Is It Impossible to Retain Your Top Employees?

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Every corporate ladder has a top rung. And most of the time a company is structured like a pyramid. There are more entry-level and mid-level positions available than executive opportunities. For this reason, many companies believe they won’t be able to retain their top employees as they grow in their careers and look for more high-level opportunities…. Read more »

Administrative Assistant Warning Signs that Should Put a Candidate on Hold

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Before you make that job offer, how do you know this candidate is the right person for the job? A bad hire can cost your company time and money. Knowing how to look for warning signs that indicate an administrative assistant isn’t all they appear on the surface is important. Here are some red flags… Read more »

2017 Will Be a Candidate-Driven Market. Can Your Business Succeed?

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It has taken nearly 10 years, but the job market has finally switched focus. Since the recession, companies have been in the driver’s seat. With far more qualified candidates for open jobs, a hiring manager could afford to be picky with the choices available. The pendulum has swung the other direction, and now the shoe… Read more »

The Trick to Talking Openly About Salaries with Candidates (and without awkwardness!)

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Salary negotiations have long had a stigma in the American workplace. Why? Because no one, neither the employer nor the candidate, want to be the first to discuss money. This leads to situations where neither part is entirely happy with the results of the negotiation. But it doesn’t have to be that way! Conversations about… Read more »

How to Show Employees Your Gratitude … and Mean It!

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This is the season for gratitude. It is the time of year we think about all of the things for which we are thankful. They say it isn’t happy people who are thankful, but thankful people who are happy. So applying gratitude to your professional life and your employees is critical. Thanking your team is about… Read more »

How to Conduct Better Meetings at Work (That Your Employees Won’t Hate Attending!)

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Most managers are never trained on how to run a meeting that will be productive and positive. Often, meetings are a source of dread for employees when they realize that they would be better off spending their time working than talking about the work they’re doing. But meetings are sometimes essential, so it is critical… Read more »

Temporary Staffing Trends Employers Need to Know

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It has always felt like the temporary staffing industry was concrete. Employers simply contact an agency to help them source and hire talent each time an open position becomes available. But even staffing is facing an evolution in the midst of our technology- and internet-driven culture. If you’re a manager, it is a good idea… Read more »

The Perks of Hiring New Grads

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Finding the right person for your open position can be a challenging process. With so many potential candidates applying for your jobs, how do you determine which are the best fit? Every company needs to make tough decisions when choosing one candidate out of hundreds. Some companies like to hire recent college graduates for their… Read more »

5 Tips for Becoming a Better Boss to Your Workforce

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There is a difference between being a good manager and a great leader. Your staff counts on you to make important decisions, provide direction, and encourage them to do their best work. So how can you ensure that you are a better boss to your workforce? Here are five tips you can implement today to… Read more »