How You Can Help Build a Positive Working Environment

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As an employee, it is not directly your responsibility to build a positive working environment. However, that doesn’t mean there’s nothing you can do to help. A positive working environment is healthy, communicates well, and produces high-quality outcomes consistently. When the entire company works well together, everything runs much more smoothly. Your co-workers, managers, and…

Use Interviews to Figure Out Candidate Strengths

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Interviews are the best opportunity to find out what strengths a job candidate has beyond their credentials. A resume only tells you what they want you to know. Beyond that, you’re on your own as far as figuring out the rest. How can you uncover a candidate’s true strengths in an interview? Here are some…

Seasonal Jobs Can Help Land You a Permanent Offer

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Many companies nowadays hire seasonal workers to help push through busy portions of the year. Typically, seasonal jobs will only last for a couple weeks or months. However, in many cases, these jobs can lead to something more. Seasonal positions are sometimes used as behind-the-scenes ‘try-outs’ for new hires. While this isn’t always the case,…

When Changing Careers Might Be a Good Idea

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If you value the direction your career is going, sometimes changes need to take place. One of those changes could be in your career itself. Circumstances may arise that force you to change careers entirely from one field to another. Changing careers, as you can imagine, is a big undertaking. However, it can also pay…

What Makes The Ideal Customer Service Associate?

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When you think of customer service, what comes to mind? These jobs all revolve around assisting customers and maintaining the company’s customer-facing standards. However, unlike most jobs, it takes a special person to excel in and enjoy customer-facing positions. Do you have what it takes? Find out what makes the ideal customer service associate or…

How to Make Your Temporary Employees Feel Welcome

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When part of your workforce is composed of temporary workers, you may experience some friction, or lack of cooperation, between your temps and full-time employees. Taking care of all your employees, regardless of status, will ensure your business is running smoothly. It will also help you establish a good, or better, reputation in the industry…

How To Tell When A New Job Might Be Just What You Need

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If you’re thinking about getting a new job, it’s also important to think about why. Sometimes, the reasons for needing a new job are as plain as day. Other times, not so much. We’re here to help you nail down those reasons. That way, you don’t switch jobs for the wrong reasons.   © Korn…

How You Should Prepare for Interviews the Night Before

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Many job seekers don’t prepare for interviews as much as they should. If you want to make a good impression in your interviews, make sure you take the time to fully prepare for it. Wondering how you might go about this? Here is a list of things to think about the night before.   ©…

Dealing With Abrasive Personality Types on Your Team

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When dealing with abrasive personality types on your team, you may be faced with some challenges. If they are a top performer and replacing them isn’t an option, you might feel stuck. Replacing them can be expensive. It also might not be in your best interest, either. At this point, it begs the question: how…

4 Possible Reasons Why Your Job Search Isn’t Working

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While on the job search, you may have encountered many different setbacks, and you aren’t sure what went wrong. Job searching is, unfortunately, a complicated process with several different things going on all at once. Getting one of these things wrong can disrupt the rest, and that doesn’t do you any favors. If you’re struggling…