Do You Know What Your True Hiring Needs Are?

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If a staff member has just quit or a department has expanded, you have an open position that you need to fill. But you cannot choose “just anyone” to fill it. The right person will bring the necessary skills, potential, and cultural “fit” to the organization; the wrong one will cause productivity to lag –… Read more »

5 Ways to Lead Your Team More Effectively

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Good leadership is important in day-to-day business and essential in a crisis. When you focus on improving your day-to-day leadership, you build the foundation of expectation and trust that will help your team function more smoothly in rougher waters. Here are five ways to lead more effectively now and in the future: Build a culture… Read more »

How Much Does Turnover Really Cost?

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Every manager knows that turnover comes with high costs. But how high are they? The truth is it’s hard to know. Certainly there are quantifiable expenses, like the price of posting positions on a job board and the cost of the time a manager spends sifting through resumes or interviewing potential candidates. For the most… Read more »

Can’t Find Top Talent? Here Are a Few Reasons Why

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With the economy back in full swing, every hiring manager wants to find the best candidates available – but not every hiring manager is employing the tactics and strategies needed to bring top talent through the door. Here are some of the most common mistakes companies make when trying to find top talent and how… Read more »

8 Ways to Be a Better Manager

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Study after study reveals that “a bad relationship with the boss” is the number-one reason employees jump ship. Improve retention by becoming a better manager. Here’s how: Communicate in all directions. But don’t think only in terms of hierarchy. You do have to communicate with leadership, fellow managers, and your staff. In all of these… Read more »

5 Do’s and Don’ts for Crafting an Effective Resume

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Crafting a job winning resume is your first step in landing the position that best suits your professional goals. A resume is your calling card, it’s like a marketing piece where you are the product being advertised. Even if your day-to-day job is more focused on numbers than words, this is your opportunity to get… Read more »

What Attracts Top Talent?

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Finding the best people with the cultural “fit” to thrive in your organization improves retention, boosts productivity, and creates a workplace that motivates everyone present to offer their best work. But how do you find these people – or attract them to apply to open positions within your company? The process for attracting top talent… Read more »

4 Step Guide to Honing Your Interview Skills

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Have you ever felt as if you’d sent off a brilliant resume and outstanding cover letter, only to stumble in the interview…and miss the job offer as a result? If so, you’re not alone. Many job seekers view the interview as the single most stressful part of the search process. By preparing and practicing your… Read more »

An Inspiring New Website for ExecuTeam Staffing

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ExecuTeam Staffing, based in Houston, TX, has just launched an informative and contemporary new website at www.executeam.com. The site features a ‘long-scrolling’ page, providing information in distinct sections for job seekers and employers. The ExecuTeam brand ambassador, a young professional,  greets visitors to the site. Background images of Houston provide a local feel, while the site… Read more »