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

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With the talent shortage that began with the COVID pandemic continuing, it’s never been more important to retain your top-performing employees. Studies have indicated it can cost thousands of dollars more to replace employees than to retain them. This includes recruitment, onboarding, and training costs, as well as lost productivity. When you’re talking about your… Read more »

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We’ve written at length about potential prospect-killing interview pitfalls to avoid. Let’s look at a few ways you can stand out in a good way before and during an interview. Do Strong Interview Prep One way to gain a competitive advantage over other candidates is doing your homework on the company you’re interviewing with. Watch… Read more »

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Conventional wisdom used to be that if you want to succeed in your career, you find one job to which you can devote all your focus and energy. But the economy and the job market have evolved, and the workforce has adapted to the reality that making some money outside the normal 9-5 schedule (often… Read more »

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You tailored your resume to apply for the job of your dreams. You did your homework on your prospective employer. You nailed the interview. And now, you’ve gotten a job offer. It’s a dream come true, right? Well, it’s not quite time for a victory lap yet. Just because the company you applied with has… Read more »

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In the quest for finding the right candidate to fill an opening at your company, you may find yourself looking at multiple applicants who seem to have identical qualifications. How do you decide whom to hire? For many employers, the “X Factor” is a strong work ethic, as it not only a good indicator of… Read more »

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If you’re looking for a job, and you’re not afraid of a little hard work, you may want to consider a position in a warehouse. Among other benefits, warehouse work encompasses a variety of jobs ranging from entry-level positions to skilled, licensed labor. Here are just 10 of the types of warehouse jobs you can… Read more »

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In the last five years, a perfect storm of events has made it more challenging for employers to attract and keep top-notch talent. One example of how companies have adjusted their hiring practices to cope is how remote work started as a necessity and has become a selling point. So, what’s The Next Big Thing… Read more »

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We recently posted about the frustration of an interview dry spell. But let’s say you’ve had no trouble getting interviews. You’ve done the research on multiple potential employers, you’ve dressed the part, and you’ve crushed several interviews. Unfortunately, all you have to show for it is a string of letters saying, “We’ve decided to go… Read more »

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Earlier this year, we posted some strategies for coping with “The Great Resignation” – the skilled labor shortage that started in 2021 and shows no signs of stopping. Now, employers are dealing with another staffing shortage, but this one is an annual event: summer.    A 2019 survey found that 58 percent of the workforce saves… Read more »

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Unemployment among members of the workforce who have a disability is a much greater problem than for their abled counterparts. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that only 19.1 percent of the disabled population was employed in 2021. Meanwhile, 63.7 percent of the non-disabled workforce were employed over the same period. Part of the… Read more »