Thought Leadership

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If you work in retail, it happens from October through January. In health insurance, it usually happens as open enrollment season inches closer—usually from August through December. But whatever your industry, you may experience a season of the year when the workload is significantly heavier, if only for a limited time. During this period, you’ll… Read more »

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If you’re in search of a new job, one of your best options is to work with a recruiter. Why? Trying to find a job on your own can be time-consuming and stressful. A recruiter will work with you as a job coach, as well as a reliable source for great job leads. This can… Read more »

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In short, yes. An overqualified candidate may very well aspire to new levels in your company—beyond the position for which he or she has applied. But in reality, the quality of the talent you have on board is an investment in the success and future of your company. So when you’re considering someone who is… Read more »

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With the Internet and social media, candidates have access to a wide library of information about potential employers. And when it comes to top talent, they’re interviewing you just as much as you’re interviewing them. To catch the eye of high-caliber workers as they shop job ads and scour Google for potential job leads, you’ll… Read more »

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If you were let go from a past position, it’s bound to come up during a job interview. That’s OK — it’s not a shot against you and your work ethic, it’s simply part of the screening process. So when you’re asked this question, don’t go into a panic. Remain cool, calm and collected by… Read more »

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What are high-caliber workers looking for in a job? Besides salary, many are also in search of a company that provides for good work-life balance as part of the company culture. Let’s face it: many of us are trying to accomplish a lot in our lives. Between a busy work schedule, family, friends, appointments, hobbies,… Read more »

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Career growth, valuable experience and possible job options — these are all benefits of a temporary position. In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that temporary jobs make up about 20 percent of all new jobs. So if you’re considering temporary employment for your next position, you’re not alone. Many of your colleagues… Read more »

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Top talent is getting harder to come by. In fact, a recent survey from Glassdoor and Harris Poll indicated that almost 50 percent of surveyed hiring managers reported that not enough qualified candidates apply for open jobs. This lack of high-caliber applicants is bothersome, since these are the employees who can help set your business… Read more »

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As you hunt for a new job, your level of motivation makes a big difference! It will help you stay focused on the task at hand—searching through job openings to find the right match for you. Your motivation will keep you on your toes and prevent you from settling for something you don’t really want,… Read more »

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In short, no. You want to establish yourself as a responsible, professional employee, so leaving your job with little-or-no notice can be a strike against your good reputation. Surely you don’t want to damage a professional reputation you’ve worked hard to establish — taking a little extra time to notify your boss before you move… Read more »