4 Tips for Hiring During Today’s Great Resignation

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In today’s job market, it’s hard to find mediocre candidates to hire, let alone your next star performer. The pandemic’s “Great Resignation” combined with the continued Baby Boomer exodus has created a perfect storm for employers looking to hire. What’s more is that if you bring a candidate on board who’s a bad fit, they… Read more »

4 Reasons to Retrain an Employee Rather than Firing Them

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If you have an employee who’s underperforming, it’s a tricky situation. They’re not working out in their role, yet the thought of trying to find a new employee amidst a post-pandemic worker shortage is daunting. What can you do? One way to resolve the situation without having to resort to recruiting is to train employees… Read more »

“Why Should We Hire You?” How to Respond to This Tricky Question

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When a hiring manager asks: “Why should we hire you?” your brain might go in 100 different directions. How do you answer this question? Do you talk about what you love about the company, the unique skills you have, why your personality is a great fit or something else entirely? It’s a lot to think… Read more »

Are You Offering On-the-Job Training? Here’s Why It’s Key

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Work is busy, and you’re short-staffed. The last thing on your mind is employee training. However, it’s actually key to remaining competitive and keeping your employees happy. Here’s why. The Many Benefits of On-the-Job Training When you offer job training to your employees, you’ll give them a boost and your bottom line too because: Employees… Read more »

How a Polished LinkedIn Profile Can Help You Get Hired

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When you’re starting a new job, your focus is on creating a strong resume, searching for leads, and networking. However, don’t forget about reworking your LinkedIn profile. Not only should it be updated so all the information is current and aligns with your resume, but it must be optimized, as well. This way, hiring managers… Read more »

Do’s and Don’ts for Hiring Temporary Workers

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When demand increases and you can’t afford to add to your regular overhead, consider hiring temporary workers instead. These professionals can help you get orders out the door, complete projects, fill in gaps while a full-time team member is out on leave, and provide you with more flexibility. These are valuable benefits in today’s competitive… Read more »

8 Quick Tips for Giving Productivity a Boost at Work

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Work harder or work smarter? At this point, you just want your people to get the work done. Yet, after two years in a global pandemic and stress being a big factor in everyone’s life, how can you do this while maintaining healthy morale, too? Here are some steps to incorporate:   #1: Make goals… Read more »

How to Write a Resume That Gets into Human Hands

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When you’re working on your resume, you’re likely doing so with the hiring manager in mind. But did you know many companies use an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) first to screen resumes? These essentially help organizations use certain keywords and other parameters to filter out weak resumes and focus on the best-fit ones. Those are… Read more »