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Why Working with Recruiters is Common Sense

A boom in the economy means that hiring continues to increase, more and more jobs are created, and competition for top talent becomes more intense. This means that companies are trying to keep their talent or find the right talent even more aggressively. Business is evolving, and you need to be hiring on all cylinders in order to adapt or die.

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Disconnect from Your Smartphone to be More Successful

We’ve already covered the importance of ditching your inbox first thing in the morning in order to see more success, but what’s next? We now would like to take a look at something much smaller that could be inhibiting your impression on management and coworkers in the workplace—Your Smartphone.

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The Highs and Lows of the Most Recent Employment Report

We are pleased to report that the unemployment rate is finally dropping, hiring is increasing across the board, and employers are making strides to hire strategically. However, just as every cloud has a silver lining, this growth is now putting additional stresses on internal hiring managers—Reports say that filling open positions is harder than ever. How is this happening, and how can you make the most from this?

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The Rise of the ‘Elite’ Leadership Team

With the economy improving slowly but steadily, the continuing entrepreneurial drive of employees, and the increasing cost of a bad executive hire; building a leadership team that brings out the best of the organization is becoming increasingly important to the future of the company.

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4 Roles of the Modern Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

What traits make the position vital to business? What traits do aspiring CFOs need?

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5 Major Company Benefits from Consistent Training

5 Major Company Benefits from Consistent Training

Training is not just for the first week. As companies recognize shorter and shorter employee tenures, many organizations seek ways to keep the best employees and allow them to succeed strategically. But what can your company do to ensure the best employees understand their value and are allowed room for growth?

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The Power of ‘Thank You’ & How to Write the Perfect Letter

This important, yet often overlooked communication, the thank you letter, has become much more than a formality. Find out why a proper thank you is important to your career.

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Easing the Pain of Performance Reviews

It’s an often despised process by employee and employer. Just the phrase ‘performance review’ has sent shivers down the spine of half of the readers. But why? Is the performance review process really that bad, or are companies just failing to get the point?

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Considering a Resignation Counteroffer? Don’t. Here’s Why.

Yes, professionals, the single most self-destructive thing an employee can do in the short and long term is accepting a counteroffer from his or her employer. Why? Here are 4 reasons that accepting the counteroffer will cause you unnecessary pain.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Writing an Effective Job Description

How can you write a description tailored to get the right talent applying for the right roles? We’ve compiled a list of 10 Do’s and 10 Don’ts that you need to follow when seeking your next employee.

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