How To Deal With Office Politics

Can you get ahead in your job by just doing your job? Can hard work alone make a good career for you? People typically would rather work with someone who is likable and incompetent than someone who is competent but not likable. If you are not liked by your colleagues and bosses, they would start…

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Managing Your Temporary Workers

If you run a business that manages temporary workers, you might have faced some issues and challenges in the course of engaging temporary employees. If you are considering using temporary staff in the future, this article is for you. The following tips will enable you get the best out of your temp workers and consequently…

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Get More Job Interviews By Doing Less (but with purpose)

Guest Post By Keith Mackay Keith Mackay is Managing Director of Resume Right , a business helping professional clients with career documents such as resumes, bios and LinkedIn profiles and providing real-world career advice and guidance. Keith is an experienced head-hunter and executive recruiter, previously MD and Partner of several major search companies.   There are…

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Should You Multitask?

You are at work having an email conversation with a client while at the same time brainstorming what you would say at the next departmental meeting. You are also having an IM Conversation on your mobile phone at the same time. Your co-workers are doing the same time. The room is a buzz of activity…

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Frequently Asked Questions About Background Checks [INFOGRAPHIC]

Guest Post:  Michael Klazema has been developing products for pre-employment screening and improving online customer experiences in the background screening industry since 2009.     You hear about it in the news, on the radio, and on television.  Workplace violence on the rise.  Embezzlement on the rise.  Sexual harassment on the rise.  Background checks on…

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Can Pre-Employment Tests Help Candidate Selection?

Companies live and die by the quality of workers they recruit. For this reason, companies over the years have sought out ways to screen applicants in order to select the right candidate(s) for the job.   One way of selecting employees is by the use of pre-employment tests such as skills tests, psychological tests, aptitude…

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Reasons To Use A Background Check Company To Screen Potential Hires

It is important nowadays to use background checks. It is an essential step in making sure you are hiring the right person. The level of exaggeration and outright lying on resumes has made it necessary to carry out background check.  Companies want to identify serious issues in the candidate’s personal or work history. However, there…

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How To Stay Positive Around Negative People

Being positive does a lot of good things to our brains.  When we have positive aspirations and believe in our ability to fulfill those aspirations, we’ll live a good life.  However, staying positive in the current economic climate is a challenge for many people. This situation is particularly aggravated by the negative people that often…

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Helpful Tips On Becoming An Expert

Do you want to become an expert? Almost everyone would say yes. Experts earn more and have the respect of their peers. So how do you become an expert?   Several books have been written on the subject of expertise and mastery. Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell and Mastery by Robert Greene are examples of books…

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Five Tips To Get Ahead In Your Career

Are you just beginning a new job? Or are you stuck in a job, wondering just what to do to get ahead in your career? If you want to make a success out of an y job, you must follow certain best practices that high achievers and successful people have followed throughout the ages. Successful…

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