Why You Should Be Asking Your Employees for Feedback

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Feedback equals growth. Feedback gives you an opportunity to analyze your process and enhance the way your team does business. But feedback doesn’t always come naturally from employees. Some staff members are hesitant to share, or feel uncomfortable with public commentary. It’s up to you as a leader to elicit feedback from your staff, and… Read more »

5 Tips for Answering: What Is Your Biggest Weakness?

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In a job interview, a recruiter will ask the dreaded question: What’s your biggest weakness? Your strategy to conquer this question needs to be solid. Appearing confident and capable will help you nail the interview and prove you’re the ideal candidate. Here are our top five tips on how you can impress a hiring manager… Read more »

De-Stress With These 4 Exercises You Can Do During Your Workday

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Every professional faces deeply stressful times. It happens across every industry. Whether you’re pressured by looming deadlines or overwhelmed by leads to pursue, don’t let stress get the best of you. Harness these feelings and turn them into productivity. We’ve got four ways to help you de-stress throughout the workday and conquer any obstacles. Limit… Read more »

Why Your Social Media Pages Could Be Dismissing You From a Potential Job Offer

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When you’re looking to lock down the perfect position, it’s essential to have a strong professional presence. Hiring managers search for experienced candidates with potential and leadership abilities. Most supervisors don’t hire for the short term; they’ve got big-picture plans for qualified applicants. First impressions are crucial, but you need to think big picture too…. Read more »

4 Essential Things to Include in Your Post-Interview Thank-You Letter

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To stand out as a job candidate, every detail counts. It can seem impossible to make a big impression even in a candidate market. When you’re searching for the perfect position, you may be applying to dozens of postings each week, and struggling to stay organized. Be sure to keep tabs on the all-important post-interview… Read more »

Culture is a Big Factor in Making Your Employees Stay

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Retention is a huge responsibility of any company leader. As someone in management, you need to keep your staff in the loop and on board. Any industry leader knows the secret to successful retention of quality staff is to have a positive company culture. These days, employees aren’t willing to deal with poor treatment or… Read more »

Reasons Why You Aren’t Getting the Offer

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Even in a candidate market, the job search can be tough. After meetings, interviews, and communicating back and forth, it can be incredibly frustrating when you don’t get the offer. If this isn’t the first time this has happened, this emerging pattern may make you wonder what you might be doing wrong. You may be… Read more »

What Impact Does Your Company’s Online Reputation Have on Securing Top Employees?

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Companies research potential candidates online. Job searchers conduct their own research when reviewing open positions. Your online presence and reputation can be the deciding factor as to whether top candidates apply to your organization or a competitor. Social Proof is Important People research everything online, from the kind of smartwatch they want to buy to… 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 »

Is Your Business Prepared for Baby Boomers Leaving the Workforce?

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Baby boomers make up a large portion of the workforce. They often have upper-level positions and are responsible for making important decisions for many businesses. As these older workers retire, they leave behind a large hole in the job pool some industries aren’t prepared to fill. A survey conducted by Pew Research Center showed that… Read more »