You Aren’t a Fit For Every Job – and That’s Okay

  The No. 1 reason why employees change jobs varies depending on the source you’re reading. One list says its “appreciation and recognition,” while another says that “dissatisfaction with upper management” is to blame.   But whatever reason is given, one thing’s for sure: It can be grouped under the overarching category of “cultural fit.”   https://www.recruiter.com/i/you-arent-a-fit-for-every-job-and-thats-okay/

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Have you stayed at your job for too long?

  The Internet is full of articles on job-hopping, its upsides and downsides and how to explain it during a job interview. That leads me to wonder: how wise is it to stay in one job for more than 5 years? If job-hopping has its risks, what about job-squatting? When is it time to let

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Shocking Employee Performance Stats You Should Know

Performance management has come to mean many things to many people. Some take it to be the day-to-day interactions managers have with their employees, while others feel it’s strictly the domain of human resources professionals. Regardless of who is in charge, performance management touches many areas of business. https://www.recruiter.com/i/shocking-employee-performance-stats-you-should-know/

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Is It Ever Okay to Burn a Professional Bridge?

Although there are many occasions where burning a bridge is probably going to hurt you more than it hurts your employer, there are some situations where it will actually be your best bet – or even your only possible course of action. Just what situations would warrant burning a bridge? https://www.recruiter.com/i/is-it-ever-okay-to-burn-a-professional-bridge/

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Why Hard Work Isn’t Enough to Succeed

  One of the most common messages I received as a child was, “Work hard, and you will be rewarded.” This sentiment was echoed by loved ones, teachers, and mentors. There’s a good chance you, too, heard the same rumor about life being fair and equitable. Don’t get me wrong: Hard work is a critical

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Managing Employees Who Value Quality

Those who value quality have an eye for craftsmanship. They appreciate expertise. These individuals believe attention to detail matters, and they are bothered when details go under-appreciated or ignored. They expect their employers to set high standards, and they thrive in such environments. https://www.recruiter.com/i/managing-employees-who-value-quality/    

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Telltale Signs Your Perfectionism Is Out Of Control

We live in a world that idolizes perfectionism. From a very young age, parents, coaches, and teachers push us to be high achievers, but they fail to teach us balance. We live our lives with an ingrained desire to give our all in pursuit of lofty goals, but we don’t know when to pull back.

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10 Tips On How To Empower And Engage Your Employees

“Always treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your best customers.” –Stephen R. Covey The “my way of the highway” leadership style is no longer effective. Yes men and women who simply follow rules, policies, and procedures are not the kinds of employees who will produce results and generate growth. As a

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I’m Comin’ Home: The Boomerang Employee’s Manifesto

Sometimes in life we can’t make up our minds. It’s ok. We’re human. We think the grass is always greener or the other office might have better coffee – something is pulling us in a different direction to a different job. And then we’re at the new job, but it just doesn’t feel right. “I

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Are your staff really skilled in using technology?

Businesses are eager to get develop their business through technology – but they are struggling to hire talent who are able to utilise such technology well. In fact, nearly 1/5 of those surveyed (19%) in a recent report said they currently do not have enough skilled or experienced staff. http://www.humanresourcesonline.net/staff-really-skilled-using-technology/    

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Employee motivations that go beyond money

          There is a general belief that pumping more money into employees’ bank accounts gets them more motivated to do their jobs well, however a study has found money is not in fact the motivator that keeps employees satisfied. Employees need more than money to be fulfilled in their jobs. So

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Everything Studies Aren’t Telling you About Millennials and Job Hunting

  Millennials have had their fair share of interpretations in the workplace. We’ve been called everything from self-centered and lazy to genius. Except when it comes to job hunting, hiring and keeping Millennials narrows down to one factor:fulfillment. https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/everything-studies-arent-telling-you-millennials-job-williams-ii

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Why Corporate Culture Is So Important for Every Organization

            “Corporate culture” is an umbrella term for the shared practices and values of a company’s employees. The corporate culture guides how the employees of the company act, feel, and think. The corporate culture is also the social and psychological environment of an organization. It symbolizes the unique personality of a

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7 Ways Unforgettable Leaders Inspire Loyalty

Think loyalty is dead? Think again. Loyalty may not look like it did 20 years ago – when companies offered career-long employment and workers unquestioningly followed orders – but loyalty is far from deceased. Loyalty is an intrinsic human characteristic based on emotional attachment that can be tapped, nurtured and developed. http://www.forbes.com/sites/carolkinseygoman/2015/11/17/7-ways-unforgettable-leaders-inspire-loyalty/#b7bdfed31b4a  

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Becoming the Best Employee Ever Is Actually Pretty Simple

I don’t have any employees, not have I been an employee myself in years. However, I am a consultant. And as a consultant, I hear a lot. Not too long ago, in a seminar on human resources management, the discussion turned to what makes an employee valuable. The topic intrigued me because the managers in that room were

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Top 5 CV Fails

I think it’s fair to say that the old Curriculum Vitae is anything but straight forward. As daft as it sounds writing down all the jobs you’ve had a on a piece of paper is actually rather difficult. What information do you include? What information do you ignore? Do you add a picture? Do you

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