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Assess Soft Skills to Find Cultural Fit

Assess Soft Skills to Find Cultural Fit

In this issue: -Sizing Them Up: How to Assess Soft Skills -Judging a Candidate's Character
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Critical Skills for a High-Performance Workforce

Critical Skills for a High-Performance Workforce

In this issue: -The Right Stuff: Critical Skills for a High-Performance Workforce -Better Meetings, Happier Team
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How worried are you?

How worried are you?

Let your competitors worry about talent and skills shortages this year. By implementing the ideas in this eBook, you'll be saying, "Shortages? WHAT shortages!?" – in 2020 AND beyond.
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The end is in sight!

The end is in sight!

In this issue: -Finish the Year Strong! Amp-Up Employee Productivity This Holiday Season -Cutting Through Indecision and Overthinking
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Live Your Best Life – as a Temporary Employee

Live Your Best Life – as a Temporary Employee

In this issue: -Live Your Best Life – as a Temporary Employee
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Getting your employees to listen to you

Getting your employees to listen to you

In this issue: -Feedback: Getting Employees to Listen -Friendly Fire: Why It Happens at Work – and How to Handle It
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Are things out of control?

Are things out of control?

In this issue: -Highest-Paying Entry-Level Jobs -The Laws of Attraction...Work Edition -When Things Seem Out of Control, Do This
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Is your team dreading this?

Is your team dreading this?

In this issue: -Team Builders That Won't Make Your Team Cringe -Hot Desking: Productivity Booster or Musical Chairs?
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Are you indispensable?

Are you indispensable?

Whether you're aiming for a promotion, a raise or just want to increase your job security, here's how to become your team's go-to employee.
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Why is everyone so angry?

Why is everyone so angry?

In this issue: -Can't We All Just Get Along? The Essential Guide to Workplace Harmony
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No Experience? No Problem.

No Experience? No Problem.

In this issue: -No Experience? No Problem. -10 Career-Building Questions to Ask Your Boss -Can a Vacation Be Fun AND Cheap?
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Don't hire this person!

Don't hire this person!

In this issue: -Don't Hire Me! -What to Do When You're Fed Up
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Please don't do this!

Please don't do this!

In this issue: -The Facepalm-Free Interview -Getting Ahead Starts IN Your Head -Conquering "Time Scarcity"
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Is your resume obsolete?

Is your resume obsolete?

In this issue: -Have Social Networks Killed the Resume? -Career Growth Tips for the Workplace Wallflower -IRS Refund Burning a Hole in Your Pocket?
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Are you asking these questions?

Are you asking these questions?

In this issue: -[Free eBook] Hiring for the Long Haul: Questions to Gauge Fit, Performance and Potential
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Start planning now!

Start planning now!

Don't want to be a remote worker on Mars? Here's what you need to know to stay employable, earn what you're worth, and build a rewarding, future-proof career on planet Earth.
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We've got the secret...

We've got the secret...

In this issue: -Secrets to Hiring More Productive Employees…even in this market! -Are You an Evenhanded Manager? 4 Characteristics of Fairness.
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Who do you know?

Who do you know?

In this issue: -It's Who You Know: Network Like a Pro -To Accelerate Your Career Growth, Ask for THIS -Developing Self-Awareness
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Eye-Opening Stats on Workplace Productivity

Eye-Opening Stats on Workplace Productivity

In this issue: -Eye-Opening Stats on Workplace Productivity -10 Tips for Maximizing Temp Worker Productivity
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Revolutionize your productivity in 2019!

Revolutionize your productivity in 2019!

The 4 "P"s to Revolutionizing Productivity: People, Process, Practice, Partner
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Let's Talk Money

Let's Talk Money

Feel like job fairs are a waste of time -- or just hate talking to strangers? Here's how to ace your next job fair and land your dream job!
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Ready to pop the champagne?

Ready to pop the champagne?

In this issue: -Pop! Ring in 2019 With a Smart Plan to Achieve Your Career Goals -4 Tactics to Make Training Stick
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Create a career roadmap for success

Create a career roadmap for success

Feeling stalled on the side of the career highway while others zoom past you flaunting raises, promotions and amazing new jobs? Here's how to plot a clear course for your career -- and get on the fast track to success.
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Kathy, we feel your pain!

Kathy, we feel your pain!

Where are the skills gaps and what happens if it's not bridged?
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Struggling to find candidates? (You're not alone)

Struggling to find candidates? (You're not alone)

Struggling to find skilled job candidates? You're not alone.
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Is your resume out of date?

Is your resume out of date?

They're outdated. Cliché. And a general waste of space. If you really want to get hired, remove these things from your resume ASAP.
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Choose wisely!

Choose wisely!

The rhyme is fine for choosing team members on the playground - but definitely not a smart approach for managing multiple job offers. Here's how to handle the situation professionally - and make the best choice for your career.
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You said that?

You said that?

They're generic. Confusing. Utterly meaningless. And you should never, ever use them when describing yourself to a potential employer.
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What I heard about your company culture

What I heard about your company culture

The best companies to work for use culture as a competitive recruiting tool. Here's how to showcase your organization's values, employment brand and more on your website, to attract the talent you need.
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Watch out, Kathy

Watch out, Kathy

Could that employee you recently reprimanded or terminated be seeking revenge by claiming discrimination? Here's how to recognize -- and reduce -- your risk for retaliation claims.
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Are you on the market?

Are you on the market?

Made a resolution to get a job (or a better one) this year? Here are 12 ways you can build your skills, grow your network and land an amazing opportunity this year. Best of all? They don't cost a dime.
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Are you on the market?

Are you on the market?

Made a resolution to get a job (or a better one) this year? Here are 12 ways you can build your skills, grow your network and land an amazing opportunity this year. Best of all? They don't cost a dime.
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Could Bad Credit Cost You the Job?

Could Bad Credit Cost You the Job?

Being out of work can take a toll on your finances. Will that employer pull the offer when they see you've missed a few payments -- or are you worrying over nothing? Also, we share five signs your employer truly values you -- and five signs they don't.
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Want to Drive Performance in 2018?

Want to Drive Performance in 2018?

Looking for ways to simplify, streamline and get more done at work in the new year? Use the KISS method. Also, we share tactics high performers use before the workweek starts (and then share them with your team).
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"Let's get started!"

Your new job is filled with possibilities, challenges and growth potential. And during your early days, all eyes are on you. Here's how to shine -- and get ahead, faster.
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How rude!

How rude!

There's a fine line between boorish behavior and harassment; has your employee crossed it? Here's how to tell -- and what to do about it.
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Please don't wear this

Please don't wear this

Details, details. They matter on the job -- and when you're interviewing for one, too! Avoid these outfit mistakes and appearance oversights so you're polished, confident and ready to nail your job interview.
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Make seasonal staffing easy

Make seasonal staffing easy

Dreading your busy season -- or is it already here? This handy guide contains all the tips and tricks you need to find the right help, with the right skills, right when you need them (and keep your sanity!).
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How to get more job offers

How to get more job offers

Candidates who do these things always land the offer. Who the heck are they, and more importantly, how can you become one?
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Snapchat for recruiting? You bet!

Snapchat for recruiting? You bet!

Social tools are becoming indispensable in business. But Snapchat for recruiting -- seriously?! Learn how to build your brand and recruit amazing talent with the latest social recruiting tools, and why a strong recruiting partner is more important than ever.
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You made a great impression, Kathy

You made a great impression, Kathy

Let the other guys wring their hands and trip over their words. With these surefire tips, you'll make an amazing first impression on your interviewer!
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Your employees want this!

Your employees want this!

