Facing a Talent Shortage? Here’s How to Improve Your Recruiting Strategy

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  One would think with all the latest technology that recruitment as a whole is more efficient. However, it is a candidate-driven market currently and therefore, the recruitment process has actually gotten longer. A recent Forbes report issued by Glassdoor.com estimated that the average length of an interview has actually doubled in the last five… Read more »

Want a New Job? Read This Today!

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  Are you close to landing your dream job in Detroit Michigan? Did you know that for every job advertised, recruiters generally receive upwards of three to four hundred resumes? What this means is that the odds are already stacked against you as a candidate. However, if you take the right steps now you can… Read more »

Why Saying “No” To That Promotion Could Be a Good Career Move

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  Every employee dreams of a time when the boss comes around and offers a surprise promotion. It’s a validation of a professional’s value to the company to be offered a higher level position, with new responsibilities and challenges. Or, is it? Before you excitedly accept a promotion, it’s time to consider how this move… Read more »

How to Perform Meaningful Employee Evaluations This Year

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Each year, thousands of HR practitioners and managers are faced with the task of conducting annual employee evaluations. This is a task most often used to measure each employee’s effectiveness on the job, a factor that increases productivity and company revenues. But the biggest complaint about employee evaluations is that they don’t have any real… Read more »

What To Do When You’re Suddenly Promoted to Leadership

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The vast majority of people out in the workforce take a job that they hope will give them the opportunity to advance. Everyone wants to be rewarded for their hard work, and being promoted to leadership is one sure sign that you are doing something right. For some people, that promotion to a leadership role… Read more »

Can You Afford Employee Recognition? (You Can’t Afford Not to!)

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Employee recognition is such an important part of the business world today because it shows employees how much their time and effort are valued by their employer. It is such a valuable aspect of doing business that companies really cannot afford not to perform employee recognition in one form or another. You do not have… Read more »

5 Sure-Fire Ways to Boost Workplace Morale

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  Low employee morale can be a big problem in many workplaces. This is because employee unhappiness stems from a variety of factors, from poor compensation and stressful work tasks to bad management. It only makes sense that when they are unhappy and disengaged from the work they do, employees tend to be less productive… Read more »

5 Reasons Why Happy Employees are Better Employees

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  Is a happier workforce somehow better? Many workplace experts believe so. A recent PayScale report indicates that as many as 70 percent of American employees currently working are unhappy and unfulfilled at work. This leads to several problems, including high employee turnover rates and low productivity levels. This is costing businesses billions of dollars… Read more »

3 Good Reasons to Turn Down a Job Offer

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As a job seeker, it can be easy to jump at a job offer as soon as possible. After all, you’ve been applying and interviewing everywhere and it’s taking a long time to get one. However, not every job offer is lined in gold. Some may lead to disaster for your personal life and for… Read more »

One Simple Way to Promote Loyalty and Motivation

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As an HR manager, it is part of your job to promote loyalty and motivation within the workplace. These are two items that are needed in order to keep employees engaged so they can be productive. If you want to prevent employees from leaving for greener pastures, then make sure that loyalty and motivation are… Read more »