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Actions speak louder than words in a job interview, so show your fit by doing. Any candidate can claim to be the perfect match for the company, but you can stand out by actually serving as living proof. The importance of demonstrating your cultural fit cannot be emphasized enough. Many employers actually favor cultural fit… Read more »

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Administrative assistants are the unsung heroes at your company who really “run the show.” They are the first point of contact with customers and the public. And they make their boss – and by extension, your company – look good. A lot rests on how they perform every day. How do you find candidates with… Read more »

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Getting a new job is incredibly exciting, but before you can start the next chapter of your career, you have to finish the current one. No matter what your thoughts on your current job, it’s important to leave on a positive note because you don’t want to burn bridges. Use these tips to behave like… Read more »

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It’s been a challenge to employers throughout the ages: employee resistance to change. It can manifest itself in myriad ways, including decreased productivity and output; increased turnover and anxiety; chronic infighting; and plummeting morale and job satisfaction. Troubling at best, and at worst, potentially damaging to your business success, change is a constant that must… Read more »

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Every company wants the cream of the crop, but there are only so many elite professionals to go around. If you’re tired of seeing these workers pass your company up to work for your competitors, consider taking on a staffing partner. Serving as your secret weapon, a recruiter can work behind the scenes to make… Read more »

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One of the best ways to drive your business forward is to ensure your employees are continually learning. As you strengthen your employer brand image, support of ongoing employee development is good for your people – and good for your company. In one recent study, 40 percent of people who received poor employee training reported… Read more »

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It can be easy to settle for less than the best when you hire a new employee – especially if you’re pressed by time or budgetary constraints. But hiring mediocre talent is not a trap you want to fall into, at least not without risking your company’s business resilience and reputation. The Pitfalls of Mediocrity… Read more »

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When you’re one employee in a sea of many, it’s easy to blend in with the crowd. Keeping your head down and getting your work done will keep your paychecks coming in, but it won’t help with your career advancement. If you want to climb the ladder, you have to break out from the masses…. Read more »

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Many employees assume their bosses want them to be ‘yes’ men — or women — but it’s hard to shine when you blend in with the crowd. Safety is always a top priority with the best companies, and they want employees who share this conviction. Oftentimes, the people who make the rules aren’t on the… Read more »

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Of all the soft skills critical to achieving the right cultural fit in a candidate, communication ranks at or near the top of the list. Communication skills have become increasingly important due to a growing emphasis on team-based collaboration within companies. You can best assess communication skills in a team interview setting, where you have… Read more »