Macaroon-baking classes and ping-pong tables are trendy perks -- but do they attract and satisfy top talent? Here's what today's employees want, and how leading employers are delivering. And, use these steps to stare down fears, work through them and get more accomplished.
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Find your dream job

Find your dream job

Career Bliss: Stability. Potential. Happiness. Great Pay. Is that too much to ask for in a career? We don’t think so! These are the industries and positions to seek out if you really do want it all.
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OSHA's new workplace violence enforcement...are you compliant?

OSHA's new workplace violence enforcement...are you compliant?

OSHA just updated its enforcement procedures; have your policies kept pace? Protect your employees -- and stay out of OSHA’s crosshairs -- by identifying risk factors and developing a comprehensive workplace violence prevention program.
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Free eBook: Interview better, hire better

Free eBook: Interview better, hire better

Want to hire better talent? Start by improving your team's interviewing skills. This practical guide contains everything you need to know to interview smarter -- and land the best talent.
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Need an interview?

Need an interview?

Tired of applying to dozens of jobs with zero response? Career expert Debra Wheatman shares her insider’s tips on accessing the “back door” to land more interviews.
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Thought you would find this interesting...

Thought you would find this interesting...

Who's on Facebook these days? Your future employees. Learn about the features, pros and cons of this new recruiting tool -- and determine if you should add it to your hiring toolbox. And, they're cute, they're cuddly and with a little planning on your part, pets can make your employees happier and more productive.
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The key to your next promotion

The key to your next promotion

Every job search has its quirks, highs and lows; for most, it's nothing short of a rollercoaster ride. But if something you experience leaves you scratching your head (or questioning your sanity), here's how to decide if it's normal -- or real cause for alarm. Plus, the one transferable skill to make you infinitely more promotable.
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How to Get AMAZING LinkedIn Recommendations

How to Get AMAZING LinkedIn Recommendations

Pack away the layers. Ditch those dated pieces. And revamp your work wardrobe this spring! Here's how. Plus, aiming for a raise, promotion or even a new job? Let your LinkedIn profile do the "heavy lifting" for you.
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Why you're not attracting the best candidates...

Why you're not attracting the best candidates...

Job postings attracting deadbeats (or no one at all)? Let's fix that! Learn how to write postings that really stand out -- and get better applicants, every time. And, these quick tips will help you get better performance from your entire team, by managing introverts and extroverts properly.
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How To Get What You Want At Work

How To Get What You Want At Work

Want to be taken more seriously at work? Gunning for a raise or promotion? This eBook is packed with practical ways to increase and leverage your influence -- and get ahead.
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Bridging the Generational Gap

Bridging the Generational Gap

This month's how-to guide will help you build more cohesive, high-performing teams by bridging generational gaps.
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How to avoid

How to avoid "oversharing"

Wondering why you didn't get that call back for a second interview? Maybe you "overshared." Here's how to strike the right balance when it comes to divulging personal information in your next interview. And, we all have some sense of dissatisfaction with ourselves. Here's how to channel that discontent productively -- and use it as motivation to achieve more.
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How to evaluate every job offer

How to evaluate every job offer

You just landed a great offer and you're really excited… well, kind of, anyway. Should you take it? Counter? Walk away? Here's how to make the smart choice for your future.
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Are your employees smarter than you?

Are your employees smarter than you?

Nobody's an expert at EVERYTHING -- business is simply too complex and fast changing! Whether you engage them for an assignment or hire them full time, here's how to effectively manage people with more experience or knowledge than you -- and make yourself, your team and your company even more successful.
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Not every job is on Monster, CareerBuilder and Indeed

Not every job is on Monster, CareerBuilder and Indeed

Monster, CareerBuilder and Indeed are flooded with jobs, but they're not the only game in town. Use these techniques to uncover amazing work opportunities -- including ones you won't find on those big job boards. Also, pushing yourself outside your comfort zone is a difficult, but necessary, step in growing your career. Here's how to stretch yourself and reach new heights in 2017.
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 2017 Employment Law Updates

2017 Employment Law Updates

When the calendar flips, will your company be ready for these important changes? Make sure these issues are on your radar. And, here's how to light the fire -- and keep the productivity you've worked so hard to build rolling into the new year.
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Ever been fired?

Ever been fired?

Been Fired? Use this step-by-step process to find a new (better) job. Fast! Plus, the graduation caps have been thrown, picked up and packed away. Now what?!? The actions you take early in your career determine whether you become a leader or a follower; use these five lessons to make sure your proverbial "scenery" changes.
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Oh hey, one more thing...

Oh hey, one more thing...

From sharing "snackable" content to live streaming, here are seven fresh ideas for recruiting your next generation of talent. And, with the average worker experiencing 56 interruptions per day, it's a wonder anybody gets anything done. Here's how to keep daily disruptions from zapping productivity and momentum in your company.
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10 Skills You Need Now!

10 Skills You Need Now!

They may not be "rocket science," but they ARE essential. Learn the fundamental job skills every recruiter looks for, straight from HR expert Sharlyn Lauby. And, how to use your work style to create a positive, professional image -- and get ahead.
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Special Report: The Future of Your Workforce

Special Report: The Future of Your Workforce

Here's how to identify and develop promising young employees -- and help them grow into your company's future leaders. Plus, if your team's productivity, engagement and motivation flag during the summer months, use these fun ideas to rally your troops.
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What Instagram trick can you use on your resume?

What Instagram trick can you use on your resume?

Sometimes it's all about how things look. When you're ready to find a permanent job, use these "filters" to present your temping experiences in the best possible light. Plus, 12 quick ways to eliminate the drama-rama.
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Are your competitors beating you to top talent?

Are your competitors beating you to top talent?

Do you invest sufficiently to recruit A-level talent, or find yourself "peering through the slats" as your competitors hire the best? In the long-run, mediocre talent is no bargain. Here's how to invest in recruiting wisely -- and land superstars without breaking the bank. Plus, how eating meals together can help improve team performance.
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Ready to move on to bigger and better things?

Ready to move on to bigger and better things?

If the conversation dies when you're networking or interviewing, so do your job prospects. Avoid these "conversation killers" -- and start more meaningful, memorable dialog with these "ice breakers." And, how you can move on from a boring, mediocre job.
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Big changes to overtime rules!

Big changes to overtime rules!

Big changes are coming to overtime rules. What's the FLSA changing? Who's affected? How can you control your overhead -- and stay compliant? Get the facts here. And, there are some smart new apps to help boost your productivity. Find out what they are in this month's issue.
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Are you

Are you "on fleek"? (we're not even sure what that means)

In 2016, what's the best way to land an entry-level job? A blue collar job? A high-paying job that doesn't require a four-year degree? Find out in this month's issue of Hired. Plus, if your career (or any other aspect of your life) is feeling "out of whack," use this four-step method to get back on track.
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Kathy, are you ready for the crisis?

Kathy, are you ready for the crisis?

Acts of terror. Natural disasters. Cyber attacks. Is your company truly ready to manage crises like these? Plus, if you want to really boost employees' productivity (and happiness) teach them to STOP doing these six things.
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The Phone Screen: Fail it or Nail it?

The Phone Screen: Fail it or Nail it?

Want to come across as cocky, rude and generally unprepared for your next phone screen? Of course you don't! So make sure you read this month's newsletter. Also, what if you caught wind of someone talking behind your back? Here's how to address things directly and professionally -- so you come out on top.
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Checking References? 10 Questions You Need to Check Out

Checking References? 10 Questions You Need to Check Out

Reference checks are a MUST for making great hires. Use the questions in this month's newsletter to stay legal -- and hire smart. Plus, learn six ways to control "infobesity" with more effective triage.
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Is that job right for you?

Is that job right for you?

In this issue:

-You Got the Job Offer! Should You Take It?

-Hate Getting Spammed?

-I'm No Picasso!
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Purple Squirrels, Unicorns and Supertemps are they all myths?

Purple Squirrels, Unicorns and Supertemps are they all myths?

