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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 »

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A safe workplace is critical to the well-being of your workers, and to your business overall. So it’s important to stress workplace safety with your employees—and as a reminder, to make sure safety precautions are taken each and every workday. If a safety concern has arisen, it’s your number–one priority to discuss it with your team and rectify the… Read more »

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You had every hope of making this interview the best, but then life got in the way. You hit a traffic jam and arrived late, or wore an outfit that wasn’t appropriate for the setting. Maybe you flubbed the answer to one of the interviewer’s questions, or maybe the person interviewing you simply seemed disinterested in what you had to… Read more »

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Every workforce is comprised of two personality types: introverts and extroverts. Introverted employees tend to be shy in social situations, and not as apt to participate in group discussions. But this doesn’t mean they have nothing to say!   As a manager, it’s a great benefit to your workforce to hear the thoughts and ideas of all… Read more »

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Even though it feels awful to be fired, it’s actually more common than you may think. Most employees will be fired or laid off at least once during their careers. The key is to keep moving forward toward your future, despite the temporary setback.   How to handle this in an interview You may be asked why… Read more »

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No employer wants to think about it, but on occasion your very best employees may be planning an exit strategy. You’ve likely worked hard to find these top employees, and their knowledge and skills are an asset to your business. Keeping them long-term is your best case scenario! If you can identify signs of unrest in a top performer, you… Read more »