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Company culture consists of the core values that set the foundation for the organizational mission. To truly put these values into practice, culture fit should be prioritized when evaluating candidates. Otherwise, it will not be a successful long term hire and will be mutually unsatisfying. Make hiring decisions with your company culture in mind with… Read more »

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Recruiters often opt for having the first point of contact with candidates be a phone screening, as a way to save time as they evaluate baseline qualifications before proceeding to formal in-person interviews. However, if you land a phone interview, you should still put forth the same level of preparation as a face-to-face meeting. Answer… Read more »

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Right now times are very uncertain, very stressful and even a bit frightening. The COVID-19 outbreak has not only caused a health crisis but an economic crisis, as well. In a matter of days, millions of people found themselves suddenly out of work. Millions more are weeks or even days away from losing their jobs, and millions more still are… Read more »

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When you’ve reached the point at your job where you’ve gained enough experience that you’re no longer being challenged, it’s a sign that you could be ready to take the next step in your career. However, in order to be qualified to move up professionally, you need to gain more higher-level experience. Ask for and… Read more »

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Hiring new employees can be time-consuming and challenging, as recruitment must be done in addition to the already staggering workload of managers and may be outside of their areas of expertise. Fortunately, hiring candidates can be delegated, like any other work task, by using a staffing agency. Learn more about how working with a staffing… Read more »

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Communicating with your candidates is always important, but maintaining strong communication with them during a crisis can set you apart from your competitors. Thanks to COVID-19, our economy came to a grinding halt in March, and businesses are facing unique challenges. On one hand, millions of businesses were deemed “non-essential” and were forced to close their doors, putting them in… Read more »

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As a manager, you’re likely too familiar with being absolutely swamped all day with urgent matters that pop up and need immediate attention…but still ending the day realizing you didn’t work on anything of significant value. The key to productivity and getting results for all your effort is taking firm control of your time –… Read more »

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Workplace hierarchy tends to encourage a dynamic in which employees feel pressured by the (sometimes vocalized, but often unspoken) expectation that they abide by what leadership says, with no questioning and certainly no pushback. However, employee perspective is crucial for leaders to be as effective as possible. Learn more about why your employees should disagree… Read more »

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The job search process can take its emotional toll, from the frustration of applying and never hearing back to, even worse, advancing in the hiring process only to get rejected in the end. Getting turned down is unavoidable when you’re looking for a job, but with the right mindset, it can be an opportunity rather… Read more »

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The foundation of organizational success generally comes down to one major factor: company culture. It impacts the quality of candidates you attract, retention rates, productivity, and engagement. A positive workplace culture organically leads employees to feel committed and loyal to your organization because they enjoy being there and want to go above and beyond to… Read more »