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Now more than ever, it’s critical to look to the future as you plan your hiring strategy. When it comes to advertising your open positions, a key up-and-coming market is Generation Z candidates – those born between 1997 and 2012.   “What?!” you may ask. Most of these people are still in school!    And you would be… Read more »

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Do you act a certain way at work, thinking this behavior will help you better fit in or get ahead?   It’s not uncommon – and it’s basic human nature to want to be in the loop when plans and decisions are made. But what some experts have termed “below the line” behaviors can actually hold you back in the… Read more »

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There is virtually no business today that doesn’t use some form of automation. It may range from a simple software app to a self-driving car … but it’s here, there and everywhere, and the automation trend has only just begun.   Automation Circa 2020   Automation historically involved expensive servers and extensive teams of specialists to maintain… Read more »

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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 »