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A robust employee referral program is the single most effective tool in your recruitment arsenal. Research has repeatedly shown that employee referrals are less expensive, faster, and more productive than other talent acquisition methods. Consider these statistics: Eighty two percent of employers in a recent study rated employee referrals number one as generators of their… Read more »

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Nothing means more to a coworker than the genuine appreciation and gratitude of their peers. In a recent survey of its employees, Google learned that the number-one thing they valued was not compensation or company stock, but recognition delivered in a personal, heartfelt way – especially if it was peer-to-peer acknowledgement. Catch Your Coworkers in… Read more »

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Working from home can be a dream come true. But, it can be easy to lose your drive if you don’t maintain the right level of self-discipline. You still need to put in the hours and complete tasks in a timely fashion if you want to stay on top of your game. Here are five… Read more »

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ATLANTA, GA – TRC Professional Solutions today announced it has earned the annual Excellence Award from TechServe Alliance. The award recognizes IT & engineering staffing and solutions firms that have demonstrated outstanding performance, team productivity and dedication to continuous improvement. TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT & engineering staffing and solutions industry, recognized TRC… Read more »

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Traditionally, advancing your career meant climbing the corporate ladder. But times have changed. Sometimes, you need both vertical and lateral movements to achieve your desired professional goals. By building a lattice instead of moving up a ladder, you can often find new opportunities, broaden your skillset, and cultivate valuable contacts. Ladder or Lattice? Only you… Read more »

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As technology and business practices continue to change at an astounding pace, it’s not surprising that skills gaps within organizations are a common challenge. A recent study showed that 90 percent of CEOs believed their companies were facing disruptive changes caused by digital technologies – and 70 percent said their employees lacked the skills needed… Read more »

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In today’s workplace, often the most notable differences are between Millennials and Baby Boomers. The worlds in which you grew up were vastly different, and that has resulted in different workplace motivations and concepts, as well. Here are five tips for building strong working relationships with your Baby Boomer colleagues: Understand Baby Boomers. Baby Boomers… Read more »

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You can call them transferable skills, soft skills, portable skills … or perhaps the most accurate description of all: power skills. These are the strengths and abilities that prove useful in every job and in all areas of life. When you’re job hunting, including them on your resume and demonstrating them to hiring managers can… Read more »

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By 2020, millennials will make up 50 percent of the global workforce. This demographic shift will reshape the way both leaders and workplace culture will be, look and think – in just over a year’s time. Millennials – loosely defined as those born after 1982 and before 2004 – tend to be labeled as entitled,… Read more »

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As job candidate or as an employee, you are constantly assessed on your knowledge and skills – and benchmarked against your peers. So whether your 2019 goals include looking for a new job or staying current in your current one, keeping up with your professional development should be high on your priority list. Take Charge… Read more »