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As a business leader, you’ve probably said it on more than one occasion: “We need to hold people accountable.” And it’s true, of course. It’s essential to your business success that every employee steps up to their job duties and responsibilities. But, it’s all for naught unless you hold yourself accountable first. Accountability is at… Read more »

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To optimize your success when job searching, remember these three P’s: patience, persistence and being proactive. Your goal is to do whatever it takes to make yourself stand out from your competition. Here are some tips to help you up your game: Make your resume outstanding. Your resume is your professional calling card and the… Read more »

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Have you heard the terms “soft skills, transferable skills” and “emotional intelligence” during your job search? They aren’t just buzzwords. Research by Harvard University and other leading institutions shows that 75 percent of long-term job success is related to the mastery of soft skills and only 25 percent is attributed to technical strengths. LinkedIn lists… Read more »

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When you’re looking for a job, it’s no time to be modest. Even if it feels a bit uncomfortable at first, learning to sell yourself is essential to your success. So, how do you become your own salesperson? Start by thinking like one. Develop a marketing campaign. Envision selling yourself the same way a sales… Read more »

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Autonomy is freedom – the ability to think and act independently. In a nutshell, it means achieving results by doing things your own way. In the workplace, autonomy is a key motivator identified by psychologists. When people’s talents and intelligence are acknowledged and acted upon, motivation increases. A Culture of Trust To ignite innovation at… Read more »

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It goes without saying that you want to be the best you can be in your job, your career advancement, and in all aspects of your professional life. This success is based on being strong in two categories: hard skills and soft skills. Hard skills are technical abilities that are teachable and easy to measure,… Read more »

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Are you considering hiring a staffing firm to assist with your talent needs? For an increasing number of companies across the U.S., it’s the optimal solution when it comes to right sizing your head count and meeting changing customer demands. During 2018, staffing companies hired 16.8 million temporary and contract employees, with an average length… Read more »

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A temporary job placement may, at first blush, seem like merely a way to make rent while you’re job hunting. But if you’re smart about it, it can be so much more. Placements are an excellent way to find out first-hand about different career options, so you can better determine which professional career path you… Read more »

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Did you ever stop to think that the talent you’re looking for to fill your most business-critical positions may not be looking for you … or even looking for a job at all? Well, chances are, it’s true. Nearly half of all currently employed workers have identified themselves as passive job candidates – those who… Read more »

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Can you land your dream job? With the right forethought and preparation, you can make it come true. Have confidence in yourself and, as long as you realistically feel you meet the majority of job qualifications, go for it. But it involves a lot more than just polishing up your resume and clicking “submit.” Focus… Read more »