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Key Pieces of a Resume You Need to Look for When Reviewing Candidates

When you work as a hiring manager, reviewing candidate resumes comes with the territory. It’s your responsibility to find the ideal person for each vacant position, so screening applications thoroughly is a must. However, there are certain key pieces of a resume that you always need to look for when you are looking for a… Read More »

How to Explain Job Hopping in Your Next Interview

While the practice of changing jobs every few years is becoming more common, that doesn’t mean hiring managers won’t have questions about your job hopping. As you get ready for an interview, it’s important to prepare responses to the questions that are almost guaranteed to arise. By having a game plan in place to explain… Read More »

How to Effectively Manage Two Employees Who Don’t Get Along

It’s a fact of life that not everyone gets along. Sometimes, a difference of opinion creates a divide. In others, a single upsetting incident is enough to harm a once healthy relationship. When a conflict between two people enters a workplace, managers often have to step up and handle the situation. Otherwise, should the problem… Read More »

Behavioral Interview Questions: Why You Should Ask Them and What to Ask

When you are interviewing a candidate, you typically want to gather as much valuable information as possible. Often, this involves making sure you ask the right questions in the proper format to get the kind of revealing response that will allow you to better assess a job seeker’s capabilities. If you are wondering why you… Read More »

Unique Employee Perks and Incentives That Fit Any Budget

Competition for top talent among companies is fierce. With unemployment remaining low, many businesses are having to work diligently to retain their best and brightest staff members as well as attract high-quality candidates to fill vacant positions. If you’re dealing with a tight budget, identifying perks and incentives that can entice workers while still being… Read More »

5 Best Ways to Stand Out in an Interview

If you want to land a new job, then standing out in a positive way during the interview process is a must. But many job seekers aren’t sure exactly what they need to do to make an ideal impression on the hiring manager. With that in mind, here are five of the best ways to… Read More »

Key Struggles for Small Business Owners

Small business owners are often required to wear multiple hats. After all, you may have a limited (if any) support staff, and that puts a substantial amount of the weight on your shoulders. Plus, many small businesses struggle, particularly in their early days of operation. However, many of your challenges do have resolutions, and your… Read More »

Shift from Employee Engagement to Employee Experience

Employee engagement has been a hot topic for some time. After all, engaged employees aren’t just more productive, but are also less likely to resign. While employee engagement is certainly something to strive for, there is also a newer concept on the block that is garnering a lot of attention. Employee experience, or EX, goes… Read More »

Finding Top Talent in a Labor Shortage

As of April 2018, the unemployment rate in the US was 3.9 percent. While this can be a sign of a fairly healthy economy, it also means that many companies are struggling with labor shortages. To put it simply, there aren’t enough skilled candidates available to meet demand. This makes it challenging when you need… Read More »

Essentials of Cross-Training Employees

Whether your company is battling against skill gaps or simply needs team members to be able to cover each other’s duties during absences, cross-training is often the perfect answer. When you cross train, you ensure that important tasks are covered, even when someone is away from the workplace. It also gives you additional flexibility regarding… Read More »