5 Unusual Interview Tips

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Job interviews can be really stressful, especially if you’re not prepared! Obviously you need to plan your outfit, be on time, and do some research on the company beforehand. But here are five more unusual interview tips that you might not have heard before. Tip #1:  Visualize your success and failures  Instead of just imagining a… Read more »

Trust Your Gut (And Other Great Hiring Tips)

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There’s a lot to be said for your instincts when it comes to evaluating possible new hires. You’ve stored knowledge from past experiences and patterns of behavior, and our gut instincts take that into account when we determine whether a candidate would fit a position. Your intuition can be very powerful, and when coupled with… Read more »

How Can You Face Seasonal Workforce Changes with Ease?

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Hiring the right employees to power your company is critical for its success. But seasonal employees and short-term contracts are often inevitable, depending on your company’s needs or the type of workers you’re able to recruit. Such fluctuations can be challenging to any business—hiring new employees is expensive, unfamiliar faces can be stressful for your… Read more »

How to Embed Your Leadership Into a Workplace Culture

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Leadership and workplace culture are extremely important in any company. They’re different, but they’re intertwined. Culture is a key piece of your company vision and strategic plan. The way you exert your leadership and the example you set for your employees determines your workplace culture. Your company values and culture will either repel or attract… Read more »

Considering a Career Change? Start Your Search with These 3 Tips

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Switching careers can be exciting, but also overwhelming. Whether you’re starting to lose interest in your current pursuit or you’re interested in something that brings home more money and greater benefits, there are many reasons to begin daydreaming about a new career path.  But before you do anything drastic, you need to have a plan…. Read more »

3 Ways to Reduce Your Risk When Hiring

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Hiring new employees always includes some level of risk—will the candidate fit in to your company culture? Will he leave for a new position after a few short months? What if he’s not diligent or engaged enough? Onboarding and orienting new hires is expensive, not to mention the time and money lost if someone leaves… Read more »

Three Reasons Why You Should Always Stay Up-to-Date on Industry Trends

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Creative trends come and go and it’s tempting to keep ignoring it all and keep plugging along with your head down, especially if you have a secure job and you’re relatively successful. But the truth is that if you’re not attempting some of the popular practices, or at least keeping track of them, then you’re… Read more »

Boost Productivity With Just-In-Time Employees

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Companies are often challenged to complete more projects without hiring additional workers or increasing their overhead. But sometimes, companies are already stretched too thin based on seasonal demands or a fluctuating workforce. Temporary employees can improve productivity, manage increases in workload, and cover for any sick or vacation time that your full-time workers might take… Read more »

How Can You Increase Your Workforce Flexibility?

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Workers are increasingly looking for flexibility in how they work and how they report to work. With voice, video, and collaborative technology making immense improvements in the last few years, this desire is becoming a very feasible possibility for a lot of companies. Many employers are trying to facilitate flexible and remote work while making… Read more »

Why You Shouldn’t Micromanage New Hires

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Micromanaging employees can be a very costly mistake for bosses. Whether the reason behind it is ego, inexperience or perfectionism, when a manager closely observes and controls the work of his new subordinates, the effects on those employees can be counterproductive. While you want to support your new hires, you must give them enough freedom… Read more »