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In today’s world, we are always hearing about the link between hiring and social media sites; and generally speaking, it is a harmful connection to the job seeker.  People do not get hired due to all sorts of reasons, from posting inappropriate photos, such as party pictures, to writing bad commentary that can be easily… Read more »

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Current job seekers should know that in this frenzied, digital era, they are exposed on all of their social media pages.  Whether your social site of choice is Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, or another, anything you post online is conceivably going to be seen by hiring managers or HR directors at the companies you are… Read more »

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Despite the 8.2 percent unemployment rate, many businesses have struggled to find qualified candidates for an abundance of high-skill jobs in technology, engineering, health care, and other fields. That, along with hesitancy by firms to add jobs amid global economic uncertainty, keeps unemployment high. Yet, a Beyond.com survey backs the view that poor communication often… Read more »

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Workplace disputes are generally handled by avoiding the conflict, hoping it will go away; or through indirect mean such as griping to your friends or colleagues about it, complaining to your supervisor, or complaining to the other person’s supervisor. Following are principles that will help you address the problem you have with the person directly…. Read more »

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Managers and leaders are both vital assets to any well run business.  But, what makes them different, unique?  Here is a list of traits broken down: The manager administers; the leader innovates. The manager is a copy; the leader is an original. The manager maintains; the leader develops. The manager focuses on systems and structure;… Read more »

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Recently, Vanessa Nornberg published an article on inc.com about, Why Recruiters Are Worth the Money. This article talks about her own experiences. Maybe you have asked yourself the same questions? Here’s her response explained very well on how recruiters can save you time, money and a lot of stress. See her article below. These Days,… Read more »

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A well thought out and written job description can simplify your hiring process, they can define expectations and job responsibilities.  First a description will help a candidate decide if the job is of interest. Second, the description will help you interview the candidate to decide if the candidate is right for the position. The job… Read more »

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A “red hot bull market” is currently being driven by the pending implementation of Obamacare next year, Jim Cramer from Mad Money stated. Although President Barack Obama signed the health care reform bill into law on March 23, 2010, many of the changes to the health care system won’t take effect until 2014. Per the… Read more »

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The Department of Labor has decided to give employers more time to give the Exchange Notice Requirement under the Affordable Care Act. There were several reasons for the delay. First, the Department of Labor just doesn’t have enough information to give to employers about specific health insurance exchanges on the state level. As such, the… Read more »