How to Get the Best Candidates by Rewriting Your Job Descriptions

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A poorly worded job description can get you all kinds of weird and wacky applications, all from people who are completely unqualified for the position. Conversely, a well-worded job description is more likely to attract many high-quality applications.  One of the biggest keys to a smooth and efficient hiring process is setting clear expectations from the beginning. Using the right words… Read more »

How to Create a Stronger Team by Hiring for Diversity

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Research has consistently shown that companies with a diverse workforce are more productive, have lower turnover and present a stronger brand. When you bring a wide range of ideas, viewpoints, and communications styles to the workplace, you’re not only creating a diverse team, you’re engineering a diversity of thought that can be agile and responsive… Read more »

Ways to Boost Your Confidence In the Workplace

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Newer employees tend to have confidence issues, but a lack of confidence can hit anyone after a major job setback. If you’ve been turned down for a raise, or gotten significant criticism when you thought you were doing a great job, it can seriously shake your confidence. One of the worst things you can do… Read more »

5 Tips to Prepare You for Your First Day on The Job

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After you accept a job offer, you’re probably filled with a sense of relief, and while there’s nothing wrong with basking in your achievement, you also need to start thinking about how to succeed in your new job. The first days and weeks of any new job are crucial. You need to make a good… Read more »

Don’t Leave the Answer to This Interview Question Up to Luck!

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Whether you’re asked directly or not, you will have to talk about yourself in a job interview situation. The trick is knowing exactly what to say. Should you keep it 100-percent professional and risk sounding like a robot? Should you ‘keep it real’ and talk about your drunken travels from last weekend? Or is a… Read more »

What Can You Do When Your Neighbors at Work Hate Each Other?

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In an ideal situation, everyone at your workplace would get along: You might not all be best friends, but you’d get along well enough to enjoy working together. In the workplace, however, it’s quite common for people to not like each other. While dealing with the presence of a someone you find unpleasant is pretty… Read more »

Are You Being Overworked in Your Managerial Role?

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Are You Being Overworked?

As a manager, you are going to get more than your fair share of responsibilities and the stress that comes with them. However, if you’re feeling constantly overworked and stressed out, you shouldn’t be expected just live it with as a condition of your position. Stress is a normal response that helps us deal with… Read more »

How To Help Underperforming Workers Without Sinking the Ship

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  In order to create a more collaborative and supportive work environment, companies are now increasingly asking their management team to coach their employees toward better performance, rather than using the threat disciplinary measures. No matter their position, professionals all have the same motivations, despite being from different generations, places or genders: Everybody wants to… Read more »