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Technology gets all the attention, and hardware gets all the money. However, the most important resource in your business is, and always will be, your employees. The people in your company provide you with the opportunity for the highest ROI –  if you give them the tools they need to succeed. What is the most… Read more »

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With the internet more accessible than ever, the hiring process has become more difficult. Ask any recruiter – within minutes of a job posting, their desk might be full of 100 unqualified resumes. Recruiters are more leery of wasting time, but it is becoming harder to sift through potential hires to find that perfect match…. Read more »

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The key to acing interviews is a blend of the right skills, confidence, and most importantly: Preparation. By preparing for an interview, not only will a candidate feel more equipped to answer any and all questions, but the overall anxiety around the interview will be significantly diminished.  When preparing for an interview, candidates should certainly… Read more »

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With today’s record-low unemployment, hiring managers want to be sure a new hire stays with their company for a while. Not only is it a pain to have to refill a position within a year, it is also very costly. So, how do hiring managers gauge how long a candidate will stick around? The Resume:… Read more »

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In today’s tight employment market, retaining employees is critical. When looking at employment from a cost perspective, it is easy to see how recruiting, and hiring can significantly cut into corporate budgets. Josh Bersin, a consultant with Deloitte, states that the costs associated with “losing an employee can range from the tens of thousands of… Read more »

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OSHA violations not only cause businesses lost time and money, but they can also cost lives. For companies to avoid OSHA violations, it is necessary to know which are most common. Once a company knows which violations are most frequently cited, they can develop safety plans that actively address these violations. So, what are the… Read more »

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Social media can be both a blessing and a curse. Even in light of recent news headlines regarding Facebook and issues with personal privacy, social media isn’t going away. How do job seekers use social media to their advantage as they navigate their job searches? First, it is important to learn the “social media golden… Read more »

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Walking into an interview can be intimidating for any job seeker. By taking the necessary steps needed to prepare for an interview, job seekers can ease their worries and better their chances of an interview being successful. Prepare for Your Interview to Guarantee Success There are several steps a job seeker can take to prepare… Read more »

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A new hire shows up for their first day of work and their journey with your company begins. This situation happens every day across the globe yet no matter the country, industry or company the onboarding process is an essential part of the equation. It is also perhaps the most crucial activity towards shaping a… Read more »

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It used to be a joke but it has become largely true. With unemployment at an all-time low and with the shortage of candidates for entry or lower level jobs, employers’ standards for accepting new hires has sunk to the two mirror test: “If the candidate has a reflection and if they can fog it … hire him.” This could be a… Read more »