While the day is a celebration of freedom, it is also a day of remembrance for our Black friends, families, and community’s ancestors and the struggles they endured in one of the worst parts of America’s history.Read more →
Tiny humans are entering the world at an alarming rate, and let’s face it, they just aren’t contributing to society fast enough. Anchor Point is here to change that!
I’ll admit I hate writing thank-you notes for holiday gifts. It’s not like Grandma is going to take back the sweater she got me or Grandpa is going to take the $20 he snuck in the pocket if I don’t write it. But writing a thank-you note is far more important after a job interview, because the job’s not yours at that point—but it could be, and writing that thank-you note helps! I’ll give you a few tips on what should go into them.Read more →
It is a part of human nature to want to feel appreciated. Quality employees thrive on engagement. It feeds them, allowing them to become better, more productive individuals, which in turn allows for a company to grow stronger. When engagement is a part of a company’s culture, you will be surprised by how business will flourish.Read more →
Happy 2019! As you reflect on your goals for the coming year, think about where you are in your career and what you want out of it. What do you want to accomplish? Are you happy where you are, or is it time to move forward? Regardless of the answer, being prepared can never hurt. Take a look at some of these helpful resources whether you're a first time jobseeker, or an experienced one.Read more →
Mall Santas aside, hiring activity tends to slow down in December. But rather than settling down for a long winter’s nap, there’s plenty you can do in December that will set you up for career success come January. I’m making a list, and you should check it twice!Read more →
Growing up, I was never good at sports. I had severe allergies and asthma (yup, I was that kid), and my activity outside was limited. So when the Atari and Nintendo systems came out, I naturally gravitated toward video games – they satisfied my competitive nature while allowing me to hang out with my friends (in between homework of course).Read more →
When you work on a contract basis, it’s easy for the excitement of the first day on a new job to go away. Odds are, you know what your job is, you’re pretty good at it, and by the time you sit down at your new desk you’re ready to get to work.
Sometimes it’s worth taking a step back and remembering the first-day excitement to help you make a great first impression with your new manager and coworkers. Let’s take a look at a few easy steps you can take to create a lasting, positive impression on your first day on a new assignment.Read more →
As you can imagine, aside from the aesthetic benefits, having plants in your office space can provide numerous other benefits to your work habits and work environment. If you’ve always wanted to decorate your space with greenery, but were concerned about caring for them, I’ll present you with some alternatives that can give some of the benefits without the hassle.Read more →
The resume is the most powerful tool that a job seeker has to help them find a new position. Hiring managers look at dozens, if not hundreds of resumes every week, so creating a resume that accurately reflects not only your skills, but also your potential, is key. Here are three easy steps that will help you build the resume that hiring managers are searching for.Read more →