Thought Leadership

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Getting passed over for a job can be disappointing, to say the least. You’ve gone to a lot of effort to perfect your resume and cover letter, prepare for and deliver a killer interview, follow up with the hiring manager … but sometimes you just don’t get the job. And that’s OK. What’s important is… Read more »

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So you’ve landed an interview—now it’s time to prepare yourself to do your very best! First, you’ll want to practice answers to common interview questions and review your resume. However, you can’t discount one simple aspect of human interactions: we look more favorably upon people we like. This is also true of interviewers, and can… Read more »

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One of the best ways to maintain your staff is to understand reasons why they may leave — so you can prevent this from happening. Employees have different reasons for moving on. It could simply be the result of an employee’s need for a new and different job experience. But it could also be something… Read more »

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A gap between jobs can appear on an applicant’s resume for many different reasons. Sometimes a gap may signal a red flag for hiring managers, but it may just need a bit of explanation on behalf of the candidate. With a little understanding of resume gaps and by asking the right questions, you can get… Read more »

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When you’re applying for a new job, the competition can be stiff. Your potential employer is likely sifting through a stack of resumes looking for the perfect candidate for the job. So what can you do to stand out from the competition? You must position yourself as uniquely qualified for the job opportunity, based on… Read more »

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When you bring on temporary workers, the key to a successful experience is preparation. This will help you manage the expectations of your full-timers, who may feel threatened by or unsure of temp staff. You’ll also be able to maximize the experience and productivity of your temporary workers so they won’t be met with suspicion… Read more »

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Motivated employees are creative, hardworking and productive, and every business can benefit from having them on the payroll. Conversely, unmotivated, burned-out workers no longer work to their fullest capacity. And, unfortunately, they can bring their co-workers down with them. So, what can an employer do? If you can recognize the signs of an employee on… Read more »

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Once you’ve landed a job interview, your best strategy is lots of preparation. Aside from preparing answers to key questions, it can help to understand the types of interviewers you may encounter, and the best ways to handle each type. Following are four of the most common interviewer personalities. Four common types of interviewers When… Read more »

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Your company culture affects how well you are able to find, hire and retain top talent. After all, bright, creative workers don’t want to work in a drab, stifling environment. They’re on the fast track to many great things and will seek out companies that can provide a fun, supportive work environment that fosters growth… Read more »

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Are you currently looking for a new job? The opinion of professional references can make the difference in an employer choosing you over your competition. The key is to select references that know the value and quality of your past work and who want to see you succeed in your career. For this reason, you’ll… Read more »