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Tips for Discussing Career Goals With Your Boss

  Many employees are concerned about sharing their career aspirations with their bosses. Why is that? Well, if you have long-term goals that might not align exactly with the company, you fear some type of retribution or being passed over for other opportunities within the corporate structure. But sharing your goals strategically could boost your… Read more »

Get the Most Out of Interviewing Job Candidates

  Putting people in seats is not the goal of your hiring mission. You want to hire top candidates who can be future leaders within your organization. But how do you know what you’re looking for when it comes to interviews? Sure, you can go over their experience and tell them a little about the… Read more »

Different Types of Interviews and How to Prepare for Them

  An interview is an interview is an interview, right? Well, in today’s modern world, informed by technology, that isn’t always the case. You may be asked to solve a problem, go to lunch, or be invited to a Skype interview. It’s important to know how to be prepared for each one. Before your next… Read more »

The Benefits of Having One-on-One Meetings With Employees

  Are you having one-on-one meetings with your employees? If so, it’s time look at whether these are a regular event or if you only set up these meetings to address problems. You may want to consider having regular one-on-one meetings to check in with each member of your team and discuss not only problems… Read more »

How to Evaluate Your Job Interview Performance

  Your interview is probably the last major task you need to accomplish before getting a job offer. Knowing there are multiple people being interviewed for the same position, you also know that only one person can get an offer. So how did you do? Most people think they know how it went and whether… Read more »

How to Immediately Set up New Hires for Success

  Onboarding is a big topic with human resources professionals today. And making sure new hires are set up for success before they even start is more important than ever. There is a startling statistic that most new hires leave before their first 90 days are up. To prevent this from happening in your business,… Read more »

The Pros and Cons of Having an Infographic Resume

  If you’ve begun or renewed your job search recently, you have may have noticed that infographic resumes are becoming quite popular. How do you know if you should have a more graphic representation of your experience or stick with the tried and true? There are many pros and cons of having an infographic resume,… Read more »

Tips For Identifying a Negative Employee During an Interview

  Negativity is a contagion that, once introduced to an environment, is difficult to eradicate. So, how can you tell if a potential employee is going to bring that negative energy to your workplace? In the interview, you can ask some questions designed to get to the core of their personality to tell whether or… Read more »

Assessing and Cleaning Up Your Online Presence Before Job Hunting

  Your online presence is an important part of your personality, especially when looking for a job. It’s impossible to avoid social media today, so it’s important to make sure you’re taking steps to keep it neat and professional. Before you begin searching for a job, you will want to take a look at your… Read more »

How to Help an Employee Who Keeps Making Mistakes

  Everyone wants to get, and give, the benefit of the doubt. But what happens when an employee is continually making mistakes? They could be small ones, or they could be major mistakes that impact your entire business. While you may think firing is the only solution, there are other ways to get your employee… Read more »