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5 Job Search Myths You Need to Be Aware Of

It can be easy to let the job search get the best of you, especially when you enter it with unrealistic expectations. Instead of a practical approach, you believe the myths that the perfect job is waiting for you and when you find it, your resume will land directly on the hiring manager’s desk. It’s […]

Here’s What Google Has to Say About Finding Top Candidates

No matter what industry you’re in or how big your organization is, you understand just how time-consuming the hiring process can become. From posting the job to reviewing applicants to conducting interviews, the time and money investment can be taxing on your entire workforce. Consider how magnified the process is for a company that receives […]

What the Heck do I Wear to an Interview?

Dressing for the job you want is a common suggestion when it comes to interview attire, but figuring out what it actually means can be confusing. At the basic level, you understand it’s about looking nicer than your usual outfit selection, but that still leaves room for interpretation. Instead of overthinking it, consider these basic guidelines […]

Recognizing a Toxic Workplace and How to Fix It ASAP

As an employer, you have a lot to consider in keeping your workforce content. You need competitive salaries and benefits, open lines of communication, and a company culture that promotes growth and positivity. If your company culture becomes more toxic than productive, nothing else that you offer will make a difference to your unhappy employees.

Requesting Co-Workers on Social Media – Yay or Nay?

Starting a new job is like being the new kid at school. Everyone wants to know more about you, and you’re just trying to find a group to sit with so you aren’t alone at lunch. In this desire to form connections, it’s tempting to consider reaching out on social media and fast-tracking friendship that […]

Are Generic Interview Questions a Thing of the Past?

A common thread in all interviews is the set of generic questions asked and answered by all involved. Whether you’ve only been on the receiving end or have used them yourself, you’re familiar with the standard questions that accompany the interview process. Despite the endless amounts of questions to ask, the same ones always pop […]

3 Key Steps to Discussing Your Criminal History

Both the application and interview process are full of questions you expect to be asked, like previous employment and experience. One factor, however, instantly separates candidates: Criminal background. For those without, it’s easy to mark no and move on without a second thought. For others with a conviction, it creates a whole new set of […]

5 Strategies For Inspiring Employee Loyalty

Any great business knows that the long-term success of any company is heavily dependent on worker quality and worker loyalty. As hard as it is to measure the full value of quality workers, we all know that whom you hire is very important. The economic cost of workers is staggering: they influence not only the […]

The Benefits of Cross-Training Your Employees

Good business leaders understand that cross-training employees can yield several benefits for both the employees and the company that they work for: it offers flexibility within a company by giving your employees the abilities they need to fill in roles outside their primary job responsibilities temporarily.