4 Characteristics of Someone Who Finds Their Dream Job

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Your resume shows off your skills, qualifications, experience, education and probably a few dozen other heroic highlights. But it will only get you so far. At some point, your intangible qualities will take over and can make you shine brighter than someone with a similar resume. Here are four characteristics you can develop to help… Read more »

Application Questions You Can Nail Every Time

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When you’re applying for jobs, be prepared. Show that you’re thoughtful, conscientious and have details ready. Depending on the job, applications vary. They’re a good way for employers to collect the same of information from all candidates. When you sign the bottom, you’re guaranteeing that all the information is truthful and accurate. Here are some… Read more »

3 Ways to Make Work Expectations Clear for Your Employees

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When performance expectations aren’t clear to employees, those employees become unhappy at work—they feel disengaged, unmotivated, and sometimes even alienated from their co-workers and managers. By clearly expressing expectations, every employee will know what their job is and exactly what they need to do to be successful. They can set goals, be fairly evaluated, and… Read more »

Effective Ways To Implement Changes In Your Organization

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Change isn’t easy in any organization. People become accustomed to routine and find comfort in old habits. People panic when their favorite restaurant changes the menu or there’s a new instructor in their workout class, so a policy shift at work that might affect their career, could be earthshattering. Here are four ways to implement… Read more »

What’s the Right Way to Leave a Job?

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Before you decide to leave a job, think it through and make sure that this is absolutely the best decision for you. You don’t want to burn a bridge before it’s too late! Here are six steps to follow to make sure you follow professional protocol and don’t lose respect from your colleagues and bosses…. Read more »

What Do You Do When an Employee Quits?

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Eventually, even the best companies have employees who resign. The reasons are often out of your control, but you can handle what happens next. Be patient, empathetic, and positive as you listen to their reasons. Next, if the employee informs you of his departure in person, immediately ask for a written letter that states his… Read more »

What Hiring Pitfalls Should I Avoid?

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Making a bad hire is an expensive mistake. You have to spend more money and time finding a replacement, plus it can kill morale and disrupt your climate of productivity. Here are five common hiring pitfalls and how to avoid them. Pitfall #1: Being easily impressed Cover letters and resumes are a great way to… Read more »

6 Ways to Get Better Candidates to Show Up for an Interview

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The best candidates are busy people, likely with a full-time job and several companies vying for their attention. So it’s up to you to appeal to them and accommodate their needs. Make your interview process easy and make them feel welcome and wanted. 1) Build a rapport  Establish an actual relationship with a candidate—stay professional… Read more »

There Are Good Reasons Job Seekers Work with HW Staffing Solutions

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HW Staffing Solutions prides itself on a history of excellent service to employers and job seekers, pairing great people with great companies for more than 35 years. Founded on the values of dignity, excellence, and service, they’ve earned the trust of reputable companies who are eager to work with them. HW Staffing Solutions continues to… 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 »