Job Search Mistakes You Might Be Making

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Finding the right position when you’re unemployed takes a ton of hard work. Each day is filled with applications, resume edits, cover letters, and references. You can apply to dozens of jobs as you look for the right fit, but it may take a while to land the right role. At the end of the… Read more »

3 Ways to Give Effective Feedback that Your Workers Will Learn From

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The only way to help employees improve their job performance is to offer effective feedback. Yet, since most feedback is delivered as a criticism of the employee, many workers don’t react well when feedback is offered. Here are three ways to give effective feedback that your workers will receive well and will learn from. Positive… Read more »

Workplace Tardiness Is Costlier Than You Think

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Most employees behave within workplace norms. They arrive on time, stay for their whole shift, and don’t call in sick unless necessary. However, every company has those handful of employees who are habitually late or have some excuse why they have to leave early. You may try to ignore this behavior, but it is something… Read more »

How to Wow Hiring Managers a During Phone Interview

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Some companies have multiple steps that must be completed in their interview process. These steps can include an email questionnaire, tests or phone interviews in order to determine if  a potential candidate is a good fit for the organization. A phone interview is one way a manager can create an initial opinion about an individual… Read more »

Why You Should Support a Workplace Wellness Initiative

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Promoting a healthy business includes the health and well-being of your employees. More companies are supporting work place wellness initiatives as a way to take care of their workers, their brand, and their bottom line. Here are some reasons why your company should support a workplace wellness initiative. Better Productivity Healthy people who exercise, eat… Read more »

Are You Targeting Millennial Talent?

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As the baby boomers retire, millennials are taking their place. Millennials currently comprise 27 percent of the adult population and two-thirds of the workforce. Millennials have revolutionized workplace culture and require different recruitment strategies. Are you using hiring practices specifically aimed at attracting top millennial talent? Calling for a Revolution Back in the 70s, baby… Read more »

Nail Your Manufacturing Job Interview by Making the Most Out of Your Experience

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When you are applying for a manufacturing position, it is important to make a good first impression on the interviewer. Having knowledge about the industry, the company you are applying for, and your strengths and weaknesses will help you leverage your job experience. It’s Not All About You The interviewer wants to know about more… Read more »

What to Listen for When You Ask “Why Should We Hire You?”

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As a hiring manager, one of the most important questions to ask is “Why should we hire you?” It allows you to find out what a candidate thinks they bring to the table and if the job seeker will fit into your organization. Here are some things to listen for as candidates answer this question…. Read more »

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 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 »