Want to Boost Employee Satisfaction? Try This.

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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…

“I got fired from my last job. How do I talk about it in an interview?”

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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…

Should I Connect with People I Don’t Know on LinkedIn?

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LinkedIn is a database that includes millions of professionals worldwide. It’s a place to network, but also a place where you can be the victim of spam. In some ways, it’s good to connect with people you don’t know, though it’s important to do a little evaluation before you agree to connect. Remember that every…

What to Do if You Noticed a Spelling Error on Your Resume (After You Sent It Out!)

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You’ve applied for a job you’re really excited about! You just hit “send” on your application—your resume and cover letter are out in the universe, ready to help you land the job. But then disaster strikes—you take a look at the documents you sent, only to realize your resume has a mistake. You want everything…

Six Ways to Improve Diversity at Your Business

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Many hands make lighter work. And many minds—make brighter ideas! Especially when those minds come from different backgrounds and skill sets. The more diverse your workforce, the wider the range of viewpoints you’ll have within your organization. This can help to drive creativity and innovation through a depth of thoughts and ideas. Ideally, a diverse…

Mistakes to Avoid in Your Job Search

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Finding a new job is not for the faint of heart. It’s no secret it takes plenty of time and lots of patience. From carefully crafting your resume and cover letter, to scouring the internet for job opportunities, to brushing up on your interview technique—you may start to feel worn out even before you land…

Is Transportation Important When Hiring the Right Candidate?

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Employees with access to reliable transportation can get to work consistently and on time. Of course, this is critical to a candidate being able to perform their job well. A potential hire who reports they do not have reliable transportation could be sending you a red flag they might not be a good hiring choice.…

Tips to Leave a Great First Impression

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Whether you’re at a job interview, on your first day at a new position, or meeting a coworker for the first time—it never hurts to make a good first impression. It’s said that first impressions stick with people the longest and you can maintain a good reputation with those around you when you plan to…

Hiring the Right Candidate, the First Time

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Are you in search of new candidates? If you’re short-staffed or planning to expand your business, you may find yourself in need of additional talent and you may need them yesterday. However, selecting the right candidates for your company is a big decision—your staff directly affects the quality of your product or service, the experience…

Stay Healthy While on the Job

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Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to be healthier? If you’re one of the many who spends 40-plus hours per week at work, your workplace can be a good starting place for a healthier you! That’s because you can make easy changes at work to pave the way to a healthier lifestyle. Your efforts…