How SMBs Can Compete With Large Companies in the Talent Market
Even when the talent pool is plentiful, small businesses find themselves locked in fierce competition for talent against larger companies equipped with more resources. As the US unemployment drops below 4 percent and the economy hums along, that struggle may only get tougher.
To contend with the major corporations of the world, small business owners need to …
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The Top 3 Characteristics of Underrated Rock Star Sales Candidates
Your top sales employees have sales goal numbers to prove their worth. Some may even have awards, or they regularly land new major accounts. These are obvious signs that a sales rep is successful, but they aren’t the only characteristics that define leading pros in the field.
Unfortunately, recruiters typically look only for the obvious signs of success in sales candidates. This leaves numerous underrated rock star candidates available for …
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What Your Student Loans Can Teach You About Job Hunting
If you’re on the hunt for a new job, you’re likely aware of how overwhelming it can be to pay off student loans while you’re looking for work. Many new graduates face this challenge, considering the average student leaves school owing $39,400 in student debt.
While student loans can put a strain on your budget, they can also teach you valuable lessons that can help with the
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Is It Taking Too Long to Fill Roles? Here’s What to Do About It:
Did you know only 30 percent of companies are able to fill their vacant roles in less than 30 days? For most other companies, the process can take 1-4 months!
Taking too long to fill a role doesn’t just increase the cost per hire — it also increases your risk of losing high-quality candidates to other offers.
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How Retailers Can Hit Seasonal Hiring Quotas in Today’s Competitive Job Market
For retailers, the fall means it’s time to kick off seasonal hiring efforts — and retailers have big plans for 2018.
Target hopes to hire 120,000 additional workers for the holiday season rush, Kohl’s is seeking 90,000, and Macy’s looks to add 80,000, according to CBS. These are ambitious targets, given the current
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How to Find a Side Hustle That Works for You
If you’re between jobs or feeling unfulfilled in your current role, you may want to consider taking up a side hustle — a flexible gig that allows you to manage your own schedule and explore new creative or business avenues while earning money.
Many people are dissatisfied or, frankly, bored with their current jobs. Side hustles can provide a creative, and even social and emotional, outlet. You can finally pursue that dream you had in college. No excuses.
Similarly, whether you just …
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5 Simple Words to Help End Sexism
It is uplifting to see so movements like #TimesUp, #StandTaller, and #MeToo gaining traction in the fight to end gender bias, discrimination, and sexual harassment in the workplace and beyond. But as long as the discrimination and harassment continue, there is room for more initiatives and more ideas.
That is why I want to share a tactic I’ve developed during my career in a high-powered environment in Asia, a region …
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Afraid of Public Speaking? 7 Tips to Do It Well
Article by Margie Warrell
My first-ever “speaking engagement” was at my children’s kindergarten. I was so nervous my knees were shaking and my fingers fumbled through the copious notes I kept referring to. It’s fair to say I was far more focused on myself — on making a good impression and not making a fool of myself — than on the people in the room. All three of them.
It was a humble beginning. Since then, I’ve spoken to thousands of …
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Are Collaborative Goals the Key to Employee Motivation?
Managers have long understood the importance of effective goal-setting for employee motivation. Much more than a means of quantitatively measuring employee performance, goal-setting combines clear deadlines and established objectives to help employees work in a more structured and effective manner.
When done well, goal-setting can increase employee engagement, boost employee performance, and foster a company-wide culture of development. On the other hand, empty and abstracted goals can actually hinder performance …
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How Inclusion Can Lead to a Healthy Workforce
I recently delivered my first TEDx Talk, “The Exclusive Nature of Inclusion,” which saw me talk openly about my childhood experiences of bullying through a variety of perceived “differences” and the emotional challenges I faced around feeling safe, belonging, and having a contribution that mattered.
Given that inclusion is so connected to mental health and well-being
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