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 »

Why Millennials Should Work for a Staffing Company

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So, you’ve recently finished school and are faced with the “biggest decision of your life”.  It doesn’t have to be that way! Take your time. Don’t stress about finding the perfect job right out of the gate. Staffing companies are here to help. Test drive it. Staffing companies offer opportunities to put your toe in the water… Read more »

Lessons from Seasoned Managers to New Managers

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Newly promoted managers not only encounter a new set of responsibilities but also an assortment of fears and doubts that can make the promotion feel exhilarating and overwhelming at the same time. Every new manager faces them and must learn from them. Here are some of those lessons shared by seasoned managers hoping to ease… Read more »

4 Ways to Up Your Interview Game

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You’ve likely heard lots of tips and suggestions to help you ace your job interview. All of that standard advice—do your research, prepare for commonly asked questions, dress for success, etc.—is valid and valuable. And there’s a good chance you know it and will use it. But, that doesn’t mean that they’re everything you should be… 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 »

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 »

Uh Oh! You May Have Made a Bad Hire…What Now?

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You need the right employees to keep your business heading in the right direction. It’s a simple formula: Hire good people and get good results. There’s just one thing … despite all time, effort, and money you spend to get the very best people, you’re still going to end up with some bad hires. Some… 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 »

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 »