Four Ways to Show Your Employees You Appreciate Their Hard Work

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Employee recognition isn’t limited to special occasions. Rather, it should be at the core of your workplace culture. You can – and should – tell your employees how much you appreciate them and their contributions any time during the day, week or year. In a recent study, more than 80 percent of employees said they… Read more »

Implementing a Summer Dress Code Policy? Here’s How …

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As an employer, you have the right to impose guidelines on employee dress code at your place of business. Regardless of the season, your goal is to maintain a workplace environment that’s professional, comfortable and inclusive for every staff member. Summer business attire, though typically more casual, should exhibit the same level of common sense… Read more »

Summer Rush: Determining Your Hiring Needs

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Does your 2014 business plan include supplementing your full-time staff during the summer or other busy seasons? This should be part of your overall hiring strategy: knowing exactly which employees you need and when, with a talent pipeline in place for the unexpected needs that will inevitably occur. The Power is in the Planning Your… Read more »

New Networks: Places You Never Knew You Could Make Connections

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When you’re job hunting, keep your mind open to any and all networking possibilities. Anywhere you visit can become a venue for making new contacts – and anyone you meet can be a potential source of information, insight or professional contacts. Stay Fit While You Network Whether it’s the gym, the golf course or the… Read more »

Tips for a Successful Phone Interview in Charleston

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A telephone job interview may seem easy and relatively effortless, at first blush. After all, you don’t have to wear uncomfortable heels or a stuffy suit, or stress out over getting caught in traffic or missing your expressway exit. But, never underestimate the power of the phone interview – or the need to prepare for… Read more »