DAWG Talk: Blog

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We created our blog, DAWG Talk, as a way to share perspective on interviewing, industry, employment, job search strategies, balancing career and personal lifestyle, and professional communication. 

Our featured writers and industry partners provide insight into the daily challenges faced by career driven people.

Laugh, learn, and grow.

Care to share your point of view?  Be heard.  Join us.  Submit ideas and posts to careers@yellowdogrecruiting.com.

Quit Your Job Rubbernecking

By |January 29th, 2017

By David Rose
Sometimes it seems like everyone else is getting ahead. Sometimes, especially through the filter of social platforms, we’re presented with a pretty, little picture. A snapshot or watered down version of what our connections want us to see.
When it comes to employment, specifically when our friends find something new, we find ourselves […]

Recognizing Talent

By |November 16th, 2016

You know better than most, the hospitality industry is challenging. It takes talent, and savvy to be successful.

Attitude and Likability | Leading, Developing, and Influencing | Business Analytics and Financial Management | Accountability and Productivity | Service Expertise | Brand Awareness | Community Engagement | Sales Building and Development

Do You Have Any Opportunities in […]

Remarkable Talent

By |November 15th, 2016

You know better than most, the talent in the hospitality industry is remarkable.

Attitude and Likability | Leading, Developing, and Influencing | Business Analytics and Financial Management | Accountability and Productivity | Service Expertise | Brand Awareness | Community Engagement | Sales Building and Development
At YELLOW DOG, we spend our days – and many nights […]

Defining Success Differently

By |October 21st, 2016

At YELLOW DOG, we work with you to understand how you measure success, and we develop a job search strategy tailored to your needs. That’s because success means different things to different people. For some, money equals success. For others, seeing family and friends do well is success. Still, others see success as accomplishing […]

Celebrating More Success Around Us

By |October 3rd, 2016

We continue our journey, exploring the talent around us in our series, Success Around Us. We’re calling out the people behind the companies and campaigns we admire, and we’re sharing their success with you.

Together, we’re gaining knowledge, exploring innovation, and recognizing the commitment people make every day to improving lives.

Meet Clay Dunn. Clay serves […]

Success Around Us 2.0

By |September 19th, 2016

Sometimes we forget how talented we are. Other times, we don’t even know we’re talented. We don’t give ourselves enough credit for the tireless effort, consistency, dedication, and resiliency we endure on a daily basis. We do it for different reasons; we all have different motivation, but it’s important to recognize progress – progress […]

Success Around Us

By |September 7th, 2016

Careers aren’t about perfection, or reaching a singular goal. Working is hard, no matter what your profession. We appreciate daily successes, hard work, setbacks, and new learning, and we aim to share insights with you. We have embarked upon a new project where we will examine dedicated professionals working to build their future, and […]

The Silent Critic

By |August 9th, 2016

By David Rose
Many years ago, I needed car insurance. Like anyone else I sought out the best coverage and rates available. There was an Insurance Agency in the shopping center down the street from where I lived and I thought it would be easy to go where I could sign up quickly and get […]

Peekaboo: The Job Market Hiding From You

By |May 23rd, 2016

By David Rose
Nearly 8 out of 10 jobs vacancies in the United States are never advertised. These positions are filled internally (promotion/succession), through networking (online and in real life), and by way of referrals (from both, inside and outside the organization).
Too often, candidates spend too much time focused on the remaining 2 of 10 […]

The Reality of Greatness in a Competitive Job Market

By |April 28th, 2016

By David Rose
The term greatness is tossed around like a vendor hawking icy cold beers during a daytime double header in July at the ballpark. To the thirsty baseball fan – at that moment – the vendor is his or her best buddy, chum, and pal. The vendor commands attention. The vendor is elevated […]

Odds Are You’re Right

By |March 13th, 2016

Some people get caught up in the minutia of little decisions, while others see the larger, long term impact of decision making. It’s been argued that quick, instinctual decision making may prove rash and ultimately incorrect in the short term, but have little effect on long term results.

If you approach decision making in a […]