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March 14, 2014

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Upping your employee retention rates

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Upping your employee retention rates

Retaining your employees is one of the most important duties of HR, but also one of the toughest. Up your employee retention rates with the talent saving strategies found in this week’s roundup.

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February 3, 2014

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7 ways you’re scaring candidates away

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7 ways you’re scaring candidates away

If you’re seeing fewer quality responses to job listings these days, or you just can’t seem to get past the interviewing stage with candidates — you could be the problem.

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March 30, 2012

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Monster 5 for Friday: Talent War Edition

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Monster 5 for Friday: Talent War Edition

College students across the county are rejoicing: after several years of reduced post-college career opportunities for the emerging workforce, the college graduate class of 2012 has more job prospects. Companies across the country are trying to gobble up the brightest and most creative minds in the graduating class through company branding, perks and outreach strategies. The War for Talent is back on.

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January 30, 2012

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5 Tips for Empowering Your Employees Through Customer Feedback

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5 Tips for Empowering Your Employees Through Customer Feedback

One of the best investments you can make as a manager, executive, or business owner is in making your employees successful. Companies focused on making their employees happy and successful are more innovative, productive and create exceptional customer experiences. Put simply, happy employees make happy customers. A sure way to make your employees successful is to provide them with consistent, direct and real time feedback. It’s also a great way to reinforce a culture of excellent customer service and keep your employees engaged.

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January 18, 2012

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How To Turn A Meaningless Job Into A Meaningful Career

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How To Turn A Meaningless Job Into A Meaningful Career

Erase the phrase “it’s just a job” from your vocabulary. Putting minimal effort into a job is only doing you a disservice. Even the smallest job should be treated as if it is a stepping stone to something else… because it might be! Every job has the chance to wow someone, to lead to an amazing recommendation or to expand your network.

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January 4, 2012

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The Existential Laws of Leadership

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The Existential Laws of Leadership

Leadership is the most studied of all psychological phenomena – a reality that puzzles researchers of more quotidian behaviors. I believe this owes to the fact that some part of us believes that we can be a leader, even if our current behaviors and station may do little to suggest that latent potential.

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December 20, 2011

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2012 Digital Trends: Strategies for Reaching and Influencing “Connected Consumers”

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2012 Digital Trends: Strategies for Reaching and Influencing “Connected Consumers”

In 2011, the digital landscape underwent a significant shift that will have profound effects on business in 2012. The challenge is that hardly any business leaders noticed. That’s not their fault however. Although the impact of technology on business and consumer behavior was widely reported, in-depth reports on what to do next or how this will affect their business specifically were scant at best. What the social media gurus aren’t telling you is that the landscape for business isn’t changing because of social media, it’s changing because consumer expectations are evolving.

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December 15, 2011

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Closing the Deal: Ten Steps To Successful Negotiations

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Closing the Deal: Ten Steps To Successful Negotiations

Don’t sell any deal until you know what can and should be sold. Listen with your ears instead of your mouth, and don’t interrupt. Also listen with your body and your mind. Challenge your assumptions and take note to see what’s missing. After you listen be Sherlock. Prepare to respond to questions that you do not want to answer. Prepare to say no and explain why. Provide solutions, not just problems. Remember that how you say something can have more impact that what you say.

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December 14, 2011

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Moving Towards Mobile Recruiting

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Moving Towards Mobile Recruiting

Mobile is an opportunity to differentiate; but more than that, it’s a transformation to our professional world that we can no longer ignore. Just as the internet changed the way we attracted candidates from newsprint to online; the mobile phone is revolutionizing the way employers must market to candidates. Close to 80% of job seekers use mobile applications to look for a job and quite frankly, the stats on speed and retention of mobile recruitment messages by candidates vs. traditional recruiting methods is stunning.

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