Archive for September 2017

10 Things a Recruiter Does Not Want to Hear


A recruiter is looking to be on your side. Whenever you’re sitting down with a recruiter, you’re being presented with an opportunity for a better career future. While it’s always best to be honest in these situations, it isn’t always best to volunteer a little more than your recruiter wants to hear. Don’t let a…

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Criminal Background Checks: Save the Reputation of Your Company


Have you been considering conducting criminal background checks as part of your recruiting and hiring process for potential employees, but you’re not quite sure how to go about it? If you’re a recruiter or manager who is responsible for assessing and/or hiring employees, it’s on your shoulders to ensure that anyone you bring in is…

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Time off? Go Ahead—Take the Month

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Summertime—a great time to kick back, read a book, and relax.  How about some time off?  How about an entire month? Sound fun—or crazy?  While taking a month off may seem like the next big perk, it could actually put your company ahead in innovation, problem-solving, and retention. In 2016, Glassdoor offered survey results for…

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Personality Characteristics of Your Workforce Impact Success

What’s Your Sign? Introvert or Extrovert? The personality characteristics of your workforce have an impact on the success of your company. The dynamics of any enterprise or small team are influenced by the personality features at play.  Many productivity gurus have their own rating systems and vocabularies to categorize the leader, the helpers, the visionaries,…

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