In this issue:

-Purple Squirrels and Unicorns

-Productivity Tips: Call Your Mom
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Got lemons?

Got lemons?

In this issue:

-Shake it Off (your resume, that is)

-Thrive at Work -- Even When You're Handed Lemons!

-Sing the Right Tune in Your Interview
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Don't panic!

Don't panic!

In this issue:

-STOP Panic Hiring!

-Productivity Tips: Home-Grown Talent
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How to heat up your job search

How to heat up your job search

In this issue:

-Ignite Your Job Search: Connect, Share and Get Hired

-Don't Just Survive Your First Week. Kill it!

-Feeling a Little Off?
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Why you need to hire under-experienced candidates

Why you need to hire under-experienced candidates

In this issue:

-Experience? Why It's Not All it's Cracked Up to Be

-Productivity Tips: 5 Best Ways to Build -- or Break -- Trust at Work
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What do your employees want?

What do your employees want?

In this issue:

-Benefits: Do You Have What it Takes?

-Productivity Tips: Tapping Workplace Creativity
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11 ways to address your employment gap...and get hired

11 ways to address your employment gap...and get hired

In this issue:

-Bridging the Gap (your employment gap, that is)

-Job Hopping the RIGHT Way is Good for Your Career

-Live Better: Simplify the Holidays

-Interview Tip of the Month: Interview Flop? Here's How to Get Past it
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Start improving employee retention today

Start improving employee retention today

In this issue:

-The Stay Interview: an Essential Weapon in the War for Talent

-Productivity Tips: Working on a "Farm"?

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Still looking for a job?

Still looking for a job?

In this issue:

-Are You Your Own Worst Enemy?

-Get Ahead eBook: Ace Your Performance Review

-Live Better: Stop Caring About These 5 Things

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How to create a job offer

How to create a job offer

In this issue:

-Turn an Assignment into a Job Offer

-Get Ahead: Make Yourself Indispensable

-The 25-Hour Day!
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What's hot in workforce management?

What's hot in workforce management?

In this issue:

-Help Wanted! When it makes sense to get outside recruiting assistance

-What's Hot in Workforce Management?
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Can we have your opinion, Kathy?

Can we have your opinion, Kathy?

In this issue:

Hiring Challenges Survey

Productivity Tips: The Zero Waste Workweek

Tools: Get it Off Your Plate!
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You're working too hard

You're working too hard

In this issue:

-10 Fresh Ideas for Managing Virtual Teams

-Productivity Tips: Work Smarter, Not Harder!
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Is your body speaking louder than you?

Is your body speaking louder than you?

In this issue:

-Feature Article: Body Talk

-The Simple Skill That Will Boost Your Influence at the Office

-Interviewing Tip of the Month

-Fun Facts
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Is your body speaking louder than you?

Is your body speaking louder than you?

In this issue:

-Feature Article: Body Talk

-The Simple Skill That Will Boost Your Influence at the Office

-Interviewing Tip of the Month

-Fun Facts
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Workforce misery -- Are you to blame?

Workforce misery -- Are you to blame?

In this issue:

-Are You Making Your Employees Miserable?

-Productivity Tips: Beat Stress – in Less than 1 Minute!

-Tools: Get Your Ducks in a Row
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HR records - Are you keeping the right stuff?

HR records - Are you keeping the right stuff?

In this issue:

-What's In? What's Out? (When it comes to personnel files, that is.)

-Biggest Productivity Killers

-Tools: 5 Ways to Boost Temporary Employee Productivity

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No more excuses!

No more excuses!

In this issue:

-Own It! (So your employees will, too)

-Productivity Tips: What's Your Style?

-Interview Questions to Assess Work Style



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Making any of these stupid job search mistakes?

Making any of these stupid job search mistakes?

In this issue:

-Dumb and Dumber: Making any of these stupid job search mistakes?

-How to Write a Stand-Out Cover Letter

-Interviewing Tip of the Month: State the Obvious!

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The million dollar job offer

The million dollar job offer

In this issue:

-"We'll Pay You $1,000,000": How To Find Passive Candidates

-Do Brown Bags Kill Productivity?

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 Hot in 2014--The Best Jobs, Skills and Industries

Hot in 2014--The Best Jobs, Skills and Industries

Looking to move your career forward? On the job hunt? Find out where the greatest demand for talent is--and the skills you need to land your next great opportunity.
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Do you hear the whispers?

Do you hear the whispers?

In this issue:

-Are You Part of the "In Crowd" (at work, that is)?

-Productivity Tips: Whistle While You Work

-Results at Work: Simplifying Staffing for a High-Volume Staffing User

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Focus on YOU not them!

Focus on YOU not them!

When you're looking for a job, it's only natural to compare yourself to successful friends or other, seemingly more talented job seekers. Rage against this counterproductive behavior--and focus on what YOU have to offer the employer.
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Candidate Interviews, what you see isn't always what you get

Candidate Interviews, what you see isn't always what you get

In this issue:

-Top Candidates do not equal Top Employees

-Fuel More Arguments at Work
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Do more. Spend less. Go crazy!

Do more. Spend less. Go crazy!

In this issue:

-Understaffing: a Risky Proposition

-Productivity Tips: 5 Ways to Keep Employees Happy

-Free Survey to Gauge Employee Happiness
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 Job Search Tactics Stuck in the Stone Age?

Job Search Tactics Stuck in the Stone Age?

Today's social media provide amazing ways to uncover job opportunities, build your network and get noticed by hiring managers--but only if you use them correctly! Bring your job search efforts into the 21st century (please!) with these tips.
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Another day, another crisis

Another day, another crisis

In this issue:

-Expect the Unexpected: How to Manage a Crisis While Maintaining Workplace Productivity

-Productivity Tips: The 25 Hour Day!

-Results at Work: A New Approach to an Old Problem Improves Productivity and Saves Money

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How is business at YOU, Inc.?

How is business at YOU, Inc.?

Just like top businesses, your career needs a flexible, yet long-term plan for success. Setting that direction is up to you. Whether you're currently employed or on the job hunt, use these steps to develop a personal strategic plan that moves your career forward.
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2013 EEOC Criminal Background Check Guidelines -- Are you in compliance?

2013 EEOC Criminal Background Check Guidelines -- Are you in compliance?

In this issue:

-To Check or Not to Check? Straight Talk About EEOC Guidelines for Conducting Criminal Background Checks

-Productivity Tips: Keep Interviewing Simple

-Tools: Dos and Don'ts for Conducting Criminal Background Checks
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The A to Z Resume Resource

The A to Z Resume Resource

What's the best resume format? How can I make my resume stand out from the crowd? What about video and infographic resumes? This eBook covers everything you need to know to prepare an exceptional resume that puts you on a recruiter's short list. New Deliverable
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Feel more like a referee than a manager?

Feel more like a referee than a manager?

In this issue:

-Feel More Like a Referee than a Manager?

-Productivity Tips: Fun & Flexibility Boosts Productivity
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How to Overcome Shyness at Work

How to Overcome Shyness at Work

Whether you've been on the job for years, or are just starting in a new position, shyness can severely undermine your professional success. Use these ideas to come out of your shell, achieve more and even use your natural personality to your advantage!
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[eBook] Win the War for Talent in Today's Economy

[eBook] Win the War for Talent in Today's Economy

Recent statistics reinforce that while hiring remains sluggish, finding and keeping qualified, skilled workers is getting tougher. If you want to win the war for talent, read this eBook. It examines the true cost of turnover and outlines today's best retention strategies, geared to the unique needs of each of your workforce segments.
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Have you googled yourself today?

Have you googled yourself today?

Egosurfing (or self-googling) may sound a bit vain, but it's a must for today's job seekers. This quick article explains why and how to manage your online reputation.
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Boost productivity this summer

Boost productivity this summer

In this issue:

-Want to Boost Employee Productivity? Look in the Mirror!

