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Did you know that the average job search in the U.S. is six to nine months? It’s no wonder that job seekers become jaded and disappointed throughout the search, which can lead to a poor attitude when interviewing. The reason for this extended search time is online job applications. They make it much easier to… Read more »

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There are a lot of traits to consider when it comes to being a good leader. You need to have motivation, good communication skills, passion, and more. But have you considered whether or not courage is a trait you should cultivate? There are a variety of ways to become a better customer service leader, and… Read more »

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There is always one distraction or another that might keep you from fully engaging in your work. Now, since summer is coming to a close, it feels like time to get down to brass tacks. In reality, this is only the start to another downward slope through the fall and winter holiday seasons. So how… Read more »

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There is a lot of information today about artificial intelligence and neural networks. So what do you need to know as a business, especially in such a manufacturing and automation-heavy job environment like the Detroit area? Before you make any decisions for your business and technology, let’s take a closer look at the current trends… Read more »

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There are plenty of reasons to avoid a bad hire, but the high cost may be the most significant. Not only will a bad hire affect production and employee morale, but it can also greatly impact the money you spend, the profits you bring in, and every other financial aspect of your organization. But how… Read more »

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It seems like writing a human resources resume should be second nature, but being an HR professional doesn’t make you magic or give you super powers. You’re as vulnerable as any other candidate once you submit your resume for a job. But what if you’re missing something very important, could it mean the difference between… Read more »

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If you’re ever wondering whether the differences between the generations in the workforce is truly a big deal, you might want to read this post. Millennials, for better or worse, are very different from their baby boomer and Generation X counterparts, especially in the office. How important is it to understand their motivations? Very important,… Read more »

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As an HR professional, you probably think you have your resume in the bag. Why wouldn’t you? Reviewing resumes is a big part of many HR jobs, so you’ve seen enough to know what’s good and what’s bad. But, like the stereotype that doctors are the worst patients, human resources professionals can run into some obstacles… Read more »