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Top 19 Blogs of 2019

TGIM provides content to support everyone we work with, no matter what side of the desk you're on. We're spotlighting our top 19 blogs of 2019 to help you prepare for the year and decade ahead: 

HR Professionals: 5 Things to do Post-Open Enrollment  

While open enrollment season has come to an end, Human Resources leaders shouldn't check this off their list just yet. Now is the best time to set yourself up for a successful open enrollment in 2020. Here's what to do now.  

Year-End Checklist to Start 2020 Strong 

Regardless of profession, industry or company size, we’ve gathered some of the top things professionals should do now to head into 2020 strong. Check out what you can do today so you’re not starting the New Year one step behind.  

FAQs: Weed at Work 

Come January 1, recreational marijuana use will be legal for adults 21+ throughout the state of Illinois. Ahead of the law taking effect, we hosted a webinar on what the new recreational marijuana law means for employers in Illinois. Read answers to some of the frequently asked questions we received. 

6 Mistakes You're Making on Your Resume 

Hiring managers spend seconds scanning a resume, and a simple mistake can put yours in the "no" pile. Here are 6 common mistakes to avoid so you're not passed up on your dream job.

How To Get To The C-Suite 

Our Chief Recruiting Strategist, Krisi Rossi O’Donnell, shares how she went from Office Assistant to C-Suite Executive, and insights on growing your career. 

What the Class of 2019 Wants 

What makes the newest class of Gen Z tick, and how can you attract the best of the best? We surveyed more than 3,000 students to find out. 

How to Retain a Multigenerational Workplace 

Gen Z. Baby Boomers. Millennials. Today’s workplace is a melting pot of different generations, which can pose challenges for leaders in HR. After all, everyone has different motivators at different ages. Here’s a snapshot of what each group wants and how to retain talent across generations. 

6 Ways to Celebrate a New Hire on Their First Day 

No matter their role, every new hire should be celebrated! Those who feel appreciated and more excited about their work will ramp up faster in their role, and they’re more likely to plug into the culture and start participating. 

FAQs About the Illinois Salary History Ban 

We compiled a list of FAQ’s and answers to help organizations navigate the Illinois Salary History Ban, which went into effect September 29, and how it would impact hiring and recruiting processes.

Give Your Resume a Spring Cleaning 

A lot may have changed in your life over the past year, and some touch-up work on your resume is a good way to stay on top of your job search. Check out these easy tips to refresh your resume. 

9 HR influencers to Follow in 2019 

Here are the top 9 HR influencers to follow for 2019. Each of these pros brings something different to the table, but no matter who you follow, you're bound to learn something new. 

20-Minute Morning Routine for Business Success 

While you’re walking the dog, cooking or commuting, turn downtime into opportunity. We've compiled what we believe to be 7 of the best podcasts to make you a better leader. 

4 Job Red Flags You Might Be Ignoring 

To find and land a great job, it takes a lot of hard work. After hours spent creating the perfect resume, searching job boards, submitting various cover letters…finally you land an interview. At this point, all that matters is getting a job offer, right? Wrong. It’s important to pay close attention to the interview experience to know if the job will be a good fit. Here are four red flags to pay attention to during an interview. 

5 Tips to Manage Virtually 

Whether it’s an extended vacation or a permanent relocation, managers increasingly manage remotely. There’s no one-size-fits-all approach to pulling this off. Regardless if it’s the company’s first virtual manager or 50th, there are countless variables that can affect each situation. Here are the top factors to consider. 

The 5 Power Poses for Your Career 

Five years ago, someone might have looked at you funny if they caught you standing wide-legged with your arms in the air in the office. But today, many people get it: you’re power posing. This phenomenon has become a bona fide strategy for boosting your testosterone and confidence, especially for women. Here are some of our favorites. 

5 Things to do to Eliminate Interview Stress 

LaSalle Network surveyed nearly 600 people about job interview stress. When asked if they get nervous before a job interview, 71% of respondents said yes. It’s completely normal and often helpful to have some pre-interview jitters. Here are 5 ways to make sure you’re still prepared, confident, and ready to impress. 

How to Fix a Bad Relationship With Your Boss 

A poor relationship with your manager can be detrimental: both in the work you produce and your quality of life. Our COO, Maureen Hoersten, uncovers ways to get to the root of bad relationships at work, and tangible tips to repair them. Here’s a glimpse of insights she shared in a podcast with the Journal of Accountancy. 

5 Ways to Refresh Your Career This Spring 

It's never a bad time to reflect on what’s working well, what can be improved, and how your career is going. These are 5 ways to help your career grow. 

Top Benefits for Working Parents 

Here are the top 7 benefits employers should promote to attract and retain working parents. 

If you're looking for a new job in the New Year, click here to find out how we can help!