Don’t Blink! How to Keep One Eye Open on the Job Market

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Your next great job could be out there waiting for you … so you need to keep one eye on the market, no matter how perfect your current career situation may be. Especially if you excel at what you do – or, if you are contemplating a change in career direction – stay awake and… Read more »

4 Simple Mistakes That Can Shatter Your Job Search

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Even the savviest job hunter can fall prey to common mistakes in the process of finding their next great position. By simply being aware of possible blunders, you can more easily avoid them as you hone in on your next career move. Here are four simple pitfalls and some tips for steering clear of them:… Read more »

Why Change Isn’t Always a Good Thing

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Some people thrive on change. Others do all they can to resist it. But like it or not, change within an organization is inevitable – and in your HR leadership role, you will be integrally involved in managing it. Organizational change may have an unsettling impact on employees, whether it involves them directly or indirectly…. Read more »

How to Shine at Your New Job

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First impressions matter – especially when you start a new job. It’s important to make an impact and distinguish yourself early on. The connections you forge, the value you demonstrate and the relationships you build will endure. Hit the Ground Running You don’t want to be seen as aggressive, but you do want to score… Read more »

Here’s Why You Are Your Job Search’s Worst Enemy

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Even the savviest of job seekers is bound to make the occasional mistake. But by learning how to navigate potential pitfalls, you can optimize your chances of success and achieve better, faster results as you take your career to the next level. Here are some common mistakes to avoid: Not Having a Plan Finding a… Read more »

The Importance of a Great Onboarding Program

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Onboarding is the process by which new employees acclimate to the social and performance aspect of their jobs. Research shows that new hires get about 90 days to prove themselves, so effective onboarding is critical. The faster newcomers feel welcome and prepared, the sooner they are able to contribute to the successful execution of your… Read more »

Boss Ignoring You? How to Flex Your Professional Muscles

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When your boss ignores you, their lack of response can make you fall into a downward spiral of worry and stress. Do they dislike you or the work you submitted? Why aren’t they answering your emails and progress updates? There are a number of reasons why this may be happening – and likewise, a number… Read more »

Need a Manager? Why Not to Promote from Within

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It’s a dilemma faced by every talent manager at some point: On one hand, you want to keep up with emerging skillsets and hire those who will help your business outperform the competition. On the other hand, you want to make sure your current employees know that growth opportunities are available. How can you do… Read more »

Is the “Perfect Candidate” a Myth?

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The cost of hiring the wrong person can be astronomical. But at the same time, perfect candidates are difficult, if not impossible, to find. Recruiters often use the term “purple squirrel” to describe the rare candidate who offers the perfect mix of skills, education, experience, salary requirements and overall fit to meet your requirements. For… Read more »

Money Doesn’t Bring Happiness: What to Look For in a New Job

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You choose your work based on a number of factors – not just the size of your paycheck. Or at least you should. Whether you are just launching your career or looking to make a change, don’t let money be the sole driver of your decision. If you do, you’ll most likely wind up regretting… Read more »