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Posted December 17, 2014 by

Improving Productivity through Employee Recognition

Laura O. Tolentino

Laura O. Tolentino

Success in the business world is measured by turning a profit: Your business is at its best when you demonstrate that income outweighs expenses on your balance sheet. When the fiscal year ends, you take a closer look at those numbers and attempt to figure out where improvements can be made to increase overall efficiency. Whether you streamline the logistics process, eliminate non-performing sectors or re-allocate resources, improving the smooth functioning of your company is the goal.

However, many project managers miss out on a critical opportunity when it comes to increased efficiencies. Instead of looking at personnel and its impact on productivity, they take aim at other company assets and processes. The truth is that employees are among the most valuable components of a business, and they need to be nurtured and developed in order to reach their highest potential. Improving productivity through employee recognition is one effective way to show them their worth, so take the right approach when showcasing individual achievement. (more…)

Posted May 30, 2014 by

UK Entry Level Jobs in HR for Women are 3 Times More than Men, but They Struggle to Advance

While women in the UK strive for more opportunities to advance in the workforce, they are working in entry level jobs in HR three times more than men, according to the following post.

In Hong Kong entry level positions were more gender balanced, with more men achieving senior positions. The study asked a representative sample of nine hundred and eighty three members of the Hong Kong Institute of…

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Posted March 06, 2014 by

Need References for Recent College Graduate Jobs? Make Sure You Choose Carefully

If the time comes when you need references in search of recent college graduate jobs, be careful about who you choose.  The following post has some advice on how to select the right people as references.

You’ve completed your interview… and can finally breathe a sigh of relief. It is now time for the interview panel to go to work. They will review their notes from the interview, your work experience, and any testing you’ve completed. References will be checked. It may seem like this part of your interview process is

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Posted December 12, 2013 by

Dealing with Bad Bosses on Those Recent College Graduate Jobs? 5 Ways Not to Approach Them

Young professionals who are dealing with bad bosses on their recent college graduate jobs may be tempted to confront them at some point.  However, they should be careful about doing so in the wrong manner.  The following post has five ways not to approach a bad boss.

If you’re depressed, angry or constantly chewing your fingernails to nubs because you have a bad boss, the good news is you’re not alone. Millions of workers join you in your despair and anguish. Yet no matter how miserable you are, you’re probably not going to quit, because let’s face

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Posted December 24, 2012 by

Securing Government Employment – Part 2: How Do I Apply to Federal Jobs?

CollegeRecruiter.comHow do military veterans apply for jobs in the federal government?  The following post helps them understand the application process.

Once you’ve found a government job you’re interested in (see Part 1: How Do I Find Government Jobs?), you need to understand the federal job announcements to be sure you are qualified for the job and to successfully apply for the position.

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Securing Government Employment – Part 2: How Do I Apply to Federal Jobs?