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There’s a lot that goes into a successful job interview. The way you respond to an interviewer’s questions is obviously important. But what’s sometimes overlooked is the questions that you ask. Forbes points out, “World-class interviewers pay just as much attention to the questions they’re asked as to the answers they’re given, because smart questions… Read more »

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Six seconds. According to Time Magazine, that’s roughly how long you have to grab a recruiter’s attention before they move on to the next resume. To position yourself as a top candidate, your resume must stand out and use the right format that perfectly showcases your skills. Here are some different resume formats to consider…. Read more »

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Choosing the right candidate for a job is far from easy, and many hiring managers find themselves in a difficult situation. A common scenario is to have a candidate who’s “pretty good” but not quite ideal. You may be wondering whether or not to go ahead and hire that person or wait to find a… Read more »

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Recruiting can be a challenging and overwhelming process. You’re often sifting through hundreds of resumes and trying to pinpoint the ideal candidate. As a result, it’s not always easy to make a decision. But it’s important to know that an overly long or challenging application process can cause top talent to drop off and result… Read more »

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You’re bound to learn many lessons throughout your career. Some are pleasant, and some are more challenging. They all contribute to your personal development and accelerate your career progress. Below are four lessons that can help you advance your career. 1.Don’t Fear Failure Mistakes are inevitable, and every person is guaranteed to make plenty over… Read more »

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Although you by no means want strife in your workplace, the occasional employee conflict is inevitable. Part of your job as an employer is effectively resolving this conflict and ensuring it doesn’t adversely affect your workplace. Here are some best practices to help employees work through conflict. Confront the Issue Some employees are reluctant to… Read more »

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Studies have found that America is the most overworked country in the world. According to Credit Loan, “In the U.S., 85.8 percent of males and 66.5 percent of females work more than 40 hours per week,” which is considerably more than the rest of the world. The International Labour Organization also points out, “Americans work… Read more »

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The level of customer service your company provides can ultimately make or break you. A 2011 American Express Survey found “78 percent of consumers have bailed on a transaction or not made an intended purchase because of a poor service experience.” Even worse, “It takes 12 positive experiences to make up for one unresolved negative… Read more »

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Technology has permeated the lives of most Americans.  As a nation, we seem to be obsessed with technology. Network World even mentions the average smartphone user clicks, taps or swipes their device 2,617 times a day. While technology definitely has its perks, it can hinder productivity when used in excess. Here’s how disconnecting from technology… Read more »

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The status quo is something that every business should strive to rise above. It’s the key to moving beyond complacency and mediocrity. One of the most effective ways to do this is by creating a culture where employees are encouraged to question and improve processes; where it’s okay for them to challenge your company’s ideas…. Read more »