Should You “Fall” for the Likeable Candidate?

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The autumn of 2021 finds many employers caught in a whirlwind of filling what seems like a never-ending stream of open positions. For some of those openings, the stack of resumes is sizeable, but for other jobs, it’s slim picking. An array of questions fill the weary minds of business owners and hiring managers: Do […]


Do You Have Job Search Burnout?

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Looking for a job—not just any job but the right job—can be exhausting, nerve-wracking, and overwhelming. And that’s during “normal” times when a worldwide pandemic hasn’t caused a massive economic downturn from which we are collectively trying to recover. Let’s face it. Life has been uber challenging these past eighteen-plus months. And now, an extended […]


Ghosting Employers May Haunt Your Career

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Many professionals underestimate the impact of ghosting employers. While they usually understand it costs them a job – something that may actually be part of their plan – they don’t always see the wider ramifications.  In reality, ghosting employers may haunt your career. If you’re wondering what kind of impact it can have, here’s what you need to […]


4 Strategies to Avoid a Bad Hire

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Do you want to splinter the team’s healthy dynamic? Throw a wrench into the workings of a thriving, productive workforce? Maybe you’re all about marring the company’s reputation or looking for a way to drive your best employees away. Because who needs upbeat morale anyway, right? Of course, you’re not seeking any of those horrific […]


4 Tactics for Developing Leadership Potential

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“Before you become a leader, success is all about growing yourself. After you become a leader, success is about growing others.” Jack Welch, General Electric CEO Leaders beget leaders. That is if they take that aspect of their leadership role seriously. It’s no secret that managing and executing, goal setting, and vision casting pack their […]


5 Traits that Encourage Collaboration

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“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller Think back to your playground days. Do you remember the kids who played well in the sandbox? Chances are you for sure remember the ones who hoarded the scoop and bucket for themselves -the boy who threw sand in all directions and […]


5 Lifestyles to Take Full Advantage of Temporary Jobs

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Many people underestimate the potential of temporary positions through job placement agencies. They assume that temp jobs aren’t going to benefit their career, causing them to pass by exceptional positions.   In reality, temp jobs aren’t just a form of short-term employment; they are career-boosting opportunities that can help make your professional goals a reality.   While everyone […]


A Salute to Labor Day

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As holidays go, the first Monday in September carries quite a hefty assignment. Not only does Labor Day mark the end of summer and the transition back to school, but this holiday also commemorates the American workforce, collectively and individually, for their vast achievements and contributions to this country and its economy. Present-day celebrations span […]


3 Tips for Making Right-Fit Hiring Decisions

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The thrill and the agony. The thrill of adding new energy to the company by way of a stellar hire. The agony of realizing after investing time and energy into a new hire that it’s not going to work out. The loosely translated phrase from ABC’s Wide World of Sports says it all, doesn’t it? […]


The Manufacturing Industry is HOT Right Now: Top Opportunities You Don’t Want To Miss

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The manufacturing industry is blowing up right now. There is higher demand, and many employers in Connecticut are offering higher wages and better benefits. Not to mention, there is no shortage of entry-level positions to help you get your foot in the door. You might start as an assembly worker, machine operator, inspection employee, or […]