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 »

Want to Impress Your Interviewer? Do This One Thing

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You may have noticed that a job interview can feel a bit like a first date: Both parties are sitting down to find out if a long-term relationship is in the cards. And like a first date, your natural inclination is to try to impress the other person. However, it’s important in both situations that… 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 »

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 »