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8 QUALITIES OF A GOOD INTERVIEWEE

Posted by Michael Diep

Jan 25, 2018 11:09:00 AM

Putting yourself out there in a competitive job market can be intimidating and stressful. However, if you go in there with the right attitude in showing that you are prepared, professional, and easy to talk to, then it can be a positive experience for both you and (hopefully) your future employer. To set yourself above the rest and have a better chance of securing the job, here are some interview tips on how to be a good interviewee:

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Topics: Tips, Job Interview, Employment, Interviewee, Interviewing Tips, Get Hired

The Boomerang Employee: Why you should be hiring former employees

Posted by Michael Diep

Jan 19, 2018 3:46:03 PM

 Once someone leaves a company, he or she's gone for good. Right? Brand them a traitor and say "good riddance."  New research is showing that former employees can still be valuable human resources. Of course, we call them "Boomerang Employees" now, but its a growing trend.

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Topics: Workplace, Employment, Staffing, January 2018

How Overtime Impacts Employee Retention

Posted by Michael Diep

Jan 4, 2018 1:43:03 PM

When given the opportunity, workers will typically jump at the chance to work overtime. Think about the man or women, supporting a family or a new child and how being paid time and a half — or more — is an excellent incentive for them. However, finding balance is vital in allowing employees to work overtime. On the one hand, the employee and the employer both win in filling much-needed demand, but on the other hand, an employee working too much overtime can cause him or her to get burned out and de-motivated. The excitement of bringing home a larger paycheck will eventually wear off and become more commonplace as they work more hours.

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Topics: Overtime, Employee Motivation, Employee Retention, HR, Human Resources

How To Manage Relationships Within The Workplace & Why It's Important

Posted by Michael Diep

Dec 28, 2017 3:02:50 PM

When you spend most of your week with the same people, it’s almost certain bonds and friendships can form with some of them. Your workplace is no different from any other environment for buddy-building. In fact, your co-workers are prime friendship material. How can they not be? They relate to your day-to-day with the most profound understanding. Co-workers can sympathize with the stresses and pressures of work. They may also be exposed to some genuine, raw emotion that people outside of your workplace may never see. A workplace can take a toll on a person so it would be nice to have a cubical confidant, a paper-pushing posse, or maybe even a printer pal.

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Topics: Workplace Relationships, Company Culture, Office Friendships, Employee Motivation, Work Habits

How To Handle Job Search Rejection

Posted by Michael Diep

Nov 17, 2017 2:50:24 PM

"Dear Jane Doe

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Topics: Job Search, Employment, Job Interview, Interview, Interviewee, Positive Attitude, Job Hunt

The Benefits of Cross-Training Your Employees

Posted by Michael Diep

Nov 9, 2017 1:32:41 PM

Good business leaders understand that cross-training employees can yield several benefits for both the employees and the company that they work for: it offers flexibility within a company by giving your employees the abilities they need to fill in roles outside their primary job responsibilities temporarily.

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Topics: Cross-Training, Workbox Staffing, Staffing, HR, Human Resources, Employee Motivation, Keeping Your Employees Motivated

5 Strategies For Inspiring Employee Loyalty

Posted by Michael Diep

Nov 9, 2017 1:31:22 PM

Any great business knows that the long-term success of any company is heavily dependent on worker quality and worker loyalty. As hard as it is to measure the full value of quality workers, we all know that whom you hire is very important. The economic cost of workers is staggering: they influence not only the hard numbers regarding a company’s profit - but also things that are hard to quantify like customer relations and customer satisfaction.

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Topics: Employee Retention, Employee Loyalty, Workbox Staffing, Employee Turnover, Employee Motivation, Company Culture, Human Resources, HR

Realizing And Implementing Diversity In The Workplace

Posted by Michael Diep

Oct 5, 2017 9:10:29 AM

Diversity is an ever-growing and crucial element in today's economic world. Globalization has influenced the interaction between the people, companies, and governments of different nations. It's apparent that the United States and its workforce are both becoming more diverse; times are changing, there is a considerable increase in people of color, women, LGBT individuals, etc. that contribute to the communities that we are apart of.

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Topics: Diversity, Workplace Diversity, Diverse, Hire Refugees, Workbox Staffing

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