How to Write a Letter of Recommendation

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You have been asked to write a letter of recommendation for someone you know, maybe someone who is an employee, or a colleague, or an acquaintance. Whatever the case, you are now confronted with putting together something cogent and compelling about the person on paper. Now, you could write the letter yourself, which would require… Read more »

8 Steps to Creating a First-Rate Workplace

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All employers would like to have a happy and productive workforce. Businesses want people who are performing at their best and are happy in their jobs. These are people who make a company grow, people who stay with a company. Here are 8 steps to keep workers happy and productive: Proper onboarding Companies should not… Read more »

Job Candidate Survey Results: What’s the Most Important Recruiting Tool for Companies?

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A recent survey shows that the most important recruiting tool for companies is their career website. It is the most valuable resource for job candidates when they are looking at companies, more important than Facebook, Twitter, or any other marketing channels. Almost two-thirds of the job candidates contacted in the survey included it among their… Read more »

Job Candidate Survey

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A recent survey shows that the most important recruiting tool for companies is their career website. It is the most valuable resource for job candidates when they are looking at companies, more important than Facebook, Twitter, or any other marketing channels. Almost two-thirds of the job candidates contacted in the survey included it among their… Read more »

How to Attract Millennial Employees

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Millennials have been the focus of attention for some time. Businesses want to know what kind of employees they will be and what kind of customers as well. Naturally, being a younger generation, their skills, values and desires are different from older workers, such as the Baby Boomers. Millennials have garnered a reputation as being… Read more »

Rehiring Former Employees

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There is a phenomenon in human resources that is much more common today than in the past because of the changing nature of the workforce. It is the situation that occurs when a worker who has left a company reapplies to that company some time later. There is even a name for these people –… Read more »

Should You Include a Salary Range in Job Descriptions?

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There are different opinions about the advisability of including a salary range in a job description, or going with something more vague, like “depends on experience.” But there is mounting evidence to show that including a salary range is actually a good idea, while there is not a lot of support for excluding it. You… Read more »

How to Improve Your Employee Referral Program

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Employee referral programs are used by a lot of businesses today. They work well because employees have many professional and business contacts to draw upon. Because these programs have worked so well, some businesses are expanding them. They are not only encouraging employees to refer potential employees, but are also reaching out to former employees,… Read more »

How to Make the Hiring Process More Efficient

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For many companies, hiring new people takes longer than it should. This creates a number of problems for a company – lost productivity, losing top talent, lower employee morale. You want to fill a position as quickly as possible, but naturally you want to ensure that you have the best person for the job. How… Read more »

Should You Provide a Salary Range in Job Descriptions?

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There are different opinions about the advisability of including a salary range in a job description, or going with something more vague, like “depends on experience.” But there is mounting evidence to show that including a salary range is actually a good idea, while there is not a lot of support for excluding it. You… Read more »