Improving Company Culture to Improve Productivity

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Whether we are aware of it or not, every organization has its own unique workplace culture. Think of how different it would be to work for a family owned brick-and-mortar business, a sprawling multinational corporation, or a Silicon Valley tech start-up. Within these numerous classes of organization, each individual company will have its own cultural… Read more »

Hiring? Look to Facebook to Screen Candidates

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Information gleaned from social media has become a very important and almost standard part of the employee hiring process. The majority of employers now conduct some form of “online due diligence” when it comes to job candidates. Human resource officers and recruiters can use social pages such as those found on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter… Read more »

Motivate Your Temporary Employees with These Incentives

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Incentive programs have long been the special province of traditional and permanent employees. But with employment culture growing increasingly fluid and fractured, many companies are finding that the number of their short-term, temporary, or seasonal employees has been rapidly expanding. In general, the old rules don’t apply to this new mercurial workforce, including traditional incentive… Read more »

Stay “Top of Mind” With a Successful Job Follow-Up Email

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In today’s ultra-competitive job market, it isn’t enough just to ace your job interview. Increasingly, it’s become necessary to keep yourself “top of mind” with prospective employers from the moment you submit your resume through final hiring decisions. In other words, you want your name and candidacy to remain front and center throughout the process… Read more »