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“Communication – the human connection – is the key to personal and career success.”   This is one of those simple yet profound statements that should drive what you do every day. It is the words of the American media producer and writer George Meyer, who knew his stuff, as he found fame and success with… Read more »

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#WeHeartTalentAcquistion and we are saddened to hear that some Talent Acquisition professionals have been laid off due to COVID-19. Many companies are focused on the retention of their employees throughout this unprecedented time. While some have increased hiring, overall, companies have had to make adjustments necessary to avoid layoffs and furloughs – unfortunately for some,… Read more »

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While remote work has been an increasingly common trend, it has taken on an urgent level of importance with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Though not without its challenges, working from home can be highly successful and productive. Here are some helpful tools to consider for your remotely distributed teams, especially if you have had to… Read more »

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Even before COVID-19 swept like a tidal wave over the global landscape, more and more companies were setting up their employees to work remotely when possible. But the pandemic crisis fast-forwarded this process, as in many cases, businesses went remote literally overnight.   How do you adjust – and help your employees to do the same,… Read more »

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In the world of recruiting, a candidate’s cultural fit and skillset are like two legs supporting your favorite desk or table. When one of them collapses, the whole thing is likely to come tumbling down. The great hiring debate rages on: which of these two qualities is more important? And the answer is a resounding,… Read more »

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What makes a team great?   Of course, it’s about recruiting the best players, to begin with. But equally, if not more important, is the ability to hold on to top talent. This has never been more crucial than in today’s candidate-driven market, with national unemployment at just 3.5 percent. If your superstars aren’t completely satisfied on… Read more »

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Are you hungry for new challenges at work? Ready to climb the next step up the professional ladder?  This itch is one that really needs to be scratched. The desire to take on more responsibility is a good omen for you and your employer. But be sure you do it in a way that sets you up… Read more »

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The world of recruitment is changing faster than you can say, “talent management.” And, unless you change with it, things will quickly stagnate in your career. But by continually developing certain skills – adaptability foremost among them – you’ll hold a solid place on the fast track.  Like most of the best things in life, adaptability helps keep your personal life in line, as… Read more »

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Once upon a time, there was a world without email, social media, and texting. The brave souls of this time had to communicate with words directly with each other, whether in person or over the phone. The advancement of technology removed the necessity of this and made the world a better, more connected place.    We… Read more »

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As an employer, you’re always thinking of ways to develop a more positive and productive workplace. You understand retention is more effective than recruitment and that healthy company culture is a key component in those efforts. Taking the time for employee recognition makes your team feel appreciated and can lead to a more engaged and loyal team,… Read more »