Is Your Job Search Growing Tiresome?

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According to Jacqueline Smith, contributor to Forbes, approximately 80% of available jobs are never advertised. Success requires tapping into this hidden job market. But how can a job seeker approach such an intangible task? If you have been job seeking for a period of time, submitting your resume with no success, it’s time for a… Read more »

Are Your Employees Tired of Their Jobs?

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The summer especially is a time when motivation can wane in the workplace. A study by Captivate, a leading digital media company, showed a decrease in productivity of 20 percent at this time of year. Staff can be distracted, stress compounded, and absences more prevalent. With the right policies, however, the summer can be a… Read more »

3 Tips to Consider When Piecing Together Your Workforce

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Assembling a workforce team is a challenging task. Much like a puzzle or an automobile, all parts of your team have to work in unison to achieve success. One missing part, and the overall team is impacted. So how can you make sure all members are going to not only get along, but also perform… Read more »

Three Employee Contests to Boost Morale!

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According to Jack Stack, CEO of SRC Holdings Corporation and business advisor, playing games is a natural activity and serves to exercise an individual’s desire to compete. In an interview conducted by the Center for Ethics and Entrepreneurship, Black describes his early experience in corporate America and his increasing frustration with an unimaginative workplace. He suggests that a stimulating… Read more »

Looking for a Job? Do You Have These Qualities?

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The working world is constantly changing. Companies are adapting to rapid change and are looking for employees who are flexible and adaptable. Big data is a current phenomenon that is attracting increasing attention; the recent National Security Agency debacle is just one example, and many advertising and marketing companies are taking advantage of unlimited consumer… Read more »

How to Be Better at Your Job in the New Year

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Improving your work effectiveness may improve your pay check in 2014; a New Year’s resolution to work harder is, therefore, practical and worthwhile. However, simply working harder will not necessarily cause productivity gains, and it could even be detrimental to your efficiency. For example, pushing yourself in terms of extra hours or attempting to speed… Read more »