How to Hire for Soft Skills 
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How to Hire for Soft Skills 

How to Hire for Soft Skills 

by Ray Bixler What are soft skills? While many hiring mangers focus on hard skills, those abilities that are teachable and easy to identify (Can she code? Can he operate a forklift?), fewer focus on soft skills. Soft skills are subjective and much harder to list on a resume or explain in a cover letter. … Read More

Many Employees Have a Mid-Career Crisis. Here’s How Employers Can Help
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Many Employees Have a Mid-Career Crisis. Here’s How Employers Can Help

Many Employees Have a Mid-Career Crisis. Here’s How Employers Can Help

by Serenity Gibbons The “midcareer crisis” is a real phenomenon for many workers; research has shown that career satisfaction bottoms out when people are in the middle of their careers. For many managers, the problem is seeing those employees through to the other side. Many companies and leaders have failed to develop plans for the … Read More

When You Start a New Job, Pay Attention to These 5 Aspects of Company Culture
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When You Start a New Job, Pay Attention to These 5 Aspects of Company Culture

When You Start a New Job, Pay Attention to These 5 Aspects of Company Culture

by Allan H. Church and Jay A. Conger When you join an organization, you have a short window of time to adapt to its culture. It’s the old 90-day rule. And we know too many talented individuals who have stumbled in their new company because they failed to read the cultural tea leaves. This happens … Read More

5 Smart Ways To Deal With Workplace Stress
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5 Smart Ways To Deal With Workplace Stress

5 Smart Ways To Deal With Workplace Stress

by Nancy Collamer Feeling stressed at work? Sorry to say, you’re in excellent company. According to an American Psychological Association survey, Americans are more stressed than at any time during the past decade. But I’m happy to share five helpful coping strategies I picked up from two experts while attending the recent Indeed.com conference on … Read More