Did You Lose Employees Over the Holidays? Here’s How to Recover in 2015

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Companies tend to lose employees over the holiday season for a variety of reasons. Employees have extra time on their hands to look for other opportunities, or they simply choose to resign for personal reasons. Other times, holiday staffers just fall off the face of the earth when their seasonal assignments end or they head… Read more »

Why Creativity Should Be on Your Resume

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Writing a resume has become a bit of an acquired skill over the last decade or so, with all of the changes made to how they can look.  But, when it comes to creativity, the sky is the limit! For some professions, creative resumes are not only welcomed, they are encouraged. For other professions, only… Read more »

Do You Know What Today’s Job Seekers Are Looking For?

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As an employer, it is important for you to know what today’s job seekers are looking for when it comes to a new job or their first job out of college. Companies cannot just blindly offer candidates employment without knowing what it is they are looking for from potential employers. Below, we will discuss what it… Read more »

Do Hiring Managers Care How You Look?

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Preparing for an interview comes in different stages. You must first do a little research about the company so you can impress the interviewer with your answers. Then, you need to prepare yourself physically for the interview. There are some common misconceptions about physical appearance for job interviews that we will address here. A Few Common Misconceptions… Read more »

When is the Best Time to Start Looking for a New Job? While Employed!

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Many people are unaware that the best time to start a new job search is when they already have a job. It seems counter-intuitive to a large degree. But, it’s true. In a perfect world, the job you have would be all the job you’ll ever need. But the long ago days of working for… Read more »

Interview Process – Keep Your Candidates Comfortable Before, During, and After

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During the interview process, many times candidates feel tense and overwhelmed. This is often exasperated unintentionally by HR managers who are pushed for time and resources, trying to find a suitable candidate. However the case may be, it’s very important that all candidates are made to feel comfortable before, during and after an interview. This… Read more »

Keep Your Employees Engaged this Summer!

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Things are heating up outside, and inside, the entire company is cutting out earlier and earlier with every passing Friday afternoon. Summer is here and minds are turning to anything and everything but the company’s bottom line. It’s hard to be the one walking around with the big stick, demanding everyone fall into line. As… Read more »

How to Attract and Retain Generation Y Employees

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Companies today are required to do a little “outside the box” thinking when working to attract young employees who represent Generation Y, or the Millennials as they are often referred to. It’s a task that many businesses compensation and benefit plans aren’t set up for, at this point in time. The good news is that… Read more »

Social Media Policy at Work: What is Reasonable?

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Social media is becoming a driving force in the lives of everyday people. When social media crosses the threshold of the workplace though, it can bring a host of new problems and dilemmas that must be dealt with. That’s why it’s important for companies – large and small – to take the time now to… Read more »

Have Your References Gone MIA? Tips On Handling This In A Professional Manner

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You are applying for a new job, but you are having trouble getting your past hiring managers to put in a good word about you. What does that mean? Should you be worried about it? In some situations, people just may not be doing their job, but in others, a lack of response from your… Read more »