Advice from the Employment Experts

At Acloché, we have a passion for people. And as the foremost experts on the growth of the individual, we understand how important it is to have a healthy relationship with your work. On our blog, we give advice for all things work related—from your relationship to your employees to resume building!

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The holiday season can be a chaotic time for everyone. This disorder can cause problems within the workplace, but a few simple tips can help you to maintain a calm and conducive work environment during the holiday season: Be conscious that not all employees celebrate the same holiday. December is chock-full of holidays, including Hanukkah,…

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With the upcoming holidays, you may be taking advantage of some time away from the office. However, for a majority of professionals it is hard to completely unplug from the work world, even when they’re on PTO.  Employees are constantly connected, and with today’s technology at your fingertips, the temptation to check e-mails when out…

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Cold and flu season is fast approaching!  National Handwashing Awareness Week, December 1st through December 7th, is a perfect time to learn how to prevent the spread of illnesses through proper handwashing. Use the tips below to keep yourself and others healthy this flu season: Wash your hands when they become dirty, whether it’s after…

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Putting your best foot forward throughout the entire job search process is important, but it’s especially crucial during the interview process.  Use the tips below to make the best possible impression during your next job search. Take advantage of every opportunity you have to interview. Not only will you be in the running for more…

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Acloché was ranked third on Columbus CEO’s Leaderboard of Central Ohio Women-Owned Businesses, up two spots from last year’s fifth place ranking.  The list was based upon the total company revenue in 2013.  Acloché’s revenue in 2013 was $56 million. “Acloché strives to demonstrate the capabilities of women in the professional world,” said Kimberly Shoemaker,…

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Quality leadership at every level is an important part of a successful business. However, just because an individual is in a leadership role does not mean that they are going to be extraordinary in that position. Ensure that you don’t make these typical mistakes of poor leaders: According to several studies, employees do not enjoy…

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Hunting for employment is challenging, especially in today’s job market, so taking full advantage of every opportunity to reach out and connect with potential employers is important. Job fairs present the opportunity to network with multiple employers, but standing out can be daunting. There are several ways to help yourself stand out and establish firm…

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You may have come to a turning point where you are looking for a career change, but are unsure of how to leave your current position. Leaving a position in a professional manner can be just as important as the work you have done for a company in terms of recommendations down the road. You…

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The job interview process is daunting, but it can be made easier by having polished, essential interview skills. Brush up on these important skills before your next interview: Be prepared. While this should be a given, many individuals go into the interview process without any preparation at all. Look into the background information of the…

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  Paying attention to details and completing tasks in a timely manner are both important for success. Trying to achieve perfection while completing these tasks, however, can be detrimental. Some of the negative aspects of trying to achieve perfection in the workplace include: Decreased confidence in the ability to complete daily work tasks. Perfectionists tend…