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Alli Kelly

By Alli Kelly

Top Benefits Employees are Looking for in 2023

Employee benefits continue to be the top priority of job seekers' lists and are often a make or break for them. It’s pretty simple. Employees want ben[...]

Alice Duers

By Alice Duers

Midwest Marketing Job Digest

With more layoffs happening this month from major tech companies like Stripe, Facebook, Lyft, and GoPuff, it can be easy to be down about the job mark[...]

Alice Duers

By Alice Duers

Midwest Tech Engineering Job Digest

Layoffs, hiring freezes, venture capital slow down . . . these are the headlines currently making the news. And yes, there's no doubt all of that is h[...]

Alli Kelly

By Alli Kelly

Employer Branding Examples to Help You Attract the Right Talent

Wouldn’t it be great if you could hire a star pupil simply by posting a job? No need to share information about your company, get visibility on multip[...]

Alice Duers

By Alice Duers

16 Slack Groups to Help you Find Your Online Tech Community

Most of us are on Slack for our jobs most of the day already. Why not join a community of like-minded professionals to expand your network, bounce ide[...]

Alice Duers

By Alice Duers

Weekly Job Digest

Despite last quarter being the slowest for VC funding since 2020, there’s still significant growth happening in the startup and tech space, especially[...]

Alice Duers

By Alice Duers

Weekly Job Digest

Let’s take a step back for a moment.  In 2021, we saw some really crazy growth for startups all over the country. Venture capital funding was at a rec[...]

Alli Kelly

By Alli Kelly

How to Negotiate the Salary You Deserve During an Interview

We know that work-life balance, flexible schedules, and robust PTO plans are at the top of job seekers’ minds in today’s job market. And although thes[...]

Alli Kelly

By Alli Kelly

How You Offboard Matters. Here's a Template for Getting it Right.

Onboarding is one of the most important practices for your business. Bringing on a new employee is exciting and represents positive change. And the mo[...]

Alexa Goins, SKILLR

By Alexa Goins, SKILLR

Beginner's Guide to Freelancing as a Web Designer

Thinking of making the switch from full-time to freelance web design? Here are seven strategies for jumpstarting your success as a web design freelanc[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

How Grand Circus Empowers and Transforms Tech Careers

The path to a tech career isn’t always the straightest or easiest. For some, the traditional four-year college degree in computer science leads to an [...]

Alice Duers

By Alice Duers

Weekly Job Digest

Happy October! Okay, so the market might be looking a little spooky lately, but it’s not all doom and gloom. Every week, we’re scouring the news to ge[...]

Alice Duers

By Alice Duers

Weekly Job Digest

There’s no doubt a shift is happening in the hiring landscape. Many companies, big and small, have gone from rapidly hiring to cutting teams and reorg[...]

Alice Duers

By Alice Duers

Weekly Job Digest

There’s no doubt a shift is happening in the hiring landscape. Many companies, big and small, have gone from rapidly hiring to cutting teams and reorg[...]

Alice Duers

By Alice Duers

Virtual Career Fair Tips for Landing Your Next Job

You're already a pro at in-person interviews. You're finally comfortable with the zoom interview. What about the back-to-back career fair interviews? [...]

Alice Duers

By Alice Duers

Weekly Job Digest

There’s no doubt a shift is happening in the hiring landscape. Many companies, big and small, have gone from rapidly hiring to cutting teams and reorg[...]

Alli Kelly

By Alli Kelly

Defining Success with Julie Menden

Success! You’ve reached the top of the mountain! You’ve submitted your taxes! You ate that entire cheeseburger! There are many things in life that hav[...]

Alice Duers

By Alice Duers

Weekly Job Digest

There’s no doubt a shift is happening in the hiring landscape. Many companies, big and small, have gone from rapidly hiring to cutting teams and reorg[...]

Alice Duers

By Alice Duers

Weekly Job Digest

There’s no doubt a shift is happening in the hiring landscape. Many companies, big and small, have gone from rapidly hiring to cutting teams and reorg[...]

Alice Duers

By Alice Duers

Weekly Job Digest

There’s no doubt a shift is happening in the hiring landscape. Many companies, big and small, have gone from rapidly hiring to cutting teams and reorg[...]

Alli Kelly

By Alli Kelly

LinkedIn Learning Classes to Enhance Your Company Culture

The state of a company’s culture is one of the top 10 reasons an individual leaves an organization. No longer are the days when a paycheck and medical[...]

