Category Archives: Millennials

What’s So Great About Birmingham?

News publications from across the country have been taking notice of Birmingham’s revitalization, so it probably has many wondering, what’s so great about Birmingham? It is a magical time to be in Birmingham, and ITAC is pleased to be headquartered … Continue reading

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Five Things You Wish You Knew Before Starting Your Career

All too often we hear people say, “I wish I’d known that when I was younger,” which got us thinking. What about the things you wish you’d known before starting your career? Though some of us have already learned these … Continue reading

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3 Characteristics Millennials Are Missing That Are Needed In the Workplace

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, by 2025, Millennials will make up 75% of the global workforce. If you’re part of this generation, you’re probably aware of your reputation in the workplace. Some might say you’re ungrateful, self-entitled … Continue reading

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Your Brand, Your Career: 5 Questions for Determining Your Personal Brand

In light of the continuing competition to find and keep employment, taking control of your personal brand is more important than ever. Branding is the art and science of defining and differentiating yourself to the public. An effective brand motivates … Continue reading

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What Employers Are Looking At, and Candidates Need to Check

Despite the various legal risks they may be taking, a new survey by CareerBuilder shows that employers are checking out potential candidates’ online presence. According to CareerBuilder, 51% of employers who research job candidates on social media said they’ve found … Continue reading

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CareerBuilder’s Job Recovery Report: Who makes up the growing share of the workforce?

CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (EMSI) recently came out with an employment report. The report is largely based on two sections of the labor force: millennials and baby boomers. According to CareerBuilder and EMSI, it’s important to note that: … Continue reading

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Resume Fibs: There’s a better way

Being a recent graduate, you may not have much if any prior experience; therefore there’s not much to put on your resume. Many graduates have this struggle. There definitely aren’t many employers out there seeking candidates with “no prior experience.”  … Continue reading

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How Should Hiring Managers Define Career Longevity?

When you review a resume and notice the applicant has been in their current and/or former position less than a year, what do you do? It’s likely that you label the candidate a “job hopper” and throw it in the … Continue reading

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Our Second Guiding Principle: Create a Great Work Environment

By Charles Baughman, ITAC CAO Guiding Principle #2: Provide a great work environment where creative, inspired, and exceptional professionals choose to work. Unemployment continues to fall (thankfully), and it’s clear that people can now be more selective in their choice … Continue reading

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How to Create a LinkedIn Profile for the Job Search

In our last post, Building Your Personal Brand Online, we discussed how important it was to have a well-thought-out personal brand online. A personal brand you want potential employers to see and notice. So by now, you’ve Googled yourself and … Continue reading

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