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In today’s job market, competition for top talent is fierce. You can’t head forward blindly, without a rock-solid hiring strategy that will support your company’s business plan and objectives. Otherwise, you risk losing the best candidates … and they may never look back. Get Ahead of the Game Develop your plan for the next six,… Read more »

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An employee’s commitment to safety should begin even before their first day on the job and continue throughout their tenure with your company. Fifty-two percent of workplace injuries occur within the first year of a person’s employment. This statistic calls attention to the significance of onboarding new hires into a safety culture. But the other… Read more »

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The best companies are those that quickly adapt to market and industry changes – and have employees who do the same. Team members with the skills to adapt will help your organization grow and thrive. They are more likely to: Stay calm under pressure Try new tools, procedures and techniques Quickly devise solutions Accept new… Read more »

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In the past, all networking was done in person, because there wasn’t really another option. Making face-to-face connections is still invaluable, but social media has made it very possible to expand your contact list from the comfort of your own computer. It’s still wise to attend networking events regularly, but savvy professionals supplement this with… Read more »

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The job search process has changed a lot in the past decade. If you’ve been with the same company — or out of the workforce — for the last 10 years, you need to get up to speed before jumping back in. Technology has largely guided the transformation, causing a shift in everything from the… Read more »

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When you’re just starting out in the workforce, hiring managers typically cut you a little slack. However, now that you’re an experienced professional, you’re expected to have it all together. Simply showing up on time, looking polished, and maintaining good eye contact isn’t enough anymore. If you want to score a high-level job, you have… Read more »

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Sometimes the perfect job has one very big flaw — it’s not located in your existing area. Determining whether or not you should relocate to follow your career goals is a huge decision. If you’re really happy in your existing area, it’s probably best to stay put and look for a new opportunity closer to… Read more »

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Searching for a new job can be a very tricky task. You’re often interviewing for multiple positions at once, to increase your chances of finding a new opportunity. Sometimes things pan out perfectly and you’re presented with one really great job offer but it doesn’t always go that smoothly. It’s very possible that you could… Read more »