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Once again, the holiday season has come and gone and businesses everywhere are back to the grind in full force. For many of us, the winter weather can greatly affect our mood and sometimes, even our productivity. When left unchecked, the simple winter blues can evolve into burnout sticks around long after the snow has… Read more »

Have you moved, or are moving, to Jackson, Mississippi? Here’s some information that will help you get settled! How’s the Weather? Jackson is located in a subtropical climate zone, commonly characterized by short winters and long humid summers. Winters tend to be very mild, with temperatures rarely dipping below 30 degrees. Snow is a very… Read more »

How are some companies able to land high-caliber talent at lower than industry-leading salaries? Think Google. Or Zappos. They’re not famous for paying people a lot of money. They’re famous for having great company cultures. So how can you make your company more appealing to desirable employees? Start by asking yourself the following questions: 1…. Read more »

Why is it important for your team to see that their work has meaning? Because most people need to know that their job exists for a reason, and they want to know that their work helps others or makes the world a better place. And if they understand this purpose, they’ll be more engaged and… Read more »

What does networking mean to you? Talking to new people? Reaching out to ask for favors? Making cold calls? For some, those activities are uncomfortable and nerve-wracking. The good news? Networking has gone digital, making it much easier for everyone. Here’s how to make digital networking work for you! Join a Variety of Online Groups… Read more »

Why do you use temporary employees? To fill in for absentee full-timers? To help you complete special projects? To handle peak seasons? More importantly, how do you use temps? Are you using them to best of their abilities and getting the most return on your investment? Answer that last question with a resounding “Yes!” by following these… Read more »

How many times have you started to apply for a job and then given up in disgust or frustration over the online application process? Online application forms can be complicated and annoying, but many companies still rely on them to round up and organize candidates for their open positions, or to collect resumes to keep… Read more »

If you are not implementing an employee referral system in your company, you may want to give one some thought. Diligent, motivated employees typically surround themselves with like-minded people and statistics show it; referred employees have higher retention rates and increase employee engagement in their company. Well-designed referral programs identify top prospects that may not… Read more »

With the holiday season rapidly approaching, many otherwise active job seekers find themselves putting their searches on hold. Why? Although conventional wisdom advises that companies are unlikely to engage in hiring during the hustle and bustle time of year, a surprising 53% of employers actually do continue to schedule interviews throughout December. If employers are… Read more »

Whether you have just stepped into a management position, have been managing a team of employees for years, or are not yet managing others, it is only natural to want to grow in your career. For many workers, growth often starts with being seen as a leader, regardless of where you currently fall on the… Read more »