Assessing and Cleaning Up Your Online Presence Before Looking For a Job

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Social media has taken the world by storm. According to the Pew Research Center, seven in 10 Americans have a social presence, and the median user maintains accounts on three popular platforms. Recruiters are aware of this, and they’re using it to gather more detailed information on candidates than ever. If your social media presence… Read more »

Increase Employee Productivity By Setting These Workplace Policies

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You hired a very talented team, but you know they’re capable of achieving more than the output they’re currently producing. Great things happen when they really get down to work, so it’s time to put some policies in place to make productivity a top priority. As the boss, you want to give employees as much… Read more »

How to Get Hired With a Questionable Job History

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Every experienced candidate has a history, but yours is a bit more colorful than most. If you’ve changed jobs a lot or have at least one notable resume gap, know this will likely come up during the hiring process. When handled properly, you can address your past, without allowing it to haunt you. Here’s a… Read more »

If Candidates Aren’t Applying for Your Jobs, This May Be Why

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When you post an open position, you expect to be inundated with resumes. The unemployment rate is at an historic low, but that doesn’t mean people aren’t still seeking new opportunities. The best job postings always attract a lot of attention, so clearly something is up. You know your company is a great place to… Read more »

The Benefits of Having a Social Media Policy for Your Employees

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Chances are, your company has a presence on at least a few social media platforms. The employee(s) who manage these accounts abide by strict guidelines put in place to ensure all posts align with your brand voice, image and character. It’s absolutely necessary to have a social media policy for your company, but your employees… Read more »

How Job Shadowing Benefits New Employees

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Starting a new job at a company is hard work. Beyond getting acclimated to the position itself, new employees must learn about the rest of the team and ease their way into the company culture. This is a lot to take on, so job shadowing is a great way to ease the pressure. Pairing a… Read more »

Reduce Stress by Opening Communication Lines

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Chaos ensues when employees fail to communicate. If your team tends to march to the beat of it’s own drum, instead of joining forces with one another, you probably have a high-stress work environment. For every step forward, there are two steps back when people aren’t working together. Encouraging staffers to connect with one another… Read more »

The Top Three Ways to Avoid Being a Stepping-Stone Employer

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Past generations accepted a job and often stayed with the company their entire career. However, millennials are a different story, as they’re game to play the field. A 2016 Gallup report revealed 60 percent of millennials were open to new job opportunities, which is notably higher than the 45 percent of other generations willing to… Read more »

The Top 5 Skills Needed to Be an Accounts Payable Clerk

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Accounts payable professionals ensure their employer’s bills are paid on time and in full. Clearly, this is a very important job, but you’re up to the challenge. Working in accounts payable, you’ll produce and maintain records, create reports and record financial transactions — just to name a few responsibilities associated with the job. A high… Read more »

5 Important Activities to Build Employee Engagement

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Behind every thriving company is a team of highly engaged employees working hard for the good of the team. If lately, your staff seems less than thrilled with their jobs, something is wrong. Disengaged employees are willing to do what’s necessary to continue earning a paycheck, and that’s about it. That kind of attitude won’t… Read more »