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The Major Drawback of Employee Referrals

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If you want to attract talent, one popular strategy is to ask your employees to recommend professionals, and provide an incentive. Whether it’s a cash bonus or a prize, your staff will take advantage of the offer and bring in their connections. The goal of an employee referral program is to fill roles and retain… Read more »

Handling the Post-Interview “We’ll Get Back to You” Response

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Your resume gets selected, you nail the in-person interview, and you’re feeling extremely confident. You’ve done everything right, the pieces seem to be falling into place, and then you hear the dreaded statement – “We’ll get back to you.” You may be thinking, “Where did I go wrong?” It’s important to stay calm and remember… Read more »

Avoiding Micromanagement In Your Office

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Have you ever heard a worker say, “I love my boss! My supervisor is a total micromanager.” Probably not. Not only do employees detest micromanagement, it’s also the least productive form of leadership. Increasing the pressure on a staff member can be detrimental to their effectiveness. We’re here to help you diagnose your level of… Read more »

How to Nail Your Interview and Not Be Awkward

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You may not think of yourself as an “awkward person,” but that doesn’t make you immune to those uncomfortable interview moments every job seeker faces. Your interview confidence can be shattered in an instant when the hiring manager falls silent. Keep your spirits high and ace the interview questions with our interview etiquette tips. Embrace… Read more »

Best Books of 2018 to Boost Your Leadership Skills

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Quick clips in your Facebook feed and LinkedIn articles can be fun and interesting. But the top professionals know the best wisdom lies in leadership books. Penned by pioneers in their respective industries, we want to recommend our favorite selections that can help you develop your leadership skills. Whether you’re a veteran in management or… Read more »

Check These Things Off Before You Accept a Job Offer

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So many professionals have found out the hard way that fine print isn’t always so fine. A hiring manager says they’ve selected you, and it’s hard not to feel anything but thrilled. However, the best candidates bring with them a healthy dose of skepticism. When it’s time to accept, you need to make sure you’re… Read more »

Is Your Company Practicing What You Preach?

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Managing a team effectively comes with experience. But delivering on your company’s vision? That takes much more. It can be difficult to create an abstract theme for your organization, and carry out concrete tasks to fulfill that vision.   You can’t stay true to your brand if you don’t have one, so you’ll need to:… Read more »

6 Checklist Items When Creating Your Resume

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Whether you’re an industry vet or new to the workforce, the most important document you can provide is your resume. Creating your resume takes time, and you need to tailor it to each position you apply to. However, anyone can make a simple mistake on that page. We’re here to help you prevent those slip-ups… Read more »

Team-Building Exercises to Help Build Trust in Your Workplace

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Teams don’t succeed without trust. Whether it’s the Denver Broncos or the customer service reps, harmony is vital to achieve a common goal. Sometimes the people get you through the day. Employees often thrive when they get along well with their co-workers. But getting along isn’t enough, your people need to have a strong foundation… Read more »

3 Hacks For Calming Your Nerves Before Your Big Interview

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The big interview: It can be an exciting opportunity, or a stressful test of your abilities. Any professional will tell you that interviews are all about being prepared and confident. Keeping a cool head is essential to landing the position you want, whether you’re walking into the first interview or the last. If you’re feeling… Read more »