When Should You Ask for Help at Work?

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No matter how knowledgeable and skilled you are, there will be a time when you’ll encounter an issue at work you simply can’t handle on your own. You may be reluctant to ask for help because you may think others will perceive it as a weakness. “Asking for help makes many people feel vulnerable, and… Read more »

Hiring the Best Candidate, Not Just Someone Who Interviews Well

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Interviewing is a great way to assess different candidates, and lets you learn a lot about their experience, qualifications, working style, etc. But it’s not flawless. Just because a candidate is good at interviewing doesn’t necessarily mean they’re the best fit for the job. Here are some ways to help you see the bigger picture… Read more »

Four Signs Your Employees Might Be Unhappy

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There’s an alarming statistic that states over half (53 percent) of Americans are unhappy with their job. And this is problematic because it can create discord within your workplace and result in a high turnover rate. Here are four common signs that your employees might be unhappy, so you can address them before it’s too… Read more »

Tips for Increasing Employee Loyalty

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Current statistics paint a pretty grim picture of employee loyalty. Officevibe reports, “Only 13 percent of employees are engaged worldwide.” Even worse, “51 percent of workers are looking to leave their current jobs.” Fortunately, this is something your company can improve on. Here are some tips for increasing employee loyalty. Pay Employees Fairly Adequate compensation… Read more »

Have You Not Been Getting Called for Job Interviews? This May Be Why!

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Here’s the situation. You’ve been applying for jobs left and right and have put a lot of time and energy into the process. However, for some reason you still haven’t been getting called for any job interviews. This can be incredibly frustrating and leave you scratching your head as to what went wrong. Here are… Read more »

What You Need to Know About Active and Passive Job Seekers

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Effective recruiting is critical to the success and longevity of your business. After all, finding the right candidates contributes to your productivity, retention rate and ultimately, profitability. With 67 percent of recruiters saying it’s harder than ever to find talent, many companies are now interested in learning about active and passive job seekers. The Key… Read more »

How to Let Candidates Know They Didn’t Get the Job

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Although you may have hundreds of candidates apply for a position, only one person will ultimately get the job. Unfortunately, that means you need to let everyone else who didn’t get the job know. And this can be difficult and something that requires a lot of tact. Here are some tips for letting candidates down… Read more »

How a Slow Hiring Process Can Damage Your Company

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You don’t want to be impulsive when hiring new employees because that can lead to bad decisions. But at the same time, you don’t want to be too slow because that can hurt your company as well. Here are some of the main consequences of a slow hiring process. Economic Costs A 2016 SHRM study… Read more »

Common Mistakes Managers Make

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As a company leader, it’s important a manager performs their job well and sets the right tone. Otherwise, making critical mistakes can adversely affect the entire workplace and bring everyone down. Here are some of the most common mistakes managers make, and how to correct them.   Not Getting to Know Employees as People Relationships are… Read more »

How to Use Keywords in Your Resume

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Recruiters are often flooded with resumes when they list a job posting. Many of them sort through those resumes with an applicant tracking system (ATS). Jobscan explains, “An ATS is a type of software application that handles the recruitment process, namely by sorting through thousands of resumes to determine which ones are the best fit… Read more »