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Mastering the Art of Expectation Management

Mastering the Art of Expectation Management

Human Resources

By far one of the most challenging areas to master in management, and life, is managing expectations. The difficulty is, that more often than not, expectations are defined by what... read more

How Can You Improve Your Candidate Evaluation Process?

How Can You Improve Your Candidate Evaluation Process?

Human Resources

Too many candidates. Too little time. That’s what life is like in HR these days. Sure, not every one of those candidates is qualified for the job (in fact –... read more

How to Prepare for a Job Interview

How to Prepare for a Job Interview

Human Resources

A job interview is the final step before getting the job. It’s the most critical step because if the candidate does not convince the decision maker of being the ideal... read more

Employers: Employ In-House Or Hire A Digital Agency?

Employers: Employ In-House Or Hire A Digital Agency?

Human Resources

If you run a digital business, there’s bound to come a point when you need to hire more expertise or you need a service or certain set of skills that... read more

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The Changing Titles of Employees in the Field

Human Resources

There’s seemingly no end to the kinds of titles that companies give their employees in the field, with variations on field service engineer, field service technician and other standards. Recently,... read more

Can I Find Your Education On Your Resume In Less Than Six Seconds?

Can I Find Your Education On Your Resume In Less Than Six Seconds?

Human Resources

Once your resume has passed the computer scan (that’s a different blog topic) and landed in the hands of a hiring decision maker, the individual may spend all of 6... read more

Your Relative Performance: A Better Predictor of Employee Turnover

Your Relative Performance: A Better Predictor of Employee Turnover

Human Resources

Last week, I compared two employee turnover metrics. One metric was a self-reported measure gathered through surveys. The other metric reflected the employment status at a later date (the objective... read more

Are PR Agencies Setting New Parents Up to Fail?

Are PR Agencies Setting New Parents Up to Fail?

Human Resources

I got a note from a friend a few weeks ago. It was a story I’ve heard before. “I’m burned out on my agency job.” This friend went on to... read more

Negotiating Salary From the Employer’s Point of View

Negotiating Salary From the Employer’s Point of View

Human Resources

After recruiting all levels of job seekers for the past decade, I’ve come to understand that many people lack a true understanding of how to negotiate salary. The most common... read more

5 Job Interview Questions Designed To Trip You Up

5 Job Interview Questions Designed To Trip You Up

Human Resources

It’s the human element that makes interviewing for a job so tricky, so daunting. You can hold all the practice interviews and rehearse all the canned answers you want, but... read more

Short-Term Jobs: Do They Have a Place on Your Resume?

Short-Term Jobs: Do They Have a Place on Your Resume?

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Landing the right job can take time. You may go through some short-term positions in the interim as you find the right fit. Or, you may hold more than one... read more

How to Say No To Your Boss

How to Say No To Your Boss

Human Resources

You all had times where your boss wants you to take on a new assignment or asks you to do something that is outside of your job description. In this... read more

I Leaned In and I Fell Over

I Leaned In and I Fell Over

Human Resources

I haven’t exactly read Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In, but I did read excerpts of it online, and I have heard it discussed ad nauseam. Despite my skepticism, the parts... read more

Self-Reported Intentions vs. Actual Behaviors: Comparing Two Employee Turnover Metrics

Self-Reported Intentions vs. Actual Behaviors: Comparing Two Employee Turnover Metrics

Human Resources

Reducing employee turnover is an important way to improve how a company performs. It is estimated that employee turnover costs companies 16% of the annual salary ( $75K) of higher... read more

Hiring Interns: The Differences Between Getting a Lazy Frat Bro and an Ambitious Young Professional

Hiring Interns: The Differences Between Getting a Lazy Frat Bro and an Ambitious Young Professional

Human Resources

If you are a small business looking to hire an intern for the first time, you probably have many reservations and questions regarding the search, hiring, and management process. While... read more