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How to Hire the Right Manager

Posted on June 16th, by admin in For Employers. No Comments

There are few decisions more important for a company than hiring the right manager. However, finding the right person for the job is no easy task. In fact, a recent study found that companies fail to hire the right manager 8 out of 10 times – proof that filling an executive level position requires more time, energy, and resources than the average hire. If it’s time for your company to onboard its next manager, consider these 5 steps below:

1. Define who you’re looking for.
First things first, determine what the manager will be responsible for—will they be overseeing day-to-day activities? Conducting strategic planning? Both? Regardless, defining the position ahead of time allows you to reevaluate the role, prevents you from compromising on job requirements in the process, and most importantly finds you the right person for the job.

2. Promote from within.
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Why You Should Love Your Job

Posted on May 29th, by admin in For Jobseekers. 4 comments

Find a job that you love. It seems simple, right? Unfortunately, too many people have become comfortable in the discomfort of a job that they hate – maybe the job isn’t what they expected, they took to a career path too soon, or they’re simply just too afraid to make a change. Can you relate?

The average worker will spend over 90,000 hours at work during their lifetime – that’s almost 44 years! If that’s not reason enough, here are a few more to get you out of a job that you hate and into one that you love.

Builds your confidence
You might think otherwise, but money is not the only reason why we work. A job can help you learn more about yourself, including what you’re good or not good at and how far you can push yourself. A good job … Read More »

Job Hunting 101: Search Smarter, Not Harder

Posted on May 28th, by admin in For Jobseekers. No Comments

You may have heard the saying, and can probably attest to it, that job hunting is a job in and of itself. Searching for work entails all the time and effort of a full-time position, but without a paycheck or the benefits. If you find yourself submitting application after application with no results, maybe the question is not ‘what more can I do to find a job?’ but rather ’what can I do better to find a job?’ Here are 5 job search tips to help you search smarter, not harder for your next position:

Identify what kind of job you want.
Searching for a job can be stressful, so you may be tempted to jump on the first opportunity that crosses your path. But if the position doesn’t interest you, you’ll be back on the job market before you know it. … Read More »

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