-To Be a Great Leader, Focus on Clarity in Communication

-Tools: ACA Information Sheet
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Hate Being the

Hate Being the "New Guy"? How to Fit In & Get Ahead from Day One

Whether you're starting a new assignment, contract or full-time job, it's tough being the "new kid on the block." Use these tips to manage the initial awkwardness that comes with starting a new job--and get on the fast track to success.
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Insert exciting subject line here...

Insert exciting subject line here...

In this issue:

-Business lessons from the Staffing Industry Executive Forum

-Want to stay productive? Stay healthy!

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Spring Clean Your Job Search

Spring Clean Your Job Search

Spring is here--time to pack up your sweaters, clean the windows, weed those flower beds...and overhaul your job search! Like your wardrobe, home or garden, your search for the perfect position will yield better results if you give it a good cleaning every once in a while.. New Deliverable
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Is March Madness a good thing for your office??

Is March Madness a good thing for your office??

In this issue of Great Ideas:

-Creating Championship Teams for Your Business

-Take Control of Your Day--Before it Takes Control of You!

-Meetings & March Madness
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Do you want to climb that corporate ladder?

Do you want to climb that corporate ladder?

In this issue:

-Want That Management Job?

-Interviewing Tip of the Month: Use a C.A.R. to Nail Your Interview
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Free eBook: MBO for 2013

Free eBook: MBO for 2013

In this issue:

-The Shredder Ate my Report--Improve Performance with "Management by Objectives" (MBO)

-Productivity Tips: What's Out? Multitasking. What's In? Mindfulness!

-Case Study: Simplification. Streamlining. Single-source options.
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Welcome to the new Great Ideas!

Welcome to the new Great Ideas!

In this issue:

-Hiring in 2013? Key Talent Acquisition Trends to Watch

-Five Ways to Make This Your Most Productive Year Ever!

-Why questions can be your most powerful employee motivation tool.
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Your

Your "Hired!"

In this issue:

-"Must-have" job skills for 2013

-Interviewing Tip of the Month

-Candidate Resource Center
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Become a job offer magnet

Become a job offer magnet

Did you know that a professional blog can get employers to find you, make you a star on social media, and create contacts with key decision makers? And did you know that you don't even have to be a good writer to be a great blogger?
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'Tis the Season to be Scrooge-y?

'Tis the Season to be Scrooge-y?

It's that most wonderful time of the year! Except when it comes to getting work done. Chances are, your staff is more focused on shopping and parties than this week's deadlines. So how do you get work done... without being a Scrooge?
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Do you know Harry Frazee?

Do you know Harry Frazee?

In this month's Strategies for Success, we'll show you how to find, attract and retain great talent, because you never want to be known as the guy who gave up the greatest player on your team.
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Do you know Harry Frazee?

Do you know Harry Frazee?

In this month's Strategies for Success, we'll show you how to find, attract and retain great talent, because you never want to be known as the guy who gave up the greatest player on your team.
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How

How "smart" is your website?

This is not a time to get left behind. It's time to get smart about smartphones. And tablets. And how you can use them to recruit today's on-the-go candidates.
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How

How "smart" is your website?

This is not a time to get left behind. It's time to get smart about smartphones. And tablets. And how you can use them to recruit today's on-the-go candidates.
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How to be unpopular at work

How to be unpopular at work

Check out our slideshow for five behaviors to avoid in the office-- unless you want to be really unpopular.
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There's a goldmine in your office!

There's a goldmine in your office!

In this month's Strategies for Success, we'll show you how mining your employee data can lead to insights into compensation, staffing needs and retention.
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There's a goldmine in your office!

There's a goldmine in your office!

In this month's Strategies for Success, we'll show you how mining your employee data can lead to insights into compensation, staffing needs and retention.
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Do It the Disney Way

Do It the Disney Way

Walt Disney would be considered a creative genius by most. Why? Because he knew how to translate creativity into tangible reality. And you, too, can turn creative ideas into profit.
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Do It the Disney Way

Do It the Disney Way

Walt Disney would be considered a creative genius by most. Why? Because he knew how to translate creativity into tangible reality. And you, too, can turn creative ideas into profit.
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No Apples Required!

No Apples Required!

This month's issue of Career Club shows you how taking advantage of the back-to-school mentality can rev you up for the last quarter of the work year. Start something new, finish something up, find a new perspective...anything is possible!
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We've got good news and bad news

We've got good news and bad news

Download this FREE publication to discover:
  • How to minimize unplanned turnover
  • Why one-size-fits-all retention plans won't work
  • What you must do during an employee's first 90 days
  • How to create a workplace that attracts top performers and makes them want to stay!
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We've got good news and bad news

We've got good news and bad news

Download this FREE publication to discover:
  • How to minimize unplanned turnover
  • Why one-size-fits-all retention plans won't work
  • What you must do during an employee's first 90 days
  • How to create a workplace that attracts top performers and makes them want to stay!
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Throw out your to-do list

Throw out your to-do list

We talk a lot about motivation in the workplace--a whole industry has sprung up around it! But sometimes the easiest way to keep yourself and your employees on track is to look at not what you have to do, but at what you've done.
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Throw out your to-do list

Throw out your to-do list

We talk a lot about motivation in the workplace--a whole industry has sprung up around it! But sometimes the easiest way to keep yourself and your employees on track is to look at not what you have to do, but at what you've done.
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How's Your Day Going?

How's Your Day Going?

I really want to know: how is your day going? Because research has proved that people who are optimistic about their jobs--and about life in general--are more likely to be productive, engaged and successful when at work.
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How to Say No

How to Say No

Saying "no" at work is easier said than done—especially when you want to prove yourself to your boss and co-workers. But in reality, it's ok to say "no" once in a while.
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How to Say No

How to Say No

Saying "no" at work is easier said than done—especially when you want to prove yourself to your boss and co-workers. But in reality, it's ok to say "no" once in a while.
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How can we improve?

How can we improve?

Staffing Challenges & Perceptions Survey 2012
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How can we improve?

How can we improve?

Staffing Challenges & Perceptions Survey 2012
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How can we improve?

How can we improve?

Staffing Challenges & Perceptions Survey 2012
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How can we improve?

How can we improve?

Staffing Challenges & Perceptions Survey 2012
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Can You Believe She Wore That?!

Can You Believe She Wore That?!

When the weather heats up, it's natural to want to cool down. But when you're dressing for work, you need to look professional. What to do?
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Can You Believe She Wore That?!

Can You Believe She Wore That?!

When the weather heats up, it's natural to want to cool down. But when you're dressing for work, you need to look professional. What to do?
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"Secrets to Higher Profits for $200, Alex."

Having fun makes serious business sense. This article will show you the research that proves that fun in the workplace is key to corporate success. You'll also find 20 ways to bring more fun into your organization.
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"Secrets to Higher Profits for $200, Alex."

Having fun makes serious business sense. This article will show you the research that proves that fun in the workplace is key to corporate success. You'll also find 20 ways to bring more fun into your organization.
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How to work hard and avoid burning out

How to work hard and avoid burning out

If you want to be really successful, it's important to make time for your work and your life. You'll be more productive and avoid getting burned out. In this edition of 60 Second Solutions, you'll find seven ways to keep burnout at bay.
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How to work hard and avoid burning out

How to work hard and avoid burning out

If you want to be really successful, it's important to make time for your work and your life. You'll be more productive and avoid getting burned out. In this edition of 60 Second Solutions, you'll find seven ways to keep burnout at bay.
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When Opportunity Calls, Be Ready!

When Opportunity Calls, Be Ready!

With hundreds of applicants for every opening, recruiters and hiring managers use phone interviews to save themselves time in the hiring process. To get an in-person interview, you have to start by acing the phone screen. Here are four tips to get you through this first round.
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When Opportunity Calls, Be Ready!

