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Whether fair or not, hiring managers make judgments about you based on your interview attire. This isn’t because they are cruel, it’s simply human nature to make assessments based on appearance.  The way you dress for an interview can have a major impact on the way a hiring manager feels about you as a professional… Read more »

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Many companies struggle with attracting the right caliber of candidates to their organization. Job searches can be protracted efforts because so much time gets spent reviewing resumes and screening candidates who aren’t a great match. If you want to attract your ideal candidates to your company, you have to know who it is you’re actually… Read more »

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Cover letters can be the determining factor in whether or not you receive a call for an interview. They show hiring managers that you’ve read the job posting, they provide a preview of your writing skills and they help hiring managers determine if you’re truly qualified for the position. Here is a list of important… Read more »

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Hiring for skilled positions isn’t easy in today’s competitive market. And when you’ve got a vacancy on your team but a critical deadline is approaching, the pressure to find someone can be intense. All too often, internal hiring teams feel so much pressure that they hire someone who is less than ideal for the role,… Read more »

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Communication is often tossed around like a buzzword, but effective communication truly is a cornerstone of success for any organization. Clear communication can eliminate wasted time, fosters a sense of transparency and provides your team with the tools they need to succeed. Communication Fosters Empowerment Communication can boost productivity and helps employees work harder because… Read more »

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We live in a rapidly-changing, complex world and those changes have a continuous impact on the business environment. In order to rise to the challenges of tomorrow, organizational leaders need to be focused on readying the company to rise to those challenges and remain competitive. Are You Ready To Innovate? In today’s market, if you’re… Read more »

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“Growth” is a goal of nearly every company in business today. But “growth” is rather a vague term. If you truly want to grow, you have to take a strategic, focused approach. The graveyard of failed ventures is full of companies that grew their sales quickly but never made a dime, and companies that had… Read more »

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Today, HR teams are tasked with sourcing, recruiting, hiring, paying, tracking and managing nearly every aspect of a workforce – and they must do it all in the face of an ever-evolving work dynamic. It’s no wonder that internal HR teams are stretched beyond their limits.  Use these strategies to simplify your workforce management process… Read more »

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Finding and landing your ideal candidate isn’t easy and thanks to ever-changing employment laws, it’s can be even harder to locate great people. In many cases, the logic regulations and laws are sound, however, there are always unintended consequences and employers need to stay on their toes to remain compliant. Changes To The Fair Labor… Read more »

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There are some of us who can instantly establish a connection with a new person. And then there are the rest of us. For many people, establishing rapport is a challenge, especially in a setting like a job interview.  Hiring managers offer jobs to people they like and the pressure to establish good rapport can… Read more »