Author Archives: Jen Teague

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About Jen Teague

Helping small and growing businesses make better hiring decisions.

The 4 C’s of Hiring

Can hiring decisions be made easily? Of course they can, as long as you know what you’re looking for.  I don’t know about you, but I like to make things as simple as possible. That’s why I’m addicted to #Snapchat. It’s a social media platform where you can post a video of up to 6 seconds – the perfect amount

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Who NOT to Hire

It is a common mistake we all make: hiring someone because we like them. They gave you that “can’t-wait-to-hang-out-with-them-and-become-their-pal” feeling. During the interview, you laughed, maybe even opened up a little, and possibly shed a tear – yes, I’ll admit right now that has happened to me. This person has got you blinded to any other applicant. You give the others

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It’s #FreebieFebruary!

Happy 2016! I haven’t been on here for forever, but that is because I’ve been working on some really helpful information for #jobseekers and #Employers.  All throughout #February, I’ll going to be hosting 5-Minute Freebies on #Periscope (@JenTeague). Don’t have Periscope? Download it here: iTunes These quick coaching sessions are going to help folks looking for jobs and people who do

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Which Verse Speaks to You?

I stumbled upon this article written by Melinda Emerson written in 2012. The Bible is full of wisdom and information on how to love life, love others, how to run a successful business, and everything in between. She lists out 12 scriptures that have helped her along the way.  My coaching business was birthed out of Proverbs 26:10. Which one

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Forgive the Mess

Isn’t that so much like life? We make excuses, buy things and tell people “I’m good” when asked how we are doing. But really, we’re just a big hit mess.  When you are out of your comfort zone, how do you handle it? I believe how we react during these times defines our character and destiny. These experiences are shaping our

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In the Eye of the Storm

It is said that the eye of a hurricane is calm and peaceful. If you’ve ever been through one, you know that is true. Isn’t it crazy to think that such peace can be found inside this raging, chaotic activity? It reminds me of life. We can find ourselves in difficult situations and struggles, but eventually, this peace rushes over you.

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