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The 8 Most Important Soft Skills to Put on Your Resume

10 / 10 / 18 | Candidates

 

Every job-seeker knows that it’s important for a resume to include a solid list of skills. A great resume will showcase an applicant’s talents and competencies, but did you know that these are not limited to specific, vocational skills? For instance, if you work in the tech industry, you may think that you only need […]

 

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6 Common Workplace Conflicts and How to Deal with Them

09 / 27 / 18 | Employers

 

Conflict is inevitable – it’s a fact of life. No two people are the same, and when our different motivations, processes, and goals clash, conflicts arise. Conflict isn’t always something to fear, however, because out of conflict comes change. When resolved properly, conflicts can lead to better ideas, better understanding, and better working relationships. Through […]

 

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Signs Your Workplace Productivity is Suffering and How to Recover

08 / 27 / 18 | Productivity

 

In today’s fast-paced and continually changing world, it’s more important than ever to take advantage of the time we do have to be as productive as possible. Often, however, employees and even offices as a whole fall into cycles of unproductivity, or at least aren’t as productive as they could be. Creating a productive workplace […]

 

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7 Ways Your Hiring Process is Hurting Your Business

08 / 20 / 18 | Employers

 

A recruiting officer in your Human Resources department has added a new job posting on LinkedIn for a position in need of filling. Two weeks later, 23 applicants and still no new hire, you begin questioning where the “perfect candidate” is hiding and how you can bring them into your hiring pool. Weeks turn into […]

 

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How to Write a Job Posting That Attracts Top Talent

05 / 30 / 18 | Employers

 

All employers know the pain of hiring the wrong candidate for the job. Sometimes, relationships just don’t work out and we have to go our separate ways. No matter how experienced and qualified someone may be for the job, it doesn’t mean they’re a great fit for your particular position or workplace. But what if […]

 

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Employee Red Flags: How to Spot a Bad Hire

05 / 01 / 18 | Employers

 

A recent survey of the top ten economies in the world by CareerBuilder found that over half of employers have been impacted by a bad hire. The United States alone reported that 66 percent — well over half of businesses — have experienced a bad hire, and 27% indicated the hire was a mistake that […]

 

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How a Better Hiring Process Can Help You Retain Top Talent

01 / 09 / 18 | Employers

 

With the current unemployment rate at a record low of 4.1%, employers are at a disadvantage when it comes to attracting and keeping top talent. Now that job seekers have the upper hand, companies are offering higher salaries and beefed up benefits in a bid to win new talent. Unfortunately, not all companies can afford to compete […]

 

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Top 7 High Demand Jobs in Washington State

12 / 05 / 17 | Candidates

 

Looking for a job in today’s market can be a bit of a challenge. Not only is the entire job market constantly evolving, but high demand jobs in Washington State may be vastly different than those high demand jobs in other states. Each state has its own job market strengths and weaknesses, but the one […]

 

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3 Simple Ways to Get Recruiters to Notice You

10 / 24 / 17 | Candidates

 

If you have been looking for a new job, you know all too well the competition can be fierce. Depending on which industry you are applying for, there could be hundreds of people applying for the same job. Standing out from the rest of the crowd and getting noticed by recruiters is very important. While […]

 

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