Black History Month Workplace

Black History Month Workplace

In the United States, Canada, and Germany, February is observed as Black History Month. The observance originated in the US in 1976 to recognize and honor the role Black Americans have and continue to play in our country’s history. It’s also a time to recognize...
New to the Job? Ways to Improve Your Observation Skills

New to the Job? Ways to Improve Your Observation Skills

The most important thing you can do at the beginning of a new job is to observe. Think of the Alligator as it floats on the lake with just its eyes and ears above the water. Alligators and their cousins, crocodiles, have been around for millions of years while other...
Things Only Bad Bosses Say to Their Employees 

Things Only Bad Bosses Say to Their Employees 

Good managers are easy to spot. They say things like “Great job!” and “How are you doing?” all the time, because they know how to interact with their teammates and how to listen to them. They know that encouraging their teammates is the most important part of a...
Becoming an Effective Leader

Becoming an Effective Leader

PRESENCE Successful leaders have a certain “Je ne sais quoi” – an air of authority, trust, confidence, and knowledge that inspires others to follow them and move towards the goals they have set. As someone moving up the ranks toward leadership, it’s imperative to...
New Year, New Job, New Resume

New Year, New Job, New Resume

The New Year is just around the corner, and we’re all familiar with the New Year New You theme. But have you applied that ideology to your resume? Here are five simple steps to refresh your resume for the New Year. Clarify your job target. Once your career...
Talent Acquisition Strategies for Better Hiring in 2023

Talent Acquisition Strategies for Better Hiring in 2023

Talent Acquisition Finding the right hire often requires having a sizable pool of candidates to choose from. However, the pool you pick from needs to be filled with talent, and talent that is reflective of your organization’s needs, expectations, and mission. When it...
Value-Based Decision Making

Value-Based Decision Making

Hiring new employees means a disruption to your existing team. When planning for a new hire, culture fit must be combined with skills to build a cohesive team. A good team requires surrounding yourself with people whose skills are complementary to each other, who...
How to Hire Employees

How to Hire Employees

Merito Group is a boutique, talent acquisition firm based in the Washington D.C. area. Our recruiters understand the importance of finding the best candidate for a firm to hire in terms of technical and soft skills. Recently the term “cultural fit” has become a...
Five Core Beliefs of Great Bosses

Five Core Beliefs of Great Bosses

Great bosses change us for the better. They see more in us than we see in ourselves, and they help us learn to see it too. They dream big and show us all the great things we can accomplish. Great leadership can be a difficult thing to pin down and understand. You know...