Are Tattoos Still Taboo?

Last week I overheard a conversation in which a lady who works in HR told a bartender that since he has visible tattoos, he will never get a job. That made me think, will your appearance determine if you will get hired or not? Is there still a negative mindset against...

A reminder to hiring managers

Hiring managers, you can no longer ignore Glassdoor. Candidates are going to the site and doing their homework and chances are you lost talent due to negative reviews. Love the site or hate it – you can no longer ignore it.  And as you might know, it’s a...

A fun week at JMS Technical Solutions!

  This past week was a very busy one for JMS Technical Solutions! We were happy to have Joel Moore join us from South Carolina in our Buffalo location! If you haven’t connected with Joel, I would recommend you do! We had planned a week of business meetings,...

Facebook: Friending business contacts

  Do you add business and professional contacts on Facebook? I’ve had a strict policy of ‘no’ over the years, but have gradually changed.   With social media and the open web, the line is blurring between Personal and Professional. I conducted...

Your final impression – don’t blow it!

  Last week, my colleague Kaylynn wrote a post about Making a good first impression on LinkedIn.  While first impressions are very important, your final impression provides an important opportunity that you should take advantage of. The Thank You note is your...