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 »

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 »