Why Taking “Any Job” Is a Bad Career Move

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When you’re out of work and a little unsure of your career future, it can be very tempting to take just about any job that comes along. This is particularly true of those who are new to the workforce or who have been out of the job market for a little while. However, this is… Read more »

How to Avoid Summer Burnout in a Light Industrial Workplace

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Summer burnout is all-too-common in a light industrial workplace, and all other workplaces around the world. Who really wants to be stuck in an office or on a job site when the sun is shining and the breeze is strong? No one! During beautiful days at work, many people find themselves dreaming of vacation, sitting… Read more »

Why Your IT Resume Is Just Too Tech-y

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There is such a thing as having a resume that is improperly balanced. For example, if you are an IT professional, it is possible for your resume to be too tech-y. This means that you are using too many technical terms and are focusing too much on the tech work you have done in the… Read more »

Traveling This Summer? How to Stay Connected With Your Workforce

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Staying connected with your workforce does not have to be difficult when you plan to travel during the summer months. In fact, it can be downright easy if you have the right programs installed on your devices. Here are some of the best ways to stay connected with your workforce while traveling this summer. Use… Read more »

How to Find the Perfect Call Center Job (Before Your Competition Does)

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Call center jobs can be both enjoyable and a great way to earn above-average pay. Over the last few years, the call center industry has continued to grow, adding more jobs and expanding to include telecommuting and independent contractors. The competition is tough for work in call centers, especially with larger firms. How can you… Read more »

Why Work-Life Balance Matters to Your Workforce

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One of the best values that you can instill in your work culture is that of work-life balance. Over the years, employees have changed the way they look at work. With more millennial and Generation Z employees entering the workforce comes an increased focus on health and well-being. A workforce survey conducted by PwC indicates… Read more »

Why Do Employers REALLY Hire Candidates?

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Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to crawl inside the head of the recruiter sitting on the other side of the desk to find out IF he or she is actually considering you for employment? It can be difficult to read the poker faces of recruiters. They tend to be somewhat hard to gauge… Read more »

5 Ways to Attract Passive Call Center Candidates

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It’s not surprising that call center associates who are great at their jobs are very hard to come by in the job market. This is becoming even more difficult because unemployment rates are the lowest they’ve been since the recession and there are substantially more companies hiring call center employees to work from home. Turnover is… Read more »

How to Tell When You’re About to Lose Your IT Job

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Losing a job can be one of the worst events in anyone’s career. It can cause both financial and emotional devastation and it can also result in long-term career harm. This is why it’s important that all working professionals have a sense of the signs when they may be fired from their job. In the… Read more »

Do You Have an Internal Referral Program? Is It Working?

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In terms of your recruitment strategy, are you using employee referrals on a regular basis? There are some very compelling statistics around the use of internal employee referral programs, such as the reduction of hiring costs and increase in retention rates they can afford. But if your organization doesn’t have a system for managing internal… Read more »