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The Professional Alternatives blog is your one-stop destination for staying up-to-date on the latest news and trends in recruiting, staffing, and human resources. This ranges from new laws, hiring tips, career advice, and industry insights that you can use to hire top talent or land your next dream job. Learn from Professional Alternative's hiring experts so you can build a team of top-performing employees, grow in your career, or find your dream job!

How to Discuss Salary in an Interview

How to Discuss Salary in an Interview

Salary is a tricky topic for candidates to handle during job interviews – if you broach it too aggressively it may turn off the hiring...
Making a Great First Impression on Your New Hire

Making a Great First Impression on Your New Hire

The hiring process mainly consists of candidates trying to put their best foot forward. However, once you make the choice to bring a new employee...
Signs That You’re Ready for a Job Promotion

Signs That You’re Ready for a Job Promotion

Are you feeling stuck in a rut at work? If you have held the same title and job description for a long time, you might feel...
Top 6 Part-Time Jobs for Seniors

Top 6 Part-Time Jobs for Seniors

Seniors have different reasons for working. It could be to bring in some extra funds, to keep yourself busy, or to stay involved in something...
Accounting Technology for Business Growth

Accounting Technology for Business Growth

Today’s accounting technology addresses many of your most pressing business concerns. The solution you choose should deliver strategic insights, improve your risk management strategy, and...
Company Culture: Questions to Learn More

Company Culture: Questions to Learn More

If the job duties and salary are roughly the same, what makes one employment opportunity a better choice over another? The answer is simple, yet...
Ranking the Top 6 Big Data Jobs of 2022

Ranking the Top 6 Big Data Jobs of 2022

Companies today produce, collect, process, and store incredibly high volumes of data, making big data jobs increasingly important. Every action taken by a customer, every...
Working With Disabled Employees

Working With Disabled Employees

Being disabled was once a final and dire situation. Today, disabled employees have more options than ever before. Fueled by remote work opportunities, telecommuting, and...
Cover Letter Tips for Any Job

Cover Letter Tips for Any Job

Your cover letter is often the first impression a prospective employer has of you. But what are they really looking for? And what cover letter...