Office Dynamics: Choosing the Right Candidate

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When you hire a person, you make a significant financial and human investment. Hiring the wrong candidate is damaging to your company’s bottom line and devastating to everyone involved. On the up side, hiring the right person pays you back many times over in productivity, successful interpersonal relationships, and a positive impact on your overall… Read more »

Cutting Through the Clutter with an Attractive Cover Letter

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Your cover letter is often the earliest contact you have with a potential employer, so never underestimate its importance as you make that critical first impression. Studies have shown that reviewers spend an average of only about 10 seconds scanning candidates’ cover letters. So, you need to make your mark quickly and effectively or you… Read more »

Increasing Morale to Boost Office Productivity

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When are you most productive? When you’re down in the dumps dreading that Monday morning alarm clock, or when you sincerely look forward to a day at work? The answer is pretty simple.  Happy employees are productive employees. So what can you do as a leader to positively impact office morale and ultimately reap the… Read more »

First Impression: Email Subject Line Tips

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Rule number one of searching for a job: always make a good first impression. If your initial contact with a hiring agent or prospective employer is a personal meeting, it is essential to dress well, act courteously, and do whatever else it takes to demonstrate your poise and professionalism. The same is true of your… Read more »