The Pros and Cons of Cloud Computing

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We live in the Information Age and that means that information truly is the king of the hill. Unfortunately, when there are large volumes of data and information that needs to be shared between multiple people, computers, and/or office locations, storing that data can be costly and time consuming. Enter the modern solution of cloud… Read more »

When is the Best Time to Start Looking for a New Job? While Employed!

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Many people are unaware that the best time to start a new job search is when they already have a job. It seems counter-intuitive to a large degree. But, it’s true. In a perfect world, the job you have would be all the job you’ll ever need. But the long ago days of working for… Read more »

Interview Process – Keep Your Candidates Comfortable Before, During, and After

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During the interview process, many times candidates feel tense and overwhelmed. This is often exasperated unintentionally by HR managers who are pushed for time and resources, trying to find a suitable candidate. However the case may be, it’s very important that all candidates are made to feel comfortable before, during and after an interview. This… Read more »

Keep Your Employees Engaged this Summer!

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Things are heating up outside, and inside, the entire company is cutting out earlier and earlier with every passing Friday afternoon. Summer is here and minds are turning to anything and everything but the company’s bottom line. It’s hard to be the one walking around with the big stick, demanding everyone fall into line. As… Read more »

How to Attract and Retain Generation Y Employees

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Companies today are required to do a little “outside the box” thinking when working to attract young employees who represent Generation Y, or the Millennials as they are often referred to. It’s a task that many businesses compensation and benefit plans aren’t set up for, at this point in time. The good news is that… Read more »

Social Media Policy at Work: What is Reasonable?

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Social media is becoming a driving force in the lives of everyday people. When social media crosses the threshold of the workplace though, it can bring a host of new problems and dilemmas that must be dealt with. That’s why it’s important for companies – large and small – to take the time now to… Read more »

Have Your References Gone MIA? Tips On Handling This In A Professional Manner

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You are applying for a new job, but you are having trouble getting your past hiring managers to put in a good word about you. What does that mean? Should you be worried about it? In some situations, people just may not be doing their job, but in others, a lack of response from your… Read more »

Make Your Team Meetings More Productive

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Time is a hot commodity in the world of business today. No one wants to waste valuable time by having meetings that are not only unproductive, but also disruptive to the flow of work and exchange of ideas involved in the average work day. Time is money and most managers want to get the greatest… Read more »

How to be the Candidate Employers Love

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Everyone wants to be the candidate employers are lining up to hire. That would make the job search so much simpler, right? For some job seekers, the hard part is getting the interview; for others, the interview is the excruciating part of the process. If you’re the sort of person who is wracked with insecurity… Read more »

How the iPad Is Changing Learning and IT

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The iPad has become one of the most desirable of all technologies available today. This handheld computer tablet can go anywhere and do virtually anything your desktop or laptop can do (and sometimes do it better.) If your business is not using them yet, it could be lacking in some of the best technology out… Read more »