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One piece of career advice that is often repeated by experts around the world is never let your career go stale. This involves maintaining your connections, looking for opportunities to learn and grow, and evolving your knowledge to expand your list of skills. How can you do this? Follow our tips below in order to…

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When employees are unable to do their work, business suffers. Companies need their employees to be performing at their best. High performance drives morale and engagement, which in turn affect productivity and the bottom line. But sometimes the quest for success can increase employee stress and lead to fatigue and burnout. Although the two words…

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Coming up with a resume that looks and reads like a good book can be difficult. Your resume is your first step and is usually the first thing an employer will hear about you. If it isn’t updated to include the latest style trends and optimization to make your information more readable, you could be…

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  Effective communication is critical to any organization—and of paramount importance for HR leaders. When assignments aren’t communicated efficiently and clearly, productivity suffers. Although developing good business communication skills takes some effort, being adept at getting a point across well can pay huge dividends. Here are eight steps HR leaders can take to improve their…

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The staffing and recruitment industry has grown considerably since its inception during the last century. With innovations such as cell phones, email, and the Internet, it’s possible to reach many more people now than ever before. Because of this, recruitment has benefited greatly. According to the American Staffing Association, on average, 3.1 million Americans are employed…

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In response to trends that favor less “traditional” work arrangements, more and more companies are giving employees the flexibility they prefer. But do employees really want that increased flexibility—especially if it comes at the expense of their wages? Two National Bureau of Economic Research scholars, Alexandre Mas (professor of economics and public affairs at Princeton…

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By implementing a total reward program, a company can build a reputation as a great place to work and therefore attract the best talent. Non-monetary benefits and perks can, when combined with competitive salaries, form a well-rounded compensation strategy that helps an organization attract candidates, increase offer acceptance rates, and improve retention. Over the last…

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During a recent training class I conducted, a Millennial employee vented to me that what she heard most often from older workers was “No, we can’t do it.” She was frustrated by their apparent lack of openness to new ideas, particularly in one situation in which her proposed solution to an existing problem was initially…

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Today’s HR departments leverage IT to benefit almost every aspect of their daily operations. Continual technology improvements, coupled with declining costs, have fueled a surge in HR’s usage of technology: Software is being deployed to manage areas such as internal mobility, appraisal management, succession planning and personal development. E-recruitment and performance management software are dramatically…

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Must-Have Job Skills for 2017 In 2017, employees will need to show greater skills and results. If you want to get ahead, basic competency won’t be enough. To get a job or a promotion this year, practice these four crucial job skills Communicate clearly. And in person! As office conversations increasingly occur online, learn to…