Employment

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7 Reasons You Should Pay Your Employees Above-Average Salaries

Employee salaries are a critical business decision made by company leaders and HR managers. There’s much to consider: current and future company revenue, the opportunity cost of money going to employees as opposed to somewhere else, the impact of salaries on your hiring processes, and so on. These decisions are so crucial because of the impact salary has […]

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Here’s What You Can Do Now to Stay Employed When They Finally Have a Robot for Your Job

Nearly 40 percent of American jobs could be automated within the next 15 years, according to a report from PwC, and it isn’t just low-skilled workers who could be out of a job. Increasingly sophisticated machine-learning technology will also displace white-collar workers. The exact impact of automation is unclear. Some anticipate that as with other technology, automation will […]

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Never Go to a Job Interview Unprepared for This One Question

You’ve gotten through the curveball questions, dodged that question about your greatest weakness, and made a decent impression overall during your interview. Just as you begin to relax, they ask what may seem to be a throwaway question, “Do you have any questions for me?” Don’t let this opportunity to stand out from the crowd pass you by. The […]

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7 Red Flags Warning You to Turn Down That Job Offer

Job searches get old fast. They can feel like a part-time job all by themselves. When they get tiring, or when we get bored or desperate, we sometimes compromise our principles and take jobs that in hindsight, we know we shouldn’t have accepted. I did this myself some years back. I had just finished a run at a […]

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7 Ways Workers Can Have an Open-Door Policy Without Going Crazy

For managers, an open-door policy means employees feel free to approach them at any time with questions or concerns. For employees, an open-door policy is no longer a choice, since open-plan offices have removed cubicle walls in many workplaces. While “collaboration” is now the buzzword of almost every workforce, it comes at the expense of productivity. […]

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7 Common Social Media Mistakes and How to Fix Them

As you may very well know, social media isn’t always easy to handle when it comes to marketing your business. You’ve read article after article on how to succeed and maintain relevancy in the social media world, but it can be hard to keep up with the ever-changing platforms. What follows are seven social media […]

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Bad Email Grammar Ain’t Good for Getting You a Job or a Date

No matter the position or industry that you’re involved with, writing has become a requirement for almost each and every one of us. Whether it’s a text, social media update, blog post, or email, we rely on written messages to communicate with each other. While it may not seem like a major concern, making even […]

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What to look for in the perfect office chair

Office workers everywhere suffer from similar back problems, often due to long periods of sitting in poorly-designed chairs. If we consider that many of us will spend approximately as much time per day seated at work as we will lie in bed, it stands to reason that we should give buying an office chair at […]

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8 Tips for Making a Presentation That Dazzles the Boss With Your Creativity

As if the pressure to develop and deliver a presentation that excites your audience weren’t enough, trying to impress your boss with that presentation is a whole other set of concerns. In most cases, if you plan with your organization’s goals in mind, you shouldn’t have a problem delivering a presentation that your boss will […]

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5 Common Traits of the Most Inspiring CEOs

Not only does the outside world judge a company based on the performance of its CEO, so do the employees. If you’re a CEO and you think your team needs a boost in morale, ask yourself, “Why would customers and employees rally behind me?” We’ve all heard stories of or even worked for companies that […]

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