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Big Hiring and Employment Changes in 2020

While technology is constantly disrupting hiring and employment operations, forces in the labor market and economy are poised to have an even greater effect in 2020. Consider the following ways hiring and employment will change throughout the year and beyond. Recruitment Chatbots Hiring personnel already use artificial intelligence (AI) to locate prospective applicants who have… Read more »

How to Be More Confident During Your Job Interview

Even if you feel overly qualified for a position your seeking, a job interview can be a nerve-racking experience. Interviews are a type of situation where you are being judged on what you say and do, which can be enough to rattle even the calmest of people. Even worse, it is important to project confidence.… Read more »

4 Office Trends to look out for in 2020

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Over the last few years, the workplace has been defined by change and that is expected to continue in 2020. In light of this constant change, it is essential for employers to appreciate the discrepancies and shared qualities of their cross-generational teams. With their unique abilities and weaknesses, a diverse range of employees is vital… Read more »

5 Reasons to Learn a Trade

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There’s a common perception out there that a college education is essential for a rewarding career, with a four-year degree being the baseline and an advanced degree equating to an even more rewarding career. However, a college degree is not vital to a good paycheck and having a rewarding career. In fact, a skilled trade… Read more »

How Can I Help My Employees Set and Reach Their 2020 Goals?

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Helping employees set goals is an essential responsibility for any manager. By helping to set definitive and attainable goals, a manager doesn’t just support the improvement of employees, but also actively helps bolster the company’s reputation as a great place to work. Moreover, helping staff members set goals supports the performance review process and deeper… Read more »

5 Soft Skills to Master Before Your Next Interview

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Soft skills are personal qualities and non-technical skills that enable you to work more effectively with other people. Some soft abilities, like leadership, might have to be acquired through experience, while others, like the ability to stay focused, are about discipline. While hard skills, such as computer programming, can be gained through straightforward learning and… Read more »

Are Unconscious Biases Influencing Your Management Decisions?

Whether we are aware of it or not, unconscious bias informs everything we do. For instance, you probably already made several assumptions about this blog post before even reading it. Unconscious bias is part of human nature and company leaders should constantly be working to ensure it stays out of the decision-making process. From the… Read more »

The Rules of Writing a Thank-You Email After a Job Interview

Sending a thank-you email following a job interview is always a smart idea. In fact, some hiring managers think less of candidates who neglect to follow-up properly. One big reason to embrace the thank-you email is that it’s just good manners. Another reason is a bit more self-serving: It’s another chance to make a positive… Read more »

Looking for a Career as a Mechanical Designer? Here’s What You Need to Know

The job of a mechanical designer involves producing designs for mechanical devices. After reading technical documents to learn about a device to be fabricated, a mechanical designer will typically meet with engineers to talk about materials or other factors. A designer will then use computer drafting software to come up with the product’s design. A… Read more »

How Much Does a Bad Hire Cost Your Business?

When a company makes a great hiring decision, it can boost productivity, morale, innovation and even the bottom line. But what about the effects of a bad hire? If this is something that hiring personnel ignore, they may take a complacent attitude toward the candidate selection and interview processes. Some might look at the issue… Read more »