When Opportunity Calls, Be Ready!

With hundreds of applicants for every opening, recruiters and hiring managers use phone interviews to save themselves time in the hiring process. To get an in-person interview, you have to start by acing the phone screen. Here are four tips to get you through this first round.
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Don't Get Left Out of the Conversation!

Don't Get Left Out of the Conversation!

Check out these statistics from a 2011 study of the practical uses of social media in HR. You'll discover how others in the industry are using social media--and how it can benefit you.
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Don't Get Left Out of the Conversation!

Don't Get Left Out of the Conversation!

Check out these statistics from a 2011 study of the practical uses of social media in HR. You'll discover how others in the industry are using social media--and how it can benefit you.
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Ain't No Cure for the Summertime Blues? – But There Is!

Ain't No Cure for the Summertime Blues? – But There Is!

When it's warm and sunny outside, it can be hard to be inside. Here's a list of ideas to help you make the most of your summer work days.
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Ain't No Cure for the Summertime Blues? – But There Is!

Ain't No Cure for the Summertime Blues? – But There Is!

When it's warm and sunny outside, it can be hard to be inside. Here's a list of ideas to help you make the most of your summer work days.
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He did WHAT?!

He did WHAT?!

If you're wondering what's the worst thing you can do in a job interview, have we got a story for you!
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He did WHAT?!

He did WHAT?!

If you're wondering what's the worst thing you can do in a job interview, have we got a story for you!
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Why You Need to Rethink Your Recruiting Strategy

Why You Need to Rethink Your Recruiting Strategy

It's time to rethink your recruiting strategy--and we'll make it easy for you. In this month's Strategies for Success, we'll ask you four questions that will help you rethink and reshape your approach and show you new approaches for the new economy.
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Why You Need to Rethink Your Recruiting Strategy

Why You Need to Rethink Your Recruiting Strategy

It's time to rethink your recruiting strategy--and we'll make it easy for you. In this month's Strategies for Success, we'll ask you four questions that will help you rethink and reshape your approach and show you new approaches for the new economy.
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Pinterest...for Recruiting? Really?

Pinterest...for Recruiting? Really?

Are you on Pinterest? I'm sure you've heard about it--it's become the rock star of the social media world, driving more traffic to company websites and blogs than YouTube, Google+ and LinkedIn combined. So are you using it in your HR department?
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Pinterest...for Recruiting? Really?

Pinterest...for Recruiting? Really?

Are you on Pinterest? I'm sure you've heard about it--it's become the rock star of the social media world, driving more traffic to company websites and blogs than YouTube, Google+ and LinkedIn combined. So are you using it in your HR department?
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Jump Start Your Job Search!

Jump Start Your Job Search!

In this month's Career Club, we take a look at two job search best practices designed to help you streamline your job search and maximize your network.
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Jump Start Your Job Search!

Jump Start Your Job Search!

In this month's Career Club, we take a look at two job search best practices designed to help you streamline your job search and maximize your network.
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Are You a Stepping Stone Employer?

Are You a Stepping Stone Employer?

In a competitive job market, experienced professionals and recent graduates with their "eye on the prize" may not be looking for long term...just "right now." In this month's Strategies for Success, we've included some tips to help prevent your organization from becoming a stepping stone.
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Are You a Stepping Stone Employer?

Are You a Stepping Stone Employer?

In a competitive job market, experienced professionals and recent graduates with their "eye on the prize" may not be looking for long term...just "right now." In this month's Strategies for Success, we've included some tips to help prevent your organization from becoming a stepping stone.
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Spot and Prevent Workplace Bullying--Now

Spot and Prevent Workplace Bullying--Now

It seems that reports of bullying are everywhere you turn lately. Stories of young teenagers being subjected to the behavior of bullies has ignited a national consciousness. But bullying isn't confined to schools and teenagers. It's also a major issue in today's workforce.
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Spot and Prevent Workplace Bullying--Now

Spot and Prevent Workplace Bullying--Now

It seems that reports of bullying are everywhere you turn lately. Stories of young teenagers being subjected to the behavior of bullies has ignited a national consciousness. But bullying isn't confined to schools and teenagers. It's also a major issue in today's workforce.
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Are you a

Are you a "horrible" boss?

Are you a "horrible" boss? This summer's blockbuster movie "Horrible Bosses" may have been fiction, but there are some valuable management lessons to be learned from the stars of the film. In this month's Strategies for Success, we'll provide you with the tips you need to avoid being "horrible."
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Are you a

Are you a "horrible" boss?

Are you a "horrible" boss? This summer's blockbuster movie "Horrible Bosses" may have been fiction, but there are some valuable management lessons to be learned from the stars of the film. In this month's Strategies for Success, we'll provide you with the tips you need to avoid being "horrible."
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Who hired

Who hired "THAT" guy?

Sometimes candidates look great on paper, or in the interview, but end up being a total bust. Weed out the "THAT guys" of the business world and make better hires by integrating personality tests into your hiring process.
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Who hired

Who hired "THAT" guy?

Sometimes candidates look great on paper, or in the interview, but end up being a total bust. Weed out the "THAT guys" of the business world and make better hires by integrating personality tests into your hiring process.
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Underqualified? Think Again!

Underqualified? Think Again!

Picture this: You find a great job, with great pay and benefits. But the company says it's looking for someone with more experience and a different background. Think you're out of the running? Think again! There are many ways you can convince a potential employer to give you a chance. This month's issue of Career Club will show you how.
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Underqualified? Think Again!

Underqualified? Think Again!

Picture this: You find a great job, with great pay and benefits. But the company says it's looking for someone with more experience and a different background. Think you're out of the running? Think again! There are many ways you can convince a potential employer to give you a chance. This month's issue of Career Club will show you how.
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Stop! Don't make another hire...

Stop! Don't make another hire...

Stop! Don't make another hire without reviewing the items in our Hiring Toolkit below. It's the ultimate collection of information, forms, and tools to help ensure that your next hire is a perfect fit.
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Stop! Don't make another hire...

Stop! Don't make another hire...

Stop! Don't make another hire without reviewing the items in our Hiring Toolkit below. It's the ultimate collection of information, forms, and tools to help ensure that your next hire is a perfect fit.
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Sample Social Media Policy

Sample Social Media Policy

Does your company have an effective social media policy? Like it or not, LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter have become essential business tools, and you need to set clear guidelines about what your employees can--and cannot--do. In this issue of 60 Second Solutions, we'll show you the three specific topics your social media policy must cover.
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Sample Social Media Policy

Sample Social Media Policy

Does your company have an effective social media policy? Like it or not, LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter have become essential business tools, and you need to set clear guidelines about what your employees can--and cannot--do. In this issue of 60 Second Solutions, we'll show you the three specific topics your social media policy must cover.
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9 Secrets to Getting the Job You Really Want

9 Secrets to Getting the Job You Really Want

It seems the competition for the best jobs is fierce no matter what economic conditions are. However, there are a few things job seekers can do to dramatically increase their chances of finding a great job. Read further for 9 Secrets to Getting the Job You Really Want.
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Inside: Sample Social Media Policy

Inside: Sample Social Media Policy

Like it or not, social media has quickly evolved into one of the main forms of business communication. No longer is it just for college students to update their friends on where they are hanging out. Almost every corporation is active on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Today, we are very pleased to share a really informative article that will show you why you need a social media policy and what needs to be included.
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Inside: Sample Social Media Policy

Inside: Sample Social Media Policy

Like it or not, social media has quickly evolved into one of the main forms of business communication. No longer is it just for college students to update their friends on where they are hanging out. Almost every corporation is active on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Today, we are very pleased to share a really informative article that will show you why you need a social media policy and what needs to be included.
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Before you go...

Before you go...

