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The Business Case for Engaging Employees through CSR

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Referrals Are Still KING When Hiring Employees

Referrals Are Still KING When Hiring Employees

Human Resources

Recruiting. It is made to be so hard. There is so much talk about the active and passive candidate. Who is the best fit for the role? Where do you... read more

New Study Shows Working Mothers Are Still Penalized

New Study Shows Working Mothers Are Still Penalized

Human Resources

Slowly but surely, work flexibility is becoming the norm in the workplace. More and more companies are offering flexible schedules to their employees. Still, a bias exists in the workplace... read more

How to Choose the Right Candidate for the Job

How to Choose the Right Candidate for the Job

Human Resources

This week, I wanted to help entrepreneurs, recruiters and hiring managers by discussing some tips for choosing the right candidate for the job. Hiring the right candidate is very important... read more

The 4 Worst Employee Appraisals In History

The 4 Worst Employee Appraisals In History

Human Resources

You can’t make this stuff up. Some of these performance appraisals I’m about to share with you are just awful. I’ve spoken a lot about performance reviews recently, talking about... read more

Networking – It’s All About How Your Approach it

Networking – It’s All About How Your Approach it

Human Resources

If you hate networking you’re not alone.  Most people blanch at the thought of jumping into a room full of strangers.  They’d rather stay home and forego the business contacts... read more

Be Prepared for Job or Company Changes (But Not Worried)

Be Prepared for Job or Company Changes (But Not Worried)

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You can do everything right, and things can still go splat in your career. As John Elway, two-time Super Bowl champion quarterback, says, “Not only do you have to be... read more

Why Do You Want to Leave Your Current Position?

Why Do You Want to Leave Your Current Position?

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The dreaded question – Why do you want to leave your current position? The one question most candidates dread is, “Why do you want to leave your current position?” You... read more

How to Make Flextime Work for You and Your Business

How to Make Flextime Work for You and Your Business

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The business case for work flexibility has never been stronger. According to a recent study, from the Families and Work Institute, 63 percent of employees in 2012 work from home... read more

E-mail Etiquette is Essential to Your Job Search

E-mail Etiquette is Essential to Your Job Search

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First impressions are everything, especially when you’re searching for a new job. You probably wouldn’t show up for a job interview wearing your gym clothes and a baseball cap, nor... read more

Struggling With High Employee Turnover? You Might Be Missing The Obvious Solution

Struggling With High Employee Turnover? You Might Be Missing The Obvious Solution

Human Resources

We’re in the middle of an employee retention epidemic, and it’s costing your company. According to the book Successful Onboarding, an annual attrition rate of only 10 to 15 percent... read more

how video Boosts Employee Performance

Need a New Way to Boost Employee Performance? Try Video.

Human Resources

It’s visually eye-catching, it’s personal and these days it’s even easy to make. If you want more engaged employees, then jump onboard the video band wagon. Actively engaging your employees... read more

Avoiding Common Cover Letter Mistakes

Avoiding Common Cover Letter Mistakes

Human Resources

Your cover letter can be a valuable contribution to your application package if it is done correctly. It provides employers with initial insight into who you are and why you... read more

Three Words About Your Future: Responsible, Respectful and Realistic

Three Words About Your Future: Responsible, Respectful and Realistic

Human Resources

Incoming freshmen. Heed these words. Why? Career, Contacts and Optics. More on these later, but keep in mind that the way you handle yourself will define your current and future... read more

6 Ways to Use a Hobbies and Interests Section to Supercharge Your Resume

6 Ways to Use a Hobbies and Interests Section to Supercharge Your Resume

Human Resources

A funny thing happened the last time I went job-hunting. I got a call from the owner of an advertising agency that I had applied to earlier that week, and... read more

Get Fired Up and Unify Your Team!

Get Fired Up and Unify Your Team!

Human Resources

It is rally time! Start today and start building not only a better department, but a better company overall! Rally around the Marketing Cause – Make it Happen People love... read more