Rss Feed | Area Professionals http://www.areaprofessionals.com 5 Signs You Should Not Accept a Job Offer http://10.16.16.214:4507//blog/2016/18/5-Signs-You-Shoul Admin Tue, 22 Mar 2016 14:31:14 GMT <p> You&rsquo;ve interviewed for a position and, on the surface, the job is a perfect match. &nbsp;But you have noticed a few red flags during the interview that cause you to hesitate about accepting a job offer. Are these issues important or not? &nbsp;Let&rsquo;s look at five warning signs that indicate it may be better to continue your job search.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong>Sign # 1:&nbsp; Interviewer Complains About Their Current Staff</strong></p> <p> Just as you shouldn&rsqu..... 10 Interview Thank You Note Tips That May Land You the Job http://10.16.16.214:4507//blog/2015/17/10-Interview-Than Admin Mon, 09 Nov 2015 14:48:55 GMT <p> You did it! You nailed your latest job interview and you are confident that the recruiter will be extending a job offer. You leave the company on an emotional high with a smile on your face. You think to yourself, &ldquo;I have this job in the bag.&rdquo; It is a great feeling to know that you may have found the perfect position. But, regardless of how great of a match you are for the opportunity, you can still lose to the competition if you don&rsquo;t send a thank you note to your interv..... 5 Types of Toxic Employees and How to Deal with Them http://10.16.16.214:4507//blog/2015/16/5-Types-of-Toxic- Admin Tue, 13 Oct 2015 10:11:47 GMT <p> Toxic employees can destroy employee morale and chase good employees out of your company. In a <a href="http://www.cornerstoneondemand.com/news/press-releases/new-research-exposes-hidden-costs-toxic-employees">2015 study</a> conducted by Cornerstone onDemand, a leader in cloud-based applications for talent management, good employees quit at a 54% higher rate when they work with toxic employees. Furthermore, the cost of onboarding a toxic employee ($12,800) is three times the cost of a non-..... 5 Signs It's Time to Leave Your Job http://10.16.16.214:4507//blog/2015/15/5-Signs-It's-Time Admin Tue, 01 Sep 2015 11:31:22 GMT <p> Typically, making the decision to leave your current job to take on a new opportunity is a difficult one; and, it is one that shouldn&rsquo;t be made impulsively. However, if you are reading this post, chances are you are contemplating such a move. To help you determine if making a change is the right choice, here are five signs that is time to leave your job. If most of these signs apply to you, it is time to start looking.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong>Sign # 1:&nbsp; Your Skills ..... 10 Applicant Tracking System Tips to Get Your Resume into Human Hands http://10.16.16.214:4507//blog/2015/14/10-Applicant-Trac Admin Wed, 24 Jun 2015 10:12:34 GMT <p> Have you responded to job posting after job posting with little or no success, leaving you with the feeling that your resume has been lost in a cyber Bermuda Triangle? &nbsp;If so, you&rsquo;re not alone. &nbsp;A common applicant complaint is that they never get interviews or even responses after they submit their resumes to a company, and it is no surprise. &nbsp;In many cases, a resume is rejected from consideration before an interviewer even sees it, because of the growing popularity of..... What LeBron James Teaches Us About Burning and Rebuilding Bridges http://10.16.16.214:4507//blog/2015/13/What-LeBron-James Admin Mon, 19 Jan 2015 10:28:57 GMT <p> With the much anticipated 2014 NBA season under way, now is a good time to reflect on how LeBron James went from Cleveland&rsquo;s hero to villain, and back to hero again.&nbsp; He burned a bridge with his employer, the Cavaliers, and his customers, the fans in Cleveland, who supported and loved him from his high school days at St. Vincent-St. Mary in Akron.&nbsp; As a lifelong Clevelander, I believe that I speak for the majority of fans when I say that I wasn&rsquo;t angry that he left; I..... Can You Afford to Say No to a Job Offer? http://10.16.16.214:4507//blog/2014/12/Can-You-Afford-to Admin Thu, 12 Jun 2014 10:32:13 GMT <p class="lead"> After an exhausting job search, a hiring manager calls with great news: they&rsquo;re offering you a job.&nbsp; However, you can&rsquo;t seem to get very excited about it. It&rsquo;s a job, but not your dream job. Do you take the opportunity or walk away from it in hopes that something better will come along?</p> <p> Determining whether to accept a job offer is a difficult decision, especially if you&rsquo;re unemployed in a bad economy or eager to get out of your current j..... Big Technology and Growth Inside Cleveland Ohio http://10.16.16.214:4507//blog/2014/11/Big-Technology-an Admin Tue, 13 May 2014 12:05:50 GMT <p class="lead"> Everyone loves a good rivalry story, which may be why the tension between the city of San Francisco and Google has been flooding the Bay area news.&nbsp; The Bay Area locals are sick of the &ldquo;entitled techies&rdquo; and the wealthy software engineers and computer programmers are tired of being under-appreciated by the hostile activists.&nbsp; With the rising competition over housing and office space, perhaps it&rsquo;s time for federal authorities step in.&nbsp; Because f.....