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Who Should Be on My List of References?

When applying for jobs, most employers request a list of professional references. These people may play a role in whether you’re offered a job with the company you want. For this reason, be sure your list of refences is tailored to each position. Include people you recently worked closely with and can explain your qualities to the hiring manager. […]

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How to Deliver a Negative Performance Review

Giving a performance review to an employee not meeting expectations can be difficult. They may not be open to hearing what you have to say or desire to put in additional effort to change their behavior. However, you need to be honest about your team member’s performance and provide concrete ways to improve. If you don’t directly address the issues, your company will continue to be […]

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You Didn’t Get the Job – What’s Next?

It’s frustrating when you participate in rounds of interviews over weeks or months and aren’t offered a job. Even if you weren’t completely sold on the position, you invested a significant amount of time preparing for and participating in discussions about why you’re most qualified for the role. Although it’s acceptable to spend a limited […]

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3 Signs It’s Time to Hire

As a small business owner, you may be unsure of when an appropriate time is to bring new staff members aboard. You need to assess your workload, budget, current employees’ skills, and company goals to determine whether it makes sense to hire additional team members. The value another employee can add must justify the cost […]