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Reflect a Company’s Culture to Your Employees

Reflect a Company’s Culture to Your Employees

For nearly five years in a row, Google's corporate offices – all of them across the globe – rank as the number one best place to work. It isn't just that their offices look like living rooms or that Ping-Pong tables line the break rooms. This billion-dollar company...

Apps Can Help You Create an Organized Schedule

Apps Can Help You Create an Organized Schedule

In today's fast-paced digital world, you can never be too organized. Tasks large and small pile up so quickly at work, and for many of us at home as well, that we can get stressed out just thinking about what's on the plate. That stress comes out in numerous ways —...

3 Methods to Test Bilingual Candidates

3 Methods to Test Bilingual Candidates

Companies who hire bilingual talent need employees who can effectively communicate in another language; most often in the United States, the second language is Spanish. When you need an employee who can deliver products and services to customers in a foreign language,...

3 Ways to Be Ready for Staff Turnover

3 Ways to Be Ready for Staff Turnover

When employees leave – either because they found a new opportunity or management had to let them go – their absence is felt across all departments. Not least of all, turnover can significantly impact your company's bottom line. In fact, a study by the Center for...

Give Constructive Feedback that Has an Impact

Give Constructive Feedback that Has an Impact

In order to encourage and inspire quality productivity, managers and business owners must address both strengths and weakness in their workforce. Understanding the ways each specific employee impacts productivity can reveal the connection between employee success and...

Do You Need a New Job or a New Career?

Do You Need a New Job or a New Career?

Are you ready for new career challenges or are you looking for a lateral move to a company where you might be a better fit? Perhaps it's time to take on more responsibility, or, perhaps you love what you do, just not where you do it. There are many reasons to switch...

ESOPs Increase Employee Engagement

ESOPs Increase Employee Engagement

Business owners know the great value of employees who act, think and behave like an owner. There's one guaranteed trick to encouraging employees to feel this kind of responsibility and loyalty in their work – make them owners! An ESOP (employee stock ownership plan)...

How Do You Say “No” at Work?

How Do You Say “No” at Work?

In today's fast-paced, high-tech workplace, it seems like employees have much more to do and much less time to do it. When you're trying to make a strong impression with your employer and co-workers, you may find yourself facing situations where you want to say no,...

How Do You Write a Post-Interview Thank-You Note?

How Do You Write a Post-Interview Thank-You Note?

If you aren't following up after an interview, you seriously risk losing the employment opportunity. A brief thank-you note after an interview is a great way to stay fresh in the hiring manager's mind and show that you respect their time. It's also an opportunity to...

Say Hello and Watch Your Networking Improve

Say Hello and Watch Your Networking Improve

Networking can be an intimidating task. Networking events are huge, and filled with people who already seem to know each other. Networking websites seem to lack genuine interactions and are overloaded with information. Often, candidates shy away from networking...

All of That Multi-Tasking Is Not Good for You

All of That Multi-Tasking Is Not Good for You

It's not an uncommon sought-after quality – the ability to multitask. In fact, it's one of the ones that seems to impress employers the most. Multitasking is the ability to do multiple tasks at once, and a new study by Stanford University suggests that it's not only...