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How HR can help improve employee retention

As the work world struggles to get back to normal (whatever that means these days!), you’ve probably heard about The Great Resignation. As the lore goes, employees have been galvanized by the pandemic’s changes, and have decided to quit their jobs in the hopes of finding one that aligns ...

Need a hiring boost? Think like a CMO!

As the dreaded phrase “Great Resignation” swirls around HR circles, recruiters and hiring managers have the unenviable task of filling a growing number of open positions in one of the most challenging climates in a very long time. Yet you charge on because getting the right people in place ...

5 states with the most career opportunities

There have been a lot of lessons for all of us over the span of the pandemic, but when it comes to our post-pandemic work lives, one may be more significant than the rest: we can work from anywhere. Companies that were once hesitant to establish work-from-home (WFH) protocols now have hybrid or ...

Quit procrastinating! How to break the habit for good

Did you hear about the Procrastination Pride parade? It’s been moved to next week. Old jokes aside, procrastination is a painfully familiar concept to most of us. It can be a huge productivity and momentum killer, even when we’re putting things off for good reasons. The end result is the ...

How the job search will change in 2022

Nothing about the job market has felt “normal” lately—but that isn’t going to stop things from changing yet again as we move into a new year. (Surprise!) If 2020 and 2021 were about dealing with an unprecedented situation and figuring out how to cope, 2022 is going to be about how to ...

Just hired? Here are 8 questions you should ask your new boss

The first days at a new job can be a total whirlwind. You’re meeting people, doing piles of onboarding paperwork, and making all sorts of notes for yourself. Soon, you’ll be a seasoned veteran in your new role, but for now, things can feel busy and even a little overwhelming, no matter how ...

6 dream jobs for the Shopaholic

If anyone has ever said to you, “You shop like it’s your job,” then this might just be your favorite time of year. For those who are looking to start turning the satisfaction of buying things into a more profitable (and personal credit card-friendly) career path in the new year, then ...

How to recognize (and hire!) a “learner”

With so much changing and left uncertain in a pandemic world, adaptability has become one of the most prized qualities around—for both employers and employees. For companies, it means being able to strategize and succeed even when external forces are chaotic. For workers, it’s more about ...

Need the perfect cover letter? Follow these 6 rules

Cover letters may feel like a throwback to the now largely gone days of printing out your resume on fancy paper and sending it, but they’re still holding on as an important part of the job search process. They’re partly a formality, but you should really look at them as a chance to set the ...