Diversity in the Workplace

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We all know what diversity means; usually age, race, gender, culture and the like. Yet creating a diverse workplace covers more than that, and the more diverse it is, the more benefits everyone will receive. When looking at hiring, you want to look beyond the usual markers and create a team filled with different personalities… Read more »

The Difference Between Managers and Leaders

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Can managers lead? Can leaders manage? What’s the difference between the two? Which one are you, and which one do you want to be? One may think they’re interchangeable, but each has different qualities. And a good manager has the qualities of a good leader. Handling mistakes. Managers tend to criticize errors, while leaders point… Read more »

Do You Keep Losing Candidates to Other Offers?

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You’ve found just the right candidate for your open position. You’ve interviewed, had good rapport with them, and it seems like a good fit. Yet when you go to offer them the job, you find out they’ve already accepted elsewhere. Or you make the offer and lose them before the start date. Where did you… Read more »

Lessons You Can Learn from Last Year

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As you move into 2015, it may help you to look back a bit and see what 2014 brought to your business in terms of positives and negatives. Specifically, look at old reports and statement from the previous year to evaluate where your strengths and weaknesses lie, then formulate a plan to enhance the former… Read more »

What Does Your Online Reputation Say to Candidates?

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Job seekers know that they need to have a strong online presence and use it well, but what about the employer and the company’s presence on the Web? Bear in mind that the Internet face you present to candidates can attract or keep away the talent you want. Read on to learn some tips about… Read more »

The Hiring Process: Is Yours Costing You Great Candidates?

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All companies want to find and bring in the best possible talent; it makes logical sense. Now ask yourself a question: When was the last time you truly examined your hiring process? If you feel you haven’t managed to attract the kind of candidates you want, you may need to look at your hiring practices… Read more »

Happy Workers are Productive Workers

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Once you have your chosen employees hired and in place, you have two aims: keep them there and encourage them to stay actively involved on the job. On the one hand, a job is just that, and, to use an old adage, “there’s a reason why they call it ‘work’.” But if you want to… Read more »