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Even the most diligent companies sometimes find themselves seeking top talent to fill the shoes of a previous employee. Working hard to recruit and retain quality employees is essential for any business, however, no manager can fully prepare for every aspect of what the future may hold for a company’s workforce. In all actuality, the… Read more »

In today’s fast-paced market filled with small businesses and startups, hiring good talent is truly a skill in itself. Separating top candidates from hundreds of other applicants requires insight, experience, and a sharp eye. A healthy portion of professional culture boils down to chemistry, especially for companies with established teams already in place. Identifying chemistry… Read more »

When it comes to hiring for an open position, finding the right person for the job is key – or is it? While finding a qualified candidate to successfully carry out job responsibilities is of course essential, it is not everything. Today, it is becoming increasingly more important to hire candidates who will be great… Read more »

Just like professional athletes commit to standard routines before a game or competition, job seekers should have their own pre-interview routine in place. Whether you prefer to quietly reflect on the upcoming event or energize yourself in preparation, knowing and following a routine can help you focus on the goal ahead and in turn, increase… Read more »

By now, most managers and business owners understand that positive reinforcement in the form of rewards is a great way to keep productivity up and employees motivated. However, choosing the right method of rewards and benefits to improve employee productivity can be challenging. If the reward system chosen by the employer holds little meaning or… Read more »

Managing a team of employees often leads to working with many different types of people. To effectively communicate with each employee in a way they will understand and will motivate them, it helps to glean a basic understanding of each key player’s personality type. Being able to adapt to each unique personality type one on… Read more »

During periods of rising unemployment numbers, it can be difficult to weed out the job seekers looking for “any job” from the quality candidates seeking your position specifically. Finding these quality candidates, then determining if they will be a good fit for your company and culture tends to be easier said than done, especially amidst… Read more »

In today’s fast-paced world, people have short attention spans, and recruiters and hiring managers are no exceptions to the rule. For better or worse, our brains are programmed to make quick judgments about the people we meet. When it comes to impressing someone who has a strong say in whether you will be offered a… Read more »

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With four unique generations now sharing the workplace, 2013 is a very interesting and exciting period in American workforce history. The most recent addition to the workforce is the Millennials. More than 12-million strong, the Millennials, also commonly referred to as Generation Y, are the largest demographic to enter the workforce since the baby boomers…. Read more »