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Back to Work

How To Avoid The “Back-To-Work” Holiday Hangover

For most of a month, many of you have been more interested in travel plans, party plans, and gift ideas than the drudgery of career obligations and bottom lines. But, the party is definitely over! Read on for five ways to avoid the "back-to-work" holiday hangover....

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Finding The Right Talent: 7 Ways To A Better Job Ad

Not sure how to stand out when writing a job ad? Want top talent but not sure how to get their attention? Read on for seven ways to write a better job description....

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Applying For A Job? 10 Tips For Finding The Perfect Job

Is your New Year’s resolution to find a new job? While the economy may be showing signs of stability, dipping your toe into the job market can still be a scary thought. To help this year’s job seekers improve the odds of finding a company that will be a good fit, below are several tips...

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Career Mistakes You Should Avoid In 2013

The New Year is finally upon us, and that means it’s time to reflect on the past year and make some changes for 2013. While many are making personal resolutions this time of year, it’s important to focus on your professional resolutions, as well. Read on for four career mistakes to avo...

Job Search

Don’t Let Your Job Search Consume Your Days

If your 2013 goals are ambitious or numerous, your time management and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously must be well muscled. And if you're squeezing in a job hunt between a full-time job, volunteer work and family or friends, you may need help. Read on for five tips to j...

Negotiation

4 Ways To Win Workplace Negotiations

At some point in your career you have negotiate whether it’s negotiating a job offer or negotiating how a work project gets handled. Read on for four never-fail ways to negotiate....

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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...