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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 »

Why Should Your Job Search Utilize a Staffing Agency?

February 15th, 2017

If you are beginning your job search, either for the first time or switching jobs, you may want to consider using a staffing agency. An agency can be a big help to you in finding a position that fits your background. Here are a few things an agency can offer. 1. The agency is working… Read More »

What Else Should You Put on Your Job Application?

February 1st, 2017

Almost every job application has that little box where it asks you to add any additional comments that you feel are important to your application. This creates a conundrum for many people. What should you put in there, if anything? Often, you don’t really have to put anything in the box. After all, there is… Read More »

Can You Find a Job on Social Media?

January 4th, 2017

The obvious answer to that question is yes. And you should make the most of the opportunities that social media offers. Here are some ways that social media can help you in the job search. 1. Your personal website You can use your website on platforms like LinkedIn and Facebook to advertise yourself and your… Read More »

Avoid These Mistakes When You Make a Job Offer

October 26th, 2016

You have a job candidate whom you really like. You have interviewed him or her several times. He has met your team. Everything has gone well, and the person seems an excellent fit for the job. All that is left is to make an offer. Simple, right? Not so fast. It may look like a… Read More »

Leave a Lasting Impression at Your Next Group Interview

August 17th, 2016

It’s not really news to say that job interviews are stressful – everyone knows that. But some types can be more stressful than others. One of the more anxiety-producing types of interviews is known as the group interview or the panel interview. This is where a group of people interview the job candidate in one… 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 »

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 »

What Should Job Candidates Ask the Hiring Manager?

July 20th, 2016

By now it is pretty much common knowledge that you need to ask questions during the job interview. Not asking questions about the job and the company will raise suspicions in the hiring manager’s mind about your interest in the job, as well as your general professional competency. There are the general types of questions… Read More »

What Type of Manager Are You?

July 13th, 2016

Just as there are different types of people, there are different types of managers, with different kinds of management styles. Some are naturally better than others and work better in different types of situations. Here are a few different types of managers and their leadership styles. 1. The crisis manager This is the manager who… Read More »