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Millennial retention is all based on family benefits

No age group wants paid time off for themselves or loved ones more than millennials. As these tech-savvy young adults come of age both at work and at home, they’re feeling the stress of decreasing life balance and increasing demands. 

Employers, too, are affected by millennials’ commitment to family. A recent …

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Added by Stacy Carpenter on November 21, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

How Social Hiring Platforms are Changing Recruitment Forever

It used to be said that employers made up their minds whether or not to hire a prospective candidate within 5 minutes of sitting down to interview them.

It’s hard to say if this is true or not, but many people in positions with responsibility for hiring would probably admit that they had made appointments based on a “gut feeling” – simply whether or not they felt the…

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Added by Stacy Carpenter on November 13, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

What's Your Mobile Recruiting Strategy?

Today’s job-seekers are on the move and more connected with their mobile devices than ever. More than 85 percent of people looking for jobs use their smartphones to start a job search on a job board, and 70 percent prefer to apply via their mobile devices. More than half want to upload their resumes on the go. If your …

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Added by Stacy Carpenter on November 13, 2015 at 12:33am — No Comments

How Far Will You Go to Make Your Resume Stand Out?

What are you willing to do to make your resume stand apart from the pack? Would you plaster your face on a giant billboard? Drop off your application in costume? In many lines of work, creativity gets you points. However, it’s important not to go overboard. 



To make your resume…

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Added by Stacy Carpenter on October 4, 2015 at 12:52am — No Comments

How to build a successful dream team



Great teams don't just happen. Сreating a successful team is possible only when the right people with the right skills come together. However, in today’s competitive market, simply hiring top talent isn't enough. Knowing your players' strengths and coaching with the right management styles will help…

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Added by Stacy Carpenter on August 18, 2015 at 2:52pm — No Comments

How to minimize workplace negativity

Everyone has reason to become negative about his/her work from time to time. Workplaces are composed of people with various personalities and attitudes, which can become negative when there are deadlines to be met, and challenging tasks to be completed.  There is no set solution to preventing negativity in the workplace, but guidelines should be put in place so the employees are held to a certain expectation of behavior when the environment…

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Added by Stacy Carpenter on August 18, 2015 at 12:51am — No Comments

How to prepare for a job interview: everything starts from first impression

Create a good first impression over the phone

Rule no. 1: Find a quiet place to talk to recruiter, fully charge your mobile before the interview, and turn call waiting off.  The person on the other line will be able to hear you clearly, and you will be able to hear them.  It sounds simple, but wind can be a factor if you take the call outside!

Rule no.2:  Be friendly! …

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Added by Stacy Carpenter on August 16, 2015 at 2:18pm — No Comments

Have you found your Workplace Calling?

When we think about our work life, we fundamentally want to be happy. Studies have shown that performance and job satisfaction (“happiness”) go hand in hand in making an organization successful. Associate Professor of Organizational Psychology at Yale University, Amy Wrzesniewski, discovered that people have one of three…

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Added by Stacy Carpenter on July 14, 2015 at 4:07pm — No Comments

Free Applicant Tracking System with "human" element in it

Instead of formulaic cut and pasted resumes and job descriptions, the free ATS Jobularity is making the search personal by using advanced tools like candidate videos, live references, and job descriptions delivered directly from hiring managers.…

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Added by Stacy Carpenter on July 2, 2015 at 5:02pm — No Comments

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