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Before you take that new position, be sure you know how your new employer will help you develop professionally. Since a growing number of candidates, like you, fully expect to get training on the job, it’s important to find out up front what professional training the company offers and how they approach ongoing educatio...

  Internship Program Expands to Cristo Rey High School in Dallas     Recruiting and staffing resources provider The Intersect Group has expanded its corporate work-study internship program with the Cristo Rey Network with a new internship program at Cristo Rey&n...

So we’re still talking among ourselves – a lot – about diversity and inclusion in hiring. We wrote here a couple of weeks ago about hiring for cultural fit, and how it can sometimes result in hiring for “unconscious bias.”   We’re not done.  Our virtual “water cooler” ...

As the workplace continues to evolve, virtual teams are becoming a reality for many organizations. According to GlobalWorkplaceAnalytics.com, 3.7 million employees (2.8 percent of the workforce) now work from home at least half the time and approximately 20-25 percent of the workforce teleworks at some frequenc...

Analytics for SMBs For small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), the ability to extract nuggets of insight from the data their business generates can allow them to create and sustain a competitive advantage. It wasn’t long ago when the cost and complexity of analytical software and skills made it infeasible for SMBs, b...

Let’s say you’re on an interview for a job opportunity you found yourself. Things are going well. In fact, they are going so well that you’re called back for a second or even third interview and then – oh, happy, happy day!!! – you’re offered the job and the hiring manager asks you what you...

National Payroll Week (September 7-11 this year) was created to celebrate the administrative and finance workers who pretty much keep the world turning: payroll professionals. In fact, the celebration actually acknowledges “America’s employees and the payroll professionals who pay them,” adding that, “...

We conducted  – admittedly unscientific – polls on LinkedIn recently (now closed) to both job seekers and hiring managers/company leaders. The results were….interesting:  Each group was asked to rate among four choices what they believed was the “most important attribute in hiring”: ...

Do you get nervous before a job interview? Probably. Do you get really nervous? That’s typical, too. Yet there’s a bit of a “secret” when it comes to going on job interviews and keeping the jitters at bay and it’s all about how you look at it: Think of a job interview as you interviewing them! &...

In our last article in a series of principles that contribute to Google's success, Edwin Miller, CEO, shares how giving more in value than you receive results in differentiating yourself from your competitors. The first Google principle is to give more than you receive. This is simple, yet so powerful – and frankly ha...