Alice Duers

By Alice Duers

Weekly Job Digest

There’s no doubt a shift is happening in the hiring landscape. Many companies, big and small, have gone from rapidly hiring to cutting teams and reorg[...]

Alli Kelly

By Alli Kelly

How to Show Appreciation for Remote Employees

If you’re in a remote or even hybrid environment, you know that the days of donuts and coffee in the office are long gone. It was easy when we all spe[...]

Alice Duers

By Alice Duers

Weekly Job Digest

There’s no doubt a shift is happening in the hiring landscape. Many companies, big and small, have gone from rapidly hiring to cutting teams and reorg[...]

Alli Kelly

By Alli Kelly

Where We Work: The Expansion of Remote & Hybrid Models

Since the start of the pandemic in March of 2020, employers all over the world have been working tirelessly to find the right environment for their em[...]

Alli Kelly

By Alli Kelly

The Five Mentors You Need in Your Career

Mentorship is a heavily talked about concept in the professional world. As early as college, we’ve had it ingrained in us to get a mentor to help us t[...]

Alli Kelly

By Alli Kelly

The Ultimate LinkedIn Profile Guide

Why do I need a LinkedIn Profile? To provide an overview of your skills, qualifications, and experiences to inspire a hiring manager to schedule an in[...]

Alli Kelly

By Alli Kelly

Work-Life Balance is a Mind Game

In the past, we’ve featured a great number of companies that are top-of-the-line when it comes to offering solutions for work-life balance. These comp[...]

Alli Kelly

By Alli Kelly

7 Tips on How to Stay Engaged at Work this Summer

Let’s be honest — even if you enjoy your job, it can be tough to focus during the summer. Especially in the Midwest when the summers are unbeatable.  [...]

Alice Duers

By Alice Duers

How to Optimize Your Job Search

People always say “job searching is a full-time job,” and depending on what you’re looking for it can be time-consuming. It can feel isolating. It can[...]

Phil Osolinski

By Phil Osolinski

Three Changes You Can Make Today to Humanize Your Interview Process

In the hustle and bustle of scaling a company, hitting headcount deadlines, and keeping up with an email inbox that has no end, it can be easy for us [...]

Alli Kelly

By Alli Kelly

Gender Pronouns in the Workplace: What, Why and How to Use Them

June is Pride Month. A month dedicated to celebrating and honoring the LGBTQ+ community and those within it who have fought so hard for equality and a[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

This Masterclass in Tech Recruiting is Helping Companies Hire Better Talent

The battle for top tech talent is heating up, especially as more companies become remote-flexible. Local employers are now competing with the likes of[...]

Alli Kelly

By Alli Kelly

What to Do When You Get Laid Off

Of all stressful life events, losing your job has ranked in the top 10 for years. It sucks and there’s no getting around that. On top of that, no one [...]

Alli Kelly

By Alli Kelly

How to Network Like a Pro

Networking is one of the most polarizing topics in the professional world. You either love it and it gives you energy, or you hate it and it totally d[...]

Hannah Slover

By Hannah Slover

Updating Your Resume? Here's How to Make Your Resume Stand Out

Resumes get you the interview. Interviews get you the job. But resumes are very subjective. Just about every person you talk to will share different a[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

How to Support Employee Mental Health & Avoid Startup Burnout

When it comes to finding the right job — and staying there — candidates are looking for a lot, especially in a virtual setting. Gone are the days wher[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

Want Your Startup to Succeed? Invest in Your Mental Health

If you’re a startup founder, you know that building a company is tough work. From ideation to raising money, building a minimal viable product to scal[...]

Ryan Landau

By Ryan Landau

Modern Recruiting Tools for Hiring Local and Remote Talent Faster

Introducing a suite of new & improved recruiting tools — the best part, it’s free The recruiting industry is evolving like never before. The pande[...]

Alli Kelly

By Alli Kelly

How to Negotiate a Startup Offer

“What are your salary expectations?” A question we’ve all heard time and again and frankly should be an easy one to answer. But in reality, it’s a lit[...]

Hannah Slover

By Hannah Slover

Questions to Ask in an Interview to Discover Company Culture

It can be hard to get a sense of a company’s culture in a 30-minute interview. Especially a remote one. When you can’t tour an office, see people inte[...]

Hannah Slover

By Hannah Slover

How to Write a Great Letter of Resignation

Quitting your job can be a really difficult process. It’s not always easy letting your manager know you’re moving on, but it’s an inevitable part of o[...]