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You’ve met with a potential employer, but now what? How long should you wait before calling after an interview? The good news is there’s a science to it, so following a few simple steps will keep you at the top of the hiring manager’s mind. Here are the things you should do during and after an… Read more »

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You receive so many resumes you’re always looking at reasons to rule someone out. But what if you should be ruling a candidate in? Taking a second look at a candidate you determined was underqualified may be exactly what your department needs. Hiring for experience isn’t always the most important thing. Employers who hire for… Read more »

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References are an essential part of a job search. Employers want to discuss your experience with previous supervisors so they can get a better understanding of your ability to do the job. This step is critical and without the right information, you may not be considered for the final steps. But it’s very important to know who… Read more »

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With all of the protections in place, your company may still occasionally hire the wrong person. Bad decisions can happen, but the important part is what you do next. How do you recover when you hire someone who doesn’t meet your expectations and you don’t want to make the same mistake again? Here are a few… Read more »

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If there is a single word we could use to describe our experience in 2020 it would be “flexible.” Why? Because so many people started the year unable to imagine that within three months most work would be done remotely. It was critical for companies and their employees to learn to be more flexible and… Read more »

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Your receptionist is the first person anyone sees when they come into your business. They’re an essential part of your success, so you must focus on hiring exactly the right person in the role. But not only do they greet incoming guests and answer the phones, but they also handle several other critical duties in… Read more »

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Okay, now that 2020 is over it’s time to refocus on the future. We know it was a difficult year with high unemployment, but now it’s time to look forward to the new year with hope and optimism. If you have found yourself out of work, use the energy of the season to take back… Read more »

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It’s hard to see the positive lessons we learned from 2020. Most of us just want to put the year behind us wash our hands of it. But it’s always good to get a new perspective on our experiences. With such an extreme year in our rear-view mirror, 2021 is an opportunity for you to… Read more »