Category Archives: Millennials

How to Manage Remote Employees

Telecommuting and remote workforces are on the rise. In fact, SHRM reports that by 2020, three-quarters of U.S. employees will work remotely. Remote working certainly offers advantages to employees—flexibility, reduced commute times, decreased childcare costs and productivity, but it presents … Continue reading

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Find Flexibility in 2018

From telecommuting and flexible scheduling to freelance and part-time work, the number of flexible jobs is on the rise. Workplace flexibility is such a popular perk with job seekers these days, and employers are starting to notice and adapt. What’s … Continue reading

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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:

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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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