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Internships 101: Simplifying Your Search in 3 Steps

Thinking internships might be a smart path for you? The good news is that the value of internship experiences are still strong in the eyes of employers. According to an annual survey done by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), 95% of employers reported that candidate experience is a factor when hiring. Finding the […] Read Article “Internships 101: Simplifying Your Search in 3 Steps”

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The One Thing You Must Do At Every Job Interview

There are countless rules and tips about what to do and what not to do during a job interview. If there’s one critical thing that every job seeker must do to stand out and to be taken seriously, it’s simply to ask questions. When you don’t come prepared with thoughtful questions, it says a few […] Read Article “The One Thing You Must Do At Every Job Interview”

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The Different Types of People You Encounter When Hiring

Finding the perfect candidate for a job isn’t an easy task. Chances are, hiring managers will have to meet and spend time with numerous candidates before finally finding a good match for a role. After a while, certain personality types start to stand out in the interviewing process — and some are more frustrating than […] Read Article “The Different Types of People You Encounter When Hiring”

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Unemployed Around The Holidays? How To Deal With Family Concerns

Between family gatherings, gift-giving, cooking for larger groups, traveling, and winding down the year, the holidays are typically a stressful time for most families. The added stress of finding oneself in “job-limbo” or dealing with the recent loss of a job can be especially overwhelming during the holiday season. Inevitably, you will field numerous questions from family […] Read Article “Unemployed Around The Holidays? How To Deal With Family Concerns”

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Why You Should Have a Staff Holiday Party

During the busy holiday season, putting together yet another event or party can seem like an unwelcome chore. Companies that organize a holiday party, though, will be glad they did – here’s why: Build relationships Work functions with an emphasis on fun and socializing seem like an HR nightmare to some – but when conducted […] Read Article “Why You Should Have a Staff Holiday Party”

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Up and Down Mentorship

Mentor “matching” goes both ways: a good fit doesn’t mean that it is best only for the mentee; rather, a strong match indicates that both parties are content with the relationship. When someone approaches you to be their mentor, you should ask yourself, “How will I benefit from supporting this person in their career?” It may seem […] Read Article “Up and Down Mentorship”

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3 Steps to a Better Compensation Plan

Striving for strong employee retention is a crucial part of stabilizing a company. Today’s workers make their decision to join, stay with, or leave a company based on a number of factors. These include company culture, growth potential, and compensation. Determining the proper and “fair” salary for your employees can be more difficult than you’d […] Read Article “3 Steps to a Better Compensation Plan”

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8 Ways to Keep Millennials Invested in Your Company for the Long-Term

By 2025, millennials are positioned to make up 75 percent of the U.S. workforce, and 70 percent of millennials tend to leave their companies within two years, according to a report by Forbes. The Bureau of Labor Statistics underscores this finding: millennials seem to have an average employment with one company for just over two […] Read Article “8 Ways to Keep Millennials Invested in Your Company for the Long-Term”

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Bae, On Fleek & Cray Cray? How to Translate Generation Z Lingo

  Although your company may not be seeing the influence of Gen Z currently, you should expect this to change within the next five years. By 2019, Gen Z will make up over 20% of your workforce – and with that, they’ll be bringing their own brand of work ethic and their own unique style […] Read Article “Bae, On Fleek & Cray Cray? How to Translate Generation Z Lingo”

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When and How to Remove Someone From Your Social Media Network

Just like in the real world, social media friends and contacts can be great sources of inspiration, friendship, support and opportunity. They can also be annoying, toxic, time-sucking, needy and inappropriate. It’s bad enough when these connections cause problems in your personal life, but when they can have a negative impact on your career or […] Read Article “When and How to Remove Someone From Your Social Media Network”