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Workplace conflict can tear a team apart. It is an inevitable thing for every business to have two or more employees butt heads on something. How you deal with these problems can make the difference. Are you currently dealing with workplace conflict among your employees? Do you want to prepare for future issues that may…

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The holiday season is incredibly stressful for many kinds of businesses for many different reasons. During the Christmas season, the United States’ retail industry generated over $3 trillion in 2013, and that number has undoubtedly risen with each new year. With the increase of both in-store and online purchases, places such as retail stores and…

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For industrial sector workers, work-life balance can be a hard thing to achieve. Between crazy work hours, overtime, shift changes, and the nature of the work, striking a golden balance can take some work. However, there are some simple things you can do that will help put you on the path to finding peace in…

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For the past several months, there have been more job openings available in the United States than there are people to fill them, leading to labor shortages. According the Bureau of Labor Statistics, on the last day of August, the number of job openings increased to 7.1 million, a new series high. This appears to…

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It can’t be denied that the staffing industry is an important part of employment and recruiting. If you’re not sure if you should work with or hire through a staffing agency, here are somethings we think will pique your interest.     Staffing agencies are “high-touch” Staffing agencies are one of the top five “high-touch”…

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Employee morale can make or break a team. It is what separates a productive team from a bored, uninspired team. More often than not, the responsibility of solving the problems of a low-morale workplace falls on management. In order to do this, you need to be vigilant about catching any issues as soon as possible,…

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Are you and your company regretting a recent hire? Did the candidate not match your expectations? We know how grueling the hiring process can be; it only makes matters worse when the candidate you chose is not who you thought they were. Here are a few things you can do to try to make the…

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Ever browsed your Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram feeds and wondered, “Wow! Why did they post that? That’s going to come back to bite them later.” There is more truth to that than you know! Many companies and hiring managers these days inspect potential job candidates’ social media pages for possible red flags. Given that social…

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Once upon a time, many years ago, working at the same company for your entire life up until retirement was the norm. Now, times have changed. You might find yourself in a position where you must leave your job to move on to bigger and better things. We understand: putting in notice is tough, especially…

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Job searching can be mentally taxing sometimes, especially if you have faced many rejections or mishaps along the way. Whether you are job searching on your own or working with a recruitment agency, there is always something to learn for the future. Remembering what you’ve learned, and applying them on the next go-around, can mean…