Top 10 Ways to Be a Good Boss

It’s more common to hear horror stories of bosses than to hear how much someone loves working for their employer. Being a good boss is beset with challenges from both sides – our inherent strengths and weaknesses, and projected issues with authority from employees. There is a path toward becoming not just a good boss, […]

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Applicant Tracking Systems and Your Resume

Have you been submitting your resume over and over to jobs for which you’re well-qualified, but have yet to hear a peep? It’s possible you’re running up against a technological brick wall in the form of an applicant tracking system (ATS), also sometimes called a talent management system. [two_third_last] ATS is meant to cut down […]

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10 Tips for Successful Business Networking

From small business owners to executive-level leaders of large companies, professionals who are serious about growing their influence make business networking one of their core skills. Building relationships with others in your industry – and even outside of it – can expand your world to include new experiences, knowledge, and opportunities. Organizations also benefit from […]

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Hiring managers often have to wade through hundreds, or even thousands, of resumes when they’re filling a position. Resumes are valuable and necessary for hiring managers—but with so many of them poorly written, badly organized, or simply not what the position calls for, the search for qualified candidates can get frustrating. The good news for […]

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Strong Strategies for Recruiting Top Talent

Employers spend a vast amount of time, energy, and money to find the right people for their teams. Like any sound investment, acquiring top talent requires having a solid plan in place before the need arises. Get a great pool of candidates together by employing these strategies prior to employing your next hire. [two_third_last] Build […]

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A phone interview may seem less formal than an in-person meeting, but it’s the first step toward landing that job. Prepare for phone interviews like you would for the face-to-face, and you’ll be in a better position to snag an offer. [two_third_last] Lay the Groundwork The interviewer may call, anticipating an immediate conversation. If you’re […]

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Find Top Talent Before They’re Stars

(or, the Inside Track on Spotting Future Winners) What’s true in life is also true in business – everyone likes a sure bet. Employers are just as drawn to proven performance, scanning resumes like seasoned gamblers examine race sheets before laying down their money at the track. [two_third_last] The flip side of the coin is […]

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Clean Up Your Online Reputation

The Internet has become a wealth of information both important and trivial, collecting our images and words and wrapping them up into a microcosm of our lives online. We document our opinions, our life events, our entertainment, our relationships, even our meals. While friends and family view our comments and photos online and usually take […]

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Don’t Be a Stepping Stone Employer

Attracting talented sales professionals is a big challenge for many companies—but keeping current talent on the team is another. In the current competitive marketplace, great salespeople are feeling the need to compromise by accepting limited positions in order to “get by for now”. Maximize the likelihood of getting and retaining sales pros by engaging with […]

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Where – and How – Generation Y Works

The members of Generation Y, also known as Millennials, have never known a world without the Internet. This connected state means that their work habits, motivations, and career choices are far different from generations before them. As an employer, it’s important to understand what Gen-Y looks for in the working world—after all, by 2025, they’ll […]

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