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For Employers

New Year’s Resolution: Invest in Your Team

New Year’s Resolution: Invest in Your Team

Chances are, your business has made a significant effort to hire, train and maintain a skilled workforce. After all, your team members are your most important asset. Are you getting the most out of your investment? January is an excellent time to put plans in place to...

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Make Your Interview Process More Effective

Make Your Interview Process More Effective

Most business owners know that developing an effective internal interview process can help them find great job candidates; they may be less aware that strong recruiting practices can save time and money. Defined processes for vetting candidates help companies minimize...

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5 Signs You’ve Got a Great Employee in the Making

5 Signs You’ve Got a Great Employee in the Making

Every employer has “the list” when it comes to hiring new employees—those skills and personality traits that they strive to find in prospective candidates. Unfortunately, the tight labor market may require a new way of thinking. While some job seekers may not check...

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2018 Employment Review

2018 Employment Review

As 2019 gets underway, it’s a good time to recap some of the things that influenced Central Florida employment in 2018. With a strong economy and low unemployment, Central Florida saw greater opportunities for job seekers. Here are some of the key...

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What is a Behavioral Interview

What is a Behavioral Interview

Most people know how to prepare for a job interview – they ready themselves to talk about their strengths, weaknesses, former job responsibilities and hopes for the future. But candidates should also be prepared to answer behavioral interview questions....

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Tips for Onboarding New Employees

Tips for Onboarding New Employees

Does your business have a thoughtful, systematic, and documented way to bring new hires “on board?” A strong onboarding process can increase employee satisfaction and productivity. It’s also been shown to increase the return that companies get on staff...

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The Hidden Costs of Hiring

We recently sat down with the CEO of an insurance firm who was struggling to fill a key sales position. The spot had been empty for three months and she was ready to bring on a recruiting partner to help fill the role. By asking a few questions, we...

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The Benefits of Flextime

The Benefits of Flextime

I don't know why I have known the chorus to Dolly Parton's hit song 9 to 5 for as long as I can remember, but I have. I'm pretty sure I never saw the movie of the same name (featuring Dolly, as well as Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin), or was exposed to the...

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