When and How to Ask for a Raise

There are few things more nerve-wracking than considering asking for more money in your current position. Your odds for success increase dramatically when you fully prepare both your justification and timing. Here are some tips on how to go…

Tips for Job Search Success [Webinar Recap]

Tips for Job Search Success is a mash-up of the best ideas we’ve put forth in our past Job Seeker Webinars, and serves as a comprehensive overview of the job search process. This webinar is packed with great content and links to dozens of resources that can help you plan, tweak, or revamp your job search strategy.

Tips for Job Search Success [Webinar Recap]

Tips for Job Search Success is a mash-up of the best ideas we’ve put forth in our past Job Seeker Webinars, and serves as a comprehensive overview of the job search process. This webinar is packed with great content and links to dozens of resources that can help you plan, tweak, or revamp your job search strategy.

WunderLand Group Named to the 2016 Inc. 5000 List


WunderLand Group
, a leading staffing agency in the Digital, Creative, and Marketing industries, announced they have been ranked on Inc. Magazine’s 35th annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs.

WunderLand Group Named to the 2016 Inc. 5000 List


WunderLand Group
, a leading staffing agency in the Digital, Creative, and Marketing industries, announced they have been ranked on Inc. Magazine’s 35th annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs.

The Alignment Between Business Strategy And HR – And The Role of RPO in This Paradigm

This post was originally posted at RPOAssociation.com.

I often define HR as “everything people”, therefore the essence of HR has to be strategic. As HR expands beyond its traditional administrative role, that shift provides a significant impact on an organization’s value creation. To properly align HR with the business strategy, the structure must support having the senior HR leader involved in the strategic planning process. It’s then that HR leader’s responsibility to ensure the entire executive team understands that it is human capital that impacts all areas of an organization. In turn, the HR function needs to ensure the human asset is effectively aligned with the business strategy. The focus on business strategy needs to be addressed within every department of HR – Talent Acquisition, Compensation & Benefits, Performance Management, Employee Development & Employee Relations.

The Alignment Between Business Strategy And HR – And The Role of RPO in This Paradigm

This post was originally posted at RPOAssociation.com.   I often define HR as “everything people”, therefore the essence of HR has to be strategic. As HR expands beyond its traditional administrative role, that shift provides a significant impact on an organization’s value creation. To properly align HR with the business strategy, the structure must support […]

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How to Quit Your Job without Burning Bridges


One of the most important ways to maintain your network happens when you quit a job. Leaving on good terms without burning bridges leaves the door open for you to reach out to former colleagues when you need to find a new job, need an introduction to a prospective client, or you just need some professional advice. Here’s how to quit without burning bridges:

Job Search Lessons Learned From Famous Summer Olympic Moments

Olympic athletes spend years preparing for their moment at an Olympic games. Daily practice, nutrition, coaching, support systems, setting goals, perseverance, and mental strength are all needed to experience that magical moment on the podi…

Talent Shortage: Accounting & Finance in Chicago

 

According to the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy, Chicago is second to New York in terms of accounting jobs, with over 80,000 people working as accountants, auditors, or bookkeeping clerks. The sixth and seventh largest firms (Grant Thornton and BDO Seidman, respectively) are headquartered in Chicago. Accountants and financial analysts with two to five years’ experience are in high demand. It is also a financial hub in the Midwest with many large banks and financial services companies established in the city.