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Five Common Hiring Mistakes You Must Avoid

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We’ve all done it: hired someone who just turned out to be truly awful employee or, at the least, someone who never moved above mediocre. Here are five common mistakes just about every hiring manager has committed, and tips on how to avoid them. During an interview, stop talking! The point of an interview is… Read more »


The Keys to Getting Promoted

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If you’ve been working at one employer for a few months and think it’s time for a promotion, here are some ideas to help you do so. First of all, promotions go to those who deserve them. Who do extra. Just because you’ve worked at a business for two years doing the same thing doesn’t… Read more »


Negotiating Salaries: How to Land a Great Candidate without Breaking the Bank

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As you enter the salary negotiation portion of the interview process with your top candidate, your job is to hire the person at a fair wage for her talents and experience that also stays within your budget. Here are some tips to help you do so:. 1) You should know in advance the salary standards… Read more »


Staffing Employees: Extraordinary Human Resources

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The days when temporary employees worked as “fill-in” workers when a company’s regular workers were out sick or on vacation are long gone. Instead, temporary workers often are highly skilled workers such as doctors, nurses, CEOs, architects, designers, lawyers, computer programmers, etc. Of course, temporary employment services continue to provide the country’s businesses with warehouse… Read more »


Some Tips to Impress Your Boss

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Most of us want to do well at work. We take pride in a job well done and in putting the effort necessary to help the company for which we work succeed. There’s probably no one among us who doesn’t like recognition for our work, whether it be through an “atta girl” from the boss,… Read more »


How to Manage Your Temporary Employees for Top Performance

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If you have brought in temporary employees to your workplace, you know how productive and efficient they can be. Here are some tips to help you manage your temporary workforce: Long gone are the days when most contingent workers came to a place of business just to fill in for a vacationing or sick “regular”… Read more »



The Looming Talent Gap: What You Can Do to Mitigate Its Impact On Your Company

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Yes, it’s a sweet time to be a business owner or human resources manager right now when it comes to getting to pick and choose from the wealth of talent looking for work . With so many great people out of work as a result of cutbacks at their employers during the Great Recession, finding… Read more »


Using Social Media to Help Your Bay Area Job Search

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The advent of social media truly has turned what can be a tedious process — the job hunt — into something…less tedious. But seriously, used correctly social media can help you connect with potential hiring managers more quickly and more easily. It also allows you to market your skills in a very targeted manner, helping… Read more »


How to Write Effective Job Descriptions

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Employees are the lifeblood of your business. When it comes to hiring people to work at your company, it’s best to start the task off correctly, with an effective job description. Many management experts suggest beginning “with the end in mind.” And that’s a good idea. So as you get ready to craft a job… Read more »