Four Tips for Making Employee Vacations Work for You and Your Team

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With employee retention and engagement being very real challenges to many employers, the last thing a smart manager wants to do is to deny vacation requests. In addition to employees being entitled to the time off, research also shows that vacations or ‘down time’ are vital to keeping employees satisfied with their jobs, engaged; and not getting burnt out. Here are some tips for how to coolly manage your team’s vacation schedule even as the temperatures continue to rise:

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Pre-boarding: Safeguard Your New Hires by Engaging Them Before Their First Day!

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We are all familiar with onboarding, the process of setting up a new hire so they can settle in and get to work. But with low unemployment and the competition for top talent becoming fiercer than ever, employers are turning to pre-boarding to get and keep the new hire engaged – even before their start dates. While often more informal and even fun, more and more employers are now giving it serious thought.

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Is It Too Late To Apply? How an “Old” Job Ad Can Lead To Great Opportunities

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Have you come across a job ad that has been up for more than a few weeks and wondered if you should apply to something that, statistically, should have already been filled by now? While it’s true that companies get hundreds of applications within the first 24 hours of the job ad being published, there is a lot of value in checking into a job that has been out a little bit longer. Here is a process for doing that.

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Visualizing Success and Other Expert Tips for Staying Positive During Your Job Interview

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It is normal to be nervous during a job interview. Even seasoned professionals feel a few butterflies before they meet with a Hiring Manager. The key to a successful interview is to keep your nerves from hurting your performance by staying positive. Luckily, there are some tips you can use to keep yourself thinking and feeling positive during the interview:

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3 Smart Ways to Stay Productive this Summer

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Summer, and the warm weather that comes with it, is finally here! While summer is good for the soul, it can present distractions that can hinder your work. Studies show that productivity can drop up to 20% in the summer months and projects can take 13% longer to complete. Luckily, there are some simple ways to keep your productivity up while still enjoying the summer:

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