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If you have a job opening, you want to fill it with someone who will be able to do the job well. You want someone who will meet the expectations for performance and who will contribute to the growth of the company. Here are some tips on how to find the right person for the… Read more »

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One of the most important capabilities that companies are looking for in job candidates is leadership skills. And businesses are looking to develop these skills in their management ranks as well. Another organization that is very interested in developing leadership skills is the U.S. Army. And it has developed an effective framework for nurturing these… Read more »

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Most leadership experts emphasize the importance of feedback from company employees, but incorporating it into business operations is easier said than done. Feedback is crucial to get a sense of how effective the decisions and goals of management are. Moreover, seeking feedback regularly helps to create greater trust between management and workers, as well as… Read more »

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You’ve just received a job offer. The next step is discussing the salary and benefits. Look at Everything The pay should be competitive, that is, it should be similar to what other companies are paying their employees to do the same type of job. It’s fairly easy to get an idea of salary for the… Read more »

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You naturally want to perform your best at a job interview, appearing poised and confident. In order to do this, you need to be prepared. Preparation is key for any job interview. Here are some tips to help you get ready. 1.Research One of the most important ways to prepare is to thoroughly research the… Read more »

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People move from job to job much more often these days. In this type of environment, you may be wondering if the traditional two weeks’ notice is still as common a practice as in the past. Contrary to what some may believe, giving two weeks’ notice is not a legal requirement. If you are an… Read more »

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How do you start your day? Do you roll out of bed with barely enough time to wash up, dress, and scurry out the door? Do you stop on the way to work to grab a donut and coffee? If this is your morning routine, a few changes are definitely in order if you want… Read more »

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Developing Effective Exit Interviews Often exit interview programs falls short of their intended goal, that of improving employee retention or gathering information that the company can use going forward. Exit Interview Flaws Exit interviews miss the mark for two reasons. First, the quality of the information is suspect. If exit interviews are to be effective… Read more »

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You have a job opening then needs to be filled. You have put together a job description, advertised for the job, sifted through many resumes, interviewed the top candidates, and made an offer. But unexpectedly, your top pick turned you down. What is your next step? In this situation, the dilemma you’re faced with is… Read more »

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Often, in an attempt to establish a rapport with a job candidate during an interview, hiring managers will engage in a little small talk at the start of the meeting. But, as a hiring manager, you need to be careful that you don’t inadvertently touch on topics that may open your company up to legal… Read more »