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Can you make a great impression on your interviewer, without having met him/her? Scott Sonenshein, author of “Stretch: Unlock the Power of Less- and Achieve More Than You Ever Imagined,” says his research shows that yes, you can win a job before you have even met your interviewer. Sonenshein cites and eight month study as his… Read more »

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Psychology Today defines emotional intelligence as “is the ability to identify and manage your own emotions and the emotions of others.” The term was introduced in 1995 by psychologist and science journalist Daniel Goleman. The idea has led us to believe that this ability to understand and manage emotions greatly increases our chances of success. It… Read more »

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Laurus Group is excited to highlight another individual for our Employee of the Month program! Each month, clients have the option to nominate an outstanding employee. Selected individuals are hard working, loyal employees of the Laurus Group. Congratulations Alex! Congratulations to Alex of Cheltenham, PA, who has been named our Employee of the Month! Alex has… Read more »

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Most executives have some personality traits in common: strong leadership skills, comfortable with managing/supervising others, capable of good decision making, etc. But, there are key areas in where they might differ. There are leaders that are more passionate about their work, and therefore more inclined to make sure their teams are passionate. To some leaders,… Read more »

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In the past, an internship was something to give you an edge. It was something that was “nice to have” or “preferred,” but not always required or expected. These days, it is rare that you can get an entry level position without having at least one internship in your pocket. So, after scouring the internet… Read more »

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The Laurus Group will be hosting a Career Fair for our Professional division on February 7th. The event will be held in our new office and individuals are invited to drop by anytime between 9:00AM-5:00PM. Our Professional division is currently representing multiple openings in the Customer Service and Administrative fields. We are seeking individuals with… Read more »

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You can’t deny it, I can’t deny it- we are all guilty of it. We use buzzwords on a resume as if it is our job. The blame doesn’t lie on you. Many have been taught to write resumes using as many buzzwords as possible. Or, if you are a little rusty and head to… Read more »

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Emails are the bane of every worker’s existence. It is the ultimate distraction. You choose to leave it open and get alerts all throughout the day. You choose to keep it closed and risk missing an important email. There’s never an ideal situation. I was trained well, and have a large number of folders that… Read more »