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Has your home become your workplace since the onset of the global pandemic? And who would have thought this scenario would still be in place after more than ten months? Keeping work separate from personal life has always been a challenge for many people, but this takes it to a whole new level. The perks… Read more »

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A resume and cover letter are good – often even great – introductions to job candidates. But that’s all they are. To get to know a person before moving them to your shortlist of potential hires, you need an interview process, of course. As you meet with and otherwise assess applicants, here are three tools… Read more »

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Who doesn’t like to see themselves as constantly, happily, productively busy? Maybe at first glance. But when you hop off that hamster wheel for a few seconds and take a breath, it probably dawns on you that, no, you don’t want to be running 24/7 or even 12/7 or 10/7. But, how do you manage… Read more »

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Even before COVID-19, 4.7 million Americans were working from home. And after coronavirus was declared a pandemic, 88 percent of organizations worldwide made it mandatory or encouraged remote working.  When you’re recruiting for remote workers, the end goals are the same: to hire the best, most qualified person for the job and to make a spot-on… Read more »

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Besides the quickest way to change your outfit from the waist up for your next Zoom meeting, what lessons have you learned in 2020 to build your career in the New Year? Your first reaction to this question might be, “Say what, now?” Is there anything from 2020 that you want to keep? But when… Read more »

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There are good recruiters – and there are great ones. Where do you stand? If the first category suits you, then okay. You can stop reading now. But if you want to stand out and be known for finding and landing the best talent, doesn’t it follow that you should be among the best yourself?… Read more »

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Did you know the first week in December is National Handwashing Awareness Week? And, with COVID cases spiking around the country, keeping our hands clean is one of the best lines of defense. So, get your workplace involved and have everyone brush up on their handwashing knowledge. Why Handwashing Works When you wash your hands,… Read more »

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Your company culture impacts everything from employee performance to how your organization is perceived in the job marketplace. It’s about living your core values – and it can transform your team members into advocates or critics. This is true 365 days a year. But culture takes on a whole new meaning in December. And in… Read more »

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Achieving diversity in your workplace isn’t just the right thing to do. It’s also a smart business strategy. Studies have shown that companies with diverse management teams have 19 percent higher revenues, and various organizations are 1.7 times more likely to be innovation leaders. And in a recent Glassdoor survey, 67 percent of job seekers said that having… Read more »

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There are lots of great recruitment methods out there. The secret to success is finding the combination that works best for the specific role you need to fill. There’s no one-size-fits-all formula.  But whichever tactics you employ, there are some general rules to follow to increase your chances of hitting a hiring home run:  Know… Read more »