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Happy employees stick around, pure and simple. And since we spend so many of our waking hours at work, the concept of doing a job just to pay the bills is becoming more and more antiquated. People want to enjoy what they do! It’s not a crazy concept. Why not find joy in coming to… Read more »

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During your interview, you want to be memorable (in a good way). How you make the interviewer and other people at the company feel when you interact with them is key to setting a positive tone for your interview. You want to show the interviewer you have the skills to do the job, plus you fit the company culture. Helping him or… Read more »

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It takes time to find qualified, talented employees. The competition among other employers can be stiff, depending on your field, because everyone wants to hire tomorrow’s superstars. When you find these candidates and bring them on board, you, of course, want them to stay. But what happens when you notice your top workers leaving for… Read more »

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If you’re currently working a temp job in the hopes it may turn into a full-time job offer—good news! This often happens when employers are hoping to discover just the right worker before they make a long-term hiring commitment. Your temp job can serve as a screen test of sorts, which proves to an employer you have… Read more »

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strategies for choosing between top candidates

With employers vying for top talent, most are thrilled to find one perfect candidate. But what happens when you find two? This may seem like pure luck… but can become stressful when it’s time to make a hiring decision. You want to make the very best choice. Five Strategies for Choosing Between Top Candidates You… Read more »

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Things to Say in an Interview to Impress

When you’re in search of a new job, it’s all about impressions. The impression your resume makes (which will lead the hiring manager to call you in), the impression your make during your interview (key, because it’s often in person) and follow-up impressions you can make. You want to stick in the mind of your… Read more »

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How to Handle Job Rejection

You worked hard to ace your interview, but you left uncertain how it went. A week later, you found out the job was offered to someone else. That can sting—especially when you were really excited about the position. You may be tempted to lounge on the couch in your self-pity, which is a natural reaction… Read more »

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Dealing with Employee Burnout

One of your bright and talented employees hasn’t quite been themselves lately. When once they were the first in their seat, happy and excited to begin the workday, now you notice them sauntering in late. They seem distracted and easily annoyed—definitely not the person who once cranked out top-notch work. A change in an employee’s… Read more »

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Though they’ll only be with you for a limited time, temp employers are still part of your staff. Employees who feel welcome in your workplace will be more comfortable interacting with your permanent employees—which will help your temp employees work hard, contribute and do their very best. And this is a win for all involved!   Three ways to… Read more »

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A temporary job is an achievement that can boost your resume! Not only does it help you add more knowledge and skills to your portfolio, temp works also helps you avoid gaps in your work history. So once you’ve tacked on one or more temp assignments, what’s the best way to include them on your resume?  … Read more »