The Value of Taking a Temp Job During a Time of Uncertainty

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In today’s economy, your chances of landing a job will be higher if you consider a temp position. There are more of these positions available today, and many may end up turning into permanent roles as soon as the economy picks back up. Let’s look at temp jobs and the benefits they bring, especially when… Read more »

Tips For Making Your Employees Happier in 2020

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To make your employees happier in 2020, work on building a company culture that thrives, offer development and learning opportunities, and foster employee well-being. It’s a simple rule of thumb; happier employees are more productive. There have been countless studies showing this, and also dozens more that show disengaged workers are a detriment to your… Read more »

Are You Feeling Stressed at Work? Here’s What To Do

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Your job may be killing you. Chronic, persistent stress has been medically proven to cause everything from obesity to Alzheimer’s, diabetes to depression, according to WebMD. While we all experience on-the-job stress, too much of it can negatively affect your performance at work as well as your health at well-being. How can workers turn the… Read more »

Even If You Don’t Meet All The Requirements, Apply Anyway!

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It’s a candidate’s market. By that, we mean that historically record low unemployment numbers have given a lot of power back to the job seeker because there are hundreds of jobs available in your market with no one to fill them. This means that candidates that lack all of the experience employers are seeking can… Read more »

Watch for These Telltale Signs a Candidate Will Be a Bad Hire

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Paper is one thing, but if the job candidate walks in and fails miserably at the interview, no harm, no foul; you can move onto the next applicant. But what if the job candidate does well on paper, passes the interviews, goes to work, and bombs miserably? The cost of one bad hire, according to… Read more »

Tips for Getting Hired After Long-Term Unemployment

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If you have been out of the workforce for a long time, it can be really difficult to get hired. Employers may be wary your skills have stagnated or may be concerned there is a reason why you’ve been unemployed for so long. You need to overcome these objections so you can land a great… Read more »

Knowing How and When to Disclose Your Salary Requirements

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If you’re going through the hiring process, you need to be smart about negotiating salary. Failure to ask for a fair salary when you first start out can affect your earnings going forward as raises are often based on your current salary. On the other hand, if you ask for too much, you could lose… Read more »

Benefits of Having an Open-Door Policy

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At companies with open-door policies, managers and executives aren’t isolated and inaccessible. Instead, they have are willing, eager and able to communicate with staff members. Managers at companies with open-door policies are approachable and interested in hearing feedback from every member of the team. The atmosphere is usually a more collaborative one at companies with… Read more »

How to Address Your Current Employer in an Interview

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When you are interviewed for a job, there is a good chance you will be asked about your current employer. You need to be prepared for this question with the right answers. The hiring manager is likely asking about your current work environment for a few reasons: to better understand your relationship with the current… Read more »

The Difference and Importance of Hard Skills and Soft Skills

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When you’re applying for a job, there’s a good chance the company is looking for someone with a particular combination of hard and soft skills. Possessing both hard and soft skills is crucial to career advancement, and you need to be able to showcase both types of skills. This means you need to understand the… Read more »