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How Do You Know What Skills to Hire For?

March 22nd, 2017

Before hiring anyone, you need to assess their skills. But in order to do that, you need to know what skills are required for a particular type of job. To determine the skills required, you should first do a job analysis. 1. Doing a Job Analysis This is essentially determining the requirements of the job… Read More »

Five Motivational Quotes to Help Your Career

March 1st, 2017

Listening to the words of others is a great source of motivation. It is always interesting and enlightening to hear the words of people who have been successful when they share their wisdom, the lessons they have learned from their experiences. Here are quotes from five such people, as they offer advice on how to… Read More »

Interview Questions for Purchasing Coordinators

January 11th, 2017

Purchasing coordinators are responsible for purchases that companies make from their vendors. They have to prepare and process purchase orders, keep records of purchases, maintain information about vendors, provide descriptions of purchases and bids. They make sure that necessary inventory is kept in stock. The coordinator also schedules delivery of goods and makes sure that… Read More »

Your Weakness Might Be a Good Thing … No, Really

December 21st, 2016

For job candidates, it is one of the most dreaded questions – What is your greatest weakness or tell me about a weakness you have. The obvious problem is that at a job interview you want to focus on how good you are, what you can do as opposed to what you cannot do. So, how… Read More »

Prevent Illness in the Workplace

November 23rd, 2016

Getting sick is no fun. Besides feeling miserable, you have to take off from work and often fall behind there. Every year somewhere between 5 and 20 percent of people in the United States get the flu, which causes them to miss about 70 million days of work. That adds up to a business loss… Read More »

Improve Employee Engagement by Doing One Thing for Yourself

August 10th, 2016

That one thing is having self-confidence, which is the foundation of all leadership. It is difficult to inspire your workers if you are not inspired yourself. If you do not believe in yourself and what you are doing. Without confidence, there is no leadership, pure and simple. All of the other components of leadership rely… Read More »

Why You Can’t Sell Yourself Too Much in the Job Search

August 3rd, 2016

It’s something you might have done during an interview – in your eagerness to prove your value to the hiring manager, you exaggerate on your background or your skills. You embellish a little more than you should, and you end up giving the impression that you know more than you do or that you have… Read More »

It’s No Fun to Fire Someone. How Can You Make It Easier?

July 27th, 2016

Terminating an employee is never easy. The discussion is a no-win situation for everyone involved. If you are the supervisor who is informing the employee of their termination, you never feel good about it. Because of this, it is important to prepare properly for the meeting with the employee to make sure things go smoothly.… Read More »

Why the Inland Empire is a Great Place to Find Your Next Job

June 1st, 2016

If you are looking for work, there is no better place to do it than in the Inland Empire. Recent statistics confirm that the area is booming, with new business and record job growth. In fact, employment in the area is now higher than it was before the recession. The economy has added 50,000 jobs… Read More »

Set Goals in Onboarding to Set Expectations

January 27th, 2016

For many companies, onboarding is a rather simple process. It consists mostly of giving the new employee a company handbook, explaining the policies, procedures and benefits programs, filling out forms and making a few introductions. And all this is fine as far as it goes. But it doesn’t go nearly far enough. Onboarding is a… Read More »