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Those of you who work with numbers are probably well aware that you should use those numbers in your resume to create a greater impact on recruiters. Numbers help to measure your achievements in the eyes of a potential employer and, quite honestly, they can make you sound much more impressive. Look at the following… Read more »

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You need the right employees to keep your business heading in the right direction. It’s a simple formula: Hire good people and get good results. There’s just one thing … despite all time, effort, and money you spend to get the very best people, you’re still going to end up with some bad hires. Some… Read more »

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Happy Job Seekers

Looking for a job will probably be stressful for you. Why? Because you’re already unhappy with your situation (you’re either unemployed or working at a job you dislike). You can’t do anything about the other applicants who want the same job as you, or the grouchy hiring manager, but the good news is you are… Read more »

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Can a person be too old to work in IT? Obviously, some people doing the hiring in the tech industry would seem to think so. A quick perusal of IT job postings will reveal blatant partialities for “new” or “recent” graduates or, in some cases, a preference for a certain year of graduation. Age discrimination… Read more »

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All successful relationships revolve around good communication. Without it, they just won’t work properly. And that’s especially true in the office, where weak communication among team members and managers can be harmful and keep your organization from being successful. If your goal is to keep your people engaged and satisfied in the workplace, follow these… Read more »

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It’s tempting to try to include everything from your professional background on your resume. While it is important to list your experiences, skills and achievements, you don’t have to pack your resume with all the details of your work history. As you’ve probably heard, sometimes less is more. This advice might sound contrary to conventional… Read more »

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Your words are powerful. And that is especially true for the written words. They can tell a story about you, even if you don’t write anything about yourself. You might be able to deny that you said something, but once you write it down, it’s there as evidence for all to see. Think about the… Read more »

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Can you believe it? Baby boomers, those children of the post-World War II era, are gradually aging out of their jobs, and millennials, many of whom are children of the boomers, have now grown to represent over one-third of the country’s workforce. Despite the negative press they have gotten at times, millennials aren’t so very… Read more »

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As a business owner or manager, you can appreciate your employees’ desire to get ahead by taking on more responsibilities and dedicating more hours to their jobs. After all, they are living the American dream of climbing that ladder of success. But it’s crucial that you remind them that those same dreams can end up… Read more »

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You already know that creative job postings are an important part of attracting the best talent to your business. But are you sure your advertising isn’t inadvertently isolating one section of the community? Of course, you’re looking for the best fit for the open position, but you also want to encourage applications from all candidates… Read more »