Marketing 101 for Job Seekers

By Mark Popenhagen, CMO, Turning the Corner, LLC     What does marketing and looking for a job have in common? Everything! If you’re a job seeker, then you must become a professional marketer. The good news is, you’re finally marketing something you can really believe in, YOU! The better news is, that makes it […]

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Really, Recruiters are Good People

By Jessica Meglio Senior Recruiter, Turning the Corner, LLC Recruiters can get a bad rap. I’ve heard of recruiters being criticized for being uncaring, late for scheduled calls, mass messaging people for jobs, poor follow through, being impersonal and unengaged. I get it, I’ve heard it and even experienced a “bad recruiter” before in my […]

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I Hate My Job

By Mark Popenhagen, CMO, Turning the Corner, LLC     I Hate My Job Honestly, I love my job, but as a career coach, I hear people tell me everyday, I hate my job. In fact, I’m still amazed so many people feel this way. I realize that I’m fortunate that I love what I […]

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Stop The Epidemic of Bad Management

By Drew Bonder, MSIO Director of Business Services, Turning the Corner, LLC You’ve Been Promoted – NOW WHAT? Envision this. You’re an “A” player at your company. You exceed quota month after month, quarter after quarter, year after year. You’re the safe bet for any project and well recognized throughout the company. You’re the ambitious […]

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Never Use These Words On A Resume!

By Ginger Robitaille, PHR COO & HR Generalist, Turning the Corner, LLC   Your resume is your main ticket to getting hired. It sets the first impression — ALWAYS. It is important that you tailor your resume to the job posting and make sure you are relevant. Turn those job descriptions into accomplishments that showcase your […]

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Invest in Yourself

By Carrie S Ahmad, SPHR, SHRM-SCP     What Have You Done for Me Lately? Remember the Janet Jackson song, “What Have You Done for Me Lately?” It’s a tune that many of us sing when we think about our professional development. While it is a wonderful benefit when employers invest in the development of […]

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Proud of our Boulder Area Human Resource Association (BAHRA) Board Members

We are very proud of our Turning the Corner colleagues who also contribute as board members for the Boulder Area Human Resource Association (BAHRA). Both Turning the Corner and BAHRA continue to support HR professionals, advance the HR profession, and elevate organizations by promoting the connection between HR impact and business. We congratulate our team […]

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Scared of your Next Job Move?

By Shana Gerson, PHR     We’ve all been there at one point in our careers, watching the clock slowly tick away, waiting for work to be over so we can breathe again, never wanting Sundays to end and dreading Mondays. Or maybe you were laid off and you feel overwhelmed about what to do […]

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PO’d at Your PEO?

By Carrie S Ahmad, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Vice President, People, Turning the Corner, LLC   Is Your PEO Giving you the HR Support You Need? In recent months I’ve been asked by several businesses what the difference is between a PEO and an outsourced HR Partner. The businesses that have asked have been frustrated with their […]

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Are Stereotypes Killing Your Culture?

By Carrie S Ahmad, SPHR, SHRM-SCP     Do any of these comments sound familiar? “Millennials are entitled and not willing to work hard.” “Gen Xers are so cynical and critical.” “Baby Boomers are out of touch and can’t think innovatively.” “Traditionalists can’t keep up with the younger generations and don’t challenge the status quo.” […]

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Top 20 Job Search Questions

If you were unable to attend one of our three webinars about the job market you missed some fantastic tips and even greater questions from our attendees. Below is a compiled list of the Top 20 Questions and Answers from the webinars. We hope these help you find your dream job! LINKEDIN QUESTIONS 1. Are […]

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Outplacement and Your Organization

By Carrie S Ahmad, SPHR, SHRM-SCP     We recently partnered with several organizations to provide outplacement resources and support to their employees in the midst of layoffs due to restructuring and acquisitions. Reductions in force create a stressful time for everyone involved – the employees who lose their jobs, the managers who have to […]

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Are You A Relevant Candidate?

By Ginger Robitaille Director of Operations, Turning the Corner, LLC Your Resume is Your First Impression-Make it Relevant Are you interested in finding a job as a Mechanical Engineer, Software Developer, or Digital Marketer? Does your resume look like this? ____________________________________________________________________________________ Suzy Sunshine blank@blank.com Objective: To obtain a job that allows me to use my […]

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Burnout Got You Down?

By Carrie S Ahmad, SPHR, SHRM-SCP   Employee Burnout Could Be Costing Your Company Thousands of Dollars in Lost Productivity & Costing the US Economy Millions! I was in a meeting recently and listened as an employee lamented about his upcoming vacation. His workload was heavy and his team depended on him. He felt that […]

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Moving to Boulder?

By Ginger Robitaille, Certified Professional Recruiter Director of Recruitment, Turning the Corner, LLC   Boulder is Awesome Do you enjoy the Great Outdoors? Have you been dreaming about a place that receives over 300 days of sunshine a year? Then you have found your new home in Colorado! Since the start of the year, we […]

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Are Your Employees Leaving?

By Carrie S Ahmad, SPHR, SHRM-SCP     A recent study by the Bureau of Labor Statistics found that 45% of employees who feel satisfied in their current jobs are open to seeking a new position. That’s almost half of all satisfied employees! These are not your disgruntled, unmotivated employees. These are the folks who […]

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A Recruiter’s Perspective on Resumes

By Ginger Robitaille, Certified Professional Recruiter Director of Recruitment, Turning the Corner, LLC   You have three to seven seconds to make a first impression. Is your resume up to the challenge? How Recruiters See Your Resume As Recruiters we may all view the information in a different order, but we are all looking for […]

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Are Your Employees Happy?

By Carrie S Ahmad, SPHR     My husband and I went to a concert of the Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado recently and I witnessed an inspiring phenomenon occur. As I watched the faces of the musicians, I could see pure joy as they poured themselves into work they loved. And the more the […]

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Dress to Impress for your Interview

By Carrie S Ahmad, SPHR, SHRM-SCP     You’ve landed the on-site interview, now the big question…what to wear?  In today’s casual work environments, it can be tough to know how you should dress for the interview.  Too often I hear from clients that candidates show up for an interview in the proverbial “what not […]

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