Category: Interviewing

  In the last 12 years, The Agora has expanded into 15 different countries outside of the US. The international businesses now employ more than 800 people in major cities including London, Mumbai, Melbourne, Paris, Waterford, and others. International CEO, Erika Nolan, tells us this growth will continue. Some of the newest markets we’ve expanded into include China and […]

A few years ago, the 14 West Talent team introduced a new and improved Summer Internship Program for The Agora Companies. That summer, 22 resourceful, driven young people from 16 different universities arrived on our Mount Vernon campus and were put to work across 8 of the companies we support – a number of which […]

Right now, The Agora has up to 40 exciting career opportunities. And as an award winning work atmosphere with this many open possibilities, we know that it’s worth sharing. But not just with you… We want you to think about the last person who impressed you with their wit and determination, and share this with […]

The thing about The Agora Companies… they’re all unique. They’re interesting in their own way and filled with interesting people. But ask us, “What makes The Oxford Club so interesting?” and we’ll ask you… “How much time have you got?” To start, the name The Oxford Club isn’t just a cool name. Their business truly […]

Most companies regularly review their employee’s performance. But, how often do they ask their employees to review the company? It’s common practice for this to be done in an exit interview. But by then, it’s kind of “too little, too late”…… right? I believe the key is to find out how employees think and feel […]

When applying to jobs it’s important to not just accept the first job that comes along. Be thorough in researching what the company can offer you. So many people focus on how to impress the company that they forget to turn the tables and see what the company can offer them. Short term you might […]

There is almost nothing worse than working for a company that you don’t feel a connection with. Most of us spend more (much more) time at work than we do anywhere else. Meaning more time spent with our colleagues and competitors than with our own families. So if you’re looking for a new job, think […]