• Top Four Myths of Behavioral Pre-employment Testing

    Jul 19, 2016
    The hiring process can be compared to a classic case of bait and switch: what you see is not always what you get. Using pre-employment testing takes the guesswork out of the hiring process, but many organizations are still not using it. Why not?
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  • Building a Team from Scratch: How To Hire for a Growing Business

    Jul 12, 2016
    As a startup scales and accelerates, the need for additional talent increases as well. Pre-employment tests can be a valuable tool during candidate selection by providing insight about whether or not candidates are appropriate choices for positions, mirror the company’s culture, and if they will be able to grow with the startup as it develops into a larger organization.
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  • Give Them a Break: Why Vacation Days Are Good for Employees and the Bottom Line

    Jul 05, 2016
    Americans have created a culture that values working but does not recognize the benefits of taking vacation days. When employees take time away from work, organizations see increased employee productivity, reduced costs, and improved employee morale. Additionally, when American workers do not use vacation days, the U.S. economy is negatively affected. To reverse this trend, organizations can create a company culture that supports employee time off.
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  • Blended Life: Friend or Foe to the Workplace?

    Jun 28, 2016
    A clear separation between professional and personal time is diminishing in today’s business world as more employees seek to have a blended life. Organizations are now offering greater opportunities for flexible working hours and telecommuting, but each generation currently in the workforce has a slightly different approach to and reasons for accepting this new norm.
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  • Don’t Just Dream It: Use a Vision Board To Make It Reality

    Jun 21, 2016
    Identifying and achieving goals can be challenging. But with the power of visual stimulation, you can help make your dreams a reality. By creating a vision board, keep your goals at the forefront of your mind every day. After all, a picture is worth 1,000 words of motivation!
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  • Saluting Fathers of All Generations in the Workplace

    Jun 14, 2016
    With dads of all ages in the workplace, you never know who may be sitting in the office or cubicle next door. In honor of Father’s Day on June 19th, let's take a look at the diverse work styles of the four generations of working dads today.
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  • Five Ways To Ace Your Phone Interview in Today’s Mobile World

    Jun 07, 2016
    Nearly half of America’s population relies more on cell phones than a landline phone for professional and personal use. What does this mean for phone interviews? Traditionally, it has been frowned on to use a mobile phone, but there are steps you can take to create a professional environment no matter where you are.
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  • Memorial Day: Honor the Fallen of All Generations

    May 24, 2016
    As Memorial Day approaches, it is important for employers and employees to understand the sacrifice the fallen took to honor this country. Because of their dedication, we are privileged with the freedoms we have today in our offices, homes and businesses. Take this Memorial Day as an opportunity to honor the soldiers who gave it all.
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  • Top Ten Things To Ask Your Next Hire’s Reference

    May 17, 2016
    Reviewing resumes, completing background checks, and conducting interviews are important parts of the hiring process but may not reveal a candidate’s true performance and potential. Often overlooked or skipped in the hiring process, checking references can provide "make-or-break" information to help you select the best candidate.
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  • Interview Questions: Don’t Cross the Line

    May 10, 2016
    When hiring a new candidate, many managers might like to create a friendly and comfortable atmosphere. That can be appropriate, but be wary of certain interview questions that fall along the "gray" line and could be cause for discriminatory litigation. Understanding what questions NOT to ask can help create the right questions to ask.
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