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Employees want to believe in the work that they do. Many employees spend the majority of their lives at work: how they perceive that work really makes a difference. This is especially true in highly competitive fields. If you want to be able to attract the top technical talent, building a sense of community and… Read more »

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Is your company feeling the pressure to find the top talent? Staffing solutions provide multiple ways to improve upon your staff long-term, letting you leverage the resources of the staffing agency to your own benefit. Through a staffing agency, you can connect to a larger number of applicants and make your business more appealing to them…. Read more »

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First of all: it’s not the end of the world if your resume is longer than a single page. But having a resume that’s too long can dramatically reduce your chances of interview. Apart from a few niche industries, the average resume should be no longer than 600 words. Here’s what you need to know.  How Long… Read more »

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When you’re in a competitive industry, finding a job is often about networking. Building connections is the way to get the best possible job — and it isn’t always possible to build those connections alone. A staffing firm can be one of the easiest ways to find a job that you’re well-suited to, especially in… Read more »

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According to LinkedIn, 85% of all jobs are filled through networking. In fact, many employment opportunities are never even publicly posted; you need to know someone to be aware that the opportunity exists. Here’s how to use networking to your advantage. Maintain Your LinkedIn Profile and Connect With Your Colleagues You can begin networking online… Read more »

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Is there a charity or mission that you truly believe in? Consider making it a part of your company culture. Aligning a company with a cause isn’t just a great way to make the world a better place — it can also benefit you and your staff in countless ways. Court the Best Employees Employees… Read more »

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If you can’t figure out why you aren’t getting interviews, it could be your social media presence that is to blame. Social media has become an important part of hiring. Not only are employers looking to find out whether you have a professional presence, but there could even be other accounts that you don’t know… Read more »

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On average, a job seeker has to apply for 27 jobs to get a single interview. How do you keep all of your information straight? You don’t want to apply for a single job multiple times, and you don’t want to mix up your interviews. Here are some tips for staying organized. Build a Spreadsheet… Read more »

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I am finishing up my annual retreat to the Sierra Nevada mountains in Central CA and as usual, am full of fresh new ideas on how to take my personal life and business to the next level.   My family has a cabin in Huntington Lake and I have been spending portions of my summer… Read more »

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Engineering, manufacturing, R&D, and IT — all of these technical industries are growing fast. Employees are in demand and they know it. How can your business attract and retain the top talent in the industry when everyone is competing for their time? It may take getting a little inventive with your compensation packages. The Modern… Read more »