Beating the Clock – Dealing With Employees Who Habitually Leave Early

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Millennials (loosely defined as those born between 1980 and 2000) tend to have a bad reputation. They’ve been described in social media as “entitled,” “hyper,” “pampered,” and other disparaging words. And recently, they’ve been criticized for their tendency to leave work early.  But the fact is that this trend isn’t restricted to millennials. And it’s not… Read more »

Handling Tough Interview Questions – ‘Why Were You Fired?’

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Over the last few months, we’ve been discussing interview questions that are particularly tricky – most recently “Why did you leave your last job?” When it comes to interview questions, though, it doesn’t get much tougher than: “Why were you fired from your last job?” The good news is that if you’re asked this question, your prospective employer thinks you could still be a worthy candidate… Read more »

When a Reference Check Doesn’t Check Out

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Some employers view reference checks as a mere formality – a final hurdle to clear before bringing a new hire on board. Others use references to screen applicants – taking advantage of the insights these checks can provide. Either way, when a reference check turns up something unexpected (or worse), it can throw a huge… Read more »

Places Hiring NOW in Greenville, NC

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Greenville is the 11th largest city in North Carolina, and its population has increased by more than 12% in the last 10 years. It’s a good time to be a job seeker, and we have details on some of the hottest job opportunities available.  Packer  Salary: $8-11 per hour  Multiple manufacturers in Greenville are looking for packers – a key role in keeping the state’s supply chain moving. In this fast-paced position, you’ll be… Read more »