How to Recruit When Employment Rates are High

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A high employment rate is welcome news for everyone. Well, just about everyone. If you’re an employer looking for good workers when unemployment is low, you’re likely to experience a shortage of applicants. And with the national unemployment rate at 4.1% for the last several months, there will be plenty of competition for the dwindling… Read more »

How to Quantify the Achievements on Your Resume When You Don’t Work with Numbers

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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 »

Here’s What You Can Leave Off Your Call Center Resume

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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 »

Employees Need Your Help with Work-Life Balance

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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 »

Nine Ways to Empower Your Team Every Day

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Good leaders successfully manage their teams every day, but great leaders empower their teams on a daily basis. Treating your team with respect is one thing, but giving them the trust and freedom to grow and become leaders themselves is another. Make the most of your team by empowering them every day. Listen There is… Read more »

3 Ways Great Leaders Set Employees Up for Success

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It doesn’t matter if you’re bringing a new employee on board or preparing a current employee for a new job or assignment, your job as a leader is to ensure success for that individual.  And success means having an employee who is both productive and enthusiastic. For this to happen, there will need to be… Read more »

New to the Workforce? Follow Our Expert Entry-Level Tips!

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Looking for your first job? You’re probably finding out it’s not easy being the new kid on the block. You can’t entice recruiters with your experience because you haven’t gained any yet. You can’t get referrals from past employers or co-workers for the same reason. So how do you connect and establish relationships with recruiters… Read more »

Why Your Team Must Have Lives Outside of Work

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You care about your employees and show it in many ways: a safe working environment, competitive pay, good benefits, and a few perks along the way. But did you know that one of the most important ways you can show you care is to encourage them to have a life outside of work? That might… Read more »

Keeping Your Employees Focused During the Summer

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Summertime, and the livin’ is easy. Those words from Porgy and Bess sum up our feelings for that time of year when everything seems to slow down. Your workers are preoccupied with an endless list of activities that these warm sunny days make possible: Vacations, golf, yard work, just to name a few. While everyone… Read more »

How to Boost Productivity During the Workday

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Successful companies have a culture, and their culture becomes part of their identity. After your business obtains an identity, all sorts of positive things begin to happen — it becomes infused with enthusiasm and morale increases. In a work atmosphere that is now dominated by the millennial generation, having a corporate culture is vital to… Read more »