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Three Mistakes Costing You the Perfect Hire!

The labor market is VERY tight right now which means small mistakes go a long way to losing the perfect candidates. You are no longer the only good thing to come along. The job seeker has several options going on at the same time and common mistakes we see all the time are leading your […]

Love the One You’re With!

I was talking to someone today at a networking event and said, “I’m a Stayer”. We were talking about the economy being at full employment and people changing jobs. I was directly addressing the fact so often people think the next best thing means you must leave your company. Often the next best thing might […]

12 Resume Tips to Start the Job Search Off Right!

Here are 12 Resume Tips to start the New Year job search off on the right foot.  Please “Join our Talent Network” at https://www.jobs.net/jobs/talisgroup/en-us/ to receive Job Alerts that match your interests. Tip #1:  Be clear when you list your duties and skills on the resume.  Assume we don’t know your lingo and internal company […]

How to Properly Give Notice- 7 Steps to ease your way

You have heard the saying many times; “it’s a small world.” It really is a small world and the way you give notice and leave your current employer could haunt you in the future, if you don’t do it properly. Here are things to consider when you give notice: 1. Give a full two weeks’ […]

You lost me at “Your Hired!”

You Lost me at “Your Hired”! I was reading a comment on LinkedIn from a job applicant scared away from a company because the job offer was made during the interview and an answer was expected on the spot. Did you know the lack of a formal offer or too little information, can lead the […]

Best Practices for Talking Salary

             How to approach the SALARY question when interviewing An important part in any job search is money, of course, but this topic is one where many fear to tread. When should you bring up salary and should you go high or counter for more money?  There is plenty of […]

Interviewing Best Practices to Land the Job!

You have received a call asking for an interview. The job is interesting and you are excited about meeting the hiring company. What can you do to prepare? Interviewing is not rocket science, but nerves can get the better of us because most people don’t have a ton of experience with the interview process, at […]

5 Steps to Successful Employee Retention in the first 90 days

Just imagine that you have been interviewed and taken to dinner by a company with big promises of salary and opportunity.  You are excited to start this new chapter in your life with a great company that seems to have a strong team environment.  On your first day you are shown to a temporary desk […]

Where Have all the Good Engineers Gone…and How Can I Attract Them To My Company?

The skilled trades and line worker shortages have been the top concerns for most manufacturers over the last few years, and with very good reason.  However, if you haven’t hired an Engineer recently you may be in for a shock when you place your job posting.  That shock will likely come from both the candidate […]

Become Irreplaceable

  In preparation for a speaking engagement with the Legal Secretaries of Louisville, Talis Group surveyed 100 of our Legal Customers to find out what would make a Legal Secretary or Legal Assistant more valuable in their position. we can’t help but thank these tips apply to ALL jobs! Below are the responses to that […]