Resolve to Improve the Candidate Experience in 2016

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Have you ever searched a website in vain for something that should have been easily accessible? Or begun signing up for something that required an overly complicated application process? Or waited weeks for a response from a client? If you want the best candidates to vie for positions at your company, you have to make… Read more »

Get a Bad Review? Here’s How to Turn It Into a Growth Opportunity

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Within a job, nobody wants a poor review, especially when they’re trying to do the best job possible. But you can actually use a negative review as an opportunity for growth if you give it the right spin, thus improving your performance and demonstrating it to your employer. Take criticism constructively. Your reaction to a… Read more »

Tips for Effective Year-End Reviews

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A quality, helpful year-end review should go far beyond filling out requisite forms and quickly meeting with each employee if you want to make it effective. Take these tips so you can use this year’s reviews to inform and improve overall performance for the year to come. Prepare. This may sound obvious, but many employers… Read more »

Good Leaders Aren’t Afraid to Show Passion

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A good leader must always project a rock-solid demeanor of calm, leaving sentiment at home – lest employees think them weak, of course. Then again, maybe not. If you want employees to get passionately invested in their work and the company, you have to show a little passion yourself. A message that comes off as too… Read more »

Is There a Best Day of the Week to Search for Jobs?

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This may surprise you, but that question does have a clear answer: Tuesday. A 2015 study from SmartRecruiters recognized that companies tend to post jobs on Tuesday…and most places extend job offers on Tuesdays as well. If you think about it logically, it makes sense: Monday tends to be a bit frenzied; that’s the day… Read more »

4 Tips for Finding the Right Company Culture For You

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A job is not just about the salary and the benefits package. In order for you to stay at your job (and like going in every day), you should find a place that’s the right fit for you. Admittedly, sometimes you have to take a job you may not like out of necessity, but if… Read more »

3 Interview Questions to Ask a Warehouse Management Candidate

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When hiring for warehouse management, you want someone whom you can trust. This job requires a combination of good communication, good organization, a cool head, and physical fitness. Addressing the first three qualities takes the most time, so here are three questions to ask your candidates to see if they measure up to your standards…. Read more »

Should You Consider an Overqualified Administrative Candidate?

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When looking for an administrative candidate, you obviously want to find someone with a certain set of skills who can do the job well. But what about when you come across a candidate who can do the job…too well? Do you really want to consider a person whose skill set seems to go way beyond… Read more »

Why Candidates Should Receive a Rejection Letter

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The long interview process has ended and you’ve finally chosen your candidate from among the many. Next step, onboarding the new hire and making the transition as seamless as possible–but what about the finalists you didn’t choose? Do you really need to do anything more with them? Yes. From a candidate’s perspective, they may have… Read more »

You’re Almost There: How to Get a Job – Even if You’re Missing a Qualification

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You see a position that you think you’d be a great fit for. You look at the job description, mentally checking off where the required skills align with your own…and then you see something listed that you simply don’t have experience with. What now? Some will tell you that you may as well not even… Read more »