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3 things to do before applying to a job

I recently spoke with a senior executive of one of the largest staffing firms in the world. She said something that blew me away – “Less than 5% of her firm’s thousands of placements per year came from people responding to job postings.” Most were

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Motivating Employees Constructively

Constructive criticism — tactful, thoughtful feedback that balances negative and positive comments — is a vital tool for motivating your team members to keep raising the bar on their performance. Millennial and Gen Z employees, in particular, crave such feedback from managers on a regular

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State of the Hiring Market

With an influx of jobs in the market and unemployment levels dropping consistently since 2010, the current hiring market is heavily candidate-driven. Candidates have plenty of options to choose from—and they are realizing this gives them an upper hand.

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Best Available or Best-in-Class?

Finding, locating, attracting and ultimately landing that All-Star, best-in-class passive candidate is much harder than sitting back and evaluating active applicants, but it’s also the number one way to transform your company.