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    The average separation rate in the United States in 2019 was 22%. That varies by industry, of course, but this gives us a good starting point. Read on to learn how to reduce this cost.
  • How to Spot a Bad Boss During the Interview Process
    To ensure a good match between you and the job you're applying for, you also need to be on the lookout for one more thing: signs of a bad supervisor. Keep your eyes open for the following red flags to spot a bad boss during the interview process.
  • Position Yourself as a Great Candidate Not Just for the Job You Are Applying For
    We've all been there: waiting for the phone to ring with the job offer you expect. But then the phone rings, and you're told thanks, but no thanks. Here's how to still position yourself for the next position at that company.
  • A Behind the Scenes Look at the Hiring Process
    As a job candidate, it's easy to get impatient with the hiring process. You know you're a good fit, so what's taking so long? The truth is, hiring managers are dealing with a lot behind the scenes. Although the process varies by industry, size of company and level of position, hiring managers typ...
  • Jealousy in the Workplace: When Competition becomes Negative
    A degree of competition in the workplace keeps employees at the top of their game. But when the battle for a promotion, and the extra green that comes with it, leads to eyes green with envy, the result can be disruptive.
  • Looking into a Marketing Career? Consider These Career Paths.
    Most people have a vague sense of what marketers do. Are you considering a career in marketing? Here are some potential career paths worth researching.
  • Disengaged employees are costly in many ways
    The war for talent. Lean organizations. Fierce competition. Business leaders know the challenges. A strong workplace culture with high employee engagement. Read on to learn the value of engagement!
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  • In Crisis, Here's What Employees Want Most
    So, as company leaders navigate the uncertainty of the COVID-19 crisis, here are some imperatives and key questions to consider:
  • What Are the Best Transferable Work Skills?
    You’ve perused a handful of job postings and noticed certain keywords crop up time and again. It seems every hiring manager wants someone who is detail-oriented, can prioritize tasks, and maintains strong relationships.
  • What to Do If You’re Blindsided by an Interview Question
    The interview was going great until it wasn’t. You practiced the customary interview questions, developed a friendly rapport, and nailed every response with poise and humor. Then the hiring manager asked you another question, and it completely blindsided you. Have no idea where to begin? We can h...
  • Is It Appropriate To Recruit Former Employees?
    Not long ago, it was rare for hiring managers to see former employees applying for new positions at the company. But today, it’s a common occurrence—so common, in fact, the trend has even been given a catchy name, “boomerang employees.” This has lead many hiring managers to wonder: Is it appropri...
  • The 5 Types of People You Should Have On Your Reference List
    You've passed so many tests already—standing out in a pile of resumes, acing a phone interview, surviving multiple rounds of in-person interviews—and now it's time to overcome the final hurdle: the reference check. Hopefully you've already cultivated a well-rounded list of references. If not, her...
  • Bosses are People Too
    Bosses are people, but sometimes it’s easy to forget managers and supervisors have flesh, blood and corpuscles like everyone else. This is why you shouldn't forget that.
  • The right flexible work approach can benefit everyone
    At its core, flex work makes it easier for employees to achieve a better work-life balance. Recommendations to consider when adopting workplace flexibility best practices.  
  • Protect Your Organization as Headcount Grows
    Defining and managing culture in a small company is a different ball game than in a large one. Beyond 150, it becomes difficult to build trust at an individual level. And at this scale, an organization needs to start putting formal policies in place.
  • The Best-Paying Certifications for IT Professionals
    If you're looking to boost your paycheck, earning IT certifications is a great way to demonstrate your knowledge and expertise to employers.
  • How to Answer: "What Are You Passionate About?"
    The last thing you expect during a job interview is for the hiring manager to ask you a personal question like, “What are you passionate about?” Here's how you can best prepare for it.
  • Why Exit Interviews Are So Important
    Things move quickly once an employee gives notice: The departing employee starts to mentally check out but needs to finish up projects. The manager scurries about making action plans for being short-staffed. And HR both needs to tie up loose ends with the departing employee and start looking for ...
  • How to Make Sure Your Cover Letter is a Success
    To make your cover letter work for you, not against you, you will need to be savvy. A quick scan reveals whether applicants are serious about a position or simply blasting out their resume. Read on to learn more!