What Failure Teaches Us

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Most people take failure personally. They don’t want people to know they have failed because they think it makes them look less successful. In reality, failure is an important part of your personal and professional growth. Failure teaches us things that we wouldn’t be able to learn any other way. What Not to Do Failure… 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 »

How to Be Memorable to a Recruiter

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Many businesses use recruiting agencies in order to fill open permanent and temporary positions. This often means that in order to get the job you want, you need to learn how to work with a recruiter. Follow these tips to become memorable to a recruiter in order to land your dream job. Include Your Contact… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »