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remove outdated information from your resume.

Is it time to revamp your resume? How do you decide what to cut and to keep? Have you ever spent the day applying for jobs and submitting your resume only to receive NO RESPONSE from recruiters? Let’s assume you’re qualified for the jobs, so what’s the deal? Perhaps it’s time to review your resume… Read more »

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Ask for a raise and get it

Most employees view asking for a raise as scary. But! It doesn’t have to be. With proper timing and clear communication, asking for a raise can be energizing.   Let’s talk strategy! So, you know you work hard at your job, and it’s time to ask for an increase in your pay, but when is… Read more »

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Professional Goal Setting Tips

Goal setting sounds easy enough. You point toward your dreams and say, “that’s where I’m headed,” and you’re on your way, right? It’s a good start, but you have just activated a vision, not a goal. Your vision for your career is the overarching picture or idea of what you’d like to have happen. Your… Read more »

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You finally received the confirmation email! That’s right; the interview time is set! All that’s left is to ace your interview! But, what will you wear? How will you answer that final question, “Do you have any questions for me”? No problem! Focus is here to help!   We have 5 tips to help you… Read more »

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It’s about that time again! That’s right. It’s time to give your resume a good old makeover! One of the best ways to stay ahead of the curve in the current job market is to update your resume consistently. In fact, Indeed.com recommends you update your resume twice a year with your most recent certifications,… Read more »

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Is it time to have that awkward conversation with your manager? The one where you tell them it’s time for you to find a job opportunity? No worries! We have a guide on quitting your job properly, AND we also have a plethora of job opportunities.   Are you sure? One of the worst things… Read more »

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Attracting Top Talent

We’ve gathered the biggest and most actionable recruitment trends for 2022. Keep up with these, and your candidate pool will thank you! Employer Brand Though your company and employer brands share the same DNA, it’s important to realize they are different. Your company brand influences customers to choose your product. In contrast, employer branding is… Read more »

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We’ve all learned: procrastination is a productivity killer. But finding motivation for complex or intimidating items on your to-do list can be trickier than getting cats to march in a parade. Use these tips to ditch procrastinating and start shining in your career.   Procrastination inflicts stress A behemoth presentation is due in two weeks…. Read more »

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Engaged Search

Why do people pay for memberships? While there are various reasons, ranging from discounts to simply being a fan, the main reason is exclusivity and enhanced benefits–benefits that improve your life. In addition, memberships carry a level of commitment between the service being provided and the member. If you need proof, consider Amazon Prime’s 200… Read more »

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It’s happened to all of us, a new boss who micromanages, a new coworker who takes credit for your work, or the recent hire with a chip on their shoulder. So how can we escape the financial loss, reduced productivity, & negative employee morale a bad hire brings?   Here are the warning signs so… Read more »