Signs Your Employee Handbook Isn’t Working

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To run an effective and responsible organization, it’s essential to keep up with rules and regulations. Every industry is held to a specific standard, and there are rules that all companies need to abide by. But maintaining high standards requires clear communication and a strong enforcement of those rules. If your employee handbook isn’t working,… Read more »

How to Make Your Employees Feel Appreciated

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So, you’re determined to be a smart, effective leader. You’ve got a library full of motivational handbooks, inspiring quotes on your office walls and you’ve participated in every workshop and conference available to build your leadership abilities. Here’s the big industry secret you’ve been missing: None of your preparation matters if you don’t cultivate a… Read more »

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 »

How to Attract Millennials to Your Company

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Embrace this generation of young minds; they’ll soon make up more than half of the American workforce. It’s essential any good leader leverage advantages that competitors may not. Be prepared, because if you’re serious about bringing in millennial talent, it will take more than adjusting your job description. A review of your company’s hiring practices… Read more »

Make Your Workplace Happy by Doing These Five Things Each Day

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Creating a friendly and productive office environment is essential to a happy workplace. Research shows that happy workers are more productive workers, so embrace the trend toward a upbeat environment. Hiring the best professionals doesn’t necessarily mean a harmonious atmosphere – this is something a leader must craft. The best managers never settle – they strive for… Read more »

What Happens to Your Application After You Hit “Send”?

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Your job hunt can be stressful, exhausting, and frustrating. Even when you’ve found an ideal posting, there’s work to be done. It can be confusing to know when to follow up or how to proceed next. Here at Job Store Staffing, we’re doing our best to lead you through the process. Here’s what happens behind… Read more »

How to Keep Your Team Productive During the Holidays Without Being a Scrooge

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It can be tough to keep a team on task during the holidays. Between vacations and distractions, it’s easy for a team to become less productive and less motivated. However, a terrific leader knows how to embrace the holiday spirit without sacrificing the company’s resources in excess. Learn how to be the best holiday boss… Read more »

Why You Must Have Good Relationships With Co-Workers

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In a typical week, you spend almost as much time with your co-workers as you do with friends and family members.  It’s wonderful if you like your co-workers, but its stressful if you have different personalities that don’t always mix well. While you don’t have to be friends with everyone at work, it’s beneficial for… Read more »

New Ways to Look for a Job When You’ve Tried Everything

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Exasperated with aimless job searches and few responses from potential employers? Feel like you’ve done everything to get a position that suits your interests and abilities? Don’t despair, because you may be missing some viable options to hunt down your dream job. Time to think outside the box, with the help of some expert advice… Read more »

Common Mistakes First-Time Job Seekers Make

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If you are a first time job seeker, the entire job search process may seem intimidating to you. How do you find the right positions to apply for? How do you write a resume that stands out? What do you do during an interview? And in your haste to secure employment, you may end up… Read more »