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5 Common Hiring Mistakes and How to Prevent Them

One of the most important decisions a business makes is choosing who it hires. Simply put, selecting the right staff for the job can make all the difference in how well a company performs, and how...

How Long Can You Wait to Accept a Job Offer?

If your resume, cover letter, and interview skills are up to par, you may receive a job offer. If you decide that the offer meets your professional goals, and you are happy with the terms of...

Three Ways to Improve Your Work Environment

Office culture isn’t mere window dressing. It can have a direct link to how well people perform their jobs. Research has proven that the more comfortable people feel at work, the better their...

7 Essential soft skills to look for when hiring

The hiring process is about more than just gauging a candidate’s job skills. What they can do, where their strengths lie and their track record are all important. These hard markers are only one area...

Five Examples of Companies Who Do Employee Engagement Right

Keeping employees engaged and happy isn’t an easy job. In fact, research reveals that an estimated four in 10 workers around the world are disengaged from their jobs. This is a big deal since...

Should you allow employees to work from home?

A debate was sparked when Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer banned the search portal giant’s employees from working at home. Why? Mayer’s goal was to boost collaboration between employees. And she also had...

Why Employers are Starting to Look for Intraprenuers

Established businesses are turning to startup techniques in their attempts to innovate and grow.

How Should Millennials Handle Management Jobs?

If you’re a member of Gen Y you may find that demographics work in your favour. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics has projected that people born between 1981 and 2000 will soon outnumber Boomers in...

Being Busy Doesn't Mean You're Working to Your Full Potential

If your answer to “How’s your day going?” is “swamped”, “drowning in deadlines,” or even the simple “crazy busy”, you may not be projecting the image you want.

Why Happiness Equals Production in the Workplace

Companies spend a lot of time and money focusing on how to market and sell their products when they should be focusing on a more important commodity: their employees. Unhappy employees cost...

Yahoo! Employee Satisfaction Reaches 5-Year High

Many employees feel as if their jobs are in jeopardy when their company changes CEOs. However, very few companies do anything to help the situation. When Marissa Meyer joined Yahoo! as CEO last year,...

The Results of the Monster Workforce Talent Survey

What do employees really think about their job? How many are dissatisfied with their current position? How optimistic are the unemployed about finding a job within the next year? Job search website...