Is your organization experiencing high turnover in any areas? Are you worried about the potential of losing key employees? This article will show you how to use exit interviews with your soon to be ex-employees to help you reduce attrition at your organization.
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Before you go...

Before you go...

Is your organization experiencing high turnover in any areas? Are you worried about the potential of losing key employees? This article will show you how to use exit interviews with your soon to be ex-employees to help you reduce attrition at your organization.
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Talking=Unemployment?

Talking=Unemployment?

Are you guilty of any of the "Seven Worst Communication Habits?" These mistakes can be real career killers. They can knock you out of contention for job opportunities, keep you from getting promotions, and even get you fired. So what are these deadly mistakes?
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Talking=Unemployment?

Talking=Unemployment?

Are you guilty of any of the "Seven Worst Communication Habits?" These mistakes can be real career killers. They can knock you out of contention for job opportunities, keep you from getting promotions, and even get you fired. So what are these deadly mistakes?
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Why Some People Almost Always Succeed at Work

Why Some People Almost Always Succeed at Work

Do you happen to know any of those people who are always successful at work no matter what? The ones who get the promotions quicker, more raises, more often, and get the best assignments? Well, it's not luck that those people are always on top. With a little determination, and help from the following article, anyone can learn to be successful in the workplace.
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Ever Been Turned Down for a Job?

Ever Been Turned Down for a Job?

If you're not getting back to EVERY candidate who submits a resume or job application, you may be making people angry, and in today's world of social media, angry candidates can do great damage to your company's reputation.
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Ever Been Turned Down for a Job?

Ever Been Turned Down for a Job?

If you're not getting back to EVERY candidate who submits a resume or job application, you may be making people angry, and in today's world of social media, angry candidates can do great damage to your company's reputation.
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Career Club: Give Your Career a Check Up

Career Club: Give Your Career a Check Up

Feeling a little under the weather lately? No, we're not asking about you, we're asking about your career. Everyone should perform a career physical from time to time. This month's article will show you how to assess the condition of your career.
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Career Club: Give Your Career a Check Up

Career Club: Give Your Career a Check Up

Feeling a little under the weather lately? No, we're not asking about you, we're asking about your career. Everyone should perform a career physical from time to time. This month's article will show you how to assess the condition of your career.
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SPOILER ALERT: It was the temp who helped increase profits

SPOILER ALERT: It was the temp who helped increase profits

Quick question: What one thing can control costs, improve revenue, and manage risks? Believe it or not, this magic solution for your business is temporary employees. Long gone are the days when temps were only used to fill in for vacation days. Used strategically, temporary employees can make a dramatic difference to your bottom line.
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SPOILER ALERT: It was the temp who helped increase profits

SPOILER ALERT: It was the temp who helped increase profits

Quick question: What one thing can control costs, improve revenue, and manage risks? Believe it or not, this magic solution for your business is temporary employees. Long gone are the days when temps were only used to fill in for vacation days. Used strategically, temporary employees can make a dramatic difference to your bottom line.
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How temps can help tackle your business challenges

How temps can help tackle your business challenges

Increase profits...Reduce payroll expenses...Improve retention And you thought staffing firms were only good for providing fill-ins. We wanted to take a little break from the normal format of 60 Second Solutions to provide you with some great case studies of companies that--through the creative use of staffing--were able to tackle significant business challenges!
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How temps can help tackle your business challenges

How temps can help tackle your business challenges

Increase profits...Reduce payroll expenses...Improve retention And you thought staffing firms were only good for providing fill-ins. We wanted to take a little break from the normal format of 60 Second Solutions to provide you with some great case studies of companies that--through the creative use of staffing--were able to tackle significant business challenges!
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Career Club: Quick Resume Tips

Career Club: Quick Resume Tips

It's always important to keep your resume up to date, whether you are actively looking for a job or are happy with your current job.
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Career Club: Quick Resume Tips

Career Club: Quick Resume Tips

It's always important to keep your resume up to date, whether you are actively looking for a job or are happy with your current job.
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Are you costing your firm millions?

Are you costing your firm millions?

This month's article discusses how the way that we treat job candidates reflects on the way we treat our customers. Not many companies factor in the candidate experience, but they should because it is quickly becoming a "hidden cost" that is costing us millions.
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Are you costing your firm millions?

Are you costing your firm millions?

This month's article discusses how the way that we treat job candidates reflects on the way we treat our customers. Not many companies factor in the candidate experience, but they should because it is quickly becoming a "hidden cost" that is costing us millions.
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Why Use Staffing?

Why Use Staffing?

In this issue of 60 Second Solutions, we'll show you how to use a staffing agency to find top employees for your organization.
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Why Use Staffing?

Why Use Staffing?

In this issue of 60 Second Solutions, we'll show you how to use a staffing agency to find top employees for your organization.
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Career Club: Get the Most Out of Your Time

Career Club: Get the Most Out of Your Time

Want more free time? More success in your career? It all starts with prioritization, and this month's issue of the Career Club will show you how to get the most out of your time.
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Is it all about the money?

Is it all about the money?

In this issue, you'll find an article that reviews the pros and cons of rewards based compensation plans.
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Is it all about the money?

Is it all about the money?

In this issue, you'll find an article that reviews the pros and cons of rewards based compensation plans.
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Career Club: Instant boredom cures

Career Club: Instant boredom cures

In this issue of the Career Club, you'll find 5 quick ways to improve your workday.
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Career Club: Instant boredom cures

Career Club: Instant boredom cures

In this issue of the Career Club, you'll find 5 quick ways to improve your workday.
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Get a grip on stress

Get a grip on stress

This issue includes 10 ways to deal with stress before it takes over your life.
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Is Your Company Poised for Growth?

Is Your Company Poised for Growth?

While no one knows for sure if the worst is over, we have seen many positive signs in our local economy. So what's the next step for companies in our community? It's time to start taking advantage of the upturn and planning for growth. Today, I would like to share an article that offers six great tips to help your company prepare for growth.
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Is Your Company Poised for Growth?

Is Your Company Poised for Growth?

While no one knows for sure if the worst is over, we have seen many positive signs in our local economy. So what's the next step for companies in our community? It's time to start taking advantage of the upturn and planning for growth. Today, I would like to share an article that offers six great tips to help your company prepare for growth.
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60 Second Solutions: Keep millennials from walking out the door

60 Second Solutions: Keep millennials from walking out the door

Employees in their 20s are notorious job hoppers. And companies are losing billions on their training investments in the millennial generation. So how can you end the turnover?
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60 Second Solutions: Keep millennials from walking out the door

60 Second Solutions: Keep millennials from walking out the door

Employees in their 20s are notorious job hoppers. And companies are losing billions on their training investments in the millennial generation. So how can you end the turnover?
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Your cover letter

Your cover letter

Are you looking to land a better job in 2011? If so, DO NOT miss this month's article on cover letters. You might think that in this day of electronic resumes, your cover letter is not that important, but think again! See for yourself how a well written letter can be the most important factor in determining if you get an interview.
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Your cover letter

Your cover letter

Are you looking to land a better job in 2011? If so, DO NOT miss this month's article on cover letters. You might think that in this day of electronic resumes, your cover letter is not that important, but think again! See for yourself how a well written letter can be the most important factor in determining if you get an interview.
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Achieve your New Year's Resolutions in 2011

Achieve your New Year's Resolutions in 2011

Everywhere you turn, people are talking about their New Year's resolutions. What you may also notice is that nobody talks about how they are going to actually keep them. This article contains six tips to make a plan and fulfill your dreams in the New Year:
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What do your employees and a new car have in common?

What do your employees and a new car have in common?

If you're not familiar with "re-recruiting," it is the process of re-engaging, renewing and restoring the health, vitality or intensity of employer-employee relationships. To further explain, click the link below for a great article that outlines the "re-recruiting" process.
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What do your employees and a new car have in common?

