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Hiring 101: How to Prioritize Which Open Positions to Fill

Vetting, interviewing, and onboarding new hires is a time-consuming process. If you factor in the need to make multiple hires in a certain time frame, many companies are faced with a problem. Which positions do we hire for first? Most companies seek to grow at a steady pace, to make sure they are not making rushed hiring decisions. This often means prioritizing one position over the next. If all o ( . . . . . . . . )

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Not Getting Job Offers? Your Social Media Could be to Blame

According to a 2018 CareerBuilder survey, 70% of employers use social media to screen candidates during the hiring process. About 43% of employers use social media to check on current employees.  Employers do this to screen you as a professional and as a person. Culture fit is huge to companies, especially smaller organizations. Hiring a culture fit is vital to employee retention, company reputation ( . . . . . . . . )

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Avoid These 5 Common Resume Mistakes 

In today’s digital world of social media profiles and online networking, are resume’s still that important when job hunting? Yes! In fact, the quickest way to be screened out as a job applicant is to submit a resume with a simple flaw. Some people find writing a resume extremely difficult, and while there is plenty of advice out there with tips on what to include, what not t ( . . . . . . . . )

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5 Things Successful Companies do to Retain Top Talent

How do Successful Companies Retain Top Talent? As an employer, we’re living in a time where workers have more control over the workforce. Talented and qualified people are in higher demand and are looking for a little more from their employers than previous generations. The millennial workforce is also now the largest working class and have a reputation for constantly moving from job to job. ( . . . . . . . . )

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The Ultimate Guide for Writing a Cover Letter

A question we get from a lot of our prospective job seekers: Do I really need a cover letter? Whether the employer requests one or not, our answer is always YES. Your cover letter could be what separates you from another job seeker, edging out the competition and (hopefully!) landing you the gig. Including a cover letter will show that you’ve put some extra time and thought into your application process.  What to Include in Your Cover Letter  An important thing to remember is that your cover letter should not be a replication of you ( . . . . . . . . )

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Show Your Employees You’re Thankful This Season

It’s that time of year—the days get shorter, and when you step outside it seems you must add an extra layer for the cold. It’s also the time we all start to look forward to the holidays and thinking back on the year we’ve had. It’s a natural time to express gratitude to friends and family, and that should be no different for your employees. ( . . . . . . . . )

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Interviewing? Avoid Saying These 3 Things About Your Previous Job

While interviewing, your primary goal should be to impress the hiring manager and prove why you, above all other candidates, are the right person for the job. This includes a combination of your skillset, past experiences, and personality to drive how you are going to be successful in the role.  As you are preparing your interview answers, it’s ( . . . . . . . . )

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Your Guide to Running an Effective Meeting

Does it ever seem like you spend too much of your work time in meetings? Its true, certain meetings are a necessity of doing business, yet most employees will tell you they consider meetings a waste of time. There’s the meeting that drones on forever, the meeting everyone fidgets with their phone, the meeting someone from another department hijacks, or worst of all, the meeting everyone is wondering “Why am I even here?”  Inste ( . . . . . . . . )

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Dealing with Resume Gaps: How to Respond to 5 Scenarios

Whether it’s by choice or not, many people take time off from working. Perhaps you were raising a child, traveling, or were laid off from your previous job. Whatever the reason, if you’re searching for a new job, and worried about the gaps in your resume, you’re not alone. Historically, periods of unemployment in your career journey have been looked down upon, but times are changing. ( . . . . . . . . )

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What Do Millennials Want from Their Leaders? 4 Deal Breakers

Millennials often get a negative employee reputation from older generations. They’re viewed as lazy, entitled, and as job-hoppers, but that’s far from a complete depiction of the millennial workforce.  The truth is, millennials are currently the largest generation active in the workforce – so, whatever you may think of them, they have the power to stand up for what t ( . . . . . . . . )

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