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4 Career Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making

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If you are looking to advance at your organization, professional growth is important. It is good to know your strengths and weaknesses to improve yourself and progress in your career. In the process of personal growth, you also try to avoid making mistakes that could hurt your career. However, some mistakes aren’t obvious and some… Read more »

How to Be Hands-on Without Micromanaging

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Good management is the right balance of engaging your staff while allowing employees to complete tasks on their own. Too much distance and you are out of touch with your department; however, too much involvement in all details of projects and you are micromanaging. How can you be hands-on with your employees without micromanaging? Open… Read more »

Should You Take a Job You Don’t Really Want?

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Job hunting can be scary, especially if you are unemployed while you are searching for a new position. It can be tempting to take any job offer that comes your way. As enticing as it may be, you shouldn’t take a job you don’t really want. You always have options and the stress and anxiety… Read more »

Are These Traits Killing Your Online Business Credibility?

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Credibility is a company’s currency and leverage. When your business has a positive reputation, your organization has more influence over the market, new products have a better chance of being successful, and you may be able to have an impact on the direction of new trends in your niche. You can have a stellar offline… Read more »

5 Ways to Keep Your Job Search From Employers

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Searching for a new position while you are employed offers you many benefits. You prove to potential employers that you have a stable employment history, you are able to negotiate benefits from a point of strength, and you won’t suffer from a gap in income until you find a new position. If you want to… Read more »

How to Hire in a Low Unemployment Market

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It is a simple law of supply and demand: When there are more candidates, you have a better pool of qualified applicants. In a low unemployment market, you have fewer job seekers and they may not have the skills you need. When there is a low supply of unemployed workers, how do you find high-qualified… Read more »

Why Women-Owned Businesses Are Looking for Quality Talent

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Women-owned businesses survived the recent recession and are now looking to grow. This provides optimum opportunity for qualified candidates like you. Understand how female entrepreneurs run their businesses differently and what that means for job seekers. Strategic Survival Established women-owned businesses survived the recent recession in one of two ways. The companies either cut costs… Read more »

The Secret to More Effective Team Meetings

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Everyone has had this experience: Sitting at a meeting where no one seems to be accomplishing anything and all you want to do is leave to work on finishing that report you have due at the end of the day. Meetings are important, however, if they aren’t effective, then they can be counterproductive. If you… Read more »

Is Your Company Website Taking a Summer Vacation?

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Summer is here and the time you spend at your desk is divided between working on that important presentation and daydreaming about relaxing on the beach. You may be surprised to know that you aren’t the only one in your office contemplating taking a summer vacation. In fact, your company website may already be idle…. Read more »

The Secret to Successful Hiring (From Other Successful Companies)

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A low unemployment rate doesn’t mean you have few opportunities to find qualified candidates for open positions. When you create a hiring plan that includes key strategies, key candidates will come to you. Here are some tips from other successful companies on how you can find the perfect candidate for you next job opening. Vivid… Read more »