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  • Top 3 Myths About Working with an Employment Agency

    August 25, 2011

    Employment agencies offer an opportunity for job seekers to find new and exciting career opportunities, gain experience in a new field, and ultimately to reach their personal and professional goals. Nearly all reputable employment agencies offer their services to job seekers at no cost, and offer the chance to gain access to jobs that aren’t posted elsewhere. Still, not all

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  • Maximize Your Profits: 5 Ways to Lower Workers’ Compensation Costs

    August 21, 2011

    Workers’ compensation insurance is a hefty cost for most businesses, and small businesses especially can feel the pinch. In an economy where all businesses are encouraged to raise productivity and decrease costs, how can you keep your workforce producing, but also safe? And spend less on top of it? You can minimize the costs associated with workers’ compensation insurance. Workers’

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  • 5 Ways to Help You Manage Needy Employees

    August 18, 2011

    You may have encountered someone in a personal relationship that you consider “high maintenance.” There are certain traits that can tip you off to a high-maintenance individual, and many of us choose to avoid that type of person altogether.  But in the workplace, sometimes working with high-maintenance, or needy, employees is an inevitability. Needy employees can be managed (and your

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  • Stand Out From the Pack: How to Network Like a Pro.

    August 15, 2011

    There’s no doubt about it – today’s job marketplace is more competitive than ever before. To stand out from the pack, you’ll need experience and qualifications, but there is an often under-utilized, cost-efficient tool to help you find your next career opportunity. Cultivate and use your professional network. Did you go to school? Ever have a job before? Do you

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  • Top 5 Career Mistakes – And How to Avoid Them

    August 10, 2011

    No one’s perfect, but when it comes to your career, some mistakes can prove more costly than others. With an unstable economy, job security can be shaky for some industries and professionals. Why compromise your career by making an avoidable mistake. Make an effort to avoid these top career mistakes. Don’t throw away your career by making foolish mistakes. Here

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  • Using Temporary Staffing to Supplement Vacations

    August 7, 2011

    Although the start of the school year is seemingly just around the corner, we are hitting prime vacation time for many employees. As members of your team are seemingly on a vacation carrousel, your company can take a serious hit. It can seem like many businesses are in “slowdown” during the summer, but in reality, it should be “business as

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