Blog Archives

Oct 20

October Declared Human Resources Awareness Month

October has been designated as “HR Awareness” Month by Texas Governor Greg Abbott. In his proclamation, the governor recognizes the contributions made by human resource professionals in the state of Texas. These contributions include recruiting new talent, compliance with labor laws, educating Texans about health and safety, workplace ethics and much more. Texas SHRM represents […]

Apr 26

What’s a recent grad worth?

When it comes to pay, more than a third of employers who plan to hire recent college graduates this year (37 percent) will offer higher starting salaries than they did last year. Fifty-three percent expect no change in salary offers, and 11 percent expect a decrease in starting salaries. More than half of these employers […]

Mar 17

2016 most endangered jobs!

Don’t be left out in the cold without a job. See if your occupation is on the 10 most endangered list of 2016. If you are, consider redirecting your career goals by training in a new field with on-the-job training or enroll in a college or university to get the knowledge you will need. It’s […]

Jan 05

Are you prepared for job vacancies?

Nearly 1 in 3 U.S. workers plan to leave their job in the next six months according to WorkplaceTrends.com.  That can leave a substantial hole in your workforce should it manifest.  Are you prepared?  Unemployment rates are at a low in Texas so finding the right candidate may be difficult.  Here are some helpful tips […]

Apr 23

Spring New Look!

If you haven’t been by our Brownwood office lately, stop in a see our new look. We’ve undergone a facelift and added a little flair to our office, inside and out. Come by 1200 Looney Street behind Sonic for a look and a cup of coffee.

Dec 09

Would I hire you if I saw your Facebook page?

Many companies conduct online searches to see what they can learn about candidates before an interview.  Here are our top 5 tips for job seekers to review before sending out resumes. 1. Keep private information private by utilizing the appropriate privacy settings on social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram. 2. Google yourself and review […]

Aug 20

10 Ways to Stand out in a Job Interview

CareerBuilder recently surveyed 2.076 hiring managers and human resource professionals nationwide to see what their most memorable methods candidates have used to stand out from the rest of the crowd.  I wouldn’t necessarily suggest you do all of these but I do think it makes a point that when interviewing for a job, do you best […]

May 31

  The first step to a successful job search is creating a well-written resume. It’s important to select a format that aligns with your career goals. If you’re a traditional job seeker and intend to remain in the same career field, a chronological resume is the best option. However, if you’re trying to break into […]

May 02

Have the Right Mindset to Win your Job Search!

There is no getting around it–the job search is a difficult process. It requires motivation, dedication, optimism, risk-taking and a bit of luck. But it’s not this impossible thing we must dread–after all, it feels good to pay your bills on time and have money in your pocket! The truth is, the job search is […]

Jan 10

Link’n You Up

Let’s face it, computers and online services make life easier.  So we’ve linked up with a service that allows our employees easy access to our information. Our new online web portal will allow you to manage some of your own information, search job postings, enter timecards, and more. With the new web portal you can […]