Here’s Why Your Company Should Offer “Mental Health Days”

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  Most companies offer a range of paid days off to their employees. Typically, this includes vacation and sick leave, and possibly options like maternity or paternity leave, and bereavement or compassionate leave. However, even though most organizations know that mental health is important for a person’s overall wellbeing, not all businesses give workers access… Read more »

Keep Your Eyes Peeled for These Professional Resume Red Flags

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  While resumes are critical to the hiring process, they aren’t always straightforward indications of a person’s suitability for a position. Sure, they include details about the candidate’s experience and education, but they are often incredibly fine-tuned using the latest recommendations in resume writing. While this isn’t innately a problem, it does make it harder… Read more »

How to Tell When You’re Not Going to Land the Job

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  During a job search, it’s smart to be optimistic about your chances of landing a new position. However, it’s simply a fact that not every opportunity is going to pan out. While you may get a straightforward response from the hiring manager when you aren’t selected, that isn’t always how it plays out. In… Read more »

Cream of the Crop: How to Hire the Best New Grads

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With a whole new host of job candidates in the job market following December graduations, companies have begun looking for top talent to fill open positions now. But, how can these companies make sure they are hiring the best new graduates since most of them come with no professional experience aside from an internship or… Read more »

Slack Off on Your Job Search Last Year? Here’s How to Be Productive!

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Whether or not you are employed, you might have started the long and ardous task of searching for a new job in 2014. Even if you just started the search, maybe you slacked off a bit. There could have been good reasons for this lack of motivation, such as: Not finding a lot of great… Read more »

Create a Better Office Culture This Year

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Office culture should be on the top of your to-do list for the New Year as an employer. If your company does not have a strong culture, then there will be issues with employees, such as a high turnover rate and poor attitudes. Office culture is immensely important to your company’s bottom line and can… Read more »

Welcoming the New Year — With a New Cover Letter

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With the New Year in full swing, millions of people are trying out all of the resolutions they made. All of the resolutions you made are great, but consider adding one for your professional career — a brand new cover letter.We will discuss the best ways to write a new cover letter here so you can… Read more »

Why Providing Flexible Holiday Hours Makes for Better Employees

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The holiday season is one of the most difficult for companies in terms of filling schedules and making sure there are enough employees in the office each day. But, in an effort to make employees happy and more productive, it might be a good idea to provide them with flexible holiday hours. We will discuss… Read more »

Is Now the Right Time for a Job Hunt?

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Have you been pondering if now is the best time to hunt for a new job? If so, this post is for you. Fighting through unemployment, or dreading going to your current job, can be very difficult to deal with daily. You need to have a plan in place, an updated resume, answers to common questions prepared… Read more »

Should You Give Temporary Employees Holiday Bonuses?

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As the holiday season quickly approaches, many company leaders across the country begin to wonder about one glaring issue; should temporary employees be given holiday bonuses? Some companies will say “Yes”, while others will say, “No”. There is no concrete answer to the question, but there is plenty of support for both sides of the… Read more »