How to Build the Company That You Would Want to Work For

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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 »

Work-Life Balance: Why It’s Critical to Employee Longevity

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Trying to manage all the responsibilities of both their professional and personal lives can be draining to employees. Employers who are understanding of this fact can reap significant benefits, both in terms of productivity and employee satisfaction. Learn more about how work-life balance is critical to employee longevity.   Better Focus When employees have a… Read more »

5 Signs It’s Time To Look For a New Job

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Making the decision to leave your current job isn’t always a simple one. It can be difficult to determine what are normal ebbs and flows in your job satisfaction, and when it’s truly time to go. Feel confident in whatever choice you make – check out these five signs it’s time to look for a… Read more »

3 Reasons to Re-train Rather than Fire Underperforming Employees

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Whether you’re facing a skills gap or simply a performance issue, it may seem like there’s only one solution: fire the current employees who aren’t currently meeting your organization’s needs, and replace them with new hires. Unfortunately, replacing employees is not a simple endeavor and can have unintended ramifications – learn more with these three… Read more »

How You Can Be Properly Prepare for Your Interview

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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 »

What You Can Do to Avoid a Bad Hire

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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 »

Do You Have A Referral Program? Here’s Why You Should

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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 »

So, What Exactly is a Staffing Agency?

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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 »

Why Playing Favorites With Your Employees is Bad for Business

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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 »

What Should You Do When You See Gaps in a Candidate’s Resume?

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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 »