These Are the Qualities HR Managers Look for in Candidates

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Job candidates run the gamut in terms of the qualities they possess. But some are more important to HR managers than others. Here are a few specific qualities HR managers look for in candidates, so you’ll know what to emphasize during your job search and interview. Patience/Endurance Turnover can be costly for employers. Studies have… Read more »

Simple and Affordable Ways to Show Your Employees You Appreciate Them

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Employee appreciation factors heavily into productivity, morale and retention. Unfortunately, it’s something many companies are lacking. Studies have found, “A remarkable 40 percent of employees, from a diverse range of fields and positions, stated that employee recognition was simply not a priority in their business, something that limited their motivation to truly excel.” Here are… Read more »

How to Prove Your Value at Work

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Each employee has a different value in the eyes of an employer, whether they’re conscious of it or not. Those with a higher value are more likely to earn respect, have job security and receive promotions. One of the best ways to get ahead is to prove your value at work. Here are some ways… Read more »

Learn Tips for Helping Your Employees Avoid Burnout

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An alarming number of modern employees are experiencing burnout at work. Recent research from Gallup found, 44 percent reported feeling burned out sometimes, and 23 percent reported feeling burned out very often or always. If left unchecked, this can take a toll on your workforce and result in increased absenteeism and turnover, as well as… Read more »

All Warehouse Workers Should Follow These Safety Tips

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Working in a warehouse comes with a certain level of risk when compared to many other occupations. A lack of attention or mishandling equipment can have serious repercussions. Fortunately, there’s a lot you can do to increase safety and prevent accidents and injuries from happening. Here are some specific tips. Always Use Vehicles Correctly Studies… Read more »

Selling Your Company to Candidates During Job Interviews

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Job candidates obviously want to make a positive impression on hiring managers. But it’s equally important for hiring manager to impress top candidates. This is key to sealing the deal and assembling a team of qualified professionals. Here are some ways to sell your company during job interviews. Write a Clear Job Description Any vagueness… Read more »

Important Skills Your Next Employee Should Have

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Making a bad hire can be disastrous. The U.S. Department of Labor reports, “The price of a bad hire is at least 30 percent of the employee’s first-year earnings. For a small company, a five-figure investment in the wrong person is a threat to the business.” Here are some important skills to look for in… Read more »

Follow These Resume Tips If You’re a Job Hopper

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Job hopping has become increasingly common, especially among younger workers. Gallup says, “21 percent of millennials say they’ve changed jobs within the past year, which is more than three times the number of non-millennials who report the same.” If you’re what employers would consider a “job hopper,” there are a few resume tips you should… Read more »

How to Help Your Employees Set Goals

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Setting goals factors heavily in to an employee’s success. When they have something to work toward, they’re more likely to be motivated, give a strong effort and stay on track. But this doesn’t come naturally to everyone. Here are some ways to help your employees set goals. Set SMART Goals SMART is an acronym for:… Read more »

Tips For Overcoming Your Fear of Job Interviews

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Job interviews can be anxiety inducing for even the most confident of candidates. You’re being judged and evaluated by a person in power, and your career may even hang in the balance. So it’s natural to have some fear. Fortunately, this is something you can overcome by following these tips. Prepare You can eliminate a… Read more »