Important Questions to Ask When Conducting Reference Checks

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Reference checks are a great way for employers and hiring managers to confirm candidates have been honest in the hiring process and to hear more about the character of a candidate from someone who knows them well. Some former employers won’t offer much information except start and end dates, salary and job title. Others will… Read more »

Remembering September 11th, 2001, From A Washington, DC Perspective

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“Time is passing. Yet, for the United States of America, there will be no forgetting September the 11th. We will remember every rescuer who died in honor. We will remember every family that lives in grief. We will remember the fire and ash, the last phone calls, the funerals of the children.” —former President George… Read more »

Are You Familiar With the Three R’s of Resume Writing?

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Presenting a solid resume when you’re hunting for the perfect job is important. Not only do you want to feel confident and totally prepared for a potentially grueling process, a good resume is often the first thing a potential employer learns about you. It’s your foot in the door, what will get you noticed and… Read more »

Motivating Your Team to Perform at High Levels

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Keeping your team motivated is no easy task, but it’s absolutely necessary for the well-being of your company. You need them to be innovative, hardworking, engaged and efficient. When they feel like valuable members of the team, they’re more likely to give it their all and go above and beyond to make sure your whole… Read more »

Tips for Making Your Temporary Job Permanent

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We’re in a competitive job market right now, which means employers are looking for the best candidates available. Working with a staffing firm to obtain a temporary job can help provide you with additional exposure, and you might end up finding the perfect position that you didn’t even know existed. Here are some tips for… Read more »

Find The Best Accountants for Your Firm

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Good accountants can be nearly impossible to find these days. Why waste time going through numerous applications and screening potential employees when you can get the best ones that fit your needs with the aid of an employment agency. Here are some reasons to work with an employment agency to find great accountants for your… Read more »

How to Determine the Right Level of Compensation for a Job

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If you want to attract the right candidates to your company, you need to make sure you’re offering competitive pay. Higher pay will attract top talent and reduce your turnover. But you also need to make sure you’re not paying your employees more than you can afford. There’s a lot to consider when you’re trying… Read more »

How to Hire a Top-Performing Sales Rep

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A good sales team can make or break your company. Business customers are becoming increasingly sophisticated and better informed, so you need salespeople who can adapt with more contemporary skills. Here are five tips for hiring a high-performing sales representative. Establish his credibility Pay attention to how your candidate tells stories and sells them. If… Read more »

Manage Absenteeism With These Easy Steps

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According to a 2017 Commerce Clearing House survey, unscheduled absenteeism rates have risen to their highest levels since 1999. And it turns out, most of these absent employees aren’t even sick. So immediate supervisors have to figure out how to nip this behavior in the bud immediately, before it gets worse. Here are five steps… Read more »

Five Tips for Becoming Better Organized at Work

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It’s easy to become disorganized at work. Papers start piling up, file cabinets won’t shut and you can’t even find a decent pen. And as soon as you tackle the mess, your inbox dings with 14 new messages. You’re overwhelmed, drowning in information and you don’t know where to start. Here are five tips to… Read more »