Looking to Hire a Recent Graduate?

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The appeal of hiring recent graduates is all too apparent: They are less expensive than more seasoned staff, they are easy to mould to fit the company culture, they provide fresh perspectives, and they are hungry. However, much like the job market can be tough for employees looking for work, the same can be said for companies… Read More »

Tips for Attracting the Best Job Candidates

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Finding staff can be easy: You put out an ad in a paper or post a job opening online, and you’d be amazed at how many applicants come knocking on your door. However, while that may get you a lot of applicants, it does little in the way of ensuring you get the best possible candidate for the… Read More »

How to Keep Cool at Work During the Summer Heat

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Doing your job and doing it well should always be top of your mind when you’re at work; however, with the summer months in full swing, you may notice that you have another task on your plate – trying to keep cool.  Whether you are sitting in an office, working on a warehouse floor, or out under… Read More »

Are You Struggling to Manage Your Time? Follow These 3 Tips

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At one point or another, most of us have been able to relate to the sentiment, “there just isn’t enough hours of the day.” From working a full-time job (and everything that comes along with that), picking up the kids, going to the grocery store, attending your cousin’s wedding, and trying to maintain some semblance… Read More »

The Easiest Way to Reconnect with Your References

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There is a saying: “With clothes the new are the best, with friends the old are the best,” and while not spot on when compared job references, it gets the point across. References are a powerful thing when it comes to landing a good job. They have the ability to put everything a hiring manager… Read More »

Here’s What Your Business Needs to Know About Low Unemployment

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The economy and the job market are in constant flux. One minute (or more accurately, several months) the economy will be booming, and the next, it seems to be ice-cold. Compound that with talk low unemployment, and it can be enough to confuse even the savviest of business owners as to where their company stands.… Read More »

Is Your Newest Hire All Talk and No Work?

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If you are a hiring manager, it doesn’t matter if you are trying to fill an entry-level, junior, senior, management or executive position – the expectation of that new hire is always the same: to perform. However, as if often the case, expectations and reality can be very different things, and all too often, managers… Read More »