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There’s a lot of pressure on a company to make the right hiring decisions. The wrong choices can lead to decreased employee morale, a dip in productivity and a waste of financial resources. But taking too long to make a hiring choice can also be problematic.   Three reasons to speed up a slow hiring process … Read more »

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When it comes to your interview, preparation is your friend. You can never overprepare, and the time you put in will help relax your nerves so you can be as cool and calm as possible come interview day. Being prepared can also help you think clearly and be yourself—which can only help you.   How to… Read more »

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Quality output? High team morale? Great company reputation? Minimized conflicts? All of these things are what your company should be experiencing every time you hire new employees. Sure, there may be a bit of downtime while new workers are getting up to speed, but everything should be back to normal (or even better) by the time the… Read more »

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To do well at your job, you may feel like your day should be work, work work… and work some more. But scientific evidence argues this isn’t the case. In fact, our brains simply were not built to work tirelessly for eight hours on end. The simple truth is that our minds need time to rest… Read more »

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They’re pretty easy to spot. Burned-out employees have lost their sparkle. They seem to be dragging themselves through the day—no speaking up at meetings, no idea sharing, and possibly missed deadlines and increased requests for time off. Burned-out employees have lost the edge that once set them apart from others.   Six ways to help a burned-out… Read more »

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Ready for your customer service interview? Positions such as these allow you to work directly with people and help them find answers to their questions and solutions to their problems. If you’re a people person and strive to help others—this is a perfect job choice for you. Now your next step is to nail the interview and get… Read more »

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Every employer wants superstar employees on the books. But the thing about keeping all workers loyal is a comfortable and supportive work environment. This means one that caters to their health and well-being, supports professional growth, promotes idea sharing, and gives workers the respect and trust they deserve. Basically, a company culture that revolves around the concept… Read more »

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Are you looking for a new job? The amount and tone of your follow-up can determine your chances of being hired. You know you’re in good shape if you submitted a perfect resume and really knocked it out of the park at your interview. If you got really good vibes from the interviewer and you’re… Read more »

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Beyond the required qualifications, you may be looking for other ways to distinguish your top candidate picks. If you’re looking to fill an opening and trying to decide between two perfectly qualified applicants, it can often help to look at their soft skills. In other words, traits that aren’t necessarily taught in any college or… Read more »

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If you’re looking for a new job, you may have decided to try a temporary-to-hire arrangement. The good news is that these types of jobs have the potential to turn into full-time, permanent employment. If you do a good job and fill the requirements and qualifications, plus fit into the company culture—you just may find yourself with… Read more »