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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 »

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We all know someone who somehow managed to land an amazing job within days of starting their search. It’s easy to get jealous of these people, but the fact is, most job searches take a long time. This can be frustrating when you’re trying to get out of a bad situation, when you’ve been laid… Read more »

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Many professionals keep their resumes on a shelf, only updating the document when they are actively engaged in a job search. However, ignoring your resume until you “need” it can mean that the resume is less effective. Regularly updating your resume is important whether you are actively seeking employment or not. This is why. You’ll… Read more »

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No matter how well an interview is going, you have to remember that things can still go sideways during the closing phase of the conversation. If you don’t end on a strong note, the hiring manager won’t remember you favorably, and your chances will be blown. It is critical to close the interview like a… Read more »

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You’ve been told over and over again that your network is an invaluable resource when looking for a job. However, there is a right way and a wrong way to reach out to your contacts to ask for help. Use these strategies to come off as a consummate professional, rather than a pest. One: Ask… Read more »

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Working out an elevator pitch can be stressful – and for good reason. Only some of us are natural salespeople who feel comfortable “pitching” to others, the rest of us would rather pass if given the option. Some professionals get so stressed out by elevator pitches, in fact, that many of them justify not creating… Read more »