Need to Bring an Employee Out of Their Shell? Read This.

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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…

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…

Employee Recognition Tips

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In this season of giving thanks, don’t forget your employees! They help to keep your business moving along so you can accomplish bigger and better things—now and in the New Year. And if you’re wondering how to recognize your workers, have no fear. You don’t need to get overly fancy to say thanks, and many…

Dealing with Bad Co-workers

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Dealing with Bad Co-workers In a perfect world, you’d like everyone you work with. Unfortunately, you may encounter people in the workplace who are hard to deal with. They may be loud, rude, bossy, pushy or just plain offensive. Whatever the situation, difficult coworkers can add undue stress to your day. After you attempt to…

Explaining Job Hopping on Your Resume

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Employers are looking to make sound hiring choices and avoid turnover. It’s costly to invest in an employee only to have them leave a few months later. For this reason, an employer may avoid you if your resume lists a number of short-term work experiences for fear you lack commitment, or worse—you don’t know what…

Tactics to Use in Your Job Search

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The hunt for a new job is not for the faint of heart! It takes time and effort to prepare your documents, get yourself ready for interviews and peruse the internet and other job sources for possible leads. And that’s not to mention the energy it takes to complete phone, video and in-person interviews… your…

Three Effective Tips to Manage Employee Conflict

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Differing points of view add to a well-rounded workforce. However, it’s inevitable that employees will disagree and argue from time to time. It’s the nature of different people from different backgrounds working together under the same roof. So when your employees aren’t getting along, what should you do? Three ways to manage employee disagreements As…

How Does a Recruiter Work for You to find you a Job Behind the Scenes?

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Currently looking for your next job? The best position for you is out there, but may not be advertised. This is because many employers choose not to post open jobs on sites such as Monster and Indeed. Instead, they work directly with staffing agencies to fill open positions. This means some available jobs never hit…

Insights on How to Discuss Your Previous Employment in an Interview

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During your interview, you’ll undoubtedly be asked about your previous job. Why are you leaving? What made you look for something new? If you had a negative experience with your past employer, it may be written all over your face—and this is something you’ll need to get under control. It’s much easier when you know…