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Settling into a new job can be difficult and overwhelming for a temporary employee. They’ve got to get up to speed and learn new tasks as well as get acquainted with their new co-workers. Here are some ways to make your temporary employees feel welcome and make the time spent at your company a positive… Read more »

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Temporary work may not be everyone’s first choice with an employer, but it comes with some distinct benefits that can help propel your career in the long run. Here are some reasons why you should consider temporary work. Opportunity to Build Skills and Experience Any time you get a new job, you’re bound to learn new… Read more »

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Part-time workers — those who work less than 35 hours per week — account for only 18.3 percent of the workforce. But these individuals can be a huge asset to your company. Here are some of the top reasons why you should hire part-time employees. Get the Skills You Need With a Budget Budget can… Read more »

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The tasks employees perform in a position are essentially the same. However, the way individual employees go about learning those tasks can vary considerably. Knowing what your preferred learning style is can help you once it’s time for an interview because you can tell a recruiter what type of instruction you’ll thrive under. The 3… Read more »

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High-level customer service and business success go hand in hand. In fact, “73 percent of companies with ‘above average’ customer experience maturity perform better financially than their competitors.” Therefore, it’s critical you know what to look for when hiring a customer service candidate. Here are some specific traits to focus on. Great Communication Smooth interactions… Read more »

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“What’s your biggest weakness?” This is one of the most dreaded questions in a job interview. And it’s one that requires a considerable amount of finesse and tact to effectively respond to. Here are some tips on how to turn your weaknesses upside and wow your interviewer. Don’t Give a Bogus Answer The last thing… Read more »

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There are several factors that contribute to your success at work. But you could argue one of the biggest is your reputation. “The most important career capital you have isn’t your technical skills or academic pedigree,” writes women’s leadership author and speaker Selena Rezvani. “It’s not your high-flying title. It’s not even your relationships …… Read more »

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You’ve successfully applied for a job. That’s great, but now what? To increase your chances of getting hired, follow up with the hiring manager. Here are some tips on when and how to do this. Wait About a Week Timing is crucial here. You’ll want to give the recruiter enough time to review your application… Read more »

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Workplace collaboration offers a host of benefits. Some of which include improved relationships, increased productivity and more efficiency. But when there’s a lack of collaboration, it can really hurt your company. In fact, 86 percent of corporate executives, employees and educators consider a lack of collaboration a key reason for workplace failures. Here are some… Read more »

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You may not get along with your boss 100 percent of the time. You may have disagreements here and there. But sometimes it goes beyond that where you actually have a boss who is toxic. In this case, it can make your job very unpleasant and create a lot of friction within your workplace. Here… Read more »