How to Identify a Real Leader for a Management Position

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When considering management positions, you want someone who’s a good leader. We’ve all dealt with people in management or leadership roles who exemplified both sides of the coin, the best and the worst of leadership. So how do you identify a true leader to be promoted to manager? ● They lead by example. Nobody wants to… Read more »

What Generation of Candidates are You Appealing To?

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Looking at the available candidates for hire, you’ll see a wide array of ages – many companies have three different generations all working at the same place: baby boomers, Generation X, and Generation Y (usually referred to as millennials). These three groups grew up in extremely different times, and as such, they often approach work… Read more »

Why an Ongoing Recruitment Strategy Is Vital for Success

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When considering a recruitment strategy, take a cue from the Boy Scouts: Be prepared. Employers who have a constant flow of recruits – rather than simply starting to look when an opening pops up – will always have quality candidates at the ready. Let’s look at some of the “hows” and the “whys” of an… Read more »

Personality Traits to Highlight for an Administrative Assistant

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If you’ve ever worked in an office and really paid close attention, you’ve come to the realization that a good administrative assistant plays an absolutely invaluable role in making that office (and the life of whoever they’re working for) run smoothly. And it’s way more than just getting coffee, typing emails and memos, and answering… Read more »

How to Bring up Salary on a Job Interview

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The interview has gone fairly well: You’ve answered the questions as thoroughly as possible, shown yourself in a positive light, and engaged well with the interviewer. Then the time comes for you to ask your questions, and in your head you have your own private query: Do I bring up salary? If I do, how… Read more »