CR Fletcher

2010 Greater Syracuse Business of the Year
C.R. Fletcher Associates, Inc.
Certified NYS Women-Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE)


From the C.R. Fletcher desk to yours, sharing hiring insight and tips to help you grow professionally and personally.

Why You Should Update Your Resume Even if Not Currently Looking for Work

Even if you're not now looking for a new or different job, keep your resume updated -- you never know when you may need it. Aside from the fact that you could lose your job tomorrow -- people are laid off and fired at the drop of a hat nowadays --… Read more »

Interview Questions You Should Avoid Asking

Interview Questions You Should Avoid Asking Interviewing candidates can be a true minefield. Ask the "wrong" questions and you could be setting yourself up for a discrimination lawsuit. Here are some questions you should not ask job applicants, as well as some alternative questions you may ask that will give you the… Read more »

Five Traits to Look for When Identifying Mentors in Your Organization

Many career experts recommend that young or inexperienced professionals identify a mentor to help them grow and advance in a profession. Most of the "find a mentor" advice puts the onus on finding a mentor on the individual who is looking for one. Why is that? Those with inexperience may not be… Read more »

Stop Losing Your Best People

As the economy begins to pick back up, your top performers may end up getting offers from other companies.¬† In past downturns and recoveries, many talented people jumped ship, especially when they perceived there was more opportunity elsewhere. So what can you do to retain your best people? The key is to… Read more »