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 »

Make Your Team Meetings More Productive

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Time is a hot commodity in the world of business today. No one wants to waste valuable time by having meetings that are not only unproductive, but also disruptive to the flow of work and exchange of ideas involved in the average work day. Time is money and most managers want to get the greatest… Read more »

How to be the Candidate Employers Love

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Everyone wants to be the candidate employers are lining up to hire. That would make the job search so much simpler, right? For some job seekers, the hard part is getting the interview; for others, the interview is the excruciating part of the process. If you’re the sort of person who is wracked with insecurity… Read more »

How the iPad Is Changing Learning and IT

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The iPad has become one of the most desirable of all technologies available today. This handheld computer tablet can go anywhere and do virtually anything your desktop or laptop can do (and sometimes do it better.) If your business is not using them yet, it could be lacking in some of the best technology out… Read more »

Reasons New Employees Don’t Survive – How You Can Set Them Up for Success

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As an employer, you have spent time and money finding the perfect candidate for a job opening at your company. However, while you have found a candidate that fits your specifications, including his work experience, educational background, and unique skill set, this doesn’t necessarily mean that he will be a good fit for your company…. Read more »

4 Ways to Avoid Workers’ Compensation Lawsuits

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There are two primary methods to reduce the likelihood of workers’ compensation lawsuits as a staffing agency. The first is to prevent injuries in the workplace from occurring. The second is to reduce the likelihood that job-injured employees decide to sue. The following four ways to avoid workers’ compensation lawsuits fit nicely into these two… Read more »

The Overqualified Candidate: Do not fear!

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The economy’s slow growth, along with the nation’s unemployment rate, is showing some small glimpses of improvement. What this means is that managers are starting to gear up for hiring again. But with the unemployment rate recently soaring to record levels, more than likely you’ll see your share of overqualified candidates walk through your door…. Read more »

Internships: The Door to Your Career

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Internships are a great way for college students to get your foot in the door to the career you want. It’s also a great way for you to get a head start on what your life after college will look like. It’s true that most interns are underpaid and under-appreciated. But, the experience you gain… Read more »