Should I Stay or Should I Go?

July 31 , 2013

Filed Under: Best Advice, best advice, Goals, goals, Your Career, your career

The Only 4 Dimensions That Matter In Hiring (& Why You’re Probably Evaluating Them Wrong)

July 29 , 2013

Does this sound familiar? You interview a candidate who has deep knowledge of your industry and checks off every box in the ‘skills’ section of the job description. They assure you that they are the perfect fit for the position, able to hit the ground running on day one. They look great on paper...

Filed Under: Best Advice, best advice, Hiring, hiring, Interviews, interviews

Career Training Camp: Are You Prepared for Your Next Season?

July 26 , 2013

NFL players are in full swing at training camp, and by July 27th, all teams will be busy evaluating players and prepping to get the top spot in the league come Super Bowl.

Filed Under: Professional Development, professional development, Your Career, your career

Why 'Follow Your Passion' Is Bad Career Advice

July 23 , 2013

Self-help books and career-building workshops love to peddle one secret to a successful career: Follow your passion. Ever since Confucius proclaimed, "Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life," chasing one's passion has been frequently served up as a quick fix for...

Filed Under: Best Advice, best advice, Passion, Your Career, your career

How Temp Work Can Help Your Career

July 18 , 2013

During the job search, job seekers overlook temp jobs as jobs that aren't worth the work they’re willing to put in. Job seekers don’t believe it’ll help them in their career, but the truth is that temp work like any other work will give you valuable skills and help you grow as a professional. It’ll...

Filed Under: temp work, Temp Work, Your Career, your career

Largest US Staffing Firms 2013

July 15 , 2013

Filed Under: Awards, awards, SPG News

Enhance Existing Skills With A MOOC

July 12 , 2013

MOOCs, massive open online courses, have gained tremendous popularity in the last year and it looks like they are on track to continue along that path for the foreseeable future. These types of courses can be a great way for job seekers to enhance existing skills or learn new skills during the job...

Filed Under: MOOCs, MOOCs, Professional Development, professional development, Skills, skills

Dealing with Office Politics

July 09 , 2013

"There's too much wrangling and maneuvering going on – I just hate this office politicking". "Joe, well he's a smart political mover – knows exactly how to get what he wants and how to get on." Whether you hate it, admire it, practice it or avoid it, office politics is a fact of life in any...

Filed Under: Best Advice, best advice, Office Politics, office politics, Your Career, your career

The World's Most Powerful Women 2013

July 03 , 2013

Forbes' annual snapshot of the 100 women with the most impact are top politicians and CEOs, activist billionaires and celebrities who matter. In roughly equal measure you’ll find next gen entrepreneurs and media mavens, technologists and leaders in philanthropy — all ranked by dollars, media...

Filed Under: Professional Women, Your Career, your career

Most Americans Work While on Vacation, Report Finds

July 01 , 2013

Remember when summer was for relaxing? With laptops, smartphones and tablets, we are more connected than ever before. Even when we're trying to unplug.

Filed Under: Vacation, vacation, Your Career, your career