Hate Networking? It May Be Simpler Than You Realize!

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  When some people think about networking, they cringe. It brings to mind images of spending your work and free time connecting with people on a professional level, even if you don’t have anything else in common. However, maintaining a network might not mean what you think it does. In fact, many individuals harbor misconceptions… Read more »

Uh-Oh: Candidates Are Checking YOUR Credentials

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  The reference check has been a vital part of the hiring experience for some time. But now, job candidates are able to return the favor. Career-oriented websites and social media platforms allow them to get information about the company culture, corporate policies, and even individual managers or executives. Is this change in the job… Read more »

A Bigger Paycheck Doesn’t Guarantee a Better Hire

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  It wasn’t long ago that the best way to attract top candidates was to offer the biggest paycheck possible. While having a competitive compensation package is still important, there are other factors that carry more weight than you may realize. And this is especially true if you are looking to lure employees away from… Read more »

Keep Your Call Center Employees Engaged with These Tips

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It’s no secret that engaged employees are often more productive than their less-enthusiastic counterparts. They also tend to be more satisfied with their work and more dedicated to the companies for which they work. But keeping your call center employees engaged is often easier said than done. Luckily, there are things that every manager can… Read more »

Looking for a New Clerical Job? Don’t Do These 3 Things

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Whether you are looking for your first clerical job or the one at which you hope to retire, you have likely been inundated with advice.  In some cases, years of built up hints, tips, and recommendations can even make it hard to think.  But not all suggestions are created equal, and some may be incredibly… Read more »

Want Your Best Employees to Stay? Start Building Trust!

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The foundation of every strong relationship is trust, and that includes the relationship between managers and their best employees. Leadership that demonstrates their commitment to honesty and reliability, the team members are more likely to do the same in kind. But building that trust takes time and significant efforts. So how can a manager foster… Read more »

5 Reasons You Aren’t Hearing Back After an Interview

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You catered your resume to the position and crafted a compelling cover letter. Then, you landed an interview and gave it everything you had. And finally, you hear…nothing. It’s an all too common scenario when it comes to the job search process; once the interview is over, it feels like radio silence on the part… Read more »

How to Start Job Searching for the Future

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Sometimes, you desperately want a new job, but the time isn’t right to make a transition. Maybe you are in the middle of a big project that could lead to a substantial bonus. Or your current schedule needs won’t be easily met by another company, so you have to stay put until something changes on… Read more »

What Are Millennials Looking for in Their Careers?

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Work-life balance and job flexibility have become hallmarks of what millennials crave from their employment experiences. They also crave the ability to travel. While salary is still a top concern, failing to meet their other desires for flexibility at work can lead to missed opportunities when trying to land the best talent. With millennials now… Read more »

How to Prove You’re a Hardworking Light Industrial Employee

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Career advancement is often contingent on your ability to demonstrate your willingness to work hard whenever necessary. But you have to do more than simply manage your job well; you have to make sure you are noticed. Some employees believe this means working extra hours or staying later than their co-workers. While this seems like… Read more »