Daily Life After Covid-19

Daily Life after Covid-19

By Kevin O’Connor Nothing brings Americans and the world together like a common enemy. 9/11, Ebola virus, and the expansion of ISIS terrorism each unified people around the world and proved that focused collaboration can overcome seemingly insurmountable challenges. New levels of cooperation and leveraging technologies in creative ways not only addressed the immediate challenges… Read more »

Take Control of Your Career Path

career path

Do you have a clear career path in your current organization? Career pathing is a plan you make with your employer that charts your path and development within the organization. It should include milestones you need to reach, and skills you should learn, to reach the next stage in your career. These can be promotions… Read more »

Bulletin: Message to Job Seekers

job seekers

Thank you for visiting Career 1 Source with interest to see what is available today. We live in unprecedented times, with this virus outbreak, and our hearts go out to those having to make substantial adjustments, but I want to personally assure you of a few key things during this time. Recent surveys of our… Read more »

Stress Can Be Measured

Man with Stress

By Mike Smith, President/CEO Stress is getting more attention all the time, especially in today’s world, as a leading cause of workplace dissatisfaction, poor performance, and turnover. There are numerous articles outlining novel ideas for stress reducing activities including yoga, relaxing techniques, and some companies even endorsing a nap or siesta time. Six Major Environments… Read more »

How to Transition to Video Interviewing

Video Interview

By Alexis Stiebe With recent concerns about health and safety we know many of you are exploring new ways to interview job candidates. Today’s technology makes working from home and communicating over distance easier than ever. With the right preparation, a live, video interview can be just as effective as a traditional in-person interview. If… Read more »

The Importance of Understanding Employee Behavior

behavioral assessments

People-related issues can tear at the fabric of a company. They chip away at even the most solid foundation built on the best products and services. In our last article, 1 Simple Step To Hiring And Retention we discussed the positive impact that behavioral assessments can have on hiring and retention. In this article, we will… Read more »

Identifying Company Culture Before Accepting the Job Offer

company culture

Company culture is a very important factor to consider when deciding if a role will be the right fit for you. Culture fit can greatly affect your happiness and your level of satisfaction in your role. We spend most of our waking hours at work, so a good cultural fit should be high on your… Read more »

1 Simple Step To Hiring and Retention

hiring

By Mark Waschek Top talent remains increasingly difficult to attract, recruit, and retain. Most employers agree that finding the right talent is a prime issue facing their management team, and it isn’t for a lack of trying. Businesses are allocating more resources than ever before toward appealing to prized candidates. And yet, even when employers… Read more »

How Frustrating is the Wait?

waiting

We know that response time after the interview has an impact on the success or failure of making that great hire. But how large of an impact? We’ve talked about how time matters based on results from our recent survey. Candidates will only wait for communication for so long. But how frustrating can waiting a… Read more »

Do I Hire the Worker I Want Today or the Leader I Need Tomorrow?

leader

By Kevin O’Connor You promoted your best salesperson to manage a sales team. Within one year, half the team resigned and now work for competitors. Sales are crashing. OUCH!  Why didn’t the strong performance in the previous role translate well to leading others? Traditional interviewing is focused on skills and performance history.  When leadership is… Read more »