Emojis Are Killing Your Credibility

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When it comes to work emails, there are two types of people: those who overanalyze how their email will be interpreted, and those who hit send without a second thought. For the first group, this article is for you. We are the people that worry if we should start with “hi” or “hello.” The ones… Read more »

How to Overcome Boredom at Work

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You are always excited when you start a new position. Everything is new and shiny, it is all a new experience. Until it’s not. A few months in and everything seems so monotonous. You say good morning to the same co-worker every day, pour coffee into the same mug, and settle in for another day… Read more »

How Can a Temp Position Benefit Your Career?

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According to the American Staffing Association, U.S. staffing companies hire almost 16 million temporary employees each year. Although individuals seeking a permanent role might not be interested in temp work, there can be some benefits. Business 2 Community lists six reasons accepting a temp job might be a practical career move: 1. It can bridge… Read more »

Hiring to Stay Steady, But Skills Gap to Persist

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According to CareerBuilder’s Midyear Jobs Forecast, the end of 2016 will look similar to the beginning. However, we will see a new trend of higher wages. The increase in wages are due to competition for talent. Employers will most likely hire at the same rate as last year, but are looking for better qualified candidates…. Read more »

Conduct an Effective Phone Interview

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In-person interviews can be a significant time commitment, and sometimes you know right off the bat if a candidate isn’t a good fit, but still have to go through the process. Phone interviews are a way to perform the initial screening in a low-pressure manner without meeting in person until you know the candidate is… Read more »

Overcome the Skills Gap and Find Qualified Employees

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Skills gap is a familiar phrase for hiring managers – it refers to the discrepancy between the skills possessed by candidates versus the skills actually required for the job. With technology advancing at such a rapid rate, it can be difficult for educators and workplace trainers to keep pace. This can result in young workers… Read more »