How Much of Your Past Should You Include on Your Resume?

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There’s no single “one-size-fits-all” resume. The key is to present yourself as the right candidate for the job. Include relevant information that best positions you for success and makes you stand out among the competition. The most effective resume is the one that gets you hired. It takes an employer approximately six seconds to make… Read more »

Start Hiring for the Future

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Loyal employees are at the heart of successful companies. When people feel fulfilled in their jobs, they go above and beyond to help their organizations – and they tend to stay with them for the long term. How can you find long-serving talent that supports your ongoing mission and vision? The key lies in avoiding… Read more »

Does Your Networking Strategy Include This HUGE Problem?

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If you find yourself struggling to make more career friends and foster professional connections, you probably need to reexamine your networking strategy. Effective networking takes time and effort, but it begets great rewards. As you build relationships, remember, it’s not all about you. Instead of a “What’s in it for me?” mindset, approach every networking… Read more »

3 Reasons New Employees Fail (And How to Avoid This)

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Research has shown that 46 percent of employees fail within 18 months of starting a new job – and it’s not because they lack the necessary skills. During the hiring process, managers tend to focus too much on technical and educational requirements and not enough on interpersonal relationships and finding the right cultural fit. In… Read more »

How to Avoid the “Deadly Sins” of Hiring

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The U.S. Department of Labor estimates the cost of a bad hire at 30 percent of an individual’s first-year earnings. So, you do the math. For an employee starting at a salary of $50,000, that’s a $15,000 hit to your bottom-linehealth. It’s beyond sobering to think of the cost when a senior level hire goes… Read more »

Don’t Chase Them Away! Simplify Your Application Process

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Searching and applying for a job is just a few clicks away. But beyond quickly pulling up a list of options, applicants need a total process that is efficient, streamlined and user friendly. What Candidates WantTake a good look at how you currently handle applications and continuously make improvements. Dedicate a featured part of your… Read more »

Can You Afford to Wait for a Better Candidate?

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You have a position to fill. It’s a gaping hole in your overall talent picture. You know the importance of hiring the right candidate. You’ve been interviewing and there’s an individual who seems like a frontrunner. But you haven’t had that “aha!” moment where you know you’ve made the perfect match. Do you settle for… Read more »

Three Ways to Say “I’m Professional”

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Portraying yourself as a consummate professional begins at your first point of contact with a prospective employer. It’s so much more than a cliché: first impressions really do count. So be sure you start off on the right foot with the people and organization that may eventually become the source of your livelihood. Calling EmployersCalling… Read more »

Tips on Managing Workplace Conflict

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Conflict in the workplace is inevitable. In a recent Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) survey, HR managers reported that they spend 24 to 60 percent of their time dealing with employee disputes. The ability to recognize conflict, understand its nature and bring it to swift and just resolution is key to your success as… Read more »

Employment in Fresno, California

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Fresno is a medium-sized city in Central California. With a population of just over 500,000 people, Fresno is the fifth largest city in California (and the largest inland city in the state). It’s known as the financial, industrial, trade, and commercial capital of the Central San Joaquin Valley. Fresno is located approximately 200 miles north… Read more »