What do your employees and a new car have in common?

If you're not familiar with "re-recruiting," it is the process of re-engaging, renewing and restoring the health, vitality or intensity of employer-employee relationships. To further explain, click the link below for a great article that outlines the "re-recruiting" process.
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Avoid wrongful termination suits

Avoid wrongful termination suits

Want to avoid employee lawsuits for "wrongful termination?" Then, listen up, because the answer is easier than you may think: No surprises.
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Avoid wrongful termination suits

Avoid wrongful termination suits

Want to avoid employee lawsuits for "wrongful termination?" Then, listen up, because the answer is easier than you may think: No surprises.
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Top 10 Ways to move up the corporate ladder

Top 10 Ways to move up the corporate ladder

Are you looking to move up the corporate ladder in 2011? In an increasingly competitive workforce, hard work and meeting your job requirements may not be enough to advance your career. Find out what works in this issue of the Career Club!
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Top 10 Ways to move up the corporate ladder

Top 10 Ways to move up the corporate ladder

Are you looking to move up the corporate ladder in 2011? In an increasingly competitive workforce, hard work and meeting your job requirements may not be enough to advance your career. Find out what works in this issue of the Career Club!
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What are other companies paying?

What are other companies paying?

As the end of the year approaches, most companies are finalizing their compensation plans for 2011. And, one of the most common questions we get is, What are other companies paying? That's why we wanted to share the results from the 2010-2011 Culpepper Salary Budget and Planning Survey. This year's report includes data from 933 participating organizations in 90 countries and 21 international geographic regions.
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60 Second Solutions: We wish you a merry work day

60 Second Solutions: We wish you a merry work day

We hope that these tips will help your team get through the holidays--stress free!
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60 Second Solutions: We wish you a merry work day

60 Second Solutions: We wish you a merry work day

We hope that these tips will help your team get through the holidays--stress free!
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What are other companies paying?

What are other companies paying?

As the end of the year approaches, most companies are finalizing their compensation plans for 2011. And, one of the most common questions we get is, What are other companies paying? That's why we wanted to share the results from the 2010-2011 Culpepper Salary Budget and Planning Survey. This year's report includes data from 933 participating organizations in 90 countries and 21 international geographic regions.
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Take charge of the interview

Take charge of the interview

During an interview, what is one of the most important questions you are sure to be asked? Find out in this issue of Career Club!
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Take charge of the interview

Take charge of the interview

During an interview, what is one of the most important questions you are sure to be asked? Find out in this issue of Career Club!
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Make Your Resume Work for You

Make Your Resume Work for You

In this job market, you want to make sure that your resume gets to the top of the pile. The secret to success lies in two areas: your cover letter and the keywords you use. This article will show you a few tricks that will get your resume noticed by hiring managers.
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Don't let these challenges derail your company in 2011

Don't let these challenges derail your company in 2011

This issue discusses the top five business challenges you will face in 2011 and how staffing can help you overcome them.
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Don't let these challenges derail your company in 2011

Don't let these challenges derail your company in 2011

This issue discusses the top five business challenges you will face in 2011 and how staffing can help you overcome them.
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Ready for the 2010-2011 cold and flu season?

Ready for the 2010-2011 cold and flu season?

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce estimates that the seasonal flu costs American businesses about $10 billion a year. So how can you "immunize" your company? Find out in this issue of 60 Second Solutions!
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Ready for the 2010-2011 cold and flu season?

Ready for the 2010-2011 cold and flu season?

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce estimates that the seasonal flu costs American businesses about $10 billion a year. So how can you "immunize" your company? Find out in this issue of 60 Second Solutions!
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How to Recruit LeBron James

How to Recruit LeBron James

Love him, or hate him, LeBron James made recruiting history this past summer. The NBA teams who courted James provided a new case study on how to recruit "game-changers." If your organization could use a few more superstars, then you don't want to miss this article.
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How to Recruit LeBron James

How to Recruit LeBron James

Love him, or hate him, LeBron James made recruiting history this past summer. The NBA teams who courted James provided a new case study on how to recruit "game-changers." If your organization could use a few more superstars, then you don't want to miss this article.
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60 Second Solutions: Sick of meetings wasting your time?

60 Second Solutions: Sick of meetings wasting your time?

About 25 million meetings take place in corporate America daily. Can you imagine how much we could get done if we just stopped meeting so much? Actually, the secret is not to get rid of meetings, but to take a different approach. How? Read on to discover how you can become a world-class leader of high performance meetings.
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60 Second Solutions: Sick of meetings wasting your time?

60 Second Solutions: Sick of meetings wasting your time?

About 25 million meetings take place in corporate America daily. Can you imagine how much we could get done if we just stopped meeting so much? Actually, the secret is not to get rid of meetings, but to take a different approach. How? Read on to discover how you can become a world-class leader of high performance meetings.
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Conversations that make or break your career

Conversations that make or break your career

Can you talk your way into a new job? A promotion? You bet! Knowing the right way to ask questions, handle difficult conversations and provide feedback can make a huge impact on your career. So what's the secret to success? Check out this month's issue of The Career Club to find out.
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Conversations that make or break your career

Conversations that make or break your career

Can you talk your way into a new job? A promotion? You bet! Knowing the right way to ask questions, handle difficult conversations and provide feedback can make a huge impact on your career. So what's the secret to success? Check out this month's issue of The Career Club to find out.
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Build a customer for life

Build a customer for life

Leadership expert Rick Houcek has outlined four strategies based on the success of "The Container Store" that you can implement into your organization. These strategies will create an air of excitement and engagement that will help build customers for life.
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Build a customer for life

Build a customer for life

Leadership expert Rick Houcek has outlined four strategies based on the success of "The Container Store" that you can implement into your organization. These strategies will create an air of excitement and engagement that will help build customers for life.
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60 Second Solutions: Are your interview questions legal?

60 Second Solutions: Are your interview questions legal?

When broaching sensitive issues such as age, marital status or disabilities, consider the following legal alternatives to illegal interview questions below.
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60 Second Solutions: Are your interview questions legal?

60 Second Solutions: Are your interview questions legal?

When broaching sensitive issues such as age, marital status or disabilities, consider the following legal alternatives to illegal interview questions below.
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Create your brand to stand out from the crowd

Create your brand to stand out from the crowd

Just like successful companies and products, you need to brand yourself. Let employers know what makes you unique. You'll find out how in this month's feature article.
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Overcome your biggest challenge

Overcome your biggest challenge

With all the ups and downs in our economy over the past two years, you've probably had to make some major changes in your business. And as most managers know, initiating change can be a daunting task. According to leadership guru, Rick Houcek, it might be the most difficult task that managers perform.
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Overcome your biggest challenge

Overcome your biggest challenge

With all the ups and downs in our economy over the past two years, you've probably had to make some major changes in your business. And as most managers know, initiating change can be a daunting task. According to leadership guru, Rick Houcek, it might be the most difficult task that managers perform.
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60 Second Solutions: Doing more and spending less

60 Second Solutions: Doing more and spending less

Would you like to... - Get more work done...without having to work harder? - Have more resources to take on new projects? - Eliminate overtime expenses? - Prevent staff burnout? - Reduce turnover? If so, then keep reading! In this 60 Second Solution, you'll discover one of the most powerful ways you can actually do more and spend less!
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60 Second Solutions: Doing more and spending less

60 Second Solutions: Doing more and spending less

Would you like to... - Get more work done...without having to work harder? - Have more resources to take on new projects? - Eliminate overtime expenses? - Prevent staff burnout? - Reduce turnover? If so, then keep reading! In this 60 Second Solution, you'll discover one of the most powerful ways you can actually do more and spend less!
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New Job Openings

New Job Openings

Are you looking to re-enter the job market--or do you know someone who is? Getting back into the job market after a prolonged absence can seem daunting--but it doesn't have to be. This article has some great tips to help you make the transition back into the workforce.
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New Job Openings

