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    3 Killer Recruiting Mistakes Small Businesses Make

    As someone who started a business from an apartment, I can empathize with entrepreneurs and I constantly root for the start-ups who come to our recruiting firm for employees. As a matter of fact, we have an entire group solely dedicated to small business clients simply because entrepreneurial firms need significantly more help with their …

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    Posted in Employer Branding, management, Recruitment, Success Strategies

    Office Rules that Drive Employees Away

    Every company has its own rules but unfortunately, some of them cross the line. Let’s look at some ridiculous company rules below which will make you appreciate your own employer.

    Internet Restrictions: Companies do not want their employees to kill time on social media or on video sites. However, sometimes using social media or watching …

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    Posted in Corporate Branding, Employer Branding, People, Personal Branding

    Why Your Staff All Hate HR (and what to do about it)

    The perfect medium between a company and its employees, an entire department dedicated to keeping your employees engaged, or the secret henchmen of the boss, there to do all the dirty work for the guys at the top.

    So, which is it?

    The truth is, in a business world where leaders and managers are increasingly …

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    Posted in Career Development, Corporate Branding, Employer Branding, entrepreneurship, management, Recruitment

    Is Recruiting Your Competitors’ Sales Employees Profitable?

    With relative frequency, our recruiters come across organizations that believe it to be an advantageous strategy to recruit from their competition. This is understandable. On the surface, the strategy appears to carry merit. Employers assume that those who have experience in a field will need less ramp-up time, less handholding from management and will have …

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    Posted in Career Resources, Employer Branding, Recruitment, Success Strategies

    Why We All Need to Start Taking our Lunch Breaks

    Whether you’re a compulsive snacker, a lunch at your desker, or an I’ve not even got the time to eater, we all need to start taking more lunch breaks.

    In the UK alone, only 29% of employees get a full hour lunch break. Two thirds say they can’t even take 20 minutes.

    So why do …

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    Posted in Articles, Brand Yourself As, Career Development, Employer Branding, Networking, Personal Branding

    What Makes a Dream Job and Dream Company?

    It is not enough for employees to only do what they like anymore. They also want to do this in a company that they love.  They not only want to work on their dream job but also want to work in an ideal environment, with ideal people aka in their dream company.

    According to a …

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    Posted in Career Development, Employer Branding, People, Personal Branding

    Now It’s Time To Show Your Character(s) On Twitter

    In case you missed it, a certain corner of the social media world experienced an influx of joy, celebratory actions and a splash of a surprise this week when Twitter announced changes to the way we will tweet.

    In the coming months, we're introducing new ways for you to express even more with a Tweet: …

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    Posted in Brand Yourself As, Employer Branding, Marketing, Personal Branding, Positioning, Social Media, Sound Branding

    Branding Lesson: Revels, Advocate

    As much as I enjoy discussing the similarities between personal and corporate branding, it is just as important to examine the relationship between the two as well as the nuances within. No matter your career “vertical,” an understanding of the way these two types of branding are connected coupled with the points where you can …

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    Posted in Brand Yourself As, Career Development, Corporate Branding, Employer Branding, Me 2.0, Personal Branding, Skill Development, Sound Branding

    Elements of a Great Company Culture

    A great company culture can help a company recruit the best candidates as well as improve productivity. Therefore, entrepreneurs and small business owners should start building their company culture from day one. However, what do you understand when you think about company culture? Office game rooms, free snacks or casual Fridays? There are much more …

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    The Most In Demand Employers in North America

    LinkedIn recently released the list of North America’s 100 Most in Demand Employers of 2015. The ranking was based on company awareness on LinkedIn. LinkedIn looked at how many people viewed employees’ profiles, how many users followed the company pages within last year, and the level of member interest in job ads of each company …

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