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Although many people skip this step, a post-interview thank you note is a fantastic way set yourself apart from the competition. But, what should you say? Here’s what to include in an interview thank you email. A Subject Line Hiring managers may not recognize your address, and you don’t want them to accidentally delete your… Read more »

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Are you hoping to develop your team and grow your business in 2020? What can you do to increase your chances of success? Follow these tips from top leadership experts and have your best year ever. Bring in the Right People According to Laszlo Bock, the former SVP of People Operations at Google, “Hiring is… Read more »

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If you’re working with or planning to work with a staffing firm, you may have heard someone comment, “You’ll make less money than if you found a job on your own.” Although many people believe this statement, often it isn’t true. Here’s how you can earn good money with a staffing agency. Let Your Recruiter… Read more »

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What would you like to accomplish in the new year? If setting and achieving your 2020 career goals tops your do-to list, you’ll need a strategy. Here are five tips to help you succeed. Start with a Stretch Goal Most likely, you have an ambition in mind. (That’s why you’re reading this article.) Don’t be… Read more »

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With the new year quickly approaching, is your company managing your hiring needs for 2020? Or, are you feeling overwhelmed already? Follow these tips to make sure your organization is adequately staffed and ready for business. Plan Ahead Being shorthanded can negatively impact both productivity and morale. To avoid this situation, try to predict what… Read more »

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Are you thinking about job hunting in 2020? Did you know advances in technology are changing the landscape for job seekers? Here are four current trends that could make your search easier. Automatic Alerts Most job boards and employment agencies offer alert features. Rather than visiting their website every day and scrolling through postings, you… Read more »

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Do you hate your job? Or, is your job OK, but deep down you feel like you were meant to do something else? Either way, you’re probably due for a change. Follow these steps to find a job you love.   Write Down Your Best-Case Scenario You’re going to have trouble finding the perfect position… Read more »

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Maybe you need a little extra money to make ends meet? Maybe you are trying to increase your savings or escape debt? Or, maybe you just want some extra cash to cover your holiday spending? Whatever your reasons, trying to balance a second job can make maintaining a healthy work-life relationship more difficult. If you’re… Read more »

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The holidays are almost here. Is your business ready? Or, are you worried about managing seasonal staffing needs? Use these strategies to approach the holiday rush with confidence.   Hire the Right Temporary Help Make sure your staff understands that seasonal workers will assist your company temporarily; then return to their regular lives. Although this… Read more »