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Updating your recruitment strategy so it’s proactive rather than reactive can put you ahead of the competition and allow you to scoop up the best people.
When managers interview job candidates, it’s nearly impossible to get a good reading of a person’s moral compass. Here are some effective “situational” or “behavioral” questions and scenarios managers can pose.
Many executives equate strategic planning with staging a “SWOT analysis”—an examination of their organization’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. But recent research adds another element to the mix: an organization's culture.

If you sense your presentations are failing to rouse others to action, it’s probably time for a tuneup, says career and business advisor Beverly Flaxington. Here are six steps to a more powerful presentation.

If you hire interns, make 2013 the year you ramp up your summer program. Start viewing your internships from a workforce development perspective. Six ideas for transforming your internships from nice to necessary:
In order for a company to succeed as a whole, its managers need to help their individual employees succeed by effectively managing their performance. All managers can benefit from these reminders during reviews.
Hiring great employees is difficult—and legally dangerous. Just a few ill-timed words in a want ad or interview can trigger a legal complaint. Here are the key liability hot spots to watch out for.
Becoming a successful virtual assis­­tant requires a deep sense of commitment and a host of skills. As a VA, you are the Swiss Army knife and the adjunct busi­­ness manager for every client for whom you work.

The people who designed the sites for SharePoint 2010 probably made some decisions based on what they thought you needed. But sometimes, you need to use list data in SharePoint a little differently.

 

Absenteeism affects all employers, all year long. How do you motivate employees to cut down on absenteeism? Offering perfect-attendance awards may not be the right carrot. Here are six reasons why.