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When Should You Hire, and When Should You Hire-Out?

The number one responsibility of managers and executives is to delegate work properly. In the modern business landscape, hiring managers have the choice to hire in or outsource certain projects. There are a few rules that you can depend on if you are unsure of which strategy is best for your company or situation. Frequency of Use Do you need a specialist on a day-to-day basis, or do you only need that person for seasonal issues? Depending on how much you will be using the resource, you...

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Working from Home: How to Make Your Home Office a Productive Workspace

Whether you’re working in a traditional office or from home, office design is still important. A large part of how your workday goes depends on the environment you’re in. It impacts how well you can focus on the tasks at hand and how productive you've been at the end of the day. Implement these tips to create the most conducive environment possible for productivity. Lighting Lighting is a basic concept that is often overlooked during initial design. But it has a tremendous...

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5 Ways to Get Ahead of Your Coworkers

The world of business is more competitive than ever. Not only are you competing with other companies for business, but you also have to compete with your coworkers when it comes to promotions and raises. If you choose not to compete, you will end up passed over and underemployed, even if you are working full time. So how do you compete with your coworkers without ending up with a toxic work environment? Be a Team Player The first step, ironically, if you want to get ahead is to be a team p...

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5 reasons to losing top applicants [CrazyEgg & Transformify analysis]

Ever wondered why your perfectly written job ads don’t attract top applicants? For a long time, starting the job listing with a company self-introduction paragraph has been considered a best practice. The bigger the brand, the higher the interest of the candidates. BUT… Somehow, the job listings of our tech and startup clients always attracted more top applicants who were genuinely interested in the job and the company than the big brands.  Indeed, the big brands...

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How to Personalize Your Resume for a Job

If you are looking for work currently, about to graduate, or in a position that you want to improve upon, you are not alone. It can feel difficult, but it doesn't need to be. If you want your new dream job, personalize your resume in the following ways:   State Your Intention and Goals One of the best ways to personalize your resume is to state your goals or intentions at the top. This does some things that increase your chances of getting an interview. Firstly, it shows that y...