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Three Ways to Hire Your Next Top Employee Quicker

The job market for light industrial work is competitive, so it’s important to attract and hire top talent quickly. When you find the right person who’s a great cultural fit, you need to move fast, before they get snatched up by your competition! This doesn’t mean you should make an impulsive decision, but it does… Read more »

What Story Does Your Resume Tell Employers About You?

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Your resume is your primary marketing tool – the first thing employers see – so it’s important to make sure it tells the right story. You want it to describe a hardworking, experienced job seeker who’s eager for their next opportunity. Potential employers are looking for three things – you’re capable of the job; you… Read more »

Hiring Friends and Family: What to Do and What Not to Do

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We’ve all heard the sage, old advice to never hire friends and family. Never blur those lines between employer and loved one. It makes sense most of the time, but what if your cousin is the most qualified person you’ve interviewed? Or your best friend from grade school is the only one willing to take… Read more »

Reverse the Interview: How to Come Up with Great Questions for Your Interviewer

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You’re approaching the end of a job interview, and it’s your turn to ask questions. You want to demonstrate you’re thoughtful, you’ve researched the company and you’ve considered what it’d be like to work in this role. You don’t want to focus too much on yourself, nor do you want to ask the interviewer too… Read more »

Four Things to Consider When Converting Temporary Employees to Permanent Ones

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The transition of a temporary employee to a permanent employee is an important one. If you hired them directly, that process is all up to you, though you can use the following considerations for guidance. But if you used a staffing agency, there’s a lot more to think about, such as the binding contract, the… Read more »

Working and Studying? Why Temporary Work Could Be Right for You

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Going to school and working at the same time? It’s not unheard of, but it sure is admirable! And a lot of times, it’s necessary. Tuition is expensive and you’ve got bills to pay, so it helps to have that money coming in. Many studies even suggest that students who are working actually earn better… Read more »

How to Assess Your Business’s Goals at the Midway Point of 2018

Can you believe we’re already halfway through 2018?! It’s the perfect time to pause for a moment and evaluate whether you’re on track to meet your business’s goals for the year. It’s late enough that you can accurately and fairly see if you’ve made progress and early enough to decide whether you need to adjust… Read more »

It’s About Time: The Importance of Being Punctual

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Punctuality is a sign of respect and professionalism and helps you stand out as a reliable and trustworthy. Even if you can slip by in your current job being a few minutes late here and there, it’s unlikely that behavior will allow you to be promoted to your next position. And it’s certainly not acceptable… Read more »

Are You Putting Undue Stress on Your Staff?

If your employees are stressed, it can affect their productivity and workplace morale. Unhappy people have trouble focusing and engaging in their work, so your bottom line will probably suffer. And ultimately, employees might end up being so unhappy they look for another job. A stressed out staff can affect your company’s ability to achieve… Read more »

Five Tips to Maximize Your Time at Job Fairs

A lot of job seeking is done online, but job fairs are a great way to network, make first impressions and learn more about the companies who might be hiring. Face-to-face interactions are still a really important part of the job-search process. But job fairs can be a waste of your time if you’re not… Read more »