Is Your Resume Updated?

It’s the beginning of the year and it’s a good time to stop and take a look at your resume. Updating your resume whenever you gain new qualifications, such as a new job, a certification, or a hard skill, is a good idea. Updating your resume to reflect your current and most relevant qualifications can…

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Top Business Trends for 2024

As we enter 2024, the business landscape continues to evolve rapidly, driven by disruptive innovation and shifting market forces. The ability to anticipate and adapt to emerging trends is not just an advantage — it’s a necessity for survival and success. These five business trends represent fundamental changes in how businesses will operate and compete…

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Recruiting for Cultural Fit: Strategies for Assessing Alignment

The cultural fit of an organization is an important factor that determines long-term employee satisfaction and retention. While each organization has unique characteristics that define its culture, there are shared strategies that recruiters can apply to shortlist the most suitable hires. Generally, a good cultural fit involves a keen alignment of personal values with organizational…

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Hiring for Manufacturing in the Industry 4.0 Era

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Manufacturing is rapidly evolving, thanks to Industry 4.0. That means hiring for manufacturing roles is a lot different now, too. Today’s smart factories are data-driven, which requires a whole new class of factory workers. While this presents challenges for recruiters and hiring managers, it also opens up many new career opportunities.  Digital technologies, artificial intelligence,…

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Navigating Job Search Platforms: Tips for Candidates

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Job search platforms like LinkedIn, Glassdoors, and Indeed are popular channels for guiding you toward the most fulfilling career opportunities. These professional sites can help bridge companies with compatible hires, considering how 87% of companies have problems finding the right hires. From the job seeker’s perspective, these sites help contact recruiters, expand professional networks, and promote relevant…

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Your Social Media Posts Can Get You Fired

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Even in 2023, your social media posts can get you fired. You need to be careful about the information you are putting out there because if your employer sees it and feels it’s a bad reflection on you or the company, it could be cause for dismissal. Many might be thinking, “Oh, what I’m posting…

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Have Nike’s Philosophies Changed Your Team’s Game?

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The new movie Air is out. It’s about how Nike, a company, and rookie Michael Jordan partnered up and revolutionized the sport and culture. At the time in 1984, when these events took place, Nike was in a terrible place. The company was about to cancel its basketball division. They desperately needed a break. The…

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Are You Utilizing These Important Sales Techniques?

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Too often people are not communicating effectively and therefore are missing out on important sales opportunities. This becomes especially relevant when you’re trying to convince someone to purchase your product/idea/consulting service and you are focused on your needs and your end game: to close the deal. What if we changed our focus and instead concentrated…

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How Well Are You Handling Stress And Burnout?

We recently had an employee who had a rough week. It’s not uncommon in what we do, our job is unique and the day-to-day can be grinding. After a series of difficult days, our employee said it might be time to rethink career strategies. Talk about stress and burnout. Fortunately, after one great day, everything…

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Why Looking For a Job Is a Full-Time Job

You’ve heard the phrase before, but maybe you don’t feel inclined to make looking for a new job your full-time job. Perhaps you feel this way because you’re only casually looking, but many candidates we work with feel this way because they don’t think it should be this hard to find a job. I guess…

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