How Much Does Hiring the Wrong Person Cost Your Business?

Finding a new employee is a substantial process that requires a lot of time and resources from multiple people within your company. From posting an opening to sourcing candidates, holding interviews and making a hiring decision, it’s a lengthy process – and one you want to yield the perfect addition to your team. When that […]

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Five Ways You Can Discover Your Leadership Style at Work

Successful leaders don’t always find success in the same ways or for the same reasons. There are plenty of different approaches to take when it’s time to rally teams, explain complex concepts, initiate change or build trust. Most managers eventually settle on a specific approach to leadership that fits the circumstances and matches the leader’s […]

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What Can Your Company Do to Attract Diverse Talent?

Experienced managers recognize that greater diversity often leads to greater team strength. Having a team consisting of employees from diverse backgrounds – both personally and professionally – ensures you’ll have a talented team who can approach problems from different perspectives and arrive at the best solution possible. Taking the steps below and maintaining a continual […]

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Tips for Using LinkedIn to Showcase Your Industry Expertise

Known as a go-to social media network for professionals, LinkedIn can help you stay connected to co-workers and contacts as your career moves you into one company and out of another. It can also help you stay up-to-date with the latest news and developments in your industry, the advancements of your colleagues and the professional […]

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Is Job Abandonment an Issue for Your Business?

In today’s vernacular, when we “ghost” someone, we stop answering phone calls and texts and just vanish into the ether without goodbyes or explanations. In the employment world, a similar phenomenon has recently attracted attention as candidates engage in the same behavior with prospective employers. This behavior has been becoming more of a hot-button issue […]

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Five Questions to Ask to End Your Interview on a High Note

During the last minutes of a job interview, most hiring managers like to turn the tables and give the candidate a chance to ask a few questions about the position and the company. Choosing the right questions can help you appear smart and capable in the eyes of your interviewer. More importantly, focused questions let […]

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How to Apply Servant Leadership in Your Everyday Work

When the group bus gets stuck in the mud, a top-down leader stays at the wheel and orders the rest to get out and push. A servant-leader gets out, starts to push and lets their actions lead the team. Top-down leaders stand to the side and bark orders. Servant-leaders show the way by rolling up […]

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Does Your Resume Highlight Your Best Achievements?

Your resume should give your employers a comprehensive list of information about you: where you live, what you studied in school and the titles of the jobs you’ve held until now. These are all important data points that can help hiring managers make a decision; after all, the hiring manager likely has a pile of […]

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How to Determine if a Great Interviewee is Really a Great Candidate

Your candidate seems to be hitting this interview right out of the park. They’re engaging, quick on their feet, and they have a perfect answer for everything you throw their way. When you ask a philosophical question (like, “Why do you want this job?”), their responses are thoughtful and articulate. When you give them a […]

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Use Your Smartphone to Improve Your Interview Skills

At this stage in your job search, you’ve been called in for several interviews but you haven’t yet landed an offer. You’ve been well-dressed and on time for every session, but for some reason, you just aren’t beating out the competition. The fact that you are getting in the door is positive news, since it […]

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