Why You Should Help Your Employees Set Goals

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Goal setting is one of those things that can easily be forgotten about. You’re so busy making sure your day-to-day tasks get completed that you don’t have time to sit down and think about the bigger picture. That’s why it’s essential to help your employees to carve out time to sit down and establish some… Read more »

How to Answer the Interview Question “What Is Your Greatest Weakness?”

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Nobody wants to talk about their weaknesses at a job interview! It makes you vulnerable, and if you say the wrong thing, they might doubt your abilities! So when you’re asked about your weaknesses, it tends to be a very nerve-wracking experience. But there are great ways to handle the question, especially when you realize… Read more »

How to Write an Attention-Grabbing Cover Letter

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Though not all job postings require it, a cover letter is a really useful too. And if you craft yours correctly, it might be the difference between getting called in for an interview and not. That means submit one even if it’s optional and don’t just write one that you copy-pasted from an online template…. Read more »

Is Your Best Employee About to Walk Out the Door? Here’s How to Tell

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All your employees are replaceable—except for the ones who aren’t! Your best employees have all those intangible, soft skills that not everyone has. The loss of any employee will set you back time, money, morale, but when your best employee leaves, it can be devastating. And it’s even worse if you didn’t see it coming…. Read more »

3 Tips for Handling Frustrated Employees

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No matter how great of a leader you are, eventually, you’ll have a swarm of frustrated employees in front of you. And even though it probably wasn’t your fault, you have to handle it, and the sooner, the better! When morale is low, employees rarely perform well, people stop trying and productivity wanes. If you… Read more »

What Do You Do If You Have Two Strong Job Candidates?

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So, you’re hiring, and you’ve narrowed it down to two solid job candidates, and you’re not sure who to hire. It’s certainly a good problem to have! Most companies struggle to find just one candidate who’s qualified, so if you’ve found two, you’re pretty lucky. But before the indecisiveness paralyzes you, let’s problem-solve and think… Read more »

4 Tips for Getting the Right Kind of Feedback at a New Job

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It’s important to get guidance and feedback once you’ve started a new job. You don’t want to get too far into it and realize you’re doing things incorrectly. It’s also a good chance to show your boss that you’re invested in the company and committed to improving. They’re more likely to advance an employee who… Read more »

5 Common Cover Letter Mistakes and How to Correct Them

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A cover letter might be one of the most important documents in your career. It’s one of the first things potential employers see about you. Between your resume and your cover letter, a hiring manager will only take a few moments to peruse both documents and make a snap judgment about you. Will they decide… Read more »

How You Can Retain Your Top Employees

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A good employee is nothing to take for granted. If you have some all-star employees on your team, you need to do everything in your power to keep them happy and keep them at your company. Fortunately, you can take advantage of their talents and help them to thrive at work at the same time… Read more »

3 Benefits of Direct Hire Through a Staffing Firm

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When you’re working with a staffing firm, there are several different ways to hire people. Depending on your situation, you might opt for a temporary employee, a temp-to-hire, or a direct-hire position. Each has its own set of pros and cons, and you have to decide what’s best for your company. Temporary employment, managed by… Read more »