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Tips for Responding to Difficult Situations

Nearly everyone will encounter stressful situations during their career. Whether it involves being overtasked, caught between two managers, or being overlooked for promotions, challenges in the workplace can quickly lead to frustration. With that in mind, here are a few difficult situations you may encounter and tips on how to respond. Being the Go-To Person… Read More »

Burning Out Employees Can be Detrimental to Your Success

While a strong economy can be great news for businesses, it also brings with it some drawbacks, especially when coupled with low unemployment. Companies are struggling to find the workers they need, leaving them to push their current employees harder than ever before. An occasional short period that requires staff members to work overtime is… Read More »

Common Non-Compete Agreement Questions

Thank you to Epiphany Law for participating in Career Options “Make it Happen in 2017-2018” resource guide for area companies! Please see below for their information on key points regarding Non-Compete Agreements:   Defending Your Company from Unfair Competition In the employment arena, things are not what they used to be. It used to be… Read More »

Here Are Some Ways a Specialized Recruiting Agency Will Ensure Great New Hires

When companies struggle to find high-quality candidates for particular roles, they may feel at a loss when it comes to remedying the problem. Even if an organization manages most of its own hiring, being unfamiliar with the idiosyncrasies of certain fields or positions makes finding top talent harder, as not every HR department will understand… Read More »

Have You Evaluated Your Onboarding Process Recently?

Generally, businesses view the recruitment and selection process as some of the most difficult parts of securing top talent, leading them to believe that after a candidate accepts an offer of employment and the new hire’s first day is set to begin, the hard part is over. While that is true to a certain degree,… Read More »

4 Tips for Establishing a Better Relationship With Your Recruiter

Many job seekers turn to recruiters to help them land their next position, relying on the recruiter’s experience and connection to help them gain access to coveted jobs. But, to be effective, this crucial relationship shouldn’t be left to fate, and being passive about fostering a connection isn’t an ideal approach. Instead, you should put… Read More »

Santa…Where Have All My Employees Gone?

“SANTA……….. WHERE HAVE ALL MY EMPLOYEES GONE?” By Lisa Powers If one reviews Santa’s hiring practices and employee retention, he seems to really know what he is doing. He has not lost a single reindeer to fly his sleigh in hundreds of years and his elves seem to come back year after year!  This is… Read More »

Critical Steps in Disaster Planning and Recovery

As you get ready to wrap up your 2017 year, we would like to thank Marco Technologies for participating in Career Options “Make it Happen in 2017-2018” resource guide for area companies! Please see below for their response to one of the questions we addressed:   Can you offer additional general security concerns/observations?   1. Security – Many… Read More »

5 Steps in Working with Your Insurance Company After a Fire

  Thank you to Ademino & Associates for participating in Career Options “Make it Happen in 2017-2018” resource guide for area companies! Please see below for their response to one of the questions we addressed: After a business fire, what are 5 steps in working with your insurance company? Establish documentation and accounting records both prior… Read More »

Is it Time to Find a New CPA?

  Thank you to KerberRose for participating in Career Options “Make it Happen in 2017-2018” resource guide for area companies! Please see below for their response to one of the questions we addressed: What are six questions to ask when interviewing a CPA/CPA firm? What is your background? Education, work experience and credentials? What type of clients/industries… Read More »