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Top Skills to Look for When Hiring This Year

As businesses across the world look toward building on the momentum coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic, HR managers are ramping their hiring efforts in 2021. According to the Future of Work 2021 Global Outlook Special Report by Monster, 80% of hiring managers say they plan to hire more workers this year. Moreover, job seekers […]

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The Results Are In: What’s the Best Piece of Leadership Advice You’ve Ever Received?

Over the course of a career, experience and knowledge play an important role in professional development and overall success. However, a major factor in a leader’s acumen is advice they receive from peers, employers, and mentors. (more…)

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Practical Tips for New Leaders: Goal Setting

This is part 10 of a 12-part series. Successfully leading a team can be one of the most rewarding aspects of a professional’s career. However, addressing a diverse group effectively can be difficult for new leaders. From open communication and recognition to delegation and empowerment to self-awareness and empathy, there are a plethora of leadership […]

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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson on Success

One of the most common questions successful people get is “What’s the secret to success?” It’s at the core of any aspiring professional. We want to be successful in all we do, so when we see someone who has attained a certain level of success, we search for the recipe. However, like all things, there’s […]

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How to Effectively Manage Expectations

Under sell, over perform. Under promise, over deliver. We’ve heard these idioms for generations. They’ve helped people lower expectations, while elevating realizations of goals. However, this can actually cause issues with creating clear expectations for employees while hindering overall growth and employee engagement. (more…)

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Question of the Month: What Do You Look for in a Job Candidate’s Response to the Common Interview Question: “Where Do You See Yourself in Five Years?”

Question of the Month: What Do You Look for in a Job Candidate’s Response to the Common Interview Question: “Where Do You See Yourself in Five Years?”

When searching for the perfect job candidate, hiring managers and decision makers tend to ask specific questions to help differentiate applicants. (more…)

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Infographic: Career Lessons from Successful Founders

As the old saying goes, we all stand on the shoulders of giants. One of the best habits leaders can have is to learn from those who came before them. From Elon Musk and Mary Kay Ash to Steve Jobs and Sara Blakely, the most successful entrepreneurs have some of the best advice to help […]

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The Results Are In: Benefits to Encourage Employees to Upskill

Employers across all industries are realizing the benefits of promoting career advancement and professional growth among their employees. In fact, a LinkedIn study found that 76% of Gen Z workers say learning and development is the key to a successful career, whereas 51% of learning and development professionals cite internal mobility is more of a […]

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10 Leadership Lessons from Football Greats

For many, the fall is synonymous with football. Tailgating with friends and family. Arguing who the best players are. Finding camaraderie in cheering for your favorite teams. (more…)

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72% of Companies Prefer to Reskill Employees Over Hiring New Ones

A majority of companies (72%) would rather take the time to reskill current employees for production needs than hire new ones from outside the organization. This is according to a new survey from The Harris Poll commissioned by Express Employment Professionals. (more…)

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