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The Right Time to Write Policy

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April 30, 2014
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Nothing is more frustrating than having to explain something over and over again. Whether it's explaining Photoshop shortcuts to someone at work for the 5th time or explaining to your kid that you prefer your garden un-demolished and that it's not okay to play "Plant Wars" anymore... again, repeating anything over and ...Continue Reading

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What Makes a Bad Boss?

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April 29, 2014
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It's pretty much an unwritten law of the universe that if you work for long enough, you'll run into a boss (or some bosses) that you can't stand. Whether it was that condescending manager at your first retail job or that scheming manager who always failed to mention that his ideas where actually your ideas, the only ...Continue Reading

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How Organizations Can Destroy Employee Motivation

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April 28, 2014
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Have you ever worked under somebody who made you hate coming into work in the morning? Whether it was because they were an aggressive micro-manager or because they just talked to you like you were still in the 4th grade, bad managers like this one are one of the leading causes of employee demotivation in the United ...Continue Reading

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Scheduling Interviews for a Better Candidate Experience

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April 28, 2014
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They say that the best laid plans of mice and men often go astray, but what about the best laid plans of hiring managers and candidates? Though you might think that being a professional would make you, well, professional, not everyone excels at scheduling and organization. This goes double for interviews. In order to ...Continue Reading

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Extending a Job Offer is all About Timing

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April 24, 2014
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In your candidate search, you might encounter dozens or even hundreds of applicants both on paper and in person before you find the one that's perfect for the job. The only problem is that, if they are really that great, then it's entirely possible that another hiring manager at another company is thinking exactly ...Continue Reading

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Everything is Awesome

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April 23, 2014
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Candidate Rejection Letters - The Importance of the Candidate Experience

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April 23, 2014
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Whoever said "Don't burn your bridges behind you," was really on to something. Succeeding in life is as much about the relationships that you build as it is about the raw effort that you put into meeting your goals. Just think about it this way: no matter how good your idea for a new product might be, it won't do you ...Continue Reading

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Imaginate

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April 22, 2014
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53% of Resumes Contain Falsified Information: How to Interview the Right Candidate

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April 22, 2014
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Does it ever feel like you keep hearing the same things from the candidates that you interview? I don't know about you, but my life experience has taught me that not everyone in the world is "a motivated, team-oriented, go-getter" or a "driven people person with a great attention to detail." More often than not, ...Continue Reading

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Identifying the Right Candidate

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April 21, 2014
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When you make a new hire, what you're actually doing is investing in that person is going to solve some sort of problem for you. Whether it's taking spreading the work more evenly throughout your team or growing your business in a different direction, when a new hire is the right hire, it does wonders for your ...Continue Reading

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Weekly HireMojo Job Feature: RediCarpet

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April 20, 2014
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Failure and Success

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April 18, 2014
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In life, there are winners and there are losers, but not in the way that we usually think. Just because you're on top of the world one day doesn't mean that you can't be down in the dumps in the near future. Failure is a part of life for everybody, and no matter how great your track record for success is, there's ...Continue Reading

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Evaluating Online Candidate Sources

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April 17, 2014
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When it comes to marketing your open jobs online, the sheer volume of job boards can leave many people confused from the very beginning. With pretty much every provider claiming to be your one stop shop for hiring solutions, how can you separate the sources that are worth your time from those that aren't? Well, my ...Continue Reading

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Use Video Interviews for a Better Hiring Process

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April 16, 2014
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Making the time to interview candidates for your open job can be a hassle for everyone involved. Depending on the position, a hiring manager might have to schedule and conduct dozens of interviews before they can extend an offer. That's not even taking into account the possibility of their offer being rejected by a ...Continue Reading

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Managing Remote Workers

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April 15, 2014
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Working from home can be pretty great. Instead of dashing around your house in the pre-dawn light, you get to sleep through the time that you would have spent commuting and still get started on your work before you would have even gotten into your building. Working from home can be a great change of pace from the ...Continue Reading

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Hiring and Managing Remote Workers

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April 15, 2014
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Have you ever wished that magical elves would clean up your kitchen or change your tire? How about do your work for you? While technology still has decades to go until elf technology reaches this level, there's already a similarly magical solution to lightening your team's workload. By spreading some of the work out ...Continue Reading

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Why People Love to Work Remotely

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April 13, 2014
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Telecommuting to work is one of the biggest changes to the state of employment within the past few decades. Not only does it tie directly into the advancement of technology in the working world, but it demonstrates the level of autonomy that employers are allowing their workers to operate with. The fact that so many ...Continue Reading

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How to Smash Procrastination

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April 10, 2014
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Lots of things that get in the way of being productive. There are the inefficiencies in our work and our work process that decrease our output despite our best effort. There are the things that go wrong, inevitably, whether it's a sick family member that pulls us away from work or a breakdown of some key part of the ...Continue Reading

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Want Extra Time? These Apps Can Help!

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April 08, 2014
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While technology has definitely saved the human race a lot of time and effort, it's also given us more distractions than you can shake a stick at. Sure, technology's given us roads, air conditioning and nice buildings to go to work in, but it's also fundamentally altered the ways in which people interact with each ...Continue Reading

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Apps to Help You Get More Done, Faster

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April 08, 2014
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Have you become more reliant on technology within the past 5 years? If you have a smart phone, you can ask it and get an answer within seconds. And that's from anywhere in the world! You could be deep sea fishing off the coast of Jamaica and find out the proper ratio of strawberries to drop in your next tropical ...Continue Reading

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How Real Business Leaders Stay Productive

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April 06, 2014
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Do you ever wonder where all the time goes in a day? I mean, one minute you're thinking about how to word that email to your kid's college councilor and the next it's time to pack up your stuff and head home for the night. While I'm sure that you're all perfectly functioning professionals, nobody is immune to ...Continue Reading

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Aligning Your Hiring and Your Business's Goals

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April 03, 2014
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Do you have a staffing strategy for your company? While "hiring great people," might be the only staffing strategy that you think you need, there is a lot to be gained by putting a little more purpose into your hiring plan. Your employees are the lifeblood of your business, a unique blend of their personal and ...Continue Reading

Managing Unmotivated Employees

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April 02, 2014
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Have you ever had an employee that hated their job? It can be a hard fact for a manager to accept, even when the glazed-eyed, slack-jawed truth is staring you right in the face. They might have started out doing great work but, over time, became the disheveled husk of a human being slouching before you. In some cases, ...Continue Reading

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Hiring Best Practices: Sourcing Intelligently

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April 02, 2014
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Is your hiring more like art or more like science? An artist begins working on a piece based on inspiration, following that spark of creativity from its inception to the completion of their project. Though a scientist may feel a similar spark of inspiration, the process by which they reach their ultimate goal is ...Continue Reading

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