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Retention Strategies Imperative In 2013 – One In Three Plan to Look for New Job; Glassdoor Survey

As employees return to work after the holidays and take on 2013, HR teams everywhere should be focused on one very crucial piece of employment: retention. This quarter Glassdoor’s Employment Confidence Survey¹ found one in three (34%) employees plan to look for a new job the next year a...

Recruiting

How To Recruit & Poach Top Talent

Your company is only as good as its employees, which is why recruiting top-notch talent is always imperative. Sometimes, that top talent works for the competitor and that's where poaching comes in. Read on to find out the best ways to get and keep top talent....

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Top 5 Toughest Conversations For HR

Difficult conversations with employees rank up there on the list of things no one wants to do, but someone has to do - and that's where the HR professional comes in. So, what are the top 5 toughest conversations for HR to have with employees (but really don't want to, but have to because i...

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Four Reasons To Turn Down A Job

Not all jobs are created equal, which is why you shouldn’t feel obligated to accept every offer that comes your way. If taking the job means the difference between living on the street and keeping your house, that’s one thing, but if your situation enables you to be picky, career advis...

Holiday Job Search

‘Tis The Season For Hiring

If you’re thinking about suspending your job search because you think the holiday season reduces your chance for success, think again. Many job seekers feel employers are too busy wrapping gifts and wrapping up the year to consider hiring duties in the mix. They couldn't be more wrong in...

Holiday Employees

How To Keep Employees Engaged During The Holidays

No one wants to be a scrooge during the holidays, but bosses also want employees that stay engaged and productive during this festive time of year. Here are some ways you can keep your employees engaged during this festive time of year....

Resignation

7 Ways To Screw Up Quitting Your Job

The current job climate has left many employed individuals feeling trapped in positions they dislike. Workers are left facing a variety of issues including being overworked, underpaid and/or struggling with a less-than-great manager. For those individuals looking to finally quit their lack...

Magic Week

Abracadabra! How To Make The Most Of Career Magic Week

Sometimes your job hunt needs a little magic. So, you'll be glad to learn that the week between Christmas and New Year’s has been dubbed "magic week," by author and former exec Nan Russell. It's a marvelous time to connect or reconnect with key people and even to land a job for January. ...

good-workplace

How To Become A Best Place To Work—It’s Not Just About Compensation

As talent wars heat up, many companies look within to figure out how to make themselves a better place to work. Some envy the tech giants who seem to have great candidates show up at their doorstep, but the truth is you don’t have to be a Google or a Facebook to have an awesome work envi...

GOLER

Facebook VP Of HR: How To Get A Job At The #1 Best Place To Work

Have you dreamed of a job at Facebook – the #1 Best Place to Work according to employees? Curious what traits the social network looks for in employees? Want to know how Facebook finds candidates?...