A Mission to Mentor, Connect and Lead

By Jeanine Banks, CSP, Executive Vice President, Lloyd Staffing   A MENTOR IS A VALUED ASSET TO YOUR CAREER PATH As this year’s college graduates stream into the workplace, it seems a good time to mention a powerful concept for building a successful career:  Getting Mentored You can gain a mentor at any age, but […]

It’s Not Your Father’s Workplace Anymore

This post has been updated and portions of it originally appeared in the Long Island Press By Nancy Schuman, CSP, CMO, Lloyd Staffing So much is always written about working mothers… stay-at-home moms… the challenges of mothers in the workplace… well, you get the idea. Fathers and work are an old story, so what’s the […]

The Role Most Responsive to Change

Administrative Professionals Day is annually celebrated as the last Wednesday in April to honor the often under-appreciated individuals who hold that title in the workplace.  First celebrated as National Secretaries Day in 1952 – much more than the name of the day has undergone some serious reinvention     By Barbara Cohen Farber, Executive Director, […]

Negotiating Up on a Low Salary Offer

Negotiating up a low ball salary offer

  It’s a hot job market, right? Good candidates are scarce. So, why did I just get low balled on salary from my prospective employer? That’s a good question. Buzz in the recruitment community shows that while some companies are stretching their pay ranges, other firms don’t want to feel pressured into giving a candidate […]

Recovering from an Online Interview Fail

  A job seeker went viral six weeks ago after she shared her painful #interviewfail via TikTok. Her particular situation was due to a technical mishap as she went through interview questions sent to her in advance by the employer, SkyWest Airlines, where she was applying to be a flight attendant. The individual, Chaylene Martinez thought she was practicing responses […]