Author Archives: Jen Teague

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About Jen Teague

Helping small and growing businesses make better hiring decisions.

7 Resume Don’ts

Attention Job Seekers: No matter what the job market is like or how overqualified you may be for a job, there are some things that should NEVER EVER EVER be in your resume no matter your profession. Ever. Below are some of the biggest turn-offs for recruiters when it comes to searching for candidates. 1. Spelling errors. Spell-check is only

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Does Your Opinion Matter?

I saw this quote on Facebook and it is so powerful I wanted to share it. With everyone having a voice online now, I think we’ve opened up a whole new set of issues: lack of tact. We can be loving to people and still be truthful, but we don’t have to be cruel. Not every opinion is worth your

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Perfectly You

Happy Monday! The start of a new week brings new expectations, new attitudes…and new struggles. A lot of us struggle to be perfect, but here’s a quick clip to remind you to stop trying to be perfect because you already are. Don’t Lose Hope,

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The one thing you need for your startup

Photo by SanguineSeas Depending on who you talk to, the first steps of getting your business going can be really overwhelming and confusing. Do you need to get your logo created? Don’t you need a really catchy name? By the way, what are you going to offer people and how? What about a business plan? When you start to feel

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Resolutions NOT Allowed

I really love New Year’s. This is the season of new-ness & start overs. Didn’t have a good 2013? Don’t worry about because it’s a new year full of new potential. Was 2013 awesome? Then work on making 2014 even better. No matter the type of year you just went through, one this is clear: we’ve all got a “clean

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

I bet you were expecting me to say Merry Christmas since it’s December 25th and all. It would only make sense. But you’re getting a Happy Valentine’s Day instead. Why? Because no one seems to care about RIGHT NOW. We all plan for the future: what will happen tomorrow, next week, next year. We’re so concerned about later. And Valentine’s

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They Say It Can’t be Done

Just because you want to start a business does not mean you have to get into a bunch of debt. And for those of you shaking your head in disbelief, I have three words for you: it is possible. Chances are you’re an entrepreneur because that’s who you are, not because of a one-and-only talent or skill that you have.

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