How to Start Attracting a More Diverse Talent Pool

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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 »

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 »

Get in the Right Mindset to Find a New Job in 2018!

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No matter how secure or happy you feel at your present job, there’s always the chance that you won’t feel either of those in the future. Downsizing, a change in management, or any number of reasons could mean that you’ll be searching for new work in 2018. If it’s your choice, leave on good terms… Read more »

How to Choose Between Two Job Offers You Really Want

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It might not happen often, but sometimes you’re fortunate enough to have two job offers from which to choose. It may sound like a nice problem to have, but it is a problem nonetheless — and usually not a simple one. So, how do you choose? First off, take a deep breath and promise yourself… 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 »

Ask These Questions to Impress Your Interviewer

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The job interview is coming to a close, and the interviewer asks if you have any questions. It’s a mistake not to ask any. Doing so could be interpreted as being unprepared or indifferent — and that’s not how you want to be seen. This is your opportunity to find out if you will fit… Read more »

4 Things You Should Never Do on LinkedIn if You Want a Job

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We’re all familiar with the world’s largest professional network in LinkedIn. What too many aren’t familiar with is the proper LinkedIn etiquette that comes with networking on a PROFESSIONAL platform. Social media and more lax work environments have blurred the lines of what is appropriate to do on LinkedIn. Some professionals confuse this networking platform… Read more »

Get Promoted This Year With These 7 Steps!

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Attention, you go-getters! It’s a new year and it’s time to go after that promotion you’ve been fantasizing about for months. Getting a promotion doesn’t just happen. Just working hard isn’t how to get promoted – it takes a much more active and strategic approach. If you want to take the next step in your career, these… Read more »

The 5 Most Effective Leadership Styles to Practice in 2017

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How you choose to lead your team can make all the difference when it comes to effectively mentoring, motivating, teaching and leading your team to achieve and exceed each goal you have set forth. When it comes to the most effective leadership styles, there isn’t one that surpasses the others or is more suitable for… Read more »