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 »

How to Anticipate Your Employees’ Needs

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Employee turnover is inevitable. Your goal is to manage attrition with a focus on retaining high performers and enabling all your workers to achieve their maximum potential. This includes keeping them motivated, engaged and satisfied, thus boosting chances of growing their careers with your organization. How can you keep your finger on the pulse of… Read more »

Employees’ Demand for Workplace Flexibility Continues to Grow

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Recent research supports a premise that’s long been acknowledged by employees across virtually all industries – probably since the first time a worker kissed his kids goodbye and left the family farm to work outside his home: We need more flexibility and work/life balance. It’s not limited to working parents versus singles or dual-income-with-no children… Read more »

Should You Accept an Internship after Graduation?

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If you’re preparing to graduate from college, don’t eliminate a post-graduate internship from your options or fall to the myth that internships are for current students only. Companies all over the world are seeking recent grads to add to their teams. Internships offer not only experience, but in many cases, pay and benefits, networking opportunities,… Read more »

Kick Start 2014 with these Job Search Tips

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The world is gearing up for the Olympics –and who doesn’t love the pride, passion and Cinderella stories that emerge as athletes break records, scale new heights and enter uncharted territory in achieving lifelong aspirations? Okay, so that’s just a little bit dramatic. But what better time than now to think about jump starting your… Read more »