4 Easy Ways to Keep Your Applicants Interested

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Hiring might be one of the most challenging tasks an employer has. It’s a delicate balance of finding the most talented candidates who will fit into your company culture and making the right offer. And if you don’t treat those candidates the right way, updating them throughout the process you risk losing them to a… Read more »

What Employees Really Want (Hint: It’s Not What You Think)

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It’s important to keep your employees happy. Happier employees are more engaged, more productive, and more likely to stay loyal to your company. But how do you do that? How do you know what they want and how to keep them happy? Here’s a hint—they don’t just want money. Sure, you have to pay them… Read more »

Leaders Can’t Ignore Company Culture When Unemployment is So Low

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Unemployment is at an all-time low, which means that there’s not a huge pool of talented workers out there constantly checking your job board. Instead, the talent pool is small and those workers are going to be very selective about the jobs they take. If you find someone who’s qualified to work in your company,… Read more »

Atlanta is Ranked in the Top 5 for Job Growth in 2019! What Does This Mean for Your Business Today?

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The city of Atlanta has a strong job market! The city is ranked third, just behind Dallas and Miami, in the nation for year-over-year growth in 2017. The area added 56,000 jobs between 2016 and 2017 and is expected to add another 96,000 by 2021. The jobs mostly fell in the construction industry, then education… Read more »

Set Your Personal SMART Goals for the New Year

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It’s that time of year again, when you reflect on your personal and professional life, assess where you are, and figure out where you want to be at this time next year. By setting goals for your job and career, you’ll have something bigger than your daily tasks to strive for. Just as you’d never… Read more »

What Micromanaging Really Does to a Team

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Most people don’t enjoy having someone watch over their shoulder when they’re trying to work. But many managers do just that—and not with bad intentions. They want to make sure their employees are performing their jobs correctly so they can put the company in the best possible position for success. But there’s a downside. And… Read more »

3 Ways to Say Thank You to Your Employees This Season

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The holiday season is a time to give and show you care. You’ve probably already thought about gifts for your friends and family, but don’t overlook your employees. Showing your employees you care is more than just being nice, it’s good for the health of your business. When your employees feel appreciated and valued, they’re… Read more »

Improve Your Speaking Techniques to Become a Better Leader

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A good leader needs to speak and speak effectively. Whether it’s in small team meetings, large presentations, or one-on-one meetings, leaders will speak every single day. And you can’t simply lecture to your employees, you have to influence them and motivate them to act in the best interest of your company. Here are some tips… Read more »

6 Ways to Identify the Perfect Candidate From Your Talent Pool

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Hiring personnel are in a constant battle to locate the best person for a job, and too often discover they have made a bad hire. Alas, there’s no perfect formula for hiring a new employee. There are, however, common approaches to picking the ideal candidate out of a group of applicants. Some techniques involve targeted… Read more »

Watch Out for These Warning Signs of Career Burnout

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Working hard and always going the extra mile can get you noticed, but there’s a danger in working as hard all the time: Career burnout. There’s a point at which even the most ambitious professional starts to lose energy. Ignoring this tipping point isn’t just bad for your career, it can also be bad for… Read more »