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8 Facts On Employee Retention That’ll Keep You Up at Night

8 Facts On Employee Retention That’ll Keep You Up at Night

Human Resources

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Employee retention is so important. It’s much harder to have to hire, on board, and train new employees than it is to work hard to keep your current employees, especially... read more

Targeted Resumes: It’s All About the Accomplishments

Targeted Resumes: It’s All About the Accomplishments

Human Resources

By now, most job seekers know that every open position requires a specific, targeted resume. This type of resume shows the recruiter or hiring manager that you have taken the... read more

How Can I Improve My Applicant Flow?

How Can I Improve My Applicant Flow?

Human Resources

To find the best employees you need to sift through a lot of applicants. While applicant tracking systems and hiring automation can help ease the pain of this process, one... read more

Organizing Your Resume to Maximize Impact

Organizing Your Resume to Maximize Impact

Human Resources

You may have the right information on your resume, but how it is organized can make a difference. Ensuring that it flows in a logical order, is easy to read,... read more

How to Keep Employee Training Relevant and Interesting

How to Keep Employee Training Relevant and Interesting

Human Resources

In the eyes of some employees, training is considered to be a necessary evil – even if they know employee development is critical in order to keep up on trends,... read more

5 Strategies to Handle Office Politics Like a Pro

5 Strategies to Handle Office Politics Like a Pro

Human Resources

The recent political situation in the country got me thinking about office politics. It’s a nasty reality in the workplace that most of us have faced at some (or multiple)... read more

Adjusting to Working From Home

Adjusting to Working From Home

Human Resources

Whether you’re telecommuting, starting a home business or freelancing, working at home comes with big changes, some of which can be surprisingly difficult. You can make the adjustment easier by... read more

How to Avoid Bad Hires: 5 Job Structure & Work Style Questions to Ask

How to Avoid Bad Hires: 5 Job Structure & Work Style Questions to Ask

Human Resources

There’s no denying HR representatives are responsible for a number of vital company operations. Recruiting and hiring are arguably among the most important of these responsibilities. That’s because one bad... read more

Recruiting Tips: 7 Voicemail Pitfalls to Avoid

Recruiting Tips: 7 Voicemail Pitfalls to Avoid

Human Resources

Recruiters spend a lot of time on the phone, and as a recruiter for many years, mastering voicemail is something I had to get my mind around. You don’t get... read more

Do You Have a Plan B for Your Career?

Do You Have a Plan B for Your Career?

Human Resources

You have probably been told that you should have a Plan B. What if something does not work out? How about having a Plan B for your career? I entered... read more

When a Cheesy Facebook Quiz Made Me Think Twice

When a Cheesy Facebook Quiz Made Me Think Twice

Human Resources

I recently took a gimmicky Facebook quiz from Bitecharge (come on, we all do it) about the right career for me. While I’m not questioning my career, I don’t spend... read more

The Serious Benefits of Productive Play

The Serious Benefits of Productive Play

Human Resources

Play has become a powerful word in leadership circles. It’s been touted in the press as “the number one leadership competency of the future,” “the key to a company’s success”... read more

Employee Accountability: Not Picture Perfect

Employee Accountability: Not Picture Perfect

Human Resources

For managers wanting to monitor employees in the field, it may seem that a quick photo documenting a client visit or displaying the day’s work is enough proof. Smartphones and... read more

Networking Success is About Giving, Not Taking

Networking Success is About Giving, Not Taking

Human Resources

Nearly every article or book on career or business advancement will talk about the benefits of networking. Indeed, networking is an excellent way to get referrals when searching for a... read more

How to Get More Out of Networking Events

How to Get More Out of Networking Events

Human Resources

Don’t Be a Networking Failure The average person shudders at the idea of walking into a crowded room, knowing that they need to chat with and gain the contact information... read more