How to Properly Look for Errors in a Candidate’s Resume

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Hiring managers scan hundreds of resumes in a day and the screening process – even for a single position – can often be a lengthy process. While skilled recruiters are adept at reading, analyzing and looking for pertinent information, the process is often time-consuming. However, manually scanning resumes for errors is still a crucial step… Read more »

5 Tips to Ensure Your Employees Are Happy

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In today’s competitive landscape, it’s more important than ever to keep employees happy, engaged and productive. Considering that happy employees help organizations thrive, businesses are now looking to promote employee well-being in several innovative ways. Satisfied employees boost sales, create new business opportunities and help the business expand while offering loyalty and support at the… Read more »

3 Tips for Managers to Be More Transparent With Their Employees

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Transparency helps make a company, and its employees, more productive by establishing trust. Keeping employees in the know every step of the way fosters confidence in your leadership. What’s more, in the absence of transparency, employees lack direction and emotional commitment. More often than not, easier workflows, improved communication and fewer misunderstandings are the signs… Read more »

The Benefits of Finding Your Payroll Candidates Through a Staffing Agency

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Finding quality payroll candidates is a challenge for many companies. The hiring process is often time-consuming, from reviewing applications and screening prospective candidates to interviewing them and checking references. Staffing agencies identify, evaluate and match candidates to employers, which helps to streamline the entire process.   Here are the top four benefits of using a… Read more »

What Causes Your Top Employee to Quit?

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In our competitive market, retaining top talent is more important than ever before. A whopping 51 percent of employees are looking to leave their jobs, and the cost of replacement is staggering. Recent estimates place turnover prices at $45,000 to $150,000 per employee.   To avoid losing money and talent, employers want to know: What… Read more »

The Proper Way to Turn Down a Job Offer

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If you find yourself in a situation where you decide to decline a job offer, it’s important to inform the company in a respectful, professional manner. In the business world, it is important to maintain a good reputation, and if you reject a job offer improperly, it could hurt you in the future. After successfully… Read more »

3 Tips to Boost Your Job Search Confidence

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After several weeks of getting rejected repeatedly in your job hunt, you can’t be blamed for feeling defeated and miserable. What you don’t want, however, is having these feelings affect your self-confidence, which manifests in cynicism and negativity — things that can turn off potential employers.   Here’s what you can do to your job… Read more »

How Can You Tell If the Job Is Right for You Before Accepting the Offer?

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Finally, after a tiring search and multiple interviews, you have a job offer.   But before you pop the champagne and celebrate, you need to evaluate things and ask yourself if you should accept the offer or not. Remember, a job contract is often a commitment you have to honor for a significant period of… Read more »

Are These 3 Cover Letter Mistakes Costing You Job Offers

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While almost anyone looking for a job recognizes the importance of an outstanding resume, most job seekers tend to ignore the cover letter. Because of this, you have many people making the mistake of using the cover letter to repeat what’s already on their resume.   But that’s not what a cover letter is. Instead,… Read more »

4 Tips to Help You Calm Down Before an Interview

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Getting scheduled for a job interview is always an exciting experience. But once the post-appointment high wears off, it’s often quickly replaced by pre-interview nerves and fear caused by the realization of just how high the stakes are. In fact, according to a study by Everest College and Harris Interactive, 92 percent of Americans admit… Read more »