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Today’s job market is more competitive than ever, and employers are looking for candidates who possess a comprehensive skill set. While hard skills are extremely important, employers are also interested in soft skills, which can’t be directly measured. Here are three soft skills you need to possess in order to position yourself as a top… Read more »

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There are two types of skills you need to possess to be a great employee—hard skills and soft skills. Hard skills relate to your specific knowledge and qualifications (e.g., forklift operator and order picker). When it comes to intangible soft skills, one of the most important is being a great listener. Here are some ways… Read more »

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Hiring is often a difficult, time-consuming process. According to SHRM, it takes an average of 42 days to fill a position. So, you obviously want to get it right and ensure you’re bringing the right people on board. Although there are several factors that determine an employee’s likelihood of success, it largely boils down to… Read more »

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Highly talented candidates may have multiple recruiters chasing them at any given time. As a result, it’s important for your company to have an effective strategy in place to win these individuals over. Here is the role company culture plays in attracting candidates and why sharing how a candidate will fit into your company’s culture… Read more »

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Unsafe working conditions put your workers at risk and can take a toll on your business financially. The U.S. Department of Labor reports, “Employers pay almost $1 billion per week for direct workers’ compensation costs alone, which doesn’t include other expenses like medical costs and legal fees.” As you’ll find out, one of the best ways… Read more »

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For today’s workforce, it’s about much more than just earning a paycheck. In fact, most employees want to know their day-to-day job has an impact and is improving their company’s bottom line. But what if you’re in a temporary position and may not be with your employer for the long haul? Here are some ways… Read more »

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Some people are reluctant to take a temporary job for the simple reason it won’t last very long—and that’s understandable. But when you get right down to it, there are numerous benefits you may not even be aware of. Here are some ways that temporary experience can help you learn, grow and make connections to… Read more »

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Career development is important for many of today’s employees. Millennials in particular tend to value growth and sustained progress and may be tempted to jump ship if an employer can’t provide it. This combined with the predicted shortage of organizational leaders within the next five years has resulted in 83 percent of companies saying it’s… Read more »

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Extensive research has found an undeniable correlation between workplace environment and employee success. It impacts everything from the absenteeism and accident rates to productivity and profitability. Here are some reasons why having a positive, constructive culture is crucial to employee success. Some Telling Statistics According to the The Harvard Business Review: $500 billion is siphoned… Read more »

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“What are your strengths and weaknesses?” This is one of the most commonly asked questions during a job interview, so you should anticipate needing to answer it. But rather than waiting for your interviewer to formally ask, you can make a great impression by touching on these areas beforehand. An Opportunity A recruiter will be… Read more »