What Should You Do if You Don’t Fit in at Work?

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When you’re just starting a job, it can take awhile to truly understand the culture there. But once you’ve gotten over your new job jitters and still don’t feel like you’re fitting in, it can make you lose confidence and question if you’re at the right place. Approach the issue with an objective mindset to… Read more »

Do You Keep Losing Candidates to Other Offers?

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When you make a hiring decision and extend an offer to your top candidate, there is always the chance they are fielding multiple offers and may decline yours. However, if it becomes a pattern, it may be time to take a look at your recruitment process and see if there are areas that could be… Read more »

Why Year-End is the Best Time to Start Your Job Search!

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If you want to jump start your job search now, you don’t have to wait until after the holidays. It’s a common misconception that job searches during the end of the year are pointless. Sure, hiring managers may be out of the office a bit more, but there’s still plenty of groundwork you can put… Read more »

What to Do When You Start to Feel Overwhelmed at Work

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No matter how satisfied you are with your job on a daily basis, you may encounter times in which you feel stressed out and like there is no end in sight. It’s crucial to remember that you cannot simply ignore these feelings and use “mind over matter” to power through – eventually, you may find… Read more »

How Much Does Your Bad Credit Affect Your Job Search?

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Financial mishaps, whether unavoidable or because of bad decision-making, do have the potential to create more widespread stress by potentially impacting your ability to land a job to help you get your finances on the right track. Hiring managers may review candidates’ credit reports as a pre-employment screening to help them make hiring decisions. Fortunately,… Read more »

More Employers Than Ever are Screening Candidates Through Their Social Media Profiles

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More Employers Than Ever are Screening Candidates Through Their Social Media Profiles

Approximately 70 percent of employers look up candidates on social media and use it as a screening tool to make hiring decisions – an increase of 10 percent from the previous year, according to a 2017 poll from CareerBuilder. While your social media activity is something that is done on your personal time, it will… Read more »

Ask These Questions to Show You’re Serious about the Job

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  When hiring managers are evaluating candidates for their job openings, they generally want to hire the candidate who seems to be taking the opportunity the most seriously. It’s a waste of their time to extend a job offer to a candidate, no matter how talented, if they seem lukewarm and likely to either pass… Read more »

Be the Temp Everyone Wants to Hire!

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Temporary employment is becoming a mainstay in the professional world, and it brings with it flexibility that can benefit both employers and workers. If you’re pursuing temporary work, it can be challenging to apply typical workplace best practices for a short-term position. However, to build a positive reputation as a high quality temp candidate that… Read more »

Is Your Temp Ready to be Hired Full Time?

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One of the major benefits of utilizing temporary employees is the ability to preview their performance before making a commitment and extending an offer of full-time employment. However, if you don’t have a clear idea of what you’re really looking for, you can’t effectively evaluate your temps to determine who’s best suited to join your… Read more »

4 Ways to Know You’re Micromanaging and How to Stop

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Employees need their managers to provide consistent feedback and coaching to guide them, but if you take it too far and end up micromanaging, it negatively affects all involved. It can foster distrust, enable slackers, and alienate top performers – plus, it adds more work on your already full plate. Check out these four signs… Read more »