Explaining Employment Gaps to Hiring Managers

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Employment gaps might feel like a big warning sign on your resume. Even if there’s a perfectly good reason for them, you know they’re there, the hiring manager knows they’re there and you know they’re going to ask about them. How can you explain them without over-sharing? Maybe you took a few months off to… Read more »

Should You Foster Competition in Your Workplace?

You’re probably looking to build a staff full of people who are goal-oriented, hardworking, and competitive, which are all great qualities, especially in sales organization. But not everyone does well in such an environment. Sometimes competitiveness can be toxic, causing co-workers to undermine or hurt each other. Should you foster competition in your workplace? It… 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 »

Finding New Ways to Engage and Retain Your Top Employees

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When you’re lucky enough to score talented employees, you want to do everything in your power to keep them. It’s expensive to have to hire and train new employees. Having a dynamic, innovative workforce is important so you can keep growing and learning. To find that optimal workforce, you have to keep your team happy… Read more »

Get More Done by Outsourcing Your Payroll

As a business owner, you are likely looking for ways to maximize your time and resources on a regular basis. Payrolling is one such example of a function that could be outsourced to benefit your business. It’s not part of your business plan or your mission statement, but it’s something that has to happen on… Read more »