The Four Best Ways to Recruit Millennials

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Considering that millennials (the generation born between 1980 and 1999) will make up half of the work force in the coming years (and predicted 75 percent by 2025), you need to make sure your company has what appeals to them. Millennials’ work wants and needs differ from that of either baby boomers or generation X,… Read more »

Four Things You Must Share on Your New Hire’s First Day

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Whether it’s your first day of kindergarten or your first day at a new job, there’s that same feeling of excitement and a little fear of the unfamiliar. Remember that feeling as you walk new hires through their first day and do what you can to alleviate the fear. In particular, these four tips go… Read more »

How to Show Off Your Awesome Company Culture to Job Seekers

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As potential candidates look at employers, they value company culture just as much – and sometimes more – than a steady paycheck, particularly the millennial generation, which will soon make up almost half the workforce. The reality is that you need to advertise yourself to candidates just as much as they have to show their… Read more »

8 Simple Ways to Become the Best Boss in the Building

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Think about the best boss you ever had. What qualities did they possess that made them so good? Do you feel you have those same qualities as a leader, or would you like to improve yourself as a boss? Read on to see what you can do to earn the title of the best boss… Read more »

Why Your Business Is Better Off Firing a Toxic Worker Than Hiring a Star

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When putting your ideal staff together, you want to have the best and strongest employees possible. However, it may help you more if you look at the staff you already have and work on getting rid of a worker whose very presence poisons the rest of the team. When you think about it, you know… Read more »

Let Your Cookie-Cutter Company Culture Crumble

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You may well know and believe that company culture can have a strong impact on workers, including their satisfaction with the job, which can have a significant ripple effect (turnover, recommending the company to others, etc.). When you look at really successful companies such as Google and Zappos and their “unconventional” culture, you may feel tempted… Read more »

Fresh Ways to Attract Leading Talent

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In some ways, hiring may feel like the NFL draft. Each year, there’s a relatively finite group of athletes to choose from, and certain teams have certain needs; a few need a quarterback, some need quality defensemen, others need offensive tackles. So those teams scout out the top candidates for each position and do what they can to make… Read more »

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 »

Does Your Marketing Strategy Include LinkedIn? It Should.

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Consider a few numbers: LinkedIn currently has over 400 million users and growing. The average CEO has 930 connections on LinkedIn. And there are two new LinkedIn users per second. So if you haven’t become part of the 107 million LinkedIn users in the U.S., you’ve got quite a few reasons to join up and… Read more »

How to Keep Your Employees Engaged During the Holidays

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As the holidays get closer, most employees begin to have their thoughts focus more and more on the upcoming time off and the inevitable whirlwind that goes along with it, rather than their jobs. It’s a busy time of year on all fronts, both personal and professional, so how can you manage to keep employees… Read more »