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The job search process has changed a lot over the years. Once it was standard to mail a cover letter and resume to potential light industrial employers, then wait weeks for a response, then finally get asked for an interview. In other cases, either you saw a “Help Wanted” sign on the door and walked… Read more »

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It is the goal of every business leader to build a dream team of highly effective employees who have the right skills, attitudes, and abilities to propel their business forward. But, this effort often falls short for a number of reasons. Either the right people are too difficult to find, or the wrong people are… Read more »

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A big part of the success of your career depends on how well you get to know and fit in with your peers on the job. If you have ever been in a job and felt like an outsider, then you probably realized quickly that you needed to get out. There’s nothing worse than being… Read more »

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Companies require good people in order to thrive in a changing market. In order to hire the best people, a company must have sound recruitment practices that include plenty of interviewing, screening, reference checking, and assessing skill sets as they apply to each job type. Unfortunately, there are companies out there that have poor methods… Read more »

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Are you getting next-to-no response from sending your resume to prospective employers? Your resume is often the only way that companies and recruitment firms can learn about you, so this document has to count. If you are getting nothing but silence after sending your resume to countless employers, staffing firms, and more – perhaps your… Read more »

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Interviewing people for entry-level positions can pose a challenge for any hiring manager. There are several reasons for this. First, candidates who present for entry-level positions often have limited-to-no previous career experience. This can make it difficult to obtain references and to have talking points during the interview. Secondly, entry-level candidates may not know what… Read more »

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Are you the new guy on the bottom of the totem pole at work? Then you are probably known as the rookie at work. This awkward time is something that will pass. But in the meantime, you want to watch out for some of the mistakes that rookies make in a new job. Here’s how… Read more »

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Running a business is challenging enough. Finding good people to fill key roles is a separate matter. You do your best to offer a great corporate culture, offer above average wages and benefits, and bend over backwards for candidates. But, what if your best isn’t good enough and the top candidate prospects bail once you… Read more »

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Have you started to dread going to work most days? Do you look at your job as dull and uninspiring? If your career has “lost that loving feeling” and that former excitement you had is fading…perhaps you are ready for a breakup? Sounds like you may be ready for a new job, but you want… Read more »

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The world of work is changing and it is up to professionals to adapt their behavior and work habits to keep with current and future trend. Consider that, just a couple of years ago no one would ever think of bringing their mobile phones to their office in order to stay connected to their peers…. Read more »