THANKING A POTENTIAL EMPLOYER FOR AN INTERVIEW Jeff Seifert with Professional Placement, Inc. in another installment of “Jeff on Jobs” discusses best practices for thanking a potential employer for an interview. Watch now!
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SUCCESSFULLY MANAGING EMPLOYEES From Workawesome.com A high demand for the employee productivity lacking in today’s workforce leaves management teams wondering exactly what to do. The dazzling distractions of a high tech world constantly bombard the work environment. Employees are so busy texting, “tweeting” and updating their Facebook statuses that employers are left with unfinished assignments,… Read more »
FACEBOOK POSTING TECHNIQUES THAT REALLY WORK By Mikal E. Belicove for Entrepreneur.com There’s a fine line between a scientific approach to marketing on Facebook and a haphazard shotgun approach. For those of you who prefer not to “point and shoot,” a new study from a San Francisco-based social media strategy firm offers an in-depth analysis… Read more »
50 TIPS FOR INCREASED PRODUCTIVITY From Lifehack.org 1. Take a break. You can’t always be working at optimum productivity. Instead, you should shoot for working in short bursts at your most productive times. 2. Set a timer for each of your tasks. 3. Eliminate all distractions. This includes the phone, email notifications, and having multiple… Read more »
SELECTING SALES PEOPLE BASED ON SALES “TYPE” OR PERSONALITY From StreetDirectory.com What factors do you look at when evaluating potential sales people? If you’re like most employers, you weigh the candidate’s experience, track record, and industry contacts. But no matter how carefully you analyze these criteria, sales hiring often remains hit-or-miss. Why? A number of… Read more »
HOW TO ANSWER: ‘WHAT HAVE YOU BEEN DOING SINCE YOU WERE LAID OFF?’ (CAREERBUILDER) By Kaitlin Madden, CareerBuilder.com Writer When you first lost your job, you spent your time wallowing in your sorrows — eating ice cream in your pajamas and watching Judge Judy all afternoon. Then your determination kicked in, and you decided to… Read more »