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Incredible Generosity Makes a Significant Difference in North Texas

Incredible Generosity Makes a SignificantDifference in North Texas September was a banner month for philanthropy, with North Texas continuing to be a standard bearer in volunteerism and fundraising. The 14th annual Freedom Day was Dallas’ largest 9/11 commemorative service event, with almost 1,000 volunteers serving more than 5,000 hours to support veterans organizations Equest Hooves…
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Giving Back to the Community Is Well Received among Job Candidates

Giving Back to the Community Is Well Received among Job Candidates By Catherine Cuellar, Director of EFNT and Jolene Risch  Risch Results Community Involvement 9.3.15 If employee retention is an employer’s goal, then engagement must be part of the business mission. When companies embark on talent acquisition efforts, they often overlook the value of publicizing their organization’s role…
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Tough Love in the Workplace

Tough Love in the Workplace Risch Results Blog 5: Tough Love in the Workplace V3, 5.14.15 People around the nation applauded when a Baltimore mother was caught on video publically slapping her son, who she caught rioting and hurling rocks at police officers during the city-wide unrest last month. The act sent not only a…
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Use LinkedIn to Find Your Next Great Hire

Use LinkedIn to Find Your Next Great Hire Use LinkedIn to Find Your Next Great Hire By Jolene Risch, founder and principal, Risch Results For recruitment agencies, LinkedIn is one of the most direct ways to connect talent with job opportunities. As of November 2014, LinkedIn reported a massive membership of over 323 million people…
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Recruiting ROI

Recruiting ROI 5 ways a recruiter helps to boost your business By Jolene Risch, founder and principal, Risch Results There are professionals working within your business, and there are professionals working to build your business. Such is the call of duty for recruiters. Recruiting firms are key to assisting businesses identify spot-on talent who will…
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How to give praise

How to give praise Employee motivation is easy to understand in theory, but it is much harder in practice. Many times bosses and managers become inundated in the day-to-day tasks and can lose sight of long-term, employee development, particularly employee motivation. This oversight, however, can cause severe structural dilemmas in the long-term. I have identified…
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Employee Motivation: Inclusion and Praise

Employee Motivation: Inclusion and Praise Employee motivation is easy to understand in theory, but it is much harder in practice. Many times bosses and managers become inundated in the day-to-day tasks and can lose sight of long-term, employee development, particularly employee motivation. This oversight, however, can cause severe structural dilemmas in the long-term. I have…
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Ditch the Internet (well partly)

Ditch the Internet (well partly) Recruiters, employers and candidates all glorify the advances the internet has brought to the networking and recruiter world. This blog, itself, has extensively written about using LinkedIn and online networking to advance one’s career. Yet, with no desire to discredit the revolutionary practices found on the internet, today’s blog advises…
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This Holiday Season: Re-Connect

This Holiday Season: Re-Connect The holidays may be a time to take a break from your hectic professional career and spend time with family and friends. However, this time of the year, also provides the perfect opportunity to re-connect with your established network. Our society views the holiday season as a time of joy, reflection…
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Interview Tips: Master Your Elevator Pitch

Interview Tips: Master Your Elevator Pitch The current entrepreneur tech-culture has popularized the elevator pitch. Its usage and importance, however, pervades all aspects of business and serves as a valuable tool for the interviewing process. An elevator pitch is a concise, well rehearsed summary. An interview may seem the wrong place to rehearse precise answers;…
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