Milwaukee Job Market and Employment News

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Recruiters spend their days helping job seekers find positions and hiring managers staff company roles. But as it happens, the job seekers they support DON’T spend every day doing this. Job seekers come and go from the marketplace once every few years, ideally, and some enter and leave only a handful of times during their… read the rest »

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You need a candidate for your open position in IT (cybersecurity, app development or—most likely for a smaller company—network administration), and you have a stack of digital resumes and a gallery of smiling interviewees to sift through. But you have a one issue holding you back. Since the company is small, you often wear multiple… read the rest »

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During your job interview, you’ll probably be asked to describe your greatest strengths as a candidate; this question is broad, meaningful and extremely useful to most companies who take their candidate search seriously. A discussion about your greatest strengths typically brings along a discussion about your potential shortcomings: What is your greatest weakness? While many… read the rest »

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In the abstract, most managers and employers appreciate candidates who can demonstrate “teamwork.” Most claim they prefer “team players” to whatever the alternative might be, and in almost every role in every workplace, candidates will at some point be expected to engage on some level with other employees of the company. But what exactly does… read the rest »

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As your launch into your IT job search, there are a few things you can control and a few hard qualifications that may already be tucked under your belt. If you have a degree in computer science, great! You’ll certainly add that detail to your resume and discuss your education with potential interviewers. If you… read the rest »

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Younger workers and recent graduates are often hired at a cost. Which is to say, they bring plenty of potential, but limited experience to the workplace, and the training they require can take months or years and can come with a high price tag. To learn the ropes and contribute, millennial employees make expensive newbie… read the rest »

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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 »