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Empowering Your Employees

Empowering Your Employees

If you’re new to supervising employees, one of the easiest traps that you can fall into is micromanagement. Fears about your employees making mistakes or underperforming can make you feel out of control. A common reaction to this is to keep a closer eye on everyone you’re supervising. A micromanaging boss constantly checks in, or ...

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Ramp Up Your Autumn Job Search

Ramp Up Your Autumn Job Search

Businesses that slowed down over the summer are gearing up for the busy holiday season, and they’re looking to hire now. Are you ready? Even if you’ve already spent some time on the job search basics, there’s more you can do. Here are the next steps to take to ensure that you’re in a great ...

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Building Your Personal Brand on Social Media

Building Your Personal Brand on Social Media

We live in an age where it’s almost a guarantee that potential employers will Google you once your resume hits their desks. This is why it’s crucial for job seekers to have a professional online presence. What’s the best way to build an online presence? By thinking about yourself as a product. Employers are your ...

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Networking: It’s Not Just for Job Seekers and Sales People

Networking: It’s Not Just for Job Seekers and Sales People

In the business world, networking is often emphasized as a way to find job or sales opportunities. While it’s true that networking is a great way to find a new position or a new customer, it has other benefits, too. Having a strong network can bolster your career even if you plan on staying in ...

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Five Telltale Signs that an Employee is Thinking About Quitting.

Five Telltale Signs that an Employee is Thinking About Quitting.

If you’re in charge of hiring, it’s natural to worry about turnover. It takes time, energy, and resources to replace an employee, so it makes sense to keep the ones you have as happy as possible. But what do you do if you think one of your employees may be about to quit? It’s not ...

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Is Your Temp-to-Hire Candidate a Keeper?

Is Your Temp-to-Hire Candidate a Keeper?

One of the benefits of using temp-to-hire workers is that you have an opportunity to observe a candidate on the job before you make a final decision. If someone isn’t a good fit in the position, you have no obligation to keep them on. But how do you know if you have someone worth keeping? ...

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Career Pathing: Four Steps to Get Started

Career Pathing: Four Steps to Get Started

If you have career ambitions and you’re in an entry-level job, you may be wondering how to channel that ambition into action. Career pathing is a great way to set goals for the rest of your working life. It simply involves deciding where you want to be at some point in the future, whether that’s ...

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How to Time Your Hiring

How to Time Your Hiring

Knowing when to hire a new employee for your company can be a balancing act. Not every industry has a steady demand for goods and services, which can make staffing challenging. You don’t want such a small staff that you struggle to keep up, but you also don’t want so many employees that you’re spending ...

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Take Your Job Search Back to School

Take Your Job Search Back to School

If you think back to your school days, the time before classes started in the fall was the perfect transition from the freedom of summer to the structure of homework and books. It was a period of time when you got everything organized to prepare yourself for success in the year ahead. Even if you ...

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Stuck in an Interviewing Rut?

Stuck in an Interviewing Rut?

Interviewing is a difficult skill to learn, and once you feel comfortable, it’s easy to fall into a routine when interviewing candidates. But asking the same questions and getting the same answers won’t help you determine if someone is a good fit for your company. Here are five great ideas to shake up your interviews ...

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