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How To Leave the Right Voice Mail When NOT to ANSWER Your Phone

Posted On: October, 18, 2013 | Categories: Job Tips | Tips for the Workplace

Many successful people who receive and make a lot of phone calls, set aside a certain time each day to take care of this task. This is a very wise strategy. When you purposely schedule time to pick up voice messages and to return your calls, you can get your mind in the right attitude and warm up your voice so you are the pleasant, professional person your callers expect and deserve. If this is an appointment you make with yourself every day; it allows you to let your callers know when they can expect to hear back from you. That could increase the likelihood that they will be available when you call. This habit is really using your common sense, something that isn't commonly used enough when it comes to utilizing voice mail....


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Temporary Staffing Offers Flexibility and Reduces Costs

Posted On: August, 19, 2013 | Categories: Job Tips | Staffing Agency Info | Customer Service

The market continues at robust levels, with new communities coming on line at a rapid pace. These sales and rental increases create significant staffing challenges for builders, property management and sales and marketing companies. Reasons for the recent shift away from traditional staffing models include the flexibility, reduced costs, and an ability to review the person's performance before making a permanent employment decision. There has also been a remarkable improvement in the quality of the temporary workforce....


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The Core Values of Workplace Professionalism

Posted On: August, 19, 2013 | Categories: Job Tips | Tips for the Workplace | Dressing Professionally | Customer Service

To begin, let's review what professionalism in the workplace consists of. Workplace professionalism is based on several factors including how you dress, carry yourself, the attitude you have and how you interact with others. The definition of professionalism focuses on the competence or skill that's expected of a professional. Being a professional in the workplace means much more than simply wearing nice attire or possessing a college degree or impressive title. Rather, a true professional possesses several important characteristics one can apply to any type of business....


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When and How to Ask for a Promotion

Posted On: July, 5, 2013 | Categories: Job Tips | Tips for the Workplace

While asking for a promotion can be very stressful and intimidating, it can be one of the most important things you could ever do for your career. If you wish to 'climb the ladder'? so to speak in your career, asking for a promotion is something you're most likely going to have to do. Here are a few tips to help you take that big step so that you're ready for the most important conversation you'll ever start with your supervisor....


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How to Set up Your LinkedIn Profile to Best Show Off Your Resume & Skills

Posted On: June, 14, 2013 | Categories: Job Tips | Resume Tips | Social Media Tips

Your LinkedIn profile is one of the first places a potential recruiter will look when they are considering calling you for a job interview. That is why it's of the utmost importance to optimize your LinkedIn profile so that you can showcase your resume and skills. A recent study has shown that nearly half of all profiles on LinkedIn are incomplete so the chances are about 50-50 that yours is one of them. Here is a quick guide to help you optimize your LinkedIn profile to ensure that potential employers are impressed by what they see....


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How to Become a Leader in the Workplace

Posted On: May, 28, 2013 | Categories: Job Tips | Tips for the Workplace | Customer Service

There are many benefits associated with stepping up at work and being recognized as a leader. Here is a step-by-step guide that can help take you from where you currently are at work to where you want to be....


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Making the Most of Your Temporary Position

Posted On: April, 25, 2013 | Categories: Job Tips | Tips for the Workplace | Customer Service

It wasn't so long ago that 'temps'? were thought of as office and retail workers employed during the busy holiday season. However, with the freelance market opening up, more and more businesses are realizing that they can meet many of their goals with temporary workers. This is a growing trend that may stick around for a while, regardless of what this topsyturvy economy does in the future....


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Maximize Your Reach: How to Optimize Your Job Search

Posted On: March, 25, 2013 | Categories: Job Tips | Resume Tips | Temporary Staffing | Interviewing Tips

Landing a great job requires much more than just writing out a few generic application letters and sending them away in the mail. Today, the job market is highly competitive which means that there are likely numerous others applying for the same job you have your eye on. It's therefore important that you go above and beyond when seeking out your dream job, especially for real estate jobs, so that you can find the best position that suits you. Here are a few tips we've put together which can help bring success to your job search....


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2013 is the Time to Grow!

Posted On: February, 1, 2013 | Categories: Job Tips | Temporary Staffing | Tips for the Workplace

In recent years, we have experienced tremendous change in the Real Estate industry, forced by the hand of the economy. For many, this time provided an opportunity for reinvention. Perhaps for others who took on additional responsibilities with fewer resources, there seemed to be less time or money to focus on personal or professional growth.......


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Four Attributes of Brand Y-O-U and How They Affect Hiring Behavior

Posted On: November, 21, 2012 | Categories: Job Tips | Customer Service

We recently attended a seminar where we heard from New York Times best-selling author & former Yahoo! CSO, Tim Sanders. As we reviewed the material, we stopped on pages 4 and 5 of the handout. There, Sanders takes time to reference Duane E. Knapp's book The Brand Mindset, which delineates the four components of building......


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