Important Tips to Help Improve Accountability in the Workplace

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Playing the blame game doesn’t get people far in life or business. You need to be able to rely on your team to do their jobs, admit their mistakes and constantly strive to do better. If accountability is an issue at your company, this is something that needs to be addressed. Your business is only… Read more »

What Are the Best Ways to Retain Your New Hires?

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Finding the right person for the job is only half the battle. After you welcome new hires to the team, you have to keep them happy and engaged, because if you don’t, there’s a good chance they’ll leave. Results of a February 2014 study conducted by BambooHR revealed one-third of the approximately 1,000 people surveyed… Read more »

5 Email Etiquette Tips for Job Seekers

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The job search process requires a lot of emailing. From the initial submission of your cover letter and resume to correspondence throughout the interview phase, you’ll be using this medium frequently to communicate with potential employers. An off-putting email address or a message written in too casual a tone can ruin your chances of getting… Read more »

3 Ways to Strengthen Your Onboarding Process

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The hiring process requires a tremendous amount of time and effort, but you’ve finally found a fantastic new employee you’re thrilled to have on the team. You might think it’s time to sit back and relax, but in reality, your work is far from done. If your new hire doesn’t receive proper onboarding, there’s a… Read more »

How Long Should Your Resume Be?

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Your resume is the single most important marketing tool you have in your job search, but that doesn’t mean it can be as long as you want. Hiring managers typically receive an overwhelming amount of applications for each open position, so if you want yours to be read in entirety, it needs to be perfectly… Read more »

How to Make Your Mid-Year Reviews Count

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It’s hard to believe it, but June is already here! Your employees are probably about to start taking their summer vacations, so before things get hectic around your office, make time to give mid-year reviews. This valuable one-on-one time with each of your staffers is a great opportunity to touch base and focus on the… Read more »

Hiring? Ask Yourself, Why Should Someone Work For You?

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Hiring decisions hugely impact the future of your company, so it’s important to extend offers wisely — but you already know that. You have a few open positions on your team, so you’re ready to jump in and get the hiring process started, but before doing so, take some time to look at each opportunity… Read more »

6 Ways to Become a Leader Pt. 2

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You have great ideas and incredible vision for the future, so you need use them to your advantage. Last month, we started this two-part series to help you become a leader. Hopefully, you’ve already gotten the process moving by putting the first three approaches we shared into action — making self-improvement a constant priority, finding… Read more »

Your Interview Follow-Up Email Should Include These Three Things

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Now that your job interview is over, you can breathe a huge sigh of relief. All your research and preparation paid off and you feel like you made a great impression. Though the hardest part of the process is over, your work is not quite done yet. Now it’s time to write a personalized follow-up… Read more »

3 Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Staff

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Birds are chirping, flowers are blooming and the days are getting longer, so clearly spring is in the air! When everything around you is fresh and new, there’s no better time to take inventory and make sure you’re not holding on to things — or staff members — that are holding your company back. Letting… Read more »