3 Ways to Get Ahead in Your Administrative Career

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Cultivating a successful career is about more than your education and experience. While being able to use a computer, coordinate events, and other hard skills may be requirements, it’s soft skills that can set you apart. While hard skills can be taught, soft skills are more innate, and they are often harder to define. To… Read more »

What’s the Secret to Always Finding the Best Candidate?

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Finding the right candidate for an open position can feel like a challenge, regardless of how many times you have successfully hired a new employee before. There are ways to help increase your odds of selecting the best candidate for the position the first time around as long as you organize the hiring process. If… Read more »

Use These Tips to Become Everyone’s Favorite New Clerical Employee!

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Everyone has had to deal with less-than-ideal co-workers from time to time. While no person is perfect, certain actions and attitudes are practically guaranteed to ruffles some feathers along the way. Instead of accidentally succumbing to these inclinations, use the information to help you become one of the company’s favorite employees instead of the one… Read more »

Sick of Losing Your Best Employees? Stop Making These Mistakes

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A side effect of our increasingly digital world is that employment issues are more transparent and more widely known. Employees are able to discuss previously taboo topics, such as salary and benefits information, with ease, and a free to comment on their work environment to a worldwide audience. The high level of information has assured… Read more »

How to Successfully Onboard New Temporary Employees

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While many businesses work diligently to create a process for bringing on new permanent employees, many companies neglect to take the same care with their temporary employees.  In order to set your temporary employees up for the same level of success as your permanent ones, consider these tips to get your onboarding process in shape…. Read more »

How Long Should a Clerical Resume Be?

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Previous wisdom used to say that a resume, regardless of the type of job to which you are applying, should never be over a page long.  However, changes in the hiring environment have led what was once a hard-and-fast rule to become part of a larger gray area in regards to what is appropriate for… Read more »

Back to School, Work, But Not Stress!

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Whether you are a college student returning to the classroom, or a parent in the workforce, back to school time can feel like a mixed blessing.  In order to better manage the upcoming stress in a way that allows you to be more productive in your work or studies, consider these tips for helping to… Read more »

How to Tell When You’re About to Lose Your IT Job

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Losing a job can be one of the worst events in anyone’s career. It can cause both financial and emotional devastation and it can also result in long-term career harm. This is why it’s important that all working professionals have a sense of the signs when they may be fired from their job. In the… Read more »

Do You Have an Internal Referral Program? Is It Working?

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In terms of your recruitment strategy, are you using employee referrals on a regular basis? There are some very compelling statistics around the use of internal employee referral programs, such as the reduction of hiring costs and increase in retention rates they can afford. But if your organization doesn’t have a system for managing internal… Read more »

Background Check? Here’s What You Need to Know Beforehand

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Have you been asked to submit to a pre-employment background check? It’s important to know that you have a right to know what the employer will be checking for, and must sign a consent form in advance. There is a laundry list of items included in every background check performed on a job seeker, but… Read more »