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    Elements of a Great Company Culture

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

    How to Write a Great Job Ad

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    Job ads are your first communication tool with a candidate and if you want the best ones, you should treat job ads as a marketing item. A well written job ad not only gives you a pool of great candidates but also saves your time and budget. Therefore, consider the below points when writing your …

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    Posted in People, Personal Branding, Recruitment, Sound Branding

    How to Retain Your Best Employees

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    Hiring great employees is difficult but keeping them in the company for a long time is even more difficult. A low turnover rate is critical for the success of many businesses since it is costly to recruit and train a new employee. The more you retain your employees the more productive your business is especially …

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    Why do Pay it Forward Fridays?

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    Why Fridays?

    Why not every day?

    Well, you’ve gotta start somewhere!

    And the obvious question … 

    I’ve also been asked … Why Pay It Forward?

    Well the answer is simple … because I can.

    Guess what? So can you!

    The idea, the concept and the practical application of paying it forward it easy. There is …

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    Posted in People, Personal Branding, Success Strategies

    Things Successful People Do on Lunch Breaks

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    Lunch time is not only about eating lunch anymore. It is an hour of opportunity. Lunch hour can be one of the most useful hours of the day, if you know how to use it right. Whether you are catching up with a client or using it as a time to run personal errands, lunch …

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    Posted in People, Personal Branding, Skill Development, Success Strategies

    Hiring Non-U.S. Workers

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    Since the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act, employers are just as responsible as their potential hires for knowing and following the rules.

    This starts with routine collection and verification of documents that demonstrate a legal right to work. It also calls for non-discrimination between citizen and non-citizen workers as long as both have the …

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    Posted in People

    Evil Does Exist. It May be One of Your Coworkers.

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    Narcissists are among the most interesting coworkers. They are also repugnant, disruptive and poisonous to a business, and potentially to your career. That is, if your narcissist sees you as anything except a reflection of his or her greatness. So, you must interact with your narcissist as if everything she does deserves nothing but positive …

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    Posted in management, People, Workplace Success

    Most Asked Questions about Work Authorization in the US

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    Well, I am getting a lot of questions about work authorization in the US and this week, I would like to clarify these questions. For example;

    I have a university degree from X country. How do I apply for a work visa in the US?

    You cannot apply for a work visa which is called …

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    Posted in Job Search, People, Personal Branding

    Warning Signs of a Bad Candidate

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    Hiring the wrong candidate can cost the employer time, energy and money. Therefore, employers should be careful when assessing the candidates for the job. As an employer, you should not only look if the candidate’s skills and experience is a good fit for the job but also watch out his/her manners during the interview. If …

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    Posted in Interview, People, Personal Branding, Recruitment

    Advantages of Diversity in the Workplace

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    The development of technology makes the world more connected than ever. Nowadays, you can do business anytime and from anywhere you want. This means that you can also have clients, vendors or business partners from anywhere around the world. Since businesses are dealing with a more diverse marketplace, your staff should also reflect this diversity. …

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