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 »

5 Strategies to Help You Stay Motivated at Home and at Work

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In today’s competitive, social media-driven environment, it’s easy to get frustrated or complacent. But if you stay focused on your purpose for living and working, you’ll stay motivated to be busy and active at home and successful at work. To be self-motivated, stay positive and remember why you’re working. How does each task you complete… 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 »

Tips on Being Professional at Every Job

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Your level of professionalism at work can help you earn the respect and admiration of your bosses and co-workers and determine whether or not you receive a raise or promotion. If you focus on the way you present yourself in the office, you’ll see the rewards of your professional demeanor and behavior.  Tip#1: Respect  Become familiar… 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 »

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 »