Simple and Affordable Ways to Show Your Employees You Appreciate Them

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It’s essential to acknowledge a job well done by any or all of your staff members. Recognition makes staff members feel valued: You’re showing them the work they do matters. A bit of employee appreciation goes a considerable way toward boosting both team and individual morale. To show your employees you appreciate them, call out… Read more »

Learn About Different Types of Resumes

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For most job seekers, the typical ‘reverse chronological order’ resume is sufficient to get a call back from a potential employer, move on to the interview and even land a job. However, the typical resume format isn’t always the best one to use. Other formats include functional, combination and nontraditional. Regardless of the resume type… Read more »

Attracting Great Candidates Starts With a Great Job Description

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With the labor market currently favoring the job seeker, people looking for work have more options than ever. The onus is now on employers to be as appealing as possible to job seekers. A simple, but highly effective way to attract top talent is to craft a great job description. If your company has open… Read more »

What to Consider Before Hiring Overqualified Candidates

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Having to consider an overqualified applicant may not seem like much of a problem for employers; however, when you hire someone who is overqualified, you risk hiring someone who doesn’t feel challenged and becomes disengaged, possibly leaving as soon as a better offer comes along. Therefore, considering overqualified applicants is a tricky thing to do…. Read more »

Why You Should Conduct Post Interview Reviews With Your Team

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The typical interview allows hiring managers to gain a lot of information on applicants and holding a review session after all the interviews are completed is an effective way to process all of that information. Ideally, multiple people from your company should be included in an interview. These people should come from different backgrounds and… Read more »

Tips For Interviewing Entry-Level Candidates

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Entry level jobs can be particularly tricky to hire for. Hiring personnel have to figure out if an applicant can be successful based on limited work experience and an interview performance. Due to this degree of difficulty, asking the right questions of entry-level applicants during the interview is essential to a successful hire. Consider the… Read more »

When Is It Time to Start Hiring?

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Having too much work is a good problem to have, as they say, and if you’re a business owner with this problem, your thoughts will likely turn to hiring more staff. However, it is important in these situations not to jump the gun. You don’t want to hire several new employees when the problem can… Read more »

How to Improve Your Interviewing Skills

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Interviewing is challenging work, but being able to hire wonderful people and strengthening your company can be very rewarding. An interview should be a two-way discussion, and good interviewers make a deliberate attempt to get the most out of each one. They know that making applicants comfortable and combating personal bias will result in a… Read more »

Learn About Great Ways to Reward Your Employees

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Research has revealed that ‘feeling valued’ is a top driver of employee engagement. In a perfect world, a company would make every staff member feel valued through massive raises and lavish parties. While that’s not a realistic option for most businesses, showing appreciation fortunately doesn’t have to cost a great deal of money. Consider the… Read more »

How to Foster Teamwork to Get Better Results

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Strong teamwork is necessary to finish any big project, but many supervisors find it difficult to make their team a cohesive unit. Juggling the needs of individual workers along with the larger group dynamic can bring confusion to team efforts, causing the work to suffer. When leading team projects, you must be able to clearly… Read more »