After a Promotion, Build Your Best Team

Congratulations! You’ve just accepted an offer on a newer, better, faster marketing position. Yes, the VP title will suit you just fine, thank you very much. So now what? According to Michael D. Watkins, author of The First 90 Days, evaluating the various teams you’re inheriting is a critical first step.  “The most important decisions…

Buoyancy After A Layoff

Ooof! It hits you hard, the notice that your job no longer exists due to corporate restructuring or the loss of a major client. The news can leave you feeling stunned, hurt, bewildered, scared, and angry. You start to wonder if you could have done something to prevent it. The questions flood in: What if…

LinkedIn Power and Pitfalls

Since 2003, we’ve all come to know LinkedIn as the go-to business networking and thought leadership platform. It’s the most powerful resource currently available for job seekers and hiring managers alike. Where else can you hone in on companies with open positions, apply for a job and grow your professional connections within a matter of…

Should Musk Go Hybrid?

The Data Says Yes By now you’ve probably read about Elon Musk’s ultimatum to Tesla employees to return to the office full-time (minimum of 40 hours a week) or resign. If you think this is an indication of things to come, think again. Some brands, such as Tesla, may be in such high demand for…

Company Culture Matters

We’ve all been hearing about The Great Resignation for quite some time now. And although we might be a tad bit weary of this particular news loop, the reality is that it’s affecting everyone’s workplace in one way or another. It’s real and it’s here to stay for a while. Right now, candidates rule the…

I Am Responsible: A Conversation with Casey Cunningham

Women’s History Month holds a special significance for the team at Hire Profile, as the company is WBENC certified and comprised of a close-knit set of talented women. This month we reached out to Casey Cunningham, Founder and CEO of XINNIX, a national sales and leadership training academy to get her perspective on achieving status…

Onboarding Is A Team Sport!

Engage All The Players For The Win! The team at Hire Profile has heard lots of stories lately from clients and candidates alike on onboarding wins and fumbles. So we researched some best practices and attended a few webinars on this hot topic. Our conclusion is that a solid game plan makes for a win, so we put it…

Superstar! Freelancers Rule 2022

Need a little sparkle on that project? Team seeming lackluster? Never fear, your Superstar is here! Freelancers are proving an enlightened choice for staffing needs this year. Let’s look at how these specialized professionals can bring a little bling to your thing. Everyone knows workforce habits are changing and while no one is certain where…

Now’s the Time: Bring In the Pro

What do Facebook, Google and Coca-Cola have in common? They all built their talent with recruiters. These companies needed dozens of recruiters dedicated to seeking out the crème de la crème in creative/design and development roles.  Why a professional recruiter is more critical than ever As recruiting industry veterans, the #1 question we get is: How do…

How to Practice Gratitude in Your Career

Showing gratitude in your life can help you to lead a life that is focused on celebrating your personal journey. Take part in our Gratitude Challenge this November! When we grow our careers, sometimes we forget to enjoy the journey along the way. It is easy to get caught up in meeting your goals rather…