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 »

Build Flexibility Into Your Career With These Steps

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A sense of autonomy at work is important. When you feel in control of your time and responsibilities, you feel more satisfied and more motivated. But gaining this flexibility and freedom is tricky, especially as many companies are expecting even more of employees when they transition to working remotely. Still, more and more companies are… 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 »

Tips for Advancing a Career

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You should always be thinking about how to advance your career. Even if you’re unhappy with your current job, you can still appreciate the skills you’re picking up and how they’re preparing you for the next step in your career. Embrace the experience you’re receiving and the contacts you’re making as you set goals to… 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 »

Five Reasons Why Skilled Jobs Are Here to Stay

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For a decade or two, every piece of advice on careers seemed to be about the business world—Wall Street or the tech boom—and most of these jobs required pricey college degrees. But sometimes those business careers are less stable, and those degrees aren’t necessary to make a solid living. Instead, a skilled trade, which requires… Read more »