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Employee engagement is key to building your strong corporate brand. Your employees are actively promoting – or devaluing – your company’s values, vision and mission every time they share related information in public, whether it’s through personal contact or on social media. Realize that your team members have an impact beyond their day-to-day work tasks,… Read more »

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When it comes to your resume, presentation is everything. You’re preparing to kick off a new job search — and that’s very exciting! Get off to a great start by choosing the best resume format for your specific needs and career goals to increase your chances of finding a great new job as quickly as… Read more »

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Recruitment is exciting and highly rewarding – but it’s rarely easy. Without a robust candidate pool, it can become quite daunting. If a position needs to be filled ASAP, you’ll find yourself at a serious disadvantage unless your talent pipeline is a healthy one. Be ready to hire quickly when the need arises. Capture top… Read more »

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You’ve finally graduated and now you’re ready to enter the workforce! The prospect of scoring your first “real job” is incredibly exciting, but your enthusiasm may be starting to dwindle if your search keeps coming up short due to your lack of experience. It seems like every employer is only interested in candidates with experience,… Read more »

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Bullying in schools and cyberbullying are frequent headline issues. Less well known but just as devastating is workplace bullying, which has reached epidemic proportions. In one study, 13.7 million Americans said they were currently being bullied at work, and nearly three times that number said they had been bullied in the past. In a survey… Read more »

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Some temporary jobs have a clear end date in sight, but others have the opportunity to extend as far into the future as you can see. If you’re hoping to be offered a full-time job at the end of your temporary assignment, there’s a very real possibility you can make this happen. If you want… Read more »

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TED talks are videos filmed at the annual Technology, Entertainment, Design Conference that offer great, inspirational ideas. They are typically 18 minutes or less, so they are popular for their brevity as well as their content. TED talks are archived here. Among the top TED talks to inspire and motivate managers are: How Great Leaders… Read more »

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Once upon a time you had a staff filled with energetic and engaged workers, and while the same people are still onboard, your work environment is not what it used to be. If once friendly employees have become easily irritable, staffers are taking more sick days than ever and no one seems to have a… Read more »

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More than 70 percent of Fortune 500 companies offer mentorship programs to their employees – for good reasons. Mentoring fosters career development, leadership strength, diversity and knowledge transfer. Both mentors and mentees reap the benefits. Because 80 percent of learning is informal, employees learn from mentoring in ways that manuals, intranets and training programs cannot… Read more »

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Technology has transformed the entire job search process. Buying a newspaper to search the classifieds for openings and dropping a hard copy of your resume in the mailbox are practices of the past, since everything can now be done online. These days, computers aren’t even a necessity to find work, as the process can be… Read more »