How to Ace a Phone Interview

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If you’re applying to a job in another state, or if your potential employer uses a multi-step hiring process, you might need to take a phone interview. If you feel nervous or unsure of what to expect—don’t worry! You can take steps to prepare for—and deliver—a killer phone interview. Here’s what you need to know…. Read more »

What Makes You the Best Actuarial Candidate?

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Actuaries analyze statistics to calculate insurance risks and premiums—and they’re in high demand! In fact, the demand for actuary professionals exceeds the supply. So if you’ve decided to enter this field, you may have an easier time finding a job than candidates in other, more densely populated fields. Still, what type of actuarial job would… Read more »

Are You Prepared for These Types of Interviews?

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Looking for a new job? Depending on your industry and whether you’re looking out of state for work, you will encounter different types of interviews. Many employers and recruiters use an interview process that involves several rounds of interviews with increasing levels of intensity. Or you may only need to tackle one interview to get… Read more »

Strategies to Make Temporary Employees a Part of Your Team

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It’s tough being the new kid! But this is something temporary employees must deal with on a regular basis—getting to know new co-workers, new surroundings and a new job. Though temporary employees get used to the regular flux of new positions, you can still take steps to help ease their transition to your company. The… Read more »

Management Podcasts to Help Your Team Thrive

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Want to harness the power of technology and pop culture to encourage your managers? Why not give their confidence a boost with inspiring podcasts? Your staff can tune in at their convenience—while they’re waiting in line for their morning coffee, on their lunch break or even in the car during their commute. We’ve selected seven… Read more »

Three Traits to Look For When Hiring Contingent Employees

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Temporary employees—also known as contingent employees—are a valuable source of staffing. You may rely on them for short-term projects or to cover workforce holes due to seasonal peaks or employee absences. Despite their temporary tenure, it’s still important to choose contingent workers who are well qualified and mesh with your corporate culture. And you’ll also… Read more »

Four Benefits of Temporary Jobs

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Are you ready for something new? Maybe you’ve lost the spark you once felt for your current job—you find yourself dragging your feet on the way in and running for your car at the end of the day. If you’ve grown tired of what you do, you may find yourself bored, apathetic or even depressed…. Read more »

Is Micromanagement Hurting Productivity?

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In short, yes. Micromanagers are those that assign a project, then follow up constantly on progress. And by interrupting an employee’s thought process and work flow, micromanagers can stifle productivity as well as morale—because an employee feels they are not being trusted to get the work done. Micromanagement can also lead to decreased sharing of… Read more »

Is RPO Right for My Company?

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Is RPO right for your company?

Could you use help finding new staff? Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) is the name given to the process of relying upon an external vendor—such as a staffing agency—for the recruitment of new employees. If your company is tight on internal resources, could benefit from saving a few dollars and has plans to expand in the… Read more »