Volume 105: Why So Many Goals Fail

A large portion of the population makes New Year’s Resolutions. Some have to do with weight or health, some have to do with attitudes or language, some are even professional! Unfortunately, a sizeable group has already abandoned their goals. Yes, less than three weeks in, and many people have already long forgotten about the resolutions … Continue reading Volume 105: Why So Many Goals Fail

Volume 104: Moving into 2021

As we look back at 2020, I’m sure many reading this would like a mulligan. The ability to redo this year and attack some of its challenges differently. With lockdowns, an election cycle that just won’t go away, and ongoing health and economic uncertainty, it’s been an unusual year. As you read this, there are … Continue reading Volume 104: Moving into 2021

Volume 101: Interview Trick or Treat

Since we're in Halloween season, I thought I’d take this opportunity to talk about one of the most frightening parts of trying to get a new job: the face to face interview! So, let’s use this time to cover some of the most common Tricks, or missteps, and Treats, good ideas, of the face to … Continue reading Volume 101: Interview Trick or Treat

Volume 98: Compensation Challenges

By: Teresa Hundt Compensation is often a huge factor in deciding what jobs we take.  I'm a good example of this. After years in education, I became a recruiter to provide my daughter a better life than I could as an educator. We all have bills to pay. Mortgages or rent, car payments, electricity, and … Continue reading Volume 98: Compensation Challenges

Volume 94: Setting Performance Expectations for Employees

Since all we do at Oberg and Associates is build relationships in the industry, our process doesn’t tend to end when a candidate accepts an offer from a client. Once we’ve helped a candidate find a new role, we stay close to make sure the candidate is adapting well to their new surroundings and is … Continue reading Volume 94: Setting Performance Expectations for Employees