New Job Openings

Are you looking to re-enter the job market--or do you know someone who is? Getting back into the job market after a prolonged absence can seem daunting--but it doesn't have to be. This article has some great tips to help you make the transition back into the workforce.
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Protected Groups: A Guide for Managers

Protected Groups: A Guide for Managers

Understanding who is protected--and how--is critical to your hiring and management policies. Before you make another hire, be sure to review the Managers Guide for Protected Groups.
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Protected Groups: A Guide for Managers

Protected Groups: A Guide for Managers

Understanding who is protected--and how--is critical to your hiring and management policies. Before you make another hire, be sure to review the Managers Guide for Protected Groups.
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60 Second Solutions: 10 Steps to Beat FMLA Fraud

60 Second Solutions: 10 Steps to Beat FMLA Fraud

Employees are becoming increasingly sophisticated about the ways they beat the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). To protect your business, you need to become just as sophisticated about managing requests for leave.
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60 Second Solutions: 10 Steps to Beat FMLA Fraud

60 Second Solutions: 10 Steps to Beat FMLA Fraud

Employees are becoming increasingly sophisticated about the ways they beat the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). To protect your business, you need to become just as sophisticated about managing requests for leave.
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Keep your employees from running out the door

Keep your employees from running out the door

Keep your employees from running out the door
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Keep your employees from running out the door

Keep your employees from running out the door

Keep your employees from running out the door
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60 Second Solutions: Crafting a Social Media Policy

60 Second Solutions: Crafting a Social Media Policy

60 Second Solutions: Crafting a Social Media Policy
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60 Second Solutions: Crafting a Social Media Policy

60 Second Solutions: Crafting a Social Media Policy

60 Second Solutions: Crafting a Social Media Policy
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Get Your Resume to Work for You

Get Your Resume to Work for You

Want to make your resume more appealing to hiring managers? This month's Career Club will show you how!
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Get Your Resume to Work for You

Get Your Resume to Work for You

Want to make your resume more appealing to hiring managers? This month's Career Club will show you how!
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Fighting the Overqualified Label

Fighting the Overqualified Label

In this month's feature article, we'll show you 10 specific tips to avoid being labeled as overqualified.
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Stop conflict before it escalates

Stop conflict before it escalates

As you know, even in the best organizations, conflicts can arise. What makes the best companies stand out is their ability to deal with conflict before it becomes a serious problem in the workplace.
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Stop conflict before it escalates

Stop conflict before it escalates

As you know, even in the best organizations, conflicts can arise. What makes the best companies stand out is their ability to deal with conflict before it becomes a serious problem in the workplace.
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60 Second Solutions: 14 tips to spring clean your life

60 Second Solutions: 14 tips to spring clean your life

Here are 14 ways to spring clean your life. These changes will help you develop greater work-life balance and simplicity.
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60 Second Solutions: 14 tips to spring clean your life

60 Second Solutions: 14 tips to spring clean your life

Here are 14 ways to spring clean your life. These changes will help you develop greater work-life balance and simplicity.
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5 Reasons Why You Should Go Undercover

5 Reasons Why You Should Go Undercover

On the new hit show "Undercover Boss", CEOs put on a disguise and go undercover in their own companies to discover what's really going on at the front lines in their organization. It's a great lesson for all leaders. Now we're not saying you need to put on a fake nose and mustache, but spending some time "in the field" can be a very enlightening and worthwhile endeavor.
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5 Reasons Why You Should Go Undercover

5 Reasons Why You Should Go Undercover

On the new hit show "Undercover Boss", CEOs put on a disguise and go undercover in their own companies to discover what's really going on at the front lines in their organization. It's a great lesson for all leaders. Now we're not saying you need to put on a fake nose and mustache, but spending some time "in the field" can be a very enlightening and worthwhile endeavor.
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Top 10 Reasons to Work for a Staffing Firm

Top 10 Reasons to Work for a Staffing Firm

Do you know anyone looking to make a career change? In this feature article, you'll find more information about how temping can help your career.
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Top 10 Reasons to Work for a Staffing Firm

Top 10 Reasons to Work for a Staffing Firm

Top 10 Reasons to Work for a Staffing Firm
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Top 10 Reasons to Work for a Staffing Firm

Top 10 Reasons to Work for a Staffing Firm

Top 10 Reasons to Work for a Staffing Firm
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Tweeting to Career Success

Tweeting to Career Success

From finding out what your favorite celebrity is up to to finding expert advice, Twitter has proved to be a fun and useful resource for many people. Twitter is also a great site for career advice. To help you weed out the good advice from the bad, we've put together a quick list of Tweeters you may want to add to your follow list.
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Tweeting to Career Success

Tweeting to Career Success

From finding out what your favorite celebrity is up to to finding expert advice, Twitter has proved to be a fun and useful resource for many people. Twitter is also a great site for career advice. To help you weed out the good advice from the bad, we've put together a quick list of Tweeters you may want to add to your follow list.
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Get a jump on your competition with Web 2.0

Get a jump on your competition with Web 2.0

Social Networking. SEO. Blogging. They are all Web 2.0 tools that are a part of something called Inbound Marketing. And if these words are not a part of your regular marketing plan, you may quickly be falling behind your competition. This article will help you understand, and take advantage of, the benefits of Inbound Marketing and Web 2.0.
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Get a jump on your competition with Web 2.0

Get a jump on your competition with Web 2.0

Social Networking. SEO. Blogging. They are all Web 2.0 tools that are a part of something called Inbound Marketing. And if these words are not a part of your regular marketing plan, you may quickly be falling behind your competition. This article will help you understand, and take advantage of, the benefits of Inbound Marketing and Web 2.0.
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60 Second Solutions: Watch Out for Eddie Haskell

60 Second Solutions: Watch Out for Eddie Haskell

Have you seen Eddie Haskell lately? No, we're not talking about everyone's favorite charmer from Leave It To Beaver. We're talking about those job candidates who say and do all the right things during the interview...but then turn out to be nightmare employees. The article below will show you how you can "Eddie Proof" your candidate evaluation process.
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60 Second Solutions: Watch Out for Eddie Haskell

60 Second Solutions: Watch Out for Eddie Haskell

Have you seen Eddie Haskell lately? No, we're not talking about everyone's favorite charmer from Leave It To Beaver. We're talking about those job candidates who say and do all the right things during the interview...but then turn out to be nightmare employees. The article below will show you how you can "Eddie Proof" your candidate evaluation process.
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Stand out from the crowd

Stand out from the crowd

Feb 2010 Referral, Stand out from the crowd
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Stand out from the crowd

Stand out from the crowd

Feb 2010 Referral, Stand out from the crowd
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Turning the recession into a positive

Turning the recession into a positive

Feb 2010 Simple Move, Turning the recession into a positive
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Turning the recession into a positive

Turning the recession into a positive

Feb 2010 Simple Move, Turning the recession into a positive
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60 Second Solutions: Avoid the perils of screening via social networks

60 Second Solutions: Avoid the perils of screening via social networks

Feb 2010 60 Second Solutions, Avoid the perils of screening via social networks
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60 Second Solutions: Avoid the perils of screening via social networks

60 Second Solutions: Avoid the perils of screening via social networks

Feb 2010 60 Second Solutions, Avoid the perils of screening via social networks
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Achieve your New Year's Resolutions in 2010

Achieve your New Year's Resolutions in 2010

Would you like to achieve your New year's resolutions this year? This issue of the Career Club has some great tips to get you on track for a successful 2010.
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Achieve your New Year's Resolutions in 2010

Achieve your New Year's Resolutions in 2010

Would you like to achieve your New year's resolutions this year? This issue of the Career Club has some great tips to get you on track for a successful 2010.
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