Search Results for: Patti Barnes

Social Vetting and the Job Search: The Hidden Dangers of Using Social Media to Screen Candidates

Social media blurs the lines between our social, professional, public, and private lives in ways that continue to evolve. At the beginning of the decade, the use of social media to carry out background research on a job applicant was on the rise. However, a survey by the Society of Human Resource Management shows that … Continued

Posted in: Job Search, Social Media

When Should You Disclose a Disability to a Potential Employer?

If you’re a professional with a disability, you may be wondering if and when you should disclose your disability to a potential employer. Are you legally obligated to discuss your disability if it will affect your job performance, and at what stage of the application process should you say something? It’s a difficult subject to … Continued

How to Take the First Step Up to the Executive Level

There was once a time when people received corporate promotions just because they were “next in line” for the role. Thankfully this is now usually the exception rather than the rule, and today, people are promoted for their skills, knowledge, and experience.   However, this also means that as an experienced mid-level manager, you can easily … Continued

How To Work From Home Without It Taking Over Your Life

Maintaining a healthy work-life balance is difficult, even if you are a working from home veteran, so it’s essential for everyone to check on their boundaries once in a while. Not only will this enhance your physical and mental health, but it will also improve the quality of your work. You may have found yourself … Continued

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