The Soft Skills You Need for Success

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While your technical skill set can score you an interview, your soft skills will land you the job. Your soft skills are what makes you a great team player, collaborator, and problem solver. Employees that demonstrate these skills are often the best kinds of coworkers. Individuals with emotional intelligence, self-awareness and practical skills makeRead more »

Why You Should Work for a Tech Company

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After a new job? The tech field might be in your best interest. It’s the optimal time to be a part of the rapidly growing industry; millennials are flocking to tech companies in staggering numbers. For one, the jobs are there, the compensation is handsome and the job security is a given. To boot,Read more »

3 Ways the Internet of Things is Changing Business

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If we had to guess, we’d say 2017 is the year of IoT. While we’re not quite where the predictions said we’d be (50 billion connected devices by 2020), we’re also not far off from exponential connectivity growth. Executives are pursuing the technology, recruiters are scrambling for IoT talent; we’re on the brink ofRead more »

Startups and Hiring Tech Talent

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You’ll need sharp tech talent if you want to stay afloat in today’s competitive playing field. They’ll build your network infrastructure, find cost-effective technologies to keep you up and running, and ultimately shape the growth of your business. Without great tech talent on your team, you simply miss out. Hiring your IT and techRead more »

The Internet of Things: 2017 Trends

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With the rise of the Internet of Things and its imminent implementation across nearly every industry, it’s important to identify the key ways in which it will affect our lives. The revolutionary connectedness will change the way we work, how we communicate, and even our home life. The advancements in IoT go far beyondRead more »

Employee Retention Tips and The Psychology of High Turnover

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The cost associated with high employee turnover is staggering. You expend a great deal of resources recruiting, hiring and training them, only to get their notice a short time later. Subsequently, you’re back to starting the whole arduous process over again. So what makes employees stay? One answer seems too simple to be true,Read more »

Selling Yourself in an Interview

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Finding a job that you do well and enjoy can be a tall task. It may seem like your search will continue indefinitely or you will have to settle for a job that you won’t enjoy that much. The key to success is selling yourself. Start thinking about your own wants and needs fromRead more »

Understanding Turnover Contributors for Better Retention

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You’ve probably heard that people don’t leave jobs, they leave managers. A recent Gallup study found that about half of all U.S. employees have left a job to get away from their boss. High employee turnover is costly. A study by the Society for Human Resource Management found that employers will need to spendRead more »

Compete for New Talent the Way Marketers Compete for New Business

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The worlds of employee recruitment and marketing are becoming increasingly more intertwined. Recruiters are competing for new talent the way marketers compete for new business, especially online. In today’s uber-competitive staffing marketplace, top talent first turns to social media platforms like Facebook and LinkedIn to connect with potential opportunities. HR professionals can learn aRead more »

Attract and Retain Top-Notch Employees in a Job-Seeker’s Market

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It’s a job-seeker’s market, and because highly qualified employees in the workforce have lots of options, they are not afraid to jump ship to a new position with a new company when they see clear benefit to do so. However, this doesn’t mean all loyalty has gone out the window. Treat employees well andRead more »