Hiring for Loyalty

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You went through the hiring process, you found the top candidate, took the time to hire and onboard the person. They seemed like a great fit…and then left for another position within a year. While you want the best person for the job, you also want someone you can count on to stick around rather… Read more »

Jobs are More Than Just Money: How to Ask About Other Work Perks

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Of course part of having a job includes the desire for a steady paycheck, but it’s perfectly acceptable (and right) to look for more than just money in your employment search. In fact, according to a survey from AfterCollege, a website designed to help businesses recruit recent college grads, the top three considerations during a… Read more »

How Much Does Turnover Really Cost?

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While you should expect some turnover as the price of doing business, if you’re not careful, that price can become awfully steep.  Turnover has a number of causes: Employee motivation and personal reasons, quality of management, work environment, company practices and strategy, and, the primary focus of this piece, hiring practices. Fortunately, you can take… Read more »

Want to Impress An Employer? Show Your Loyalty.

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From the highest paid executive to the lowest paid employee (and outside the workplace as well), everyone values the quality of loyalty. It’s a concept everyone can understand — there’s a reason why the stereotypical dog name is “Fido,” meaning “faithful” or “loyal.” And as a potential employee, you want to demonstrate company loyalty to… Read more »