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The business market changes more quickly than ever due to advances in technology, which means that certain job duties can become outdated with little notice. To prevent skills gaps in your workplace, it’s more effective and affordable to adapt by keeping your employees’ skills fresh versus waiting until you must recruit externally, which may leave… Read more »

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Landing a job interview is exciting but can also come with a lot of pressure to make the best impression possible. To prevent your nerves from getting in the way, preparation is key. Properly prepare for your interview with these tips: Consider the Employer’s Perspective Review the job posting carefully to get a clear idea… Read more »

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When you hire an employee who quickly ends up not working out, it’s more than just an inconvenience and extra work. From advertising the position to training a replacement to lost productivity, the cost of bad hires can be substantial. Fortunately, there are ways to improve the hiring process to make more successful decisions. Avoid… Read more »

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Finding quality prospective candidates for your available positions can be challenging, but you may actually have a wealth of leads you aren’t currently utilizing: your current employees. If you don’t have an employee referral program, you could be missing out on successful hires. Learn more about why you should have an employee referral program: Candidates… Read more »

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When you’re job searching, trying out a variety of strategies is your key to success. Rather than trying to go it alone in your job search, there is the option of working with a staffing agency. A staffing agency can help you find a job that is right for you. So, what exactly is a… Read more »

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It’s natural that you will have personal preferences for certain employees over others, such as your top performers or those you have a rapport with or things in common. However, it is crucial to have a consistent management style with your employees and ensure you are treating all your employees the same. Learn more about… Read more »

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Resume gaps tend to be viewed as a red flag, but if you automatically reject candidates because they don’t have a seamless work history, you could be missing out on landing committed top performers. Especially when you’re facing a skills gap or competitive job market for candidates, giving candidates with breaks in employment a chance… Read more »

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When you made it to the final round in the hiring process only to find a rejection email in your inbox, your first instinct may be to delete it immediately out of frustration. However, if you reply in the right manner, it can actually benefit you. So how do you go about responding to a… Read more »

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The culture of your workplace is one of your most valuable recruitment and retention tools. It is so valuable, in fact, that many top performers will pass on a bigger paycheck from an employer with a lackluster or negative culture in favor of a place with a more supportive and welcoming culture but less compensation…. Read more »

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Getting “ghosted” is a term that refers to when a person in a relationship or friendship suddenly ceases all contact with no explanation. It isn’t just significant others and friends who are getting ghosted – it has made its way into the hiring process, with many seemingly interested candidates up and disappearing once hiring managers… Read more »