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2017 Résumé Tips – Freshen up for the Fall Season

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In WNY, autumn brings out flannels, cider…and motivated job seekers. After a relaxing summer, we all could use a few resume refreshers. Whether you are looking for a new job or not, it’s always smart to keep your résumé updated. Although it’s important to make sure the information is current, it’s also significant to make…

The Perfect Candidate Declined Your Job Offer…Now What?

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Finally! You’ve met the perfect candidate for your open position after exhausting months of back to back interviews. They have the proper amount of experience, exceptional characteristics, and they fit right in with the rest of the team. It’s a no brainer that you are going to extend a job offer. But to your surprise,…

First Networking Event? No Problem

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If you’re not a people person, attending a networking event is probably the last thing you want to do. However, if you’re in need of a new job, or feel stuck in a current role, networking is one of the many great ways to find new career opportunities. Luckily, we have some tips for you…

Reducing Employee Turnover

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Employee Turnover: When employees leave a company and have to be replaced. Does your business have the reputation of having high employee turnover? Before applying to an opening, the first thing that smart job seekers will do is check the ratings to see what previous employees had to say about working for your organization. Seeing…

When in Doubt, Take the Temporary Position

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When looking for a new position, it’s extremely unlikely that your dream job is going to fall right on your lap the second (week, month, year) you begin your job search. Whether you just graduated college, are trying to re-enter the work force after some personal time off, or just lost your job, sometimes the…

Why It’s Important to Take Breaks at Work

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Here we are, 2017. We’re hoping by now that more employees are starting to adapt to the “work smart, not hard” lifestyle. However, it seems that there are still too many workaholics out there that are still refusing to let themselves catch a break. A shockingly high amount of workers are eating while continuing to…

Tips on Conducting Exit Interviews

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“In today’s knowledge economy, skilled employees are the asset that drives organizational success. Thus companies must learn from them—why they stay, why they leave, and how the organization needs to change. A thoughtful exit-interview process can create a constant flow of feedback on all three fronts.” – Harvard Business Review Exit interviews can be extremely…

How to Answer: Tell Me About Yourself

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Tell Me About Yourself

Tell Me About Yourself: A question that is asked in almost every interview that many applicants fear. It seems like such a simple question, but what comes out of the applicant’s mouth on the spot probably isn’t what the interviewer wants to hear. Some job seekers are under the impression that this question is casually…

Why Summer Fridays are Beneficial

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Summer Fridays

Friday is here, the sun is shining, and your employees’ eyes are glued to the window and clock itching for the weekend.  To avoid these unproductive habits, many employers have adapted to allowing Summer Friday hours as an additional, inexpensive employee perk.  As a manager, you may be wondering why this would be beneficial for…

Creating a Cover Letter as an Entry-Level Applicant

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A cover letter is a supporting document designed to compliment, not restate your resume. In most situations, your cover letter will be the first written contact that you have with a company; explaining your interest in the position/organization and identifying the skills/experience you have that will be beneficial to the organization. A well-written cover letter…