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Posted June 22, 2017 by

10 ways employers can turn struggling new hires into rock star employees [infographic]

Performance improvement tips for entry-level employees

It’s a rewarding feeling for employers, HR professionals, and recruiters to attract that rock star entry-level employee. But it’s also as equally deflating when that recent college grad or other new hire isn’t working out. Many questions arise. Why isn’t this entry-level employee working out? What went wrong? There could be many reasons – a poor onboarding program, communication gaps, unidentified skills gaps, or a culture clash could be among the many potential reasons new employees struggle.

But before an employer considers terminating a struggling new hire – resulting in a costly hiring mistake – there are a number of steps that should take place, to help this entry-level employee improve, and eventually, make an impact. (more…)

Posted February 10, 2014 by

How to Stand Out at Your Entry-Level Job

Happy student/young woman giving a thumbs up on getting first business job

Happy student/young woman giving a thumbs up on getting first business job. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

As new college graduates find out very quickly, many entry-level jobs are not designed to help you stand out. Instead, your role is to fade into the background; to pour coffee, assist a higher-up, or otherwise serve in the day-to-day administrata of office work.

However, even if your job involves a lot of envelope-stuffing and printer management, there are still ways to stand out and start your journey to career success. (more…)