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Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of working professionals across the US (and around the world) have been struggling to adapt to life under lockdown. On the one hand, there has been a physical transition as we adjust to the new reality of working from home regularly. On the other hand, the last… Read more »

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Since early March, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced millions of businesses across the United States to temporarily close their doors. This has been a nationwide effort that’s had a considerable impact on our collective fight to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. Almost four months later, those same businesses begin the slow, steady, and… Read more »

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“Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.” – Gail Devers, 3-time Olympic Gold Medalist   I took a call from a candidate last week that was asking me if anyone anywhere is hiring?… Read more »

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Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of Americans have been struggling to adapt to the new reality of routine supply shortages, social distancing, and living under quarantine. This is an unprecedented moment in history that has required each of us to undergo a major psychological shift. Today, after months of virtually complete lockdown,… Read more »

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For the last few months, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced businesses across the United States to either temporarily shut down operations entirely or convert to a distributed and remote workforce model. Now, slowly but surely, those businesses are beginning to facilitate the gradual process of returning to the workplace. Of course, every return to work… Read more »

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As employers, it’s important for us to be able to enable, empower, and inspire our employees. This can be achieved in a variety of ways. For example, we can invest in new technology to make it easier for our employees to complete a particular task or set of tasks. Or, we can start to commit… Read more »

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I don’t know about you, but I never knew where the quote “We have a failure to communicate” came from. With a little research, I found that it’s from “Cool Hand Luke” in 1967. Unfortunately, this quote fits our current hiring market perfectly! As a society, we have never been more connected, yet communication seems… Read more »

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What Is “Workplace Culture”? In recent years, the phrase workplace culture has become increasingly common. Put simply, the “culture” of a workplace is the totality of policies, social norms, and modes of interpersonal communication that comprise the general atmosphere of an office. In other words, the phrase “workplace culture” refers to what it feels like… Read more »

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Have you recently been offered a new job or a promotion? If so, then congratulations! All of that hard work has paid off, and you have a lot of new exciting opportunities to look forward to. For the time being, you can take a load off and relax. But you should be careful not to… Read more »

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This is going to be a cathartic post for me. There are few things, in my opinion, more useless and misleading than personality testing in the hiring process. Yet, inexplicably, we are seeing more and more clients trying to turn a mystic exercise into a scientific one. They…do…not…work. All you are doing is wasting your… Read more »