Milwaukee Job Market and Employment News

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You know you need to polish your leadership skills so you can gain respect in the workplace and start reaching for the next rung of the ladder. And if you’re already a mid-career pro with plenty of well-earned respect, a boost to your leadership skills can help you get things done and widen your sphere… read the rest »

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Better health means the world to your employees (even if they don’t fully recognize the benefits until they see them). A healthy, active lifestyle, including proper nutrition, sleep, hydration and stress management can improve everything from aches and pains to the risk of serious illnesses down the road. When you’re taking active steps toward health… read the rest »

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Are you about to take your first step into a career in sales? Maybe you’re an established mid-career professional in the midst of a job change. Or maybe you’ve been in the field for some time, you’ve gone as far as your current job can take you, and you’re ready to polish your interview skills… read the rest »

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Most of the time, when you look out over your hardworking teams, you’re proud of what you see. For the most part, your employees are smart, they’re nice people, they work hard and they each remind you every day why you decided to hire them in the first place. In some cases, you think of… read the rest »

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If you’re like most of us, when it comes to your career, you probably don’t live with both feet planted firmly in the present. You step into your office or workplace every day and do your job with passion and commitment, but you probably don’t expect to be in this very place, completing these tasks,… read the rest »

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Recruiting can be an uphill climb, even on an ordinary day. And when unemployment reaches record lows, the challenge can seem almost impossible. How can you find and compete for the highest level of talent when most workers aren’t on the market at all? You may need to dig a little deeper into your pool… read the rest »

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Sometimes moving your career forward and landing an offer means focusing on the people around you, not just on the job. And sometimes impressing an employer has nothing to do with your skill sets or industry knowledge and everything to do with your ability to read a scene, connect with others and form honest relationships…. read the rest »

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Elevate the loyalty and productivity of your teams by encouraging personal investment. If your employee understands how her own role and her own tasks connect to the larger enterprise and serve the company mission, she’ll be less likely to check out when obstacles arise in her path. More important, she’ll be less likely to search… read the rest »

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There are plenty of great reasons to hire you. You’re highly qualified, you know what you’re doing and any smart hiring manager will recognize your stand-out traits and immediately see you for the asset you are. You’ve studied hard and worked hard to get where you are, and you deserve the offer you’re looking for…. read the rest »

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Empower your employees and allow them to take risks and make mistakes. Give them room to grow –within reason — and you’ll reap the benefits over the long term. Here are a few considerations to keep in mind as you take off the training wheels, step back and let your employees soar on their own…. read the rest »