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Onboarding for Millennials

Onboarding for Millennials On · board ·ing / än’ bôrdiNG / noun The action or process of integrating a new employee into an organization. Okay. Now that we’ve defined it, let’s talk about onboarding specifically for millennials. I can hear you already, “do I really…

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How to successfully merge staffs after an acquisition

Some say yes, some say no. It seems from everything we see that it’s currently successful about half the time. Why? Because generally the two companies tend to look almost exclusively at the bottom line. Big surprise, right? Financials and stockholders generally drive the desire…

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Body Language – How it can affect your job interview

It’s been said that over fifty percent of our communication is non-verbal. Think about that. Over half of what we’re telling someone is being said consciously or unconsciously by our body. So how can I use that little factoid to increase my chances of a…

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LandaJob News

LandaJob continues our commitment to supporting college students with information about careers and job search. Kathryn recently was featured in a blog post at Glassdoor for Employers (http://bit.ly/2hnpZB1). The article gathered input from a variety of hiring professionals about the best interview questions to ensure…

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Dear Landa

Another installment of advice to the joblorn, where questions are sometimes real, sometimes not – but try to imagine the ones we can’t print. Dear Landa: I need some advice. My first day of my new job was yesterday. When I arrived, the receptionist looked…

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Networking: Where do I start??

“It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” I’m not sure about the first part of that over-used statement, but the second part is most definitely true. What is networking? Simply put, it’s developing relationships with people, which you can then draw upon for…

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Why don’t you Google that?

How many times have we said that to someone or heard that from someone? The term for the powerful search engine comes from the word “googol.” A googol is 10 to the 100th power (which is 1 followed by 100 zeros). A googol is larger…

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Unlimited PTO – Friend or Foe?

We touched on this issue briefly in a previous post on new trends in employee benefits. This can be and is a powerful recruiting tool. But is it a good thing or a bad thing? There are several pros and cons to consider. Unlimited PTO…

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How do I respond to negative feedback?

None of us like to be criticized. We’re only human. But the important thing to remember when you’re receiving less-than-glowing feedback is feedback is good. It is your friend. How else would you know if you’re doing something wrong? How else would you learn about…

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Salary Negotiation – Tips and Pitfalls

Negotiating your salary is scary. There’s no getting around it. But, armed with some solid information and advice, you can do this! Whether you’re negotiating your salary for a new job or negotiating a raise in a current job, it pays to do a little…

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