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The Employee Experience: What It Is and Why It Matters to Your Business

Employee engagement is a concern for most business leaders, posing an even bigger challenge for those with an out-of-sight remote team.   The demand for strategies to engage distributed employees is clear as new studies continue to emerge, and conferences, like Running Remote 2019 which attracts remote CEO’s from around the world, grow in popularity. Focusing on the overall ‘employee experience’ may be key to attracting and retaining an engaged remote workforce.  ...

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4 Reasons You Should Look for a Job in Healthcare

With the rising demand for skilled workers to fill crucial healthcare roles, now is an opportune time to jump into the market. Offering competitive compensation packages and job security, it is no surprise that more and more people are looking to enter this vibrant field. Here are four key reasons why you should look into pursuing a career path in the healthcare industry:     Competitive salary   One of the biggest draws of accepting a position in the healthcare ind...

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3 Qualities to Look for in Candidate Portfolios

Hiring the perfect candidate for a particular job isn't a piece of cake. Predicting someone's performance on the job based only on prior achievements is tricky and can be misleading. No employer, however, wants ''bad hires''. Too much time and money can be lost after replacing a disastrous new hire, so recruiters must weigh essential factors when assessing a candidate's portfolio. The following qualities deserve close inspection.   Detail-Oriented  ...

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3 Ways You Can Advance Your Career When You Feel Stuck

The good news is you will probably be working much of your adult life. The bad news is that lots of people hate their job. That's why we get to choose our field of study and career path. Can you imagine being forced into a job for which you have no interest or proficiency? If you are in a job right now that feels like you’re spinning your wheels, you may think that any career would be better than the one you chose. You can take control of that situation and improve your career trajecto...

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Why All Businesses Should Focus on Preventing Workplace Violence

Workplace violence remains a serious concern in all professions. Managers don't receive the necessary training to spot the signs of potential workplace violence. Tragic consequences may result when an unstable employee loses control. Executives in a position of authority should invest the necessary time and effort to reduce the potential for incidents. Some may not think this is necessary. Three critical reasons reveal why businesses must focus attention on reduces workplace violence. &nb...