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3 Types Of Employees That Managers Love

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Article by Alan Margulis - Oct 26, 2017

What can you learn from that guy at work who always seems to get the plum assignments, or your co-worker who gets asked her opinion in every staff meeting? Plenty. There are certain types of employees who make a great impression on everyone, from subordinates to peers to executives. Here are...

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How To Avoid The 3 Most Common Hiring Mistakes

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Article by Alan Margulis - Oct 13, 2017

Sometimes hiring managers are so eager to fill open positions that they end up making mistakes that could lead to accidentally hiring the wrong person.

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The Top Issues In Healthcare Recruiting Are...

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Article by Alan Margulis - Oct 06, 2017

Filling positions in the healthcare industry is growing more and more difficult each day. No one is more acutely aware of this than hiring managers in the space, who find themselves struggling to attract and retain quality personnel.

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It's Time To Take Employee Retention Seriously

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Article by Alan Margulis - Sep 28, 2017

The prevailing attitude when discussing retention is to simply accept turnover as a fact of life. This fatalistic mindset does nothing to help improve the situation or solve the problem. In actuality, there are specific and actionable that can be done to improve employee retention rates.

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If Your Best Employees Are Quitting, Here's Why

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Article by Alan Margulis - Sep 21, 2017

Here’s a sobering statistic: the voluntary turnover rate was 11.6%. in the US last year. That may not sound like a lot, but it’s startling when you really think about it - on average, almost 12 out of 100 employees quit their jobs. This costs companies millions per year, not to mention the...

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How To Hire The First Employee For Your Startup

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Article by Alan Margulis - Sep 14, 2017

After actually doing what many only dream about (starting a company), you're finally ready to expand beyond the founder’s circle and hire your first employee. It’s a huge step, fraught with both excitement and risk. After all, at this stage in your company's lifecycle, a new hire could either...

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Is Your Hiring Process Like The Mullet?

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Article by Alan Margulis - Sep 07, 2017

Remember mullets? The iconic “business in front, party in back” hairstyle was once  worn by pop stars, all the cool kid in the 80s, and even the irrepressible David Bowie. But eventually the mullet fell out of favor, along with disco and parachute pants. Today, the mullet is a cautionary tale...

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Pokemon Go And the Art Of The Employee Perk

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Article by Alan Margulis - Aug 23, 2017

There is a direct (and hopefully positive) correlation between your recruiting and retention efforts. Specifcally, the time, money, and effort spent landing the best talent for open positions is a complete waste without a commensurate effort to keep them engaged.

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Before You Hire Your Next Employee, Read Glassdoor

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Article by Alan Margulis - Aug 16, 2017

That candidate you hired today will likely write your company’s next review on Glassdoor. What do you want it to say? 

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Why Online Talent Platforms Are The Future Of Hiring

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Article by Alan Margulis - Jul 25, 2017

Online talent platforms are transforming hiring by helping to quickly connect jobseekers with opportunities that match their needs. In fact, by the year 2025, online talent platforms could potentially add $2.7 trillion to the global GDP.

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