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How to Prevent Understaffing in Your Company

How to Prevent Understaffing in Your Company

Understaffing is one of the biggest obstacles to company growth. Without enough employees, you can’t get everything done, and you certainly can’t get ahead. But having too many employees can slow the growth of your company as well. So, how do you strike a good balance? Here’s how to manage your staffing levels: What’s the ...

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Five Tips to Follow When Starting a New Job

Five Tips to Follow When Starting a New Job

A new job is the end of your search for employment, but that doesn’t mean the hard part is over! You can make sure you make a great impression on your new boss and coworkers by continuing to put forth some effort. Here are five tips to think about as you start your first day, ...

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Decoding Interview Signals: Signs a Candidate is a Good Fit for the Job

Decoding Interview Signals: Signs a Candidate is a Good Fit for the Job

By the time you pare down a list of applicants to the final contenders and bring the candidates in for interviews, it’s probably hard to tell them apart. They most likely have similar education and work backgrounds, so your interview skills are what will help you make your final choice. How can you be sure ...

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The Keys to Cold Call Networking Online

The Keys to Cold Call Networking Online

The Internet gives you the opportunity to network with people you’ve never met in person. Many websites are set up to help you do this. On LinkedIn for example, you can request an introduction through mutual contacts. But if someone is so far out of your network that this isn’t possible, you can still use ...

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Is Your Onboarding Program Hurting or Helping Your Retention Rates?

Is Your Onboarding Program Hurting or Helping Your Retention Rates?

Making a transition to a new job is stressful for a new employee. As an employer, your goal should be to make this as easy as possible. That’s why onboarding programs are so helpful both to new employees and also ultimately to your company. A great onboarding program makes training more efficient, and hence less ...

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How to Amp Up Your “Skills” Section on LinkedIn

How to Amp Up Your “Skills” Section on LinkedIn

Are you making the most of your LinkedIn network? Unlike a resume, your LinkedIn profile is social, and just like real-life social situations, the best way to make connections is to participate. How do you participate on social media? By filling out your profile to the fullest extent possible. Here are some tips on how ...

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Excessive Interviewing: How is it Costing Your Company Top Talent

Excessive Interviewing: How is it Costing Your Company Top Talent

When hiring a new candidate, it’s difficult to strike the right balance between deciding quickly so he doesn’t lose interest and interviewing him thoroughly enough that you’re confident in your decision. You want to make sure you’ve investigated every potential problem, of course, but too many interviews can be a very bad thing for your ...

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Is Your Resume Bland and Boring?

Is Your Resume Bland and Boring?

When was the last time you updated your resume? If it’s been more than six months, it may be time to give it a facelift. When you submit your resume for consideration, it’s added to a pile of many others just like it. If your resume is boring, it’s going to get tossed in the ...

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Stay Interviews – What Are They and Are They a Good Idea for Your Company?

Stay Interviews – What Are They and Are They a Good Idea for Your Company?

You’ve probably heard of the exit interview, where a human resources manager sits down with an employee who is leaving with the goal of understanding their motivations and to see if there’s room for improvement in the company. But what if you could have that valuable conversation with your current employees, the ones who aren’t ...

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Life Happens – How to Handle Canceling an Interview

Life Happens – How to Handle Canceling an Interview

You’ve finally snagged an interview for your dream job at a company you’re really excited about. You’re looking forward to it, you’re getting ready, and then suddenly something comes up. How can you manage the situation gracefully while keeping your hiring chances alive? Here are some tips: Do you still want the job? If you’ve ...

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