Ways to Recognize Your Top-Performing Employees

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There is no one who doesn’t like being recognized for a job well done – even your most introverted, laid-back team members. On an ongoing basis, employee recognition may be simply a few short words of praise and encouragement to maintain a positive flow in the workplace environment. Your more formal program will likely include… Read more »

Why You Should Consider Taking a Temp Job

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Social Media and Hiring Opportunities in Modesto

Companies in the United States hire more than 14 million temporary and contract employees every year. The temporary employment industry grew by 57 percent between 2009 and 2014. And in today’s workforce environment, employers continue to look for ways to quickly adapt to market dynamics. Often, temporary workers are their answer. A temporary position can… Read more »

Unique Interview Questions to Find the Best Candidates

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The best interview questions tell you about the person behind the resume, revealing their true personality and passions, strengths and shortfalls. By asking the right things, you can hire superstars who will get behind you in your business vision and help make it a reality. Here are some unique questions to help you set the… Read more »

What is The Cost of Making a Bad Hire?

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There are many variables in determining what a bad hire may cost your company. But no matter which expert analyses you consider, you can’t afford to make such a mistake very often. The U.S. Department of Labor estimates the cost of a failed hire is at least 30 percent of an employee’s first-year earnings. Half… Read more »

What You Need to Include in New Hire Training

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Starting a new job is one of the biggest transitions a person experiences. The way you welcome a new employee to your team makes a crucial first impression – and sets the stage for their future at your company. You worked hard to hire this person. So, work hard not to lose them. Studies show… Read more »

How to Resign Without Burning the Bridge

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Resigning from a job can be stressful, even if you’re leaving to take an opportunity that better meets your career goals. Be sure to resign gracefully and professionally, without burning bridges or harming your reputation in any way. What to Say Handle your resignation as carefully and tactfully as you would any other important business… Read more »

Cover Letter Mistakes That are Costing You

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Despite what you may have recently heard or read, a strong cover letter is important to your successful job search. Cover letters are not always required, but they can be the factor that sets you apart from other candidates. A cover letter can be the best place to let your personality come through and show… Read more »

Should You Use the Same Cover Letter for All Interviews?

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Your resume will be stacked up against more competition than ever before – so be sure to make your cover letter stand out from the crowd. Because unless a recruiter or hiring manager is impressed by your cover letter, they won’t even get as far as your resume. Six Crucial Seconds An employer or recruiter… Read more »

Have You Outgrown Your Employer?

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It happens to almost everyone at some point in their career. You reach a point where you hit a wall in your current position and are unsure what steps to take. When you’ve outgrown your job, your feelings of boredom, underutilization, lack of challenge and plain old unhappiness can be devastating. The Writing is on… Read more »

How to Know an Employee is Unhappy

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Leading a team isn’t easy. And no matter how skillful you are at it, there will be times when you have to face the challenge of dealing with an unhappy employee. If you handle it well, you can turn a disgruntled poor performer into a star. If not, you may lose the employee due to… Read more »