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Ten Ways to Network for a New Job

Job search advisors everywhere report that the most reliable way to get a new job is to expand your network of contacts. Those contacts can give you the inside track to newly opened jobs that are not yet advertised or posted on Internet job boards. You're not cheating when you use your network to find a job; you're smart! [more…]

Finding a Job

How Online Screening Techniques Affect Your Job Search

Your targeted resume may be screened out if an employer’s online screening program decides that you aren’t qualified for the position. Online screening software has the first word about who is admitted for a closer look and who isn’t. [more…]

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Managing Employees

14 Ways to Recognize Employee Engagement

The link between employee recognition and employee engagement occurs on several levels: first, through reinforcing specific desired behaviors; second, through recognizing specific desired results; and [more…]

Managing Employees

13 Ways to Get the Results You Want from Your Employees through Recognition

One of the key principles of employee recognition is that you get what you reward. This idea seems simple enough, but often, managers and executives inadvertently reward the wrong behaviors. The following [more…]

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Recognizing and Engaging Employees For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Recognition is the primary driver of all employee behaviors. Therefore, you should make sure it’s the primary driver of employee engagement in your workplace. This Cheat Sheet includes articles that show [more…]

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9 Do’s and Don’ts for Workplace Recognition

Successfully recognizing your employees (and even colleagues or bosses) in the workplace can be challenging. Following are some concepts you should implement, along with a few real-world examples of companies [more…]

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7 Business Trends That Impact the Manager’s Role

Managers may say people are their most important asset, but unless they show that belief in their daily interactions, employees won’t feel important. The employee-manager relationship is key to maintaining [more…]

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