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When we think of spring-cleaning, most of us think about breaking out the mops, cleaning detergents, and some good old hard work. However, spring-cleaning is not just for the home and it does not just apply to cleaning the building. It also means cleaning up your work space to be a better place to work… Read more »

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Something amazing has happened in many workplaces around the nation in the last year. With a population of Baby Boomers living longer and putting off retirement, coupled with the latest in high school and college grads in the Generation Y and now Z range – the working world is made up of 5 distinct generations… Read more »

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While many folks believe that those employees who are most satisfied in their jobs are the ones with high salaries, this is simply not true in every case. In order to be happy in your job, there are many contributing factors that must be met, and they have nothing to do with money. Being treated… Read more »

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Last week, we shared some important factors that will improve candidate engagement through great job descriptions. Now we will be discussing how carefully crafted job descriptions can also improve the quality of new hires. This is an area that few companies consider until they struggle to find great candidates, or encounter an overabundance of resumes… Read more »

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A job description is so much more important than you may think. At first glance, it’s just a brief explanation to potential candidates, to give them an idea of what the job is all about. Yet, the way in which a job description is worded can be an indicator of what the candidate can expect… Read more »

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If you ask the average job seeker what the single-most important aspect of their job search is, you’ll generally hear the word:  Networking. However, this can mean different things to different job seekers. For one individual, it may be surfing through industry forums and online social networks. For others, it can be engaging in local… Read more »

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Despite the influx of job seekers in the market currently, there are still several expectations coming from talent that companies should take heed of. In fact, the overall candidate experience during the application, interview, and onboarding process is key to successful placement and long term employment. Why? This is the very first impression that each… Read more »

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Applying for jobs online can be a good way to maximize your job hunt. However, oftentimes you may encounter job application forms that are not exactly friendly to standard cover letter formats.  How can you write a cover letter that looks great and gets the right kind of attention from hiring managers? In this article,… Read more »

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When interviewing a candidate, everything matters from the way the person presents him or herself to the way they greet you. Yet, nothing is more important than the way your questions are answered. If you are asking the same interview questions you have been asking for the last ten years, it may be time to… Read more »

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As a serious job seeker, you’ve probably already been asked several times to provide the names and contact information from colleagues and former co-workers who can recommend you to potential employers. You may have even organized these folks into a reference list that you hand out to recruiters when interviewing for jobs. However, if you… Read more »