What’s Coming to Denver: A Look at the Future

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More good news for job seekers in Colorado. The state added 51,000 new businesses in the first half of 2014, signifying a year of sustained growth and prosperity. This is up 13 percent from the year before. In a 12-year period, the state added more than 92,000 jobs, a 4.8 percent increase over the previous… Read more »

5 Ways to Show Your Employer That You’re Ready for Management

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You’ve put in a few years of work at your company, you’ve done a good job, and now you feel like you are ready to take on more responsibility. Unfortunately, becoming a manager is not as easy as walking into your boss’s office and telling them that you are ready. Instead of telling them that… Read more »

Skills Are Nice, but Here’s Why You Should Hire for Personality

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Deciding who to hire is never easy. Looking over someone’s resume and meeting them once in an interview does not offer much evidence on whether that person will be able to succeed day-to-day with your company. The best indicator of success may not be the list of accomplishments and experience, but rather the candidate’s personality…. Read more »

How to Prepare Yourself for Salary Negotiations

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Asking for a raise is not an easy proposition. The stakes are great, the topic is uncomfortable, and chances are, you don’t have much experience in the area. Because the conversation is so important, it is crucial that you think about how you are going to approach it, and go in with a set plan… Read more »

Colorado Economic Forecast: Second Strong Year of Job Gains

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Once again, Colorado is proving to be one of the best places in the country when it comes to recent job growth.  After already experiencing its highest rate of job growth since before the recession, Colorado will continue to add jobs at a high rate through 2014.  By the end of the year, forecasters predict… Read more »

5 Apps all Job Seekers MUST Use

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Finding a job in 2014 is not easy.  Today’s job search can be a long, time-consuming and difficult process.  Luckily, there are more resources than ever these days to help job seekers manage and succeed in their search. There are numerous mobile apps offering assistance with everything from personal assessments and resume-building, to scheduling and… Read more »

Top 5 tricks to get the best workers

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As a manager, you have a lot invested in finding the right employees. Not only are you literally investing time and money in the hiring process, but you are looking for people who will ultimately contribute to the success or failure of your company. Finding the right employee can sometimes seem difficult, especially with the… Read more »

What Your Interview Body Talk Says about You

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When preparing for interviews, many people spend hours going through sample questions and planning out what they are going to say. While this is important, it turns out that in interviews, what you say with your body may be just as, if not more, important than what you say with your words. Your body language… Read more »

How to Prepare for 7 Most Common Job Interview Questions

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When it comes to interviews, preparation is key. Preparation starts with researching the company and the interviewers and learning everything you can about both. After that, the next step is to try to anticipate the kind of questions you will be asked and plan out how you will answer them. While every interview with involve… Read more »

Do You Know How the ACA Will Impact Your Business?

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The Affordable Care Act mandates that employers with more than 50 full-time workers provide health care to their employees or pay a penalty. But there are some complications, particularly when it comes to temporary workers. Understanding how the law affects your company is crucial to ensuring you are fulfilling your responsibilities. Here is a breakdown… Read more »