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5 Tips for Motivating Employees

5 Tips for Motivating Employees A large part of creating a successful business is having employees who are motivated.  Sometimes even the top performers and best self-starters can experience a lull in motivation. Whether your business just needs a little pick-me-up, or a motivational overhaul, these 5 tips for motivating employees will enhance your workplace! Tip#1:…
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Top 10 Hiring Tips

Top 10 Hiring Tips All highly successful companies have one thing in common; skilled, ambitious, responsible employees. Finding quality people to work at your company does not happen over night; in fact it can (or should) take months to fill one position with a trained and trusted candidate. Here are 10 hiring tips to help…
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Hire right the first time and save money!

Hire right the first time and save money! A prospective client once called me. He told me that he hired his last employee on his own. He said he was desperate for a new assistant so he quickly posted the job on Craigslist. He had a few responses within a few minutes of his posting. One of the applicants…
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Interview Questions: “What I really want to ask is…?

Interview Questions: "What I really want to ask is...? Sitting in an interview there are questions I really want answers to...but I know I can't ask them.  In this BLOG I have captured some questions that I really want to ask and come up with a better way of asking them so that I don't…
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Save money-hire a recruiter

Save money-hire a recruiter Does it really cost to hire?  Can you really save money by hiring a recruiter considering that many recruiters charge anywhere between 15-35% of an employee's annual salary?  As a recruiter I can make the case that  a company can easily save money by hiring a full service recruiter.  Some studies…
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How to use credit reports in the recruiting process without getting sued

How to use credit reports in the recruiting process without getting sued In my last Blog I wrote about the E.E.O.C. ruling that Kaplan Higher Education Corporation discriminated against black job applicants through the way it used credit histories in its hiring process.  I explained that a credit check is only one of many parts of…
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Should we use Credit Reports as a part of the Recruiting Process?

Should we use Credit Reports as a part of the Recruiting Process? Many recruiters represent a candidate I represent my clients who are generally small and medium size businesses.  Many do not have HR Departments who would follow Employment Law.  With the recent news that the E.E.O.C Sued Kaplan Higher Education Corporation I want to make sure that my clients are…
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Worst resume I have ever seen

Worst resume I have ever seen Inc Magazine asked HR Professionals in Twitter World today to see the worst resume we have seen.   I am not a resume writer.  I refer that area of business out.  But I see many resumes throughout the day.  Often I see hundreds and hundreds of resumes.  I have seen resumes…
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