Human Resource Internships – Are They Worth It?

Internships, particularly in the Human Resource field, are underrated. They can be frustrating, yet exhilerating for those coming out of college who are ready to hit the ground running in their dream job. Like school, these opportunities teach you and help you to develop into the key candidate that employers want to hire. Fresh out […]

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5 Myths About Motivating Employees

Most managers, who can hold extensive discussions about strategy, implementation and effective usage of resources will find themselves at their wit’s end, when asked what they’ve done differently to motivate their teams, of late. Jim Clifton, Chairman and CEO of Gallup  in his blog estimates that out of the US’s roughly 100 million full time […]

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Human Resources: How to Avoid a High Turnover Rate

Employees are the backbone of any company, and whether your company’s employees number fewer than ten or into the thousands, your human resources department should strive to reduce turnover. The positive outcomes of a low turnover rate include lower costs, a positive company culture, and employee loyalty. As a human resources professional, you’re especially suited […]

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Job Interview Guidance from the Recruiting Pros

The first step to getting a job isn’t to submit a resume to a job description posted on a job board. Rather, the first step is to perfect your interviewing skills. Not doing so could end up costing you the position nearly instantly. In a survey of 200 bosses conducted by Come Recommended, indicates that […]

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HR Tips for Boosting Employee Self Esteem

The power of self-esteem is incredible. When a person feels good about him or herself, in the workplace, he or she is more capable of doing a good job on a regular basis. Likewise, if an employee has a low level of self-esteem, that person struggles with nearly any action or task. Though many people […]

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Excuse me, but is this a Job or a Career?

With today’s global economic downturn, professionals are finding it harder than ever to find the perfect job, one that will help them take their career to the next level.   The problem with so many professionals is they do not know the difference between working at a job and having a career. Job vs. Career – […]

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