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Five apps that can help you catch that job-search break you’ve been hoping for

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When you’re looking for a job, technology is on your side. Long mornings spent poring over a newspaper, coffee in hand, circling jobs that sound promising? No longer necessary! Now all you need is your phone and dreams for the future—plus a few valuable apps that will help you do the rest.   Five of the Best Job… Read more »

Can you land a job in Tennessee with little to no past work experience in the field?

If you’re in search of work but have very little (or almost no) experience—what should you do? The tricky part is that most employers look for work experience in new hires, but in order to gain that experience, you need a job. So if you’ve just recently graduated and don’t have much to report in the work… Read more »

Four Reasons to Deploy an Employee Referral Program

The hiring process is time-consuming! When you consider all the steps, it can be a lengthy process—and at the end of all that work, you want to be sure your hiring choices stick. By using an employee referral program, you can engage your workers in the hiring process, plus help improve the quality of your… Read more »

How Can You Better-Involve Introverts in Team Meetings?

how to engage introverts in meetings

Though your introverts are among your quieter employees, this doesn’t mean they have nothing to offer during meetings. Extroverts find it much easier to speak up and share, and you may find them dominating your meetings—leaving your introverted employees with untapped potential. Five Ways to Help Introverts Participate During Meetings You can make the most… Read more »

Question: How Can I Get a Job I’m Seemingly Unqualified For?

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Searching for a new job can be frustrating. It takes time to scour the internet for possible job openings, prepare your cover letter and resume, and then apply. Applicant Tracking Systems, used by many companies, automatically scan your document for keywords—and they can cause your resume to be filtered out even before anyone human has reviewed… Read more »

The Value in a Staffing Firm to Help You Navigate Peak Production Season

Working with a staffing firm during peak production

Most industries encounter a season each year when demand increases. In health insurance, it’s in the fall, right before January enrollment. In the food service and hospitality industries, demand peaks in the summertime, when many customers are on vacation and going out more. In retail, the winter holidays are crunch time, as customers scramble to buy gifts.… Read more »

The Key to Mentally Preparing for a Work Presentation

Mentally Preparing for a Work Presentation

For many people, the thought of standing up and speaking in front of others can be terrifying. This fear may harken back to school and the memory of oral reports—no one’s favorite thing to do! But with practice and a little preparation, work presentations can become almost second nature. The more you prepare and the more… Read more »

How to Have Conversations with Your Employees Regarding Their Overall Career Goals

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The best managers are also good leaders—helping move their employees forward toward successful futures. This means supporting employees to achieve career goals. Since career development is a hot trend, it shouldn’t be too difficult to get your employees talking about what they want to do in the future. Especially because workers who feel supported in achieving their… Read more »

Desk Yoga? It Might be the Relaxing Activity You Need to Make it Through Your Day!

Long hours spent sitting at your desk can be hard on your body. If you’ve noticed yourself with a stiff back, neck or hips, you’re among the many with aches and pains caused by too much time in the same position. But did you know yoga can help? Sure—there’s not much time at the office… Read more »

What Should You Do if Your Top Candidate is Actually Overqualified?

When you’re in search of the perfect candidate, your ideal situation is when everything clicks with a great match. But what happens if the best person for your open job opportunity is overqualified for the position? You may be worried about their long-term plans with your company. And you have every right to be concerned… Read more »