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Boost Your Appeal to an Employer: Take Advantage of Free and Low-Cost Education Opportunities

Do you enjoy learning? Do you want to stay sharp in your field of interest? Do you want to make the most of opportunities? In today’s competitive job market, having additional training or education can pay off in a few ways It can make you a more desirable candidate It can position you for a [...]

New Hiring Policies

The tight talent market has limited applicants for hiring. To broaden the selection of candidates, some employers have changed their hiring policies. In fact, recent articles in both the Wall Street Journal and Fast Company have confirmed this trend. New policies are eliminating the concept of “degree inflation” or at least broadening their hiring criteria, [...]

Chatbot and Interviews

Businesses are changing their hiring strategies in the race to handle the hundreds of resumes they receive for posted jobs within the tight labor market. One way they are changing is for candidates to interact with a chatbot, a tool of artificial intelligence (AI) with representational or relational knowledge to be able to think or [...]

Why Should You Work in Customer Service?

Do you love to talk to people? Do you find satisfaction in helping others define and fill their needs? Does it make you smile when you can help others solve problems? If you answered yes to the questions above, then a job in customer service could be the job of choice for you. There are [...]

Generation Z is Here: Is Your Company Ready for the New Kids on the Workforce Block?

A short time ago, Millennials were the new kids on the workforce block. Now, as Millennials move into management positions, Generation Z, born between 1994 and 2010, will begin to fill their seats. It’s time to prepare! Although each generation brings unique qualities and strengths to the table, this new group of incoming candidates has the [...]

Top 7 Qualities of an Administrative Professional

If you have watched almost any episode of Mad Men, then you know about the glass ceiling and stigmas of employment for women during the 1960s. Back then, one of the only jobs for a woman was as a secretary. In the more enlightened scenarios of today, not only the name of the position has [...]

A Look at Job Training for Workers in 2018

LinkedIn’s Workforce Report indicated January 2018 was the strongest month for hiring since last May 2017. Though these indications should make it a great time to be in the job market, the contrary can be the reality, as the skills gap makes it tough for companies to hire qualified employees. This “condition” describes when a [...]

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5 Reasons Why Some Jobs Are Tough to Fill

If you are an employer who is struggling to fill open positions, you might have trouble believing so many people are still looking for jobs. With the growth in the economy and new jobs, especially in the healthcare and technology industries, the competition for talent also increases; a problem with which HR managers are already [...]

Employers and Telecommuting – Statistics and Benefits

Based on an analysis of the 2005-2015 American Community Survey (US Census Bureau) data conducted by GlobalWorkplaceAnalytics.com, statistics regarding telecommuting are: 50% of the workforce work at least part-time from home 85% of the workforce desires to work from home at least part-time 50-60% of the time, the workforce is absent from their desks and [...]

The Art of Motivating Contingent Employees

Motivated employees are foundational to successful companies. Ensuring your temporary and contract workers are as motivated as long-term staff brings excitement, positivity, innovation, etc. to your company’s culture and stability to your bottom-line. While most company leaders understand that fact, many struggle with implementing it. A review of Maslow's Theory of Hierarchy sheds light on [...]