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When you apply for a new job, you want to demonstrate you can handle the daily requirements of the role, but you also want to prove you’re a relatable and trustworthy person. Most of us already know trust arises from a candidate’s friendliness, kindness, sense of humor and communication skill. But here’s another fact about… read the rest »

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In order to succeed in your open position, the right candidate will need the technical training required by the daily tasks of the job. This may mean an eye for quality control, experience with relevant software or bilingual fluency. Qualifications in this category are usually cut and dry; either candidates have them, or they don’t…. read the rest »

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As you search for work, you’re probably submitting your resume to job search services and apps, as well as reaching out directly to members of your network who can connect you with leads and point you in the right direction. These are necessary tools; however, make sure they aren’t the only ones you’re using. Keep… read the rest »

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Experienced managers recognize the value of stepping back, trusting employees, and placing them in the driver’s seat when the opportunity arises. This move comes with risks, of course, but risks are an essential aspect of growth, and they’re an essential aspect of effective management. Hovering and micromanaging will send you in the wrong direction, since… read the rest »

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Best of Staffing Seals

EXTENSION RECRUITING WINS CLEARLYRATED’S 2019 BEST OF STAFFING® CLIENT AND TALENT AWARDS FOR THE THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR Earned by less than two percent of all staffing agencies in the U.S. and Canada MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN – February 7, 2019 – Extension, Inc., a leading recruiting and staffing firm in Administrative/Professional, Accounting/Finance, Information Technology, Sales/Marketing, Engineering, and… read the rest »

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Is your work-life balance gradually becoming a work-work balance, minus the balance? You may have started your employer-employee relationship expecting to draw clear boundaries, or maybe your employer promised a “culture of balance” or a respectful relationship the day you accepted the offer and signed on. But now that day is in the past, and… read the rest »

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What are your employees up to? What are they doing right now, and what are they hoping to accomplish in the future? If you can choose a given employee and answer this question with ease, that’s a good sign you’re on the path to effective leadership. On the other hand, if you aren’t sure what… read the rest »

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There are some important career and life lessons we can learn in a classroom, and there are some we can learn by identifying role models and watching them as they work. There are also some critical moves we can learn by listening to lectures and podcasts and reading essays written by others about their own… read the rest »

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A hiring mistake (generally considered a new employee who leaves the workplace within one calendar year), can come with a high price tag. It’s no surprise that if the hiring process is expensive, most managers would rather not pay that bill more than once within the same year. The cost involved in publishing a job… read the rest »

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In order to succeed and climb the ladder in your chosen career field, you’ll need to know how to handle the specific and specialized tasks that your work entails. You’ll need to program in the right languages, exercise the right technical skills, design a program, manage a budget, hire staff, or negotiate vendor contracts. But… read the rest »