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The best way to get your resume noticed is to customize it for each job you apply for. Employers scan through resumes quickly, averaging seven seconds per applicant! If your resume isn’t tailored to list the qualifications that a particular employer is looking for, it will surely get tossed into the rejection pile. Here are… Read more »

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Staff meetings can be such a drag if you don’t do them right! But if you make them regular and efficient, they can be a vital part of your team’s productivity and sense of cohesion. Show your employees you respect their time by starting and ending punctually and keeping them on track. Let them know… Read more »

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Ok, I’ll admit it. I’m old. There, I said it publicly and there is no turning back! I am no longer in my 20’s and 30’s wondering what my life is going to be like when I grow up. Today, I get to play taxi to my children, struggle to stay awake past 10 pm… Read more »

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So it’s been a few days since your big interview and you haven’t heard an update. Even if you feel the interview went well, you still get nervous. Relax—this isn’t necessarily a sign of bad news! Remember the interviewing process can take several weeks depending on the size of the company and the number of… Read more »

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Phone interviews are a great cost-effective way to screen candidates and determine whether or not they’re worth bringing in for the next round of interviews. Though they’re more revealing than emailing back and forth, they’re also fraught with their own special challenges. Since it’s impossible to read body language during a phone interview, it’s best… Read more »

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Negotiating your salary to get the pay you deserve is a tricky task many people find intimidating. You want to get enough to feel comfortable, but you don’t want to offend the hiring manager and have your job offer reneged. The good news is your employer wants you to feel appreciated and satisfied so you’ll… Read more »

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One of the great pleasures of being in the staffing business is the fact that we are able to meet and hire a significant cross-section of people in our community who are in different seasons of their life and career.  As you may expect, many of those experiences with our candidates are incredible, rewarding, heartwarming… Read more »

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Hiring temporary employees is a great way to adapt to changing workplace needs—seasonal projects, extended absences or peaks in production. But bringing someone on for a limited amount of time can cause a bit of awkwardness in terms of interpersonal relationships and a sustained sense of teamwork. So how can you work to make sure… Read more »

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Managing a team does not make you a leader, and ineffective leadership often results in poor performance, high turnover and overall failure. Having a bad boss is one of the biggest reasons people quit their jobs. Leaders, on the other hand, enjoy people and the challenge of putting them in positions to succeed. When you… Read more »

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“Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty” -President John F. Kennedy A few years ago I had an incredible opportunity to travel to South… Read more »