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Career and hiring tips, industry insights – all updated regularly to keep you informed.

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While there was a time when most employers focused on an applicant’s hard skills, today’s job market has experienced a renewed interest in soft skills. However, many of these skills aren’t easily identified through standard job applications and interview questions. Instead, you’ll need to ask highly targeted and specific questions to your potential candidates.  Can… Read more »

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Are you working at a dead-end job? Have you been unhappy in your current position for a while now? If so, you should take these as immediate red flags. There’s no use in staying at a job if you’re unhappy – especially when there are plenty of other opportunities out there. But what other red… Read more »

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As an employer, it’s essential that you examine both a candidate’s hard skills as well as their soft skills. Generally speaking, hard skills refer to learned abilities – like the ability to use power tools or heavy machinery – while soft skills are a part of your natural personality. Some primary examples of soft skills… Read more »

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There comes a point during most job interviews where you are asked about your greatest weakness. While there is no right or wrong answer, there are good and bad ways to answer the question. Not only can these tips give you an edge when explaining your greatest weakness, but some of them can be used… Read more »

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Active job seekers tend to get a lot of attention amongst hiring managers, and it’s no secret why. They are, after all, the ones who are actively seeking out new opportunities, applying to jobs and attending interviews. While these recruits often make great workers once they’re hired, they’re not the only candidates you should consider.  … Read more »

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While it’s easy to sit back and answer the standard questions that your interviewer has to ask, this is rarely the best method when it comes to securing a job. Instead, try to take a proactive approach by asking the interviewer some questions of your own. Not only does it show your genuine interest and… Read more »

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Although employee referrals can be a great way to supplement your workforce, not all of them work out. Even in the temporary sector where most assignments only last a few weeks, a subpar referral might result in you looking for a replacement sooner rather than later.   But you can maximize the potential of your employees’ referrals… Read more »

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Workers who earn a living from temporary jobs are in a tight spot. Not only do you need to make a strong impression on any staffing companies you’re working with, but you also need to maintain a positive image for any new employers you meet, too. It’s not always easy to find the perfect balance… Read more »

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Most companies have come to understand the value of employee feedback. Not only can it help you create a more comfortable and welcoming work environment, but feedback – when used correctly – can give you further insight into how your company is viewed by employees, recruits, and even competitors.   Utilize a Short Survey  Start by offering a short survey… Read more »