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Why Writing Better Job Descriptions Matters

Writing accurate job descriptions is one of the most important aspects of conducting an effective job search. The search for new talent is difficult enough as is and a poorly-written job description can leave...

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Leveraging Technology for Business Growth

Technological research giant Gartner, Inc. recently made a bold prediction in regards to the state of business technology moving forward. According to their hypothesis, the Internet of Things will save consumers and businesses $1...

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Why You Should Care About Office Ergonomics

By now you’ve most likely heard the phrase “Sitting is the new smoking.” Thanks to the sedentary work environments of many white-collar professions, employees lack significant amounts of mobility during the day. The reality...

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How to Write a Better Office Memo

In the United States, employees often find themselves constantly bombarded by emails. Around 3.2 hours a day are spent checking work-related emails while another 3.1 hours are spent checking personal emails, according to the...

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Clearing Up Office Clutter in 4 Steps

A messy office or workspace is more than just an eyesore—office clutter can damage your professional image, according to a study by OfficeMax. This study found that 40 percent of employees assume their messy co-workers...

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5 Ways to Increase Employee Productivity

Employee engagement remains one of the primary factors in the success of a business. Unfortunately, only 32 percent of Americans are engaged in their work according to a Gallup poll. While this number has...

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Top 5 Job Skills to Look for in Your Candidates

Finding the right candidate for an open position often proves difficult, with employers interviewing about 20 percent of the average 118 applicants they receive. According to Mike Kappel, CEO of Patriot Software, employers need...

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The Benefits of a Shorter Work Week

Did you know that working less can actually make your organization more productive? According to a new study from Ohio University, a shorter work week can boost productivity in the workplace. In fact, the...