What’s the Best Time of Day to Apply for a New Job?

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You’ve taken all of the standard steps in finding your next job: revamped your resume, tailored your cover letter to each company, and gave all your social media accounts a professional look. But are you aware that sending your application at the wrong time of day could offset all those other important strategies? According to… Read more »

What Your Subordinates Need From You to Succeed

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In the past, managers scheduled once-a-year reviews at which time they let their employees know what they were doing well and what needed improvement. After the meeting, the workers were sent back into the work area with the hope that they would become better at their jobs and come back next year to a sparkling… Read more »

No, It’s Not Hard to Find Good Millennial Clerical Employees

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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 »

It’s Time to Elevate Your Company Culture to Attract Better Candidates

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Creating a company culture based on the values and initiatives that you believe in is the most important way to create an environment where your current employees stay and potential new employees want to work. Below are expert ways to make changes – sometimes tough ones – to your company culture that last and improve… Read more »

5 Tips for Recruiting When Unemployment Is Low

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How to Hire When Unemployment is Low

A low unemployment rate is welcome news for everyone. Well, almost everyone. If you happen to be an employer looking for qualified workers during low unemployment, you might experience a shortage of applicants. And with the national unemployment rate down to 4.1 percent in October—and some regions seeing even lower rates—there will be stiff competition… Read more »

It’s Time to Get Out of Your Own Way and Find a New Job

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What’s keeping you from getting a new job? Or maybe it’s more accurate to ask, who is keeping you from that job? Let’s face it, just thinking about the whole process of changing jobs can fill you with fear. Fear leads to inaction, and you end up stuck right where you are. And that’s not… Read more »

5 Qualities Recruiters are Looking For During Every Interview

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Let’s face it, with hundreds of candidates applying for one job opening, meeting all the qualifications probably won’t be enough. You’ll need to stand out from the rest of the competition and catch the recruiter’s attention. While this makes a lot of sense, you still need to know what, besides qualifications, recruiters are looking for… Read more »

What Generation Z Wants From The Workforce

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Generation Z has just entered the workforce or, at any rate, will be doing so in the next few years. Born in the mid-1990s to the mid-2000s, this generation has been comfortable with technology from a young age. They interact on social media and are at home on the Internet. Some have suggested that Generation… Read more »

How to Get Millennials More Engaged

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How well do you really know what millennials are looking for at a job? Most “old school” hiring managers think of them as apathetic members of the team who want to eat sushi during meetings and take breaks to play ping pong. In fact, the internet is swirling with tips and tricks for managing, collaborating,… 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 »