Utilizing Personality Assessments in the Hiring Process

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Personality tests have become very popular in hiring and employee development practices.  They are mainly used to find employees whose personalities align with the workplace culture.   Why use them? Strengthening the Interview – A good personality assessment can help hiring managers to know which soft skills and behavioral style interview questions they should pay… Read more »

Professional Tip: Networking

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The Best Connections Come From Being YOU. A Professional Tip Brought to You by: Deacon Recruiting & Deacon Professional Services Networking can be intimidating for some. It is still a critical part of professional development. Up to 85% of positions are filled by utilizing a professional network. Although the task of connecting with strangers is daunting,… Read more »

Professional Tip: Prepare for the Coming Day

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Organization is Key! A Professional Tip Brought to You By: Deacon Recruiting & Deacon Professional Services The best way to ensure you stay on-task during your workday… prepare for it! Check your calendar and look at your tasks for the next day. Spoiler alert: if you’re not using a calendar… start now! Determine which appointments… Read more »

Professional Tip: Work Hard, Play Harder

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#Selfcare Matters – Make The Time for You A Professional Tip Brought to You By: Deacon Recruiting & Deacon Professional Services Life is all about balance. Setting ambitious goals and putting in the time will always be beneficial in the long-run. However, the best professionals know when to step out of the office and spend… Read more »

Get Motivated

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Today, we’re going to focus on 5 ways to turn negative thoughts into positive action. You have a lot of potential – start recognizing it! You may not be built like a bodybuilder or be mistaken for a supermodel. But with positive thinking, focusing on your strengths, and self-determination you can achieve some truly amazing things…. Read more »

The 5 Keys to Job Success

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Certain people always have great jobs. They always seem to land the promotion. And they always seem to be successful with everything they touch. Is this just luck or a coincidence? Nope! These people don’t wait for things to happen, they make their own luck. So what can you do to ensure you’re successful? You… Read more »