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Developing a smooth, efficient onboarding system should be your top priority. After all, “69 percent of employees are more likely to stay with a company for three years if they experienced great onboarding.” Besides increasing retention, effective onboarding can be the catalyst for improved performance and productivity. Here are four practical tips to make onboarding… Read more »

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Achieving peak mental performance creates a host of benefits for your professional career. It can make you more creative, more productive and increase your overall level of efficiency. All of which improve your own personal equity and can make you a “highly valued employee. Here are some strategies to help you reach your peak performance… Read more »

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Company culture is something you’ll want to pay close attention to before accepting a job. If you’re a natural fit culturally, you automatically increase your likelihood of achieving a high level of job satisfaction and overall success. You’re also more likely to fit in with the rest of your colleagues and share the same philosophy/values…. Read more »

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The elevator pitch. You have 30 seconds to effectively “sell yourself” and share all of your strengths and skills in a mini-speech to impress potential employers. Many people dread the elevator pitch simply because they’re unsure of how to approach it and which specific elements to focus on. But following this formula should help you… Read more »

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Working with temp-to-hire employees makes sense for businesses on many levels. It’s a non-committal way to “test the waters” and assess a worker’s aptitude before making a hiring decision. It also tends to be cost effective and can save money in both the recruiting and hiring process. But priming temp-to-hire employees for success is contingent… Read more »

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Setting goals is a critical aspect of personal growth and a key contributor to long-term success. Following the correct process can be difficult and challenging. In turn, you may become frustrated or experience burnout if you set your goals too high. Here are three tips to proper goal setting that will increase your chances of… Read more »

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The job search process can be demanding regardless of your personality type. But if you have a quiet or introverted personality, it can seem even more difficult. Often people with this type of personality are overlooked in favor of individuals with more extroverted, boisterous personalities. Although you can’t control your innate disposition, there are multiple… Read more »

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Searching for a job can be an arduous process. It can be disillusioning when you’re exerting tons of effort without much progress. If you just can’t seem to get a job offer, here are two ways to change that today. Getting an interview but not an offer – are you prepared for the interview? Let’s… Read more »

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Hiring new employees is a fairly exhaustive process for many companies. In fact, Officevibe reports, “It takes an average of 27 working days to make a new hire (an all-time high).” Without a streamlined hiring process in place, you’re wasting time and money. What’s worse is that the top candidates are usually off the market… Read more »

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There are two thought processes when conducting a job search. One is to only apply for the jobs you know you have a good shot at getting a callback or an interview for – quality. The other is to apply for every possible job you could work for – quantity. But which is the better… Read more »