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Should You Use a Recruiter?

Should you use a recruiter? It’s a great question. At times, the job search process feels like dating. You look online, reach out to friends, and go to places where you think you’ll meet just the right new partner. When you meet someone interesting, you arrange a date, dress up, and try to make an […]

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What are your employee retention strategies for 2023?

Retaining top talent and experienced employees can help your company’s overall performance and success. With a tight labor market, it is vital to keep your top talent. While there is no definitive list of the top employee retention strategies for 2023, there are some common approaches that have been shown to be effective in retaining […]

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Today is your day…You’ve been laid off

Every day, you are reading about thousands of people that are being laid off and unfortunately, today is your day. You’ve been laid off. If you’ve been laid off, or if someone you care about has lost their job recently, you’re not alone—and you are going to be okay.  Layoffs are shocking because they’re almost always unexpected. […]

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Layoffs: 10 signs they may be coming

Facebook. Twitter. Stripe. Netflix. GoodRx. Wayfair.  Peleton. Ford. Vroom. Goldman Sachs. Groupon. Better. Every day, there is another company announcing a layoff. 2022 has been an unexpectedly lousy year for layoffs. Why? Business growth is slowing and labor costs are rising. 51% According to an August PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) survey of 722 corporate executives, 51% have made or plan […]

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The Job Interview: Are you prepared for the questions?

You’ve created the killer resume and cover letter.  You made it through the applicant tracking system. Next step: the job interview with all those interview questions… And that scares even the best of us…Are you prepared? Being judged and evaluated by people who have your future in their hands can riddle you with anxiety and self-doubt. Everyone […]

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The Perfect Trap: How Perfectionism Holds Working Women Back

Today, your challenge is to bake the perfect cake! Er…Write the perfect case study. Um…Lead the perfect presentation? Exactly. There is no perfect (and, let’s face it, even a good enough cake is still pretty great).  Yet, as women, we’re always striving to be more. But why? According to the American Psychological Association (APA), perfectionism is the tendency to […]

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Where Have All the Good People Gone?

Every heard someone say something like this, “Where have all the good people gone?” We hear it from frustrated job seekers who say there are no more good companies out there We hear it from companies who feel the pool of candidates has dried up When you start believing this perception is the truth, what […]