How to Build a Positive Work Culture for Your Remote Employees

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The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has led many businesses to let employees work remotely. At the same time, the pandemic has forced companies to rethink how they foster a positive work culture.   Your company’s culture may have been a great selling point to job candidates before the pandemic. Today, however, it has become exceedingly difficult to build… Read More »

Find a Job You Love by Working with a Recruiter

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Your goal: find your dream job as quickly as possible. Yet, in today’s highly competitive job market, it can be tough to distinguish yourself from other qualified applicants. As such, you may submit your resume, cover letter, and other application materials to dozens of companies but fail to land your dream job.   If you are… Read More »

How to Help Your Team Set and Achieve Career Goals in 2021

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Your team performed well in 2020, even in the midst of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Each team member played a key role in your business’ success throughout 2020. At the same time, your employees made progress toward achieving their career goals — and you want to help each worker stay on course as they try to accomplish their career aspirations in 2021.  … Read More »

7 Things You Should Do After an Interview

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A job interview provides a golden opportunity to show you are the best candidate for a particular job. When the interview ends, there are things you can do to put yourself in a great position to land your dream role, too.   Some of the best things to do after an interview include:  1. Verify the… Read More »

Recession-Proof Hiring Strategies for Light Industrial Hiring Managers

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Light industrial hiring managers face an uphill climb to recruit and retain top talent, particularly in the midst of a global economic recession. But, with the right hiring strategy, you can continuously attract skilled professionals to your team.    There are several hiring strategies that can work well for light industrial organizations. These strategies include:    1. Contingency Planning  … Read More »

How to Set SMART Goals for the New Year

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You want your career to prosper in 2021 and beyond. In order to accelerate your career growth, you need to take a “SMART” approach to your career goals.   A SMART approach involves creating career goals that are Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Timely. Once you make SMART goals, you can begin your journey toward accomplishing… Read More »

10 Ways to Reduce Hiring Bias

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Your company wants a workforce built on diversity and inclusion. But, despite your best efforts, ageism, racism, sexism, and other biases may inadvertently come into play during the hiring process.   Research indicates hiring bias can be a problem for many employers. If you understand the dangers associated with hiring bias, you can identify and mitigate this issue before… Read More »

5 Signs It’s Time to Look for a New Job

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You feel satisfied with your current job, but there may be warning signs that your position does not fulfill your career aspirations. If this is the case, you need to quickly identify these warning signs. That way, you can begin a search for a new job that allows you to achieve your career goals.   There are many signs that… Read More »

Work-Life Balance: Why It’s Critical to Employee Retention

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Work-life balance, i.e. equilibrium between your everyday work activities and personal life, is paramount. Yet, some companies ignore work-life balance. The result: these companies struggle to attract and retain top talent.   If your company encourages employees to maintain a healthy work-life balance, it boosts the likelihood of developing and maintaining an engaged workforce. Since workers can enjoy and appreciate life to the fullest extent, they will be motivated… Read More »

How to Ask for and Get More Responsibility at Work

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You work hard and feel ready to take on additional responsibility. That way, you can show your company exactly what you can accomplish — and position yourself to climb the corporate ladder, faster than ever before.   Requesting additional responsibility at work is sometimes difficult. However, with the right approach, you can ask for and get more responsibility.   Let’s look… Read More »