What Does Your Employee Retention Strategy Look Like?

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Employee retention was tricky enough before the pandemic. A bright, promising employee might be lured away by a hot new competitor, promising new challenges and a bigger paycheck. Now employees are in high demand, more than before, and companies might already be short-staffed due to pandemic restrictions. How can hiring managers and HR directors be […]

Are You Saving for Retirement? 4 Steps to Follow for Beginners

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Whether you’re currently in your very first job after school (at any level) or several years into your career, saving for retirement should be given some thought. It might feel like years — even decades — away, but time will fly! It also sounds like a big, confusing and overwhelming task. It can feel like […]

Re-Onboarding for a New World of Work

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It’s been a very long and stressful 18 months or more. It’s been challenging to keep your company running while employees were working remotely, or in a hybrid setting, or while clients and customers shifted their operating expenses. Everything has changed. But things are starting, slowly, to stabilize. Vaccines are available for those who want […]

The Small Life Changes that Make a Big Difference in Your Finances

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There’s a lot of wisdom in the old adage, watch the pennies, and the dollars will take care of themselves. Sometimes we feel like we have to make big, drastic changes to improve our personal finances and make our bank accounts more robust and healthy, but small changes can and do make a big difference! […]

The Key Differentiators That Define a Great Candidate

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The good news is, there was a great response to your most recent job posting. Candidates are submitting resumes left, right, and center, and there’s a pile of cover letters just waiting to be reviewed. The bad news is, there’s a pile of cover letters waiting to be reviewed. After a while, they might all […]

Hiring Based on Business Strategy Instead of Job Title

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Where do you want to be next year? In five years? In ten? While these are common questions to ask during the interview process with new candidates, they are also worth contemplating when it comes to expanding your company. Instead of focusing on adding more high-level titles, or adding to your leadership ranks, look at […]

Organizing Your Finances in 6 Easy Steps

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It’s been a long, trying year — almost two of them! — and maybe your finances aren’t in the strongest place. The bills keep coming in and the bank accounts are looking a little tight to keep pace. Feeling the pressure is common and understandable, but don’t lose hope! There are easy ways to get […]

Fatigue: 5 Reasons it is one of the Top Hazards in the Workplace

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Ever been bone-tired, waiting for your next rest? That’s fatigue. You may be feeling it because of personal reasons or if you’re feeling overworked. Avoiding fatigue is essential, which is why proper rest can really help you come to work each day at 100%. Anytime you are experiencing drowsiness, fatigue is the mental and physical […]

What to Wear to a Light Industrial Interview

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  You submit an updated resume, you passed the phone screen, and it’s time to make your in-person first impression. Professionalism depends on presenting your best self, and half of that comes from your appearance. Not only do you want to show you know what to wear, but you’ll also feel confident dressing the part. […]

How to Tell If Your Candidate is As Ambitious as They Say They Are

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Interviewing can be challenging – you can get a qualified resume but watch someone totally flop when in-person. Or you find that a candidate seems like a good fit for the role, but they did not meet expectations. Interviews are based on perception, not execution, so you’ll have to put in the extra work if […]