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Attention Employers: Rude Workers Cost you Money!

It’s sad but true. According to a 2007 study published in the Academy of Management Journal, incivility costs companies approximately $14,000 per employee. And, a 2016 study published in the Journal of Applied Psychology says that incivility is contagious. We’re not talking about obvious inappropriate…

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Best Practices: Resumes

We’re introducing a new series here at LandaJob called Best Practices. We’ll start today with resumes; future blogs will look at cover letters, portfolios and LinkedIn practices. If you have something else you’d like us to take a look at in this series, please let…

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Should you get an advanced degree?

In a word, probably. A weak answer, I know, but it’s not black and white. There are numerous reasons to get a master’s degree, or even a doctorate, and a few very good reasons not to. The most obvious disadvantage is the cost. A master’s…

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Improving Employee Productivity

Improving productivity helps you meet your business goals and enhances your bottom line. It’s not a simple thing, but doesn’t need to be over-complicated either. Basically, improving employee productivity means improving your work environment and culture. When employees have a positive, open work environment, they…

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Businesses Listen Up – Un-Sick Days – the latest fad or worthwhile benefit?

Un-Sick Days are partly what the name implies – they are days when your employee calls in to work to say they’re not coming in. The catch is, these days are specifically for scheduling and keeping annual medical check-ups, dental cleanings, eye exams, skin screenings,…

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How do I keep my top employees?

Have you ever received an unexpected resignation letter from a top-performing, long-term employee? Arrrrgggghhh! Why did this happen?! Let’s talk employee retention strategies. Doesn’t sound very exciting does it? However, thinking about, developing and putting into place an employee retention program can save you time,…

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How long does a job search take?

The short answer is: it depends. The long answer is: a lot of things come into play in a job search, so it’s hard to come up with an answer that applies to everyone. People in the industry are saying, on average, it takes a…

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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, Here’s my resume. As you know, I have always loved working here at XYZ Zany Ads but since our…

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What’s new at LandaJob

Kathryn was a featured breakout session speaker at KC IABC’s annual Business Communicators Summit on February 16 at the KU Edwards Campus. Her session “Stay Out of the Basement – Get Employed Fast and Avoid Moving Home” was geared to graduating seniors, but was also…

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How to interview effectively – tips for job seekers!

We have previously talked about interviewing effectively from the hiring manager’s perspective. Now we want to take a look at effective interviewing tips for job candidates. This is so important. I hate to bring up such an outdated saying, but like they say, “you only…

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