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Volume 95: The Grass is Not Always Greener

Everyone gets frustrated at work at times. Everyone has days where the job is more difficult than it needs to be. It doesn’t matter if the job you’re working is your lifelong passion, or just the job or career you landed in, every single person out there has had days like this. Sometimes, it’s one … Continue reading Volume 95: The Grass is Not Always Greener

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

Volume 93: Should You Give Two-Week Notice?

Every Wednesday afternoon, my team at Oberg and Associates does training together. This training can cover anything from an internal system, a generic industry or recruiting article we want to discuss, or maybe there was a recruiting situation that didn’t go our way, so we want to talk about what we can do in the … Continue reading Volume 93: Should You Give Two-Week Notice?

Volume 92: Counteroffers are a Bad Idea

Counteroffers are almost* always a bad idea. If you get to the point that you’re leaving a company, generally there’s something the company hasn’t done for you, or something they have done that you’re not a fan of. You haven’t been given the opportunity to advance, but another company is offering you that chance. You … Continue reading Volume 92: Counteroffers are a Bad Idea

Volume 91: Safety and the Challenge of Prevention

There have been lots of global health scares over the past bunch of years: Avian Flu, Swine Flu, Ebola, SARS, and more. But none have had the impact on people all over the globe the way COVID-19 has these past few weeks, and it doesn’t seem like it’s going anywhere anytime soon. Businesses all over the … Continue reading Volume 91: Safety and the Challenge of Prevention