How to Write an Outstanding Resume When You Don’t Have Much Experience

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A great resume is the biggest chance you have to impress a potential employer and get noticed among other job applicants. You need to seize the hiring manager’s attention quickly so they’ll be more apt to read through your accomplishments and bring you in for a formal interview. It can be challenging to tout your… Read more »

Inexpensive Ways to Show Your Employees You Appreciate Them

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As an employer, your workers are your lifelines. Each employee is a valuable addition to your team and it’s important they feel that way. Recognition makes people feel good about their job and motivates them to keep up the good work. Positive reinforcement can also set an example for everyone in your organization, showing them… Read more »

3 Things NOT to Do After a Job Interview

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Many candidates believe that getting through the job interview is the most important part of the application process. However, the way a candidate follows up after the interview is just as important. Even if you made a great impression with the hiring manager, on the phone or in-person, you have to maintain your interest and… Read more »

The Questions You Must Ask Candidates to Understand Their Value

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Individual interview questions can determine a candidate’s, skills, experience, achievements, processes or ways of thinking, but at the end of the day, an interviewer wants to assess how much value each candidate could bring to the table. The job interview is one of the last opportunities you’ll get to assess an applicant before having to… Read more »

Why You Need to Ask for Feedback When You Didn’t Get the Job

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While there are extremely rare exceptions, hiring managers almost never change their mind about a hiring decision once it had been made. If you screwed up the interview, there is no point in reaching out to apologize, criticize or claim you had an off day. However, you can still get something more out of the… Read more »

Do Employers Still Expect ‘Thank You’ Notes After Interviews?

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You’ve probably heard that it’s a good idea to send a ‘thank you’ note after a job interview. However, in this age of information overload, is this really necessary? The answer is, yes. Following up with a thank-you note after an interview ought to be a standard part of any job-hunting strategy. It can add… Read more »

Retention is Key During this Era of Ultra-Low Unemployment

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After you invest a lot of time, energy and capital in hiring the best applicants possible, you must hold on to that top talent, especially with the labor market as tight as it is right now. Simply put, keep your best staff members satisfied. While pay and benefits are big reasons why people take a… Read more »

What are the Biggest Blunders Candidates Make on Their Resumes?

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With the average job opening getting about 250 applications, candidates need a great resume if they want to stand out. Even if you have solid work experience and in-demand skills, one basic resume error can get you eliminated from the process. Consider the following massive blunders you could make on your resume and how to… Read more »

How to Measure the ROI of Employee Engagement

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Generally defined as when a worker has their individual priorities aligned with organizational values, employee engagement is a hot topic among both executives and HR personnel. Engagement can be difficult to measure, but it’s easy to recognize: An engaged employee wears it on their face and shows it in their work. It might seem obvious… Read more »

Do You Recognize Your Best Drivers?

Do You Recognize Your Best Drivers?

One of the essential ingredients to a fostering a culture of engaged employees is recognizing great employees. The typical driver come to work wanting to do a good job, but they still need to be occasionally acknowledged for their efforts. This ought to be naturally integrated into the way that management interacts with staff members.… Read more »