Blog: Employment

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4 Ways to Coach the Uncoachable Employee

June 29, 2018 in Employment

 

As you have progressed through your career, you may have invariably met coworkers, or managed some, who display some of the following traits, “lack desire for accountability, are inherently lazy, are extremely sensitive, do not take direction well, have no interest in upward mobility and repeatedly fail coaching efforts.” If you haven’t, should you ask […]

 

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How to Use Social Media to Help Your Job Search

June 22, 2018 in Employment

 

Getting the word out and remaining a professional on social media are keys to not only landing the job you want, but maintaining your professional reputation in the job you are in. Although there are myriad stories of social media abuse destroying once polished reputations, you can use these tips to use it to your advantage and get the job you want.

 

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Better Hiring Practices, Approach Job Candidates like Investors

June 15, 2018 in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Ask a Recruiter, Employment

 

What the best candidate wants is a recruitment deck: Like Netflix a decade ago, many companies probably already have that information ready to go – in their investor’s pitch. It might surprise many how little effort it takes to turn an investor’s deck into a recruitment deck that can attract the attention of the key people a growing company needs. It often requires just a few, albeit important tweaks. The key thing is to think about hiring as less of an approach of HR than of marketing (and ideally the marketing people should at least review the recruitment deck). So if a company wants to land the best talent, it should appeal to them with its mission, values, and goal – just as if they were investors.

 

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Are You Hiring A Clock Puncher Or A Superstar

June 8, 2018 in Employment

 

No matter your company size you need the insight to discover how best to get the maximum output from every employee. Your flexibility, as well as a clear understanding of your personal expectations, can make hiring choices easier and more prosperous for everyone involved.

 

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Digital Distractions

May 11, 2018 in Business Intelligence, Employment, Technology

 

When considering just “taking a sec” to scan your emails, instant messages on your cell or Facebook, stay mindful of the potential cost. Although likely gone are the days of monastic focus on one daily task, you can regain control of your tasking list through message mindfulness. Check those messages, but not first thing in the morning, and take time to put hard problem first on your agenda for at least your first hour of the day.

 

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Final Step

May 4, 2018 in Ask a Recruiter, Employment

 

Your corporate culture is as much a part of the job as the daily duties. Making certain new hires can integrate into the work environment can be a critical facet of getting the most out of your new hire. After all, the new hire is now also your colleague.

 

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Conscientiousness

April 13, 2018 in Ask a Recruiter, Business Intelligence, Employment, News

 

Identifying the three characteristics that contribute to conscientiousness, “They feel important, enjoyable, and they accord with their values”, and how you interact with your work and your colleagues can contribute to your success in becoming better in your career.

 

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Salary Negotiation

March 30, 2018 in Ask a Recruiter, Employment, News

 

Salary negotiation is an often overlooked facet of finding a new job. But for all the responsibilities your new job will entail, but shouldn’t your compensation be as important to understand as your potential duties? Forbes contributor Lisa Quast shares some tips on salary negation shown here. Fully understand the job. Make sure you understand […]

 

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