Early Career Tips for Young Professionals

“If I only knew then what I know now.”  When I heard this as a young professional, I remember wondering, “What is it that you know now? Tell me! What would you do differently?”  Here are a few early career tips to young professionals that Artemis Consultants recruiters think they should “know now.” These are…

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Over Age 50? Here’s How to Get Hired

Hiring Over 50

If you are a jobseeker over the age of 50, you may be among the 78 percent of people who have faced age discrimination in the workplace. In the hiring market, you are now willing to work for less money.  Your interviews are with millennials the age of your children. Despite everything you do to…

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People Pleaser Pitfalls: Ways to Find Balance

People pleasers care about being liked.  They work hard to make others happy, no matter the cost to themselves.  They avoid conflict, express empathy, and are quite simply “nice.” But, how do people pleasers fare in business?  Can excessive people-pleasing lead to disrespect and burnout?  Consider these ways to avoid people-pleaser pitfalls and find balance.…

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Five Routines to Boost Productivity

Work smarter, not harder.  It’s an intention we all have at the start of each day.  Working smarter means having a purposeful focus that maximizes productivity.  Sounds great, but what does this look like on an average workday?  Consider these five routines to boost your daily productivity. 1.Create a Personalized Workflow to Boost Productivity To…

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Why Humility is a Leadership Strength in Business

When we think of corporate leadership strength, is the classic persona of self-reliance and arrogance actually all wrong?  Is it possible that there’s even more strength in displays of humility? Humility may not be an obvious way to climb a corporate ladder, but it is an overlooked leadership strength that is essential to workplace culture.…

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Proactive Hiring Means Seamless Growth in 2024

It’s not always easy to plan ahead. But when trying to secure top talent, it pays off to forecast staffing needs and hire proactively.  Companies that take the time to analyze growth trends and potential turnover can ensure seamless transitions, which are especially vital in leadership.  Use these strategies to proactively plan your hiring needs…

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Three Ways We Are All Everyday Leaders

In his famous TedTalk called “Everyday Leadership,” Drew Dudley contends that we are all leaders because we constantly influence others.  Even our smallest acts have a big impact.  Dudley recounts a story when he inadvertently changed a stranger’s life by asking someone to present her with a lollipop.  Years later, she identifies this moment as…

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How to Create Workplace Traditions Even in Non Traditional Workplaces

Not every company is lucky enough to have a party planning committee like that led by Angela at Dunder Mifflin.  Traditional 9 to 5 office life has changed since the days of Michael Scott and “The Office.” Today’s workplaces are more likely to have kitchen tables than conference tables. Traditions that once bonded coworkers like…

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Three Ways YOU Can Influence Your Company’s Culture

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” Alice Walker In relation to your entire company, it may feel like you do not make a significant impact on company culture.  But there is power in every single voice and practical ways YOU can influence your company’s culture…

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Ways to Overcome Job Search Depression

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median unemployment duration is 8.7 weeks or just over two months (June 2023).  On average, employers post jobs 37.5 days before conducting interviews and from there it takes an average of 23.6 days for companies to make an offer (National Association of Colleges and Employers).  The job…

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Ways Artificial Intelligence Will & Won’t Impact Job Searches and Executive Staffing

“Hey, Siri, what’s the weather? Alexa, turn down the air conditioning.” For many of us, artificial intelligence voice assistants like Siri and Alexa have become part of our everyday lives, even part of our families.  They help us navigate, relax, multitask, and entertain our kids (just ask Siri to tell you a joke).  The capacity…

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How to Hire Someone Who Gets Things Done

“If you want something done, ask a busy person.”  This famous quote by Benjamin Franklin taps into core principles surrounding human motivation.  Why are some of us driven to produce results while others drag their feet?  Every office has people they turn to when they need something done TODAY.  How do hiring managers find these…

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