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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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As an ambitious professional, you’re constantly looking forward. Now that we’re in the second month of 2017, you need to start figuring out what you’ll accomplish in your career this year. Creating a plan now gives you plenty of time to achieve some pretty lofty goals in the next 11 months. Follow these four steps… Read more »

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Today’s job candidates have access to more information than ever before about potential employers and what it’s like to work for a company. It’s critical you not only monitor your organization’s online reputation, but also proactively build your image – beginning before you even make initial contact with a prospective hire. How Your Reputation Affects… 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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You have two or more seemingly great candidates after your initial rounds of interviews – but only one job opening. It’s a good problem to have, but it makes your final hiring decision a real dilemma. You need to ask yourself some tough – but telling – questions. The answers will provide much-needed clarity and… Read more »

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If you’ve ever had to make a hiring decision, you know how difficult it can be to choose the best fit for your company. When you genuinely like a candidate or you need to fill a position immediately, it’s easy to overlook red flags that in retrospect will seem glaringly obvious. Making a bad hiring… Read more »

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When you fill a job opening, you may find yourself with more than one excellent candidate. It’s a good problem to have. However, it leaves you with the dilemma of dealing with applicants that may have truly impressed you, but fell short of being the best selection. Planning in advance what to tell these candidates… Read more »

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Finding the right staffing balance is a challenge for most companies. It’s only natural to feel overwhelmed if your organization has a constantly changing workload, tight deadlines, limited budgets and a large temporary workforce to manage. StaffMasters offers high volume staffing and workforce management services, to help you streamline your staffing function and increase your… Read more »

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The holiday season is a time to eat, drink, be merry and spend time with loved ones — but that doesn’t mean you can’t fit your job search into the mix. Many people mistakenly believe all companies put hiring on hold during this time of year, but that couldn’t be farther from the truth. You’ll… Read more »

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The economic recovery has led to a stronger job market. In this climate, there’s a particular need for high-performing executive and administrative assistants to support businesses that are on the rise again. Pay close attention to your hiring process as you find and select someone who will allow you to focus all your energy on… Read more »