Job Interview Do’s for the Interviewer

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A wealth of online information is available to help interviewees put their foot forward in a job interview, but the interviewer or hiring manager must be equally “interview-ready.” This preparation exceeds professional dress, manners, and language. It surpasses timeliness and proper training. If your responsibilities include aligning candidates with open positions at your company, here… Read more »

How to Create the Perfect Job Post

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As job seekers comb online listings for suitable employment, how can you guarantee they’ll give your job post a second glance? How can you be sure they’ll read your post thoroughly and feel inclined to apply? While some aspects of human behavior are unpredictable, here are some easy tweaks to revitalize your job posts and… Read more »

5 Mistakes Hiring Managers Make During Interviews

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“When hiring, you’ve got to Focus, Be Present, and Tune-In during every part of the candidate interview process if you want to determine if the person sitting in front of you is a great fit for the job and a superior performer.” – Suzie Price, Priceless Professional Development Not everyone gets to choose who their colleagues will be. So,… Read more »

Authentic Leadership

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“Authentic leadership is a leadership style exhibited by individuals who have high standards of integrity, take responsibility for their actions, and make decisions based on principle rather than short-term success.”          –Matt Gavin, Harvard Business School Online   At the heart of every successful business lie the core principles that define its values. When… Read more »

How to Foster a Culture of Innovation in the Workplace

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Growth is essential to the continued success of your company. Therefore, if your current culture doesn’t support innovation, it’s time to make some much-needed changes. Ready to get started? Here are five tips to help you create a forward-thinking culture. Empower Employees to Experiment Innovation doesn’t happen overnight. If you want employees to come up… Read more »

Tips for Creating a Successful Onboarding Process for New Hires

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Finding the right person for the job feels great, but your work isn’t done when they accept the position. Making sure they get off to a strong start with a thorough onboarding process is a must. Your new hire needs to feel welcome and supported, so they want to stick around. If things don’t start… Read more »

The Benefits of Cross-Training Your Employees

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When it comes to cross-training your employees, there’s really no downside. Ensuring multiple people know how to perform their colleagues’ most important tasks benefits both your team as a whole and each individual. If you haven’t invested much in this process, now is the time to get started. Here’s a look at five major benefits… Read more »

Integrity Begins with Management

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“You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do.” – Carl Jung Although a dictionary might provide a lengthier definition, behaving with integrity means acting in an honest and ethical manner. When you describe someone as being a person of integrity, we mean that they’re trustworthy. Their word is valuable because they don’t undermine,… Read more »

Maximizing the Value of Employee Training and Development

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If your employees don’t have the right skills, they can’t properly do their jobs. You’re aware there’s currently a skills gap, so you’re getting ready to implement a training program to address it. This is a major undertaking, so you want to do it right. Here’s some advice to get you started. Importance of Employee… Read more »

Why Training Makes a Difference

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 “Everyone wants to win on Saturday afternoon when the game is played. It’s what you do the other six days that decides the outcome.”        – Lou Holtz Although diehard football fans anticipate football season each year, not everyone thinks about the months leading up to the official kickoff. Before fans once again pack the stadiums,… Read more »