get ahead at their employees’ expense,...

Social Media Recruiting Tips

By By: Clay Wyatt
Posted on 05/06/2013

According to Pew Internet, seven in ten working-age Internet users use social media. This means that 70 percent of...

Detecting and Preventing Employee Theft

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 04/29/2013

According to Inc., employee theft costs American companies a whopping six percent of their revenue. This means that...

Ten Signs Your Employees are Burnt Out and What to do About it

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 04/23/2013

Ninety five percent of American workers are stressed out.

Yes, you read the above correctly. That’s...

Ten Signs an Employee is Preparing to Resign

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 04/16/2013

While the sluggish economy in recent years has kept many unsatisfied employees parked at their desks, the...

How to Assess a Candidate’s Cultural Fit

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 04/11/2013

In 2004, the Philadelphia Eagles signed then-star wide receiver Terrell Owens, despite knowing he was involved in...

How to Make Your Employees Resign

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 04/04/2013

In 1989, Jimmy Johnson took over the NFL’s worst team, the Dallas Cowboys. Five years later, he sat atop the NFL...

How to Deal With Cyberbullying in Your Workplace

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 03/28/2013

When you think of a cyberbully, chances are an obnoxious child comes to mind. However, as with traditional bullying,...

Seven Ways to Get Sued by Your Employees

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 03/21/2013

America is perhaps the most litigious country in the world. With this comes a plethora of reasons businesses can be...

Tips on Handling Employee Resignations

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 03/12/2013

“Get out and stay out!”

Imagine saying that to an employee after she puts in her two weeks notice. Would...

Workplace Bullying: What it is and How HR Can Deal With It

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 03/05/2013

When one thinks of bullying, an overgrown eighth-grader pushing around a scrawny fifth-grader often comes to mind....

Should Your Company Have an Anti-Fraternization Policy?

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 02/28/2013

According to CareerBuilder’s annual office romance survey, 39 percent of workers have dated a co-worker at least once...

Tips for HR Professionals to Communicate With Executives

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 02/22/2013

At a base level, executives are just people. They communicate using the same mediums the rest of us do - email,...

Seven Red Flags to Look Out For When Interviewing Candidates

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 02/12/2013

You’ve read a hundred resumes and called in the top eight. They’ve cleared the first hurdle and now it’s time to thin...

Is Nepotism Bad for Business?

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 02/05/2013

A friend of mine was recently up for a promotion. All indications were that he was the best for the job. He has a...

Should Your Company Hire Temps?

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 01/28/2013

With competition growing more fierce by the year in the business world, companies are under more pressure to operate...

Tips on Terminating an Employee

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 01/23/2013

The typical employer-employee relationship is “At will.” From a broad perspective, this means either party is free to...

Tips on Handling Employee Complaints

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 01/16/2013

The modern workplace is a legal landmine. A comment that one employee feels is funny may be offensive to another. One...

Ways Small Businesses Can Save on Health Benefits

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 01/09/2013

Small businesses are often at a significant competitive disadvantage compared to their corporate competitors. Large...

The Benefits of Establishing a Company-Sponsored Retirement Plan

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 01/04/2013

The days of Uncle Sam providing a retirement nest-egg for working Americans are dwindling as we speak. Of course, the...

Tips for Hiring Alien Employees

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 12/24/2012

The United States has been a hotspot for immigrants since its earliest days. This trend has not abated as, according...

How to Give Employee References

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 12/17/2012

There may be occasions when a former employee lists you or your company as a reference. If this occurs, you’ll field...

How to Prevent a Constructive Discharge Lawsuit

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 12/11/2012

Constructive discharge involves an employee feeling forced to resign due to intolerable working conditions. Reasons...

Questions to Ask Employee Reference

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 12/03/2012

You’ve interviewed a candidate and think he may be the one for the job. Everything has gone well so far. Now, it’s...

Should You Rehire Former Employees?

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 11/28/2012

Employees leave companies for various reasons. These range from the simple misfortune of an economic downturn (and...

Tips for Improving Staff Retention

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 11/20/2012

In the business world, it is impractical to make every employee happy. Someone will have a problem with something...

Tired of Unproductive HR Meetings? Here’s What to Do

By Clay Wyatt
Posted on 11/09/2012

Meetings can be a great way to brainstorm and communicate with your staff. However, they can also be colossal...

How Companies Are Using Social Media to Hire and Fire (Infographic)

By TTI of USA
Posted on 05/05/2012

Has your company ever tried to look for staff using the social media? According to this infographic designed by...

A Few Marketing Strategies for 2012

By TTI of USA
Posted on 05/05/2012

Considering that 2011 was a year of challenges, businesses (especially small ones) have to prepare a great marketing...