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A cover letter can make or break any job seeker’s success with landing a new assignment. When done well, a cover letter intrigues the hiring manager to want to learn more. When done poorly, the cover letter turns the hiring manager off and the resume goes into the garbage can. How can you know if… Read more »

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If you’ve been having trouble finding candidates who stick around, perhaps the company has what’s known as a “quirky” company culture? This is not uncommon as more organizations try to stand out and be unique. Being quirky is not so much the problem as finding employees who can thrive in this type of environment. Some… Read more »

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You send off your brand-new cover letter and resume to hundreds of companies, get a few email confirmations, and then…nothing. This is something that many job seekers find highly frustrating. After all, you have the right skills, education, and work experience to qualify for most jobs, right? Hold on. There could be a few simple… Read more »

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Since the goal of any business is to increase profit while decreasing costs, controlling the costs of staffing is vital. However, sometimes project demands and deadlines make it necessary for a company to pay overtime to hourly employees – driving up costs. If your HR team is growing concerned over the increased use of overtime,… Read more »

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Want to be viewed as a professional worthy of respect from your peers and managers? The secret to success is developing confidence in your career. You may already have confidence in certain areas of your career now, which is a great start. But what would it mean if you had the courage to be confident… Read more »

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Whether you’ve just started working with temporary workers or you have been using this option for your business for a while, the best way to get the most ROI is to streamline your temp workforce. In this way, your new temps can be brought up-to-speed fast, so they can be productive sooner. But, how do… Read more »

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Congratulations, after months searching for a great job, you’ve finally been asked to come in for an interview at your dream company! This is an exciting time indeed, filled with plenty of anticipation. But you’ve come this far in your job search, and there’s no turning back. You can use this interview to your advantage… Read more »

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Managers are a vital part of any organization, because they are directly responsible for team performance and productivity. Managers are also called to solve problems, smooth over conflicts, and take care of difficult clients. Over time, all of this can become exhausting for some managers who deal with very tough situations on a day-to-day basis…. Read more »

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Do you love your job, or are you merely earning a paycheck? The old saying goes, “If you love what you do, you won’t work a day in your life.” This is very true for millions of professionals across the country, while others have yet to find something they love when it comes to work…. Read more »

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Human resource managers, hiring managers and company administrators have a major responsibility when hiring new employees. Companies are working hard to reduce the employee turnover rate because of the high cost of bad hires. The next time you need to fill an open job at your company, look for the five qualities outlined here before… Read more »