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When conducting an interview with a job candidate, it’s important for HR professionals to be able to pick up on subtle – as well as more obvious – elements of body language, personality, and communication. In other words, it’s necessary for these professionals to be able to look beyond a candidate’s resume and cover letter… Read more »

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By the start of May each year, my children are well into their scheming on how late they will be sleeping in this summer and how much fun they will have at camps. But not this year. Due to COVID-19, many parents in the Tampa Bay region and across the United States are asking themselves,… Read more »

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The health of a workplace culture is determined, in large part, by the degree and quality of communication between managers and employees. If employees feel that their voices are being heard and that their concerns are being acted upon, productivity, camaraderie, and organization-wide success is likely to follow. If they feel that their contributions are… Read more »

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I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter. – Walt Disney Just two short months ago, our economy was humming along quite nicely, people didn’t have to perform a job search. For many people, the job found them. At… Read more »

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How to manage interview nerves so you can get the job! For many of us, job interviews tend to be a slightly nerve-wracking experience. For one thing, they typically take place at the end of a labor-intensive process of online job searches and long email threads. For another, they largely determine whether or not we’ll… Read more »

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How to treat employees properly so they remain with your company. Any experienced HR professional understands that recruitment and hiring is only half the battle when it comes to building a strong workforce. After on-boarding a new employee, it becomes equally important that we treat them in such a way that they’ll want to stick… Read more »

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How to protect your business during the COVID-19 Crisis. As the coronavirus pandemic escalates, businesses across the country are continuing to be faced with new and unprecedented challenges. Now more than ever, it’s crucial for employers to be able to quickly and efficiently adapt to rapidly changing conditions. In order to be able to successfully… Read more »

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Congratulations! You’re a manager! It’s a great honor, but now the hard work begins. You go from being a part of the team to being in charge of everyone and everything in no time, probably without much preparation or support. It’s time to step up. Here are four tips for becoming a manager for the… Read more »

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The goal of any manager is to coach your employees to reach their full potential and reach success. But how can you do that? There are so many personalities to consider, not to mention setbacks and obstacles that seem paralyzing to some people. Plus, you have so many other things to handle—budgets, marketing strategies, and… Read more »

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Even if you have the worst, most depressing job ever, you can boost your mood at any time during the day. And the rest of us also hit those momentary lulls at work—when we hit an obstacle, disagree with a coworker, have a looming deadline, or just run into that late afternoon wall, when all… Read more »