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Résumé Gaps: Are They Actually Bad?

Many recruiters and hiring managers see résumé gaps as a big red flag that automatically disqualifies a candidate. But is there any truth to this widespread notion? Times change, and conventional wisdom evolves with them. Here’s why résumé gaps might not be the deal-breaker they once were. Are Résumé Gaps Actually Bad? The first thing…

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Timeboxing: What You Need To Know

Looking for a simple but powerful technique to manage your time? try timeboxing. This is an intuitive, easy-to-use tool that can help you get more things done. Here’s what you need to know to get started today. What Is Timeboxing? Despite what its name might suggest, timeboxing doesn’t involve throwing punches at a clock. Rather,…

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Can Teamwork Be Taught?

Chances are good that you already know that teamwork is essential to the success of any organization. Effective teamwork increases efficiency while bolstering morale and improving problem-solving. But can teamwork be taught? What Is Teamwork? Why Is It Important? The term teamwork refers to the ability of a team to work in coordination toward a…

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Small Talk Made Easy

Making small talk can feel daunting, especially after months of video meetings and remote work. If you are finding it hard to get back into the swing of things, don’t worry — here are some easy tips for making small talk. Listen & Ask Questions You must walk before you run. And you must listen…

How to Stand Out as an Employer

How to Stand Out as an Employer

Competition for talent is fiercer than ever. In this challenging landscape, standing out as an employer can give you a competitive edge over other organizations. Here’s how to do it. Let Candidates Know They’ll Make an Impact People want to work in a place where their voice is heard and makes a difference. When employees…

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Tips to Win the War for Talent

In a shifting economic landscape, companies need the best talent they can get in order to keep moving forward. It’s a tight labor market, where the right strategy can be the difference between success and failure. Here’s how your company can get the upper hand. Treat Your Employees Well When asked how he managed to…