How to Eliminate Holiday Stress in the Workplace

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Stress can rear its ugly head at any time, but during the holidays it tends to storm in and put a damper on your festivities. The most wonderful time of the year … says who?! Year-end deadlines loom closer and closer, the days are getting shorter and shorter (can you say “seasonal affective disorder?”), you’re… Read more »

5 Questions to Ask Yourself to Determine if a Remote Position is Right for You

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Do you dream about working remotely – or, are you not so sure it’s right for you? Yes, remote work has its perks. Who doesn’t like to hang out in yoga pants 24/7? But … you may miss the daily interaction with colleagues, the grousing in the break room over lunch, and maybe even the… Read more »

How to Analyze the Best Keywords for Your Job Descriptions

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As a recruiting pro, you already understand the importance of keywords in job descriptions. Unless you use the right ones, your JDs will plummet to the bottom end of search engine results – and no one wants that to happen, ever. The real question is: How do you determine the best keywords to use and… Read more »

Here’s How to Maximize Your Productivity as a Recruiter

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As a recruiter, you have targets to hit, candidates to woo, and clients to onboard. At least, these are the tasks you should be focusing your time on. But, your to do list feels endless and there are only so many hours in a day. Those mundane, non-value added administrative activities still need to get… Read more »

Outsmart Procrastination Using These 5 Simple Brain Tips

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“Don’t put off until tomorrow what you can do today.”   Do you recognize this adage from none other than American founding father, Ben Franklin?  Author Mark Twain put a different spin on it: “Never put off till tomorrow what may be done day after tomorrow just as well.”  But Franklin had the final say: “You may delay,… Read more »

5 Skills Your Workforce Needs to Prepare for a Successful 2022

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The world and the way it does business have changed dramatically in recent years. Between a digital transformation and a global pandemic, in-demand professional skillsets have taken on a whole new look.    Employers must make sure their employees have relevant skills for 2022 and beyond as they successfully position their companies for competitive success and future growth…. Read more »

Dust Off the Cobwebs! What Should You Be Leaving Off Your Resume?

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Space is at a premium on your resume – and longer does not equal better. In fact, in most cases, the opposite is true. Every word should matter when it comes to the job you’re applying for.  If you’re not convinced, consider this reality: On average, employers initially scan a candidate’s resume for only six to seven seconds. So, you’d… Read more »

Don’t Scare Away Top Talent! 4 Company Culture Tips for Attracting Candidates

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The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and LinkedIn reported that recruiting motivated, purpose-driven candidates and matching them up to a culture that matters to them increases employee engagement and retention. Sourcing candidates who will align with your company culture involves finding and reeling in those who share your organization’s values, style, and day-to-day norms…. Read more »

The Top Signs of a Great Candidate Based on their LinkedIn Profile

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Were you aware that approximately 4 million workers left their companies in April of this year – and up to 95 percent of employees considered doing so – as part of what is now being referred to as “The Great Resignation?” While these statistics are staggering, look at this trend as an opportunity to pinpoint… Read more »

Use These Minor Tweaks to Make Your Resume Stand Out

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Ever heard that old saying, “Good enough, isn’t it?” Well, it’s not a solid rule to follow when it comes to your resume. What you’re going for is “outstanding.” Because, literally, you want your resume – and your entire presentation as a candidate – to stand out positively from the rest of the competition.  So, how can… Read more »