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  Today’s worker isn’t satisfied with the paradigms of yesterday. Now, employees crave flexibility and freedom, and not overly structured systems focused on work silos and hierarchy. By offering call center workers a bit of independence and room to be creative, you are more likely to retain your best and brightest employees. However, failing to… Read more »

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  LinkedIn provides job seekers with the opportunity to reach out to area recruiting and hiring managers without a more formal connection. While this ability is great for potentially locating a new position, it can also leave us open to making some critical errors during the introduction. And, if the first impression being offered isn’t… Read more »

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  Bringing in a short-term admin hire often requires a different approach than when you select a candidate for a long-term position. While their work may be critical to your current operations, they won’t be motivated to perform by the same things that keep your other employees working at their best. However, there are ways… Read more »

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  After a long and arduous process, you had the chance to accept a job offer and are preparing to start in a new clerical position. While this can be an exciting time, it can also bring about a lot of anxiety, especially if you are worried about making a great first impression. Luckily, getting… Read more »

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When companies look to add new talent, they often resort to their standard hiring processes and procedures. But just because these techniques worked well even a few years ago, that doesn’t mean they will attract employees today. In most cases, light industrial talent have options regarding where they can work, and simple mistakes in your… Read more »

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People often have distinct visions regarding the progression of their career path; they choose specific educational paths, work to reach the next job title in the series, and aim to get as far as possible for retirement. But how those goals are accomplished surprisingly fits most people into one of three career-oriented categories: Organizational, protean,… Read more »

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Even though the last recession began almost 10 years ago, one thing was made abundantly clear in the aftermath; people want their employers to communicate more effectively. This goes well beyond simply scheduling regular staff meetings and sending out generic newsletters. In fact, ineffective and archaic approaches to information sharing can actually yield negative results… Read more »

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Are you a Hinds Community College student or graduate? Stop by and meet Debbie and Michelle at the Jobs for Eagles Job Fair on Wednesday, April 12, from 9am to Noon at the Mayo Gym on the Raymond Campus of Hinds CC.  This job fair is open to students and alumni only.  A student ID… Read more »

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There are times when even we can tell our attitude has seen better days. Maybe it was a long project that took more out of us than we realized, or simply being ready for the sunnier weather. Whatever the cause, it is possible to get things moving in the right direction. Why? Because it can… Read more »

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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 »