Tips for Asking Why You Didn’t Get the Job

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Not getting hired can be a major disappointment, but you shouldn’t get discouraged. Instead, you should look upon the experience as a learning opportunity, and a chance to figure out how you can improve in the future. One way to learn from your experience is to ask why you weren’t hired. While doing so can… Read more »

Job Search Tactics You Should be Avoiding

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The job search process can be a stressful experience, but you can make your search a more fruitful one by choosing the right approach. This means avoiding tactics that are unlikely to lead to a successful new position. Some of the key job search tactics you should avoid when you are looking for your next… Read more »

Important Questions That Will Help You Evaluate Your Company Culture

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Having a positive company culture is very important. If your company has a positive culture, turnover will be lower and you can better attract top talent.  Of course, it can be difficult to determine from the inside what your company culture actually is or how employees and candidates perceive it. The good news is, there… Read more »

Tips for Addressing the Most Common Resume Gaps

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Gaps on your resume aren’t out of the ordinary, because many people have reason to temporarily leave the workforce. Unfortunately, if you have periods when you were not employed, this can send up major red flags to companies that are considering hiring you. Gaps on your resume don’t have to be disqualifying if you take… Read more »

How to Get Employees to Take Ownership of Their Work

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When you are in charge of managing staff members, your job will be much easier if your employees actually take ownership of their own responsibilities. When employees take ownership of their work tasks, they take it upon themselves to meet deadlines, avoid mistakes, check for errors, and turn in excellent work. While you still need… Read more »

3 Reasons Why OSHA Could Come Knocking on Your Company Door

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has many responsibilities, including promoting administrative rules on workplace safety and conducting workplace safety investigations. There are myriad OSHA requirements which employers have to comply with to avoid citations and other consequences, and these OSHA mandates can seem neverending to employers. While you may find it overwhelming to… Read more »