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Tell Employees the Truth without Being Mean

As a manager, there are times when you need to communicate potentially critical feedback or break some bad news. Of course, depending on the situation and your unique management style, you may be inclined to communicate in a certain manner. But in order to maintain a positive relationship with your employees and contribute to a… Read More »

What to Do After You’ve Been Fired

There are few things more disheartening than the act of being fired. If you’ve found yourself thrust back into the job market unexpectedly, you might be a bit rattled and unsure of how to bounce back. But rest assured, there are a number of things you can do to hit the ground running when you… Read More »

How Managers Can Help Stressed Employees to “Calm Down”

Workplace stress is common, but still has a significant impact on the health and wellbeing of American adults. High levels of job stress accompany a feeling of having little-to-no control over a situation, but at the same time being weighed down by increasing demands on time and attention. Stress is known to be associated with… Read More »

Do Companies Really Keep Your Resume on File?

Here’s a common scenario. You submit your resume and job application to an employer in response to an opening that you think is a great fit for your skills and experience. After a certain amount of time, you hear back from the hiring manager that while you were not selected for that particular job opportunity… Read More »

Set Goals Your Team Can Achieve with These 4 Tips

Teamwork is all about communication and motivation. Great leaders are able to set a group of employees on a path toward a common goal while at the same time utilizing each team member’s unique skills and abilities. While setting high-level goals is important, making sure there are short term goals interspersed along with the visionary… Read More »

How a Staffing Agency Can Find Your Next Job

The job hunt is not an easy undertaking. Many professionals find real value in teaming up with a staffing agency or career consultant to help them find their next opportunity. The job market of recent years has become more and more competitive, with employers looking for candidates with very specific skill sets, advances in recruiting… Read More »

Reduce the Time to Fill Your Open Jobs

Recruiting is, and likely always will be, one of the most influential aspects you have on the success of your business. The success of an entire company depends on the abilities, qualifications and teamwork skills of its employees. Inevitably, a great deal of time and resources can be spent on recruiting top industry talent. Considering… Read More »

Make Networking Something You Enjoy

Professional networking is likely the single-most important thing you can do for the long-term success of your career. Making connections with employers and employees outside of your normal circle of acquaintances can be difficult, particularly if you are not especially social. But it is important, and with a few tips and tricks you can turn… Read More »

Improve Your Culture with These 4 Tips

In such a competitive hiring market, employers need to know how to attract and recruit top talent. It might come as a surprise, but financial incentives might not be enough to really grab the attention of the candidates you are most interested in hiring. Employees are increasingly interested in working for companies that are committed… Read More »

What Happens When You Don’t Like Your Co-Worker

Occasionally, even the most professional employees may find themselves in a situation where they don’t get along perfectly with all their co-workers. Sometimes, personalities naturally clash. Knowing what to do in such situations can help reduce tensions and even smooth over damaged relationships. This article will cover some suggested responses for you to use when… Read More »