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While being asked “What is your greatest weakness?” is expected during a job interview, most candidates truly despise the question. Often, it feels like a trick, as revealing your shortcomings can make it harder to land the job. However, there are ways to answer this question in a way that can reflect positively on you… Read more »

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While each person is unique, many leaders share specific traits that allow them to be highly influential people. Often, this doesn’t include the power of intimidation and coercion. Instead, it’s the ability to motivate and inspire, coupled with being able to make the right decisions at key times. Here are 10 traits influential people generally… Read more »

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Currently, it’s a job seeker’s market. Low unemployment means companies are competing for top talent, and that can leave you sitting in the proverbial driver’s seat. However, as candidates gain more control thanks to shrinking labor pools, a trend is beginning to take shape. Job seekers are ghosting employers. In some cases, this involves candidates… Read more »

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Your company reputation plays a large role in areas like recruitment and retention. If your business becomes known as a bad employer, you aren’t going to be able to secure the top talent you need to thrive. Even a few negative employee reviews can be incredibly damaging. Thanks to technology, current and former workers can… Read more »

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During the course of your career, you are almost guaranteed to face an assignment or project that leaves you baffled. And, if you don’t know which direction to take to accomplish the objective, it can send you into a panic. Regardless of the reason, being confused at work can be a heart-stopping experience. Luckily, it… Read more »

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Do you take the time to set yourself up for success at the beginning and end of each workday? Often, managers simply dive into their tasks the minute they walk through the door, and they don’t stop until it’s time to head home. But, if you spend a bit of time at the start and… Read more »

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Most job seekers understand hiring managers are looking for the perfect candidate for their vacant position. However, this point can be disheartening, especially if you find your dream job is available and don’t necessarily have everything requested in the job announcement. However, it’s important to remember that the vast majority of applicants won’t tick every… Read more »

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Typically, innovation is seen as a means of staying ahead of competitors. New products, exciting services, or technology solutions that improve efficiency can all help your company be more productive. However, innovation now has a new role in business: Assisting with recruitment and retention to help win the war for talent. Having an innovative brand,… Read more »

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When job seekers create their resumes, many discount the value of volunteering experience. However, if you learned valuable hard or soft skills along the way, these positions can help you land a job. Plus, recent college graduates, those looking to rejoin the workforce after a period away, or someone looking to shift into a new… Read more »