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How You Ask One Question Could Determine If You Get A Raise

Recently, a Wells Fargo employee sent an email to the CEO of Wells Fargo (which he estimates has over 300,000 employees) asking for a $10,000 raise for himself – and all 300,000 of his colleagues, most of whom were copied on the email. While this email is unique in that it indirectly takes on the […] Read Article “How You Ask One Question Could Determine If You Get A Raise”

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Using the “Myers-Briggs” Assessment to Understand your Co-Workers and Employees

Many different personalities show up at work every day. These distinctions between people and the way they work can present huge challenges if they go misunderstood. Using the Myers-Briggs assessment, you can reach a new level of understanding about your employees, the way they work and lead, as well as the way that your personality […] Read Article “Using the “Myers-Briggs” Assessment to Understand your Co-Workers and Employees”

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What Will Happen to the Workforce When the Baby Boomers Retire?

With the STEM skills gap being an ongoing topic of discussion and concern for employers and employees alike, little attention has been given to the issue of another type of skills gap: the vocational skills gap. This gap will inevitably spike in the next 10-15 years as a result of the baby boomer workforce generation […] Read Article “What Will Happen to the Workforce When the Baby Boomers Retire?”

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Taking On the Job Hunt Like a Fantasy Football Draft

With fantasy football drafts in full gear, it’s easy to see a few parallels between the research-based, tactical processes of drafting a great team and landing a dream job. Below are a few tips to maximize your job search that also translate into tactics for fantasy football. Organize your leads and look to eliminate risk […] Read Article “Taking On the Job Hunt Like a Fantasy Football Draft”

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How To Recognize and Reward 5 Different Leadership Styles

While it is often easier to notice the work and input contributed by an extrovert in the workplace, an important attribute of successful management is the ability to recognize and reward different work and leadership styles. Below are a few work and leadership styles to pay attention to in your own workplace. Developing a holistic […] Read Article “How To Recognize and Reward 5 Different Leadership Styles”

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Best Practices for Writing a Job Description

Today’s job market already faces a daunting skills gap, and when hiring managers and employers are unable to craft a realistic and successful job description, this gap only widens as they fail to attract and align with the talent and skill sets needed to fill the role(s). Employers must do their part in combatting the […] Read Article “Best Practices for Writing a Job Description”

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Are Internships Worthwhile Jobs for Students?

Internships are one way for recent grads to break into the professional world. However, in some industries and professions, internships may be too much hassle and not enough reward. In today’s competitive job market, many employers know that they have the advantage in the hiring process. Therefore, many companies have no problem keeping multiple interns […] Read Article “Are Internships Worthwhile Jobs for Students?”

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Why Every Business Needs Employee Growth Metrics

Employers who prioritize the engagement levels of their employees know that setting growth metrics is critical not only for employee and team morale but for the return on investment from each employee. Clear and tangible growth metrics drive effective growth in roles and maximize input from employees by establishing ownership for personal projects. Further, transparent […] Read Article “Why Every Business Needs Employee Growth Metrics”

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Pulling a “LeBron”: How to Know if it’s Time to Return to a Former Employer

Despite the validation of two championships and an “innovative coach who highlighted him with his system,” LeBron James concluded that it was time to “come home” to Cleveland. LeBron’s decision to return to Cleveland was spurred by an internal, sentimental contemplation that is not often seen in big-money decisions in pro sports. As Sports Illustrated […] Read Article “Pulling a “LeBron”: How to Know if it’s Time to Return to a Former Employer”

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Partner With a Staffing Company to Source STEM Talent

It is becoming increasingly clear to employers across the United States that science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) jobs take more than twice as long to fill as other openings. With STEM jobs increasing consistently, outpacing every other industry for job demand, employers are finding it more challenging than ever before to hire talented candidates with STEM […] Read Article “Partner With a Staffing Company to Source STEM Talent”