Struggling to Close Out Emails? Use This Closing for the Best Response Rate

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As you finish up an email, you may not give much thought to your closing. After all, the hard part is done, right? Message complete. Now you just need an appropriate sign-off. No big deal. But, maybe it is. According to a study by productivity software manufacturer Boomerang, certain email closings deliver significantly higher response… Read more »

Why It’s Critical to Build Trust with Employees Right Away

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Building trust with your employees starts even before they’re officially on board at your company. Its roots are planted at their first point of contact – when they visit your website, hear about you from a contact, or search for and find your open jobs. First impressions are often indelible. For those roots to flourish,… Read more »

How To Create a Job Posting that Attracts Top Talent

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Your job postings are often candidates’ first touch point with your company – and you only get one chance to make a good first impression. Competition is hotter than ever in today’s candidate-driven labor market, so be sure your postings are crisp, clear, attractive, and compelling, so they convert job seekers into applicants. Be strategic… Read more »

Addressing Gaps in Your Employment

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Potential employers carefully review your resume, so if you have an employment gap, it won’t go unnoticed. However, this is only a big deal if you make it one, so tackle the issue head-on. Whether you were fired from your last job or stepped away from the workforce to take care of a family member,… Read more »

Considering Relocating for a Job? Ask These Questions First

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You applied for an out-of-town job on a fluke, but in a shocking turn, that position is now yours — if you want it. Receiving a job offer is always exciting, but now that reality has set in, it’s time to decide if you want to pack up and move. On one hand, starting a… Read more »