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When your employees are happy in their jobs, they’ll be more motivated and work harder for your company. But the average worker has a short attention span, meaning that their demands and priorities change all the time, so how can you keep them satisfied? The truth is that there’s a lot to consider and a… Read more »

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Cranberry Township, PA – February 4th, 2020 – SSI, a leading staffing agency announced today that they have won Best of Staffing Client and Best of Talent Diamond Awards for providing superior service to their clients and candidates. Presented in partnership with presenting sponsor, CareerBuilder, and gold sponsors Indeed and Glassdoor, ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing®… Read more »

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Whether you’ve been the victim of downsizing, fired unfairly, or you’re leaving of your own volition, it might be tempting to bash your former bosses online or otherwise burn some bridges but don’t. A lot of former employees like to leave comments on Glass Door any other job-seeking websites. Or sometimes it’s tempting to say negative comments… Read more »

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Diversity is a great buzzword, and although most companies strive to achieve it, many fail to appreciate its full meaning. More than just achieving even ratios of gender, age, race, and cultural backgrounds, diversity also means a range of perspectives, ideas, and opinions. When people feel free and respected enough to share those ideas, you can… Read more »

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Just because you don’t meet all of a job’s requirements doesn’t mean you shouldn’t apply. Most companies list characteristics for their ideal candidate, understanding that no one will realistically check every box. Some qualities are absolute must-haves and some that they’re willing to compromise on, and chances are they don’t advertise which are which. So,… Read more »

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Most hiring managers are too busy to act as a welcoming host as they’re hiring, but it’s an important step. If you’re dismissive or neglectful, candidates will talk. They’ll tell their friends and post reviews about your company. Soon you’ll be a notoriously negative company to work for, no matter how great your perks are. Here’s how you can make sure your candidates are receiving a good experience from you…. Read more »

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The world of programming is always evolving. The programming language you learned when you started your career is probably not what you’re relying on today, so it’s essential to keep practicing and stay up-to-date. The more current you are, the higher the salary you can earn, and the more employable you are. Many companies will… Read more »

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Perhaps the most important thing you can do as a manager is to make your team feel supported. If they don’t feel like you have their backs, your team won’t feel as confident, won’t trust you, and they won’t work as hard for you. They should feel like they have access to the right resources, tools, and training to… Read more »

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It’s easy to get stressed or flustered during a job interview. After all, there’s a lot on the line, and it’s a frustrating, sometimes dead-end venture. But remember that employers want to hire people who are upbeat and enthusiastic—people who can get along with coworkers and bosses and have the mental strength to persevere through any setback. So if you feel… Read more »

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There’s no better place to find inspiration than in a TED Talk. Speakers at these conferences are accomplished, super-knowledgeable, and genuinely inspiring, no matter what industry they’re in. Listen to a TED Talk, and you’ll usually walk away with more information than you know what to do with and the motivation to achieve great things…. Read more »