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Hiring The Right People: Benefits Of Pre-Employment Screening

Congratulations!  Your company is off the ground and running, and you find that you need to hire employees from the labor market to meet demand.  This is an exciting time in the life of an enterprise, but it is also a time to proceed with caution and care.  Perhaps you have heard parents warn their

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Interview Questions To Ask Potential Employers Before Accepting A Job

As noted in our last article, Interview Questions for Potential Employees, hiring is up in the United States.  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, payroll employment rose by over 220,000 in the month of June.  The increase in hiring means an increase in job interviews.  We have already taken a look at interview questions

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Seizing On An Opportunity: Which Definition Fits You?

The verb seize has many different definitions.  One definition of seize is to make instant use of something (such as a situation, chance, or opportunity) to one’s advantage.  Another definition of seize, which is more commonly used to refer to the movement of mechanical parts, is to become locked or bound together and stop moving

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Interview Questions To Ask Applicants

This week, the U. S. Labor Department reported that employers advertised for more open positions at the end of April than had been previously recorded in the fifteen years the government has been tracking the statistic.  With hiring on the rise, employers and potential employees will find themselves engaged in more job interviews in the

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How To Manage Slackers In The Workplace

Behold the power of a slacker—able to stretch a 15-minute break into a half hour siesta. Seemingly incapable of completing a task in a timely fashion, yet capable of posting on their favorite social media sites on the hour like clockwork. Full of ideas and opinions for others, yet never actually following through with one

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8 Leadership Tips From Winston Churchill

Failure stings. There is no way around it. And the more time, energy, and resources you put into a deflated attempt, the more painful it is. Many leaders throughout history struggled with failure and how to adequately deal with it. Winston Churchill, the tenacious former British prime minister who suffered from several failures and subsequent

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Why Your New Year’s Resolutions Will Fail

Four Tips to Help You Set and Achieve Your Goals Ah, a new calendar year and a clean slate.  2016 is full of possibilities! You have made your resolutions and by golly you will stick to them, right? Well, 8% of you will. Why do new year’s resolutions have such an abysmal failure rate? Let’s

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Good Leadership And Honesty: 3 Tips For Gaining The Trust Of Others

There are a number of essential qualities that good leaders should possess, and among the top of those is honesty. In the midst of corporate corruption and increasingly deceptive practices, employees of all ages value honest, transparent leaders. How important is it for our current and future workforce? A recent worldwide study  of Gen “Y”

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What ‘Yogi-Isms’ Can Teach Us

On May 12, Yogi Berra celebrated his ninetieth birthday.  Considered by many to be the greatest catcher in the history of baseball, Yogi has led a remarkable life.  Born Lawrence Peter Berra in St. Louis, Missouri, as the son of Italian immigrants, Yogi dropped out of school in the eighth grade to help his family.

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