Are You Asking the Appropriate Questions in Your Interview?

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Making a positive impression during your job interview isn’t just about how you answer the questions from the hiring manager – the quality of the questions you ask matters too. Relevant, thoughtful questions demonstrate your professionalism and level of enthusiasm for the opportunity. Ensure you are asking the appropriate questions in your interview by considering… Read more »

6 Tips to Become a Better Warehouse Manager

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Being a warehouse managers requires juggling quite a few extra tasks that managers in other industries don’t face. In addition to training and monitoring employees, you also have to systematically store and assess inventory, along with tracking and fulfilling client orders. Without a time management and workflow process put carefully in place, warehouses can quickly… Read more »

Do Customers like Hearing a Call Center Script?

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Call center scripts are commonplace for a reason: They allow for consistency and efficiency while handling customer service issues. However, customer service isn’t just about time management – customers often don’t like call center scripts because it changes the very nature of the interaction and feels as impersonal as if they were talking to an… Read more »

How To Make Sure Your Staff Enjoys Coming Into Work Everyday

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Employees who are happy with their jobs are among the key factors to a company’s success. Having an attitude that their paychecks should be incentive enough to work hard simply isn’t realistic when dealing with actual individual people. Unhappy employees may struggle with the motivation needed to go above and beyond and truly care about… Read more »

This is Your Year! Break These 4 Bad Job Searching Habits Today!

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Even the most qualified candidates may hurt their chances of landing jobs without realizing it. Job searching is a skill like any other that requires research and practice to hone. Ensure your effort pays off by avoiding common job search mistakes – here are four bad job searching habits you need to break today: Not… 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 »

Why You Have to Focus on Company Culture During Times of Low Unemployment

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Approximately 65% of American workers do not feel engaged at work, according to workplace engagement surveys from Gallup. Lack of engagement can lead to lower productivity, reduced satisfaction, and be bad for overall branding.  Improving company culture can significantly boost engagement levels and should be an organizational goal; however, it’s especially important when unemployment levels… Read more »

Attract Talented Candidates With Your Positive Work Environment

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When candidates are evaluating potential employers, money may be important but the work environment may be the deciding factor. Spending a great deal of time in a negative workplace can eventually take such a toll that no amount of compensation can overcome it. Attract the attention of talented candidates by focusing on a positive work… Read more »

Reference Checks: Just a Formality?

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Savvy applicants always choose and list their references carefully, but in end, many hiring mangers ultimately ignore these references and make their final decisions based on other criteria. Reference check omissions are especially common among short term or lower level positions, and they happen for a host of reasons. Among these reasons, they’re time-consuming and… Read more »

Bringing Out the Hacker in Your Employees

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The term “technical employee” typically refers to any employee who spends her days focused on micro-level problem solving rather than business decision making, and includes most employees engaged in design, research and development, software creation, or product inception. A chef in a restaurant is a technical employee, and so are most craftspeople and artisans. Technical… Read more »