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 »

What is The Key To Retaining Your Best Workers?

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Retaining top talent can be the key to your company’s success. Most millennials, who make up half of the work force, feel little company loyalty, and are willing to speak with recruiters and switch jobs rapidly.  Hiring new employees is expensive, time-consuming, and can cause a dip in overall employee satisfaction. With thoughtful, deliberate planning… 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 »

What Are the Essentials for Your Resume?

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Resumes should tell the employer about your experiences, skills, and work history. It’s the first step in screening candidates, so without a good resume, your job application will likely be ignored! You want to highlight items that demonstrate you’re a hard worker, you’re qualified, and you bring desirable skills to the job.  Here are the… Read more »

How Do You Make Sure You Hire Great Employees Each Time?

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Hiring a great employee is an art form! You have to see past the fancy resumes and suave interviewing skills and make sure you hire the person who will best support your company’s mission and goals. Hiring the wrong person can cost you a lot of time and money. By making sure you have the… Read more »

4 Ways to Access A Talent Pool

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With so many people out of work, it seems like it should be easy to seek out talented candidates and match them to your job openings. Yet hiring the right people remains an art form. Talent pools, a line-up of potential candidates that best fit your needs so you can always be prepared when a… 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 »

Summer Safety Tips You Shouldn’t Ignore

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Perhaps one of the biggest safety concerns during the summer months is occupational heat exposure. Thousands of workers become sick from the heat every year, and some even die. Even if you’re not working outside, indoor spaces can become extremely hot if not air conditioned or ventilated properly. Here are seven tips you should use… 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 »