Making the Most of Your Temporary Job

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In a recent survey, close to 70 percent of respondents said they would consider taking a temporary job as a smart career step. Working as a temp gives you the opportunity to test drive employers, try out new roles, develop new skills and build your resume, portfolio and professional network. Here are some tips for… Read more »

How You Can Spot a Top Performer in a Job Interview

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With unemployment at a 17-year low, competition for top talent is fierce across the United States. The most desired candidates on the market have multiple job opportunities to choose from, so you have to be both creative and perceptive when seeking out high performers in interviews. Look for Leadership Potential Find candidates you can develop… Read more »

Learn About the 7 C’s for Finding and Hiring Top Talent

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Without a team of quality, effective employees in all areas, it’s impossible for your business to stand apart, build a brand or develop a unique customer experience. And it all starts with hiring success. Every employee is a significant investment in time, money, resources – and the future of your company. As per the title… Read more »

This is How You Can Truly Impress Your Interviewer

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An interview is your first face-to-face meeting with a prospective employer. First impressions are indelible, so you want to be sure you make a good one. Check that: a great one! With the right advance preparation, you can strike the perfect balance of self-confidence, poise and common courtesy – and ensure you leap this first,… Read more »

Selling Your Company to Candidates During Job Interviews

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When it comes to landing A-level job candidates, an interview is not just about you evaluating them. In today’s market, they have the upper hand, and you can bet they’re evaluating you and your company as well. And if they don’t like what they see, they won’t even skip a beat as they go elsewhere…. Read more »

Are You in a Rut at Work? Here’s How to Get out of It

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Do you feel like you’re dragging yourself to work every day, only to count the minutes until it’s time to go home? Boredom, lack of motivation or inspiration, feeling like you’re not doing your job to the best of your ability or adding value to your company … none of these are good feelings. The… Read more »

Learn How to Improve Your Brand to Attract Top Talent

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Your employer brand is your company’s reputation as an employer and also its value proposition, or what it offers to potential employees. It should be authentic, sharing “what it’s really like to work here” and providing insight into your culture, as well as candidates’ opportunities for career advancement. Just as you would with your consumer-facing… Read more »

Tips for Managing Challenging Employees

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In your role as a manager, you will inevitably have to deal with difficult employees. They may be insubordinate, overly argumentative or even bullying. The root of the problem may be laziness, boredom or a lack of motivation. Whatever the reasons behind the situation, it’s up to you to nip it in the bud. Evaluate… Read more »

How Can You Successfully Reenter the Workforce?

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If you’ve been out of the job market for one or two – or even 10 or more – years, the thought of heading back in can be daunting. The key to success lies in understanding what a prospective employer’s concerns about hiring you might be, and structuring your resume, interview responses and other job… Read more »

Reasons You Should Reject a Job Candidate

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As you narrow down the field towards making a final hiring decision, what criteria should you use for rejecting job candidates? The process can be overwhelming – and much is riding on your selection. Factors to Consider That pile of dozens – and dozens and dozens – of resumes and applications will get shorter –… Read more »