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What To Do With Under-Performing Employees

By |2022-01-05T20:36:20+00:00January 5th, 2022|Top Talent Blog|

The beginning of the year represents a timely opportunity for employee reviews and providing feedback regarding performance and development. Leaders have the chance to reflect on the milestones achieved in 2021 and create new goals for 2022. Annual reviews allow managers to praise positive behaviors, award well-earned promotions, and bring out the best in each

Why Soft Skills Matter and How to Define Them

By |2021-12-15T18:21:47+00:00December 15th, 2021|Top Talent Blog|

Most managers thrive when it comes to evaluating an employee’s success related to the hard skills of a role. Achieving measurable quotas or directly contributing to profit are black-and-white and leave little room for interpretation. The challenge most face is in evaluating the soft skills of every role. The key is to define what those

Frequently Asked Questions About the Staffing Industry

By |2021-12-08T20:16:43+00:00December 8th, 2021|Top Talent Blog|

The whole recruiting process can be a mystery. As a candidate, you wonder how you can best use a recruiter. How can you get their attention? Why don't they call you back? Today we answer your frequently asked questions (FAQs) about recruiters and the staffing industry as a whole. How can I select a recruiter

How Candidates Can Make a Great First Impression

By |2021-12-02T16:39:07+00:00December 2nd, 2021|Top Talent Blog|

Congratulations! You have an interview! Now is the time to put your best foot forward. For those of you who are rusty this article is for you. Here is how to prep for a first interview and make that first impression count: The Goal of a First Interview From the employer's perspective, they created this

How Companies Land Second Interviews with Candidates

By |2021-11-24T14:50:20+00:00November 24th, 2021|Top Talent Blog|

The employment market has shifted to be candidate-driven over the last two years. Second interviews with top-tier candidates are no longer a guarantee. Your opportunity and company have got to be top-notch to make the candidate want to come back for round two. Today we learn how you can improve your odds of a second

How to Build a Professional Network 101

By |2021-11-24T14:24:15+00:00November 17th, 2021|Top Talent Blog|

One of the best ways to leapfrog the competition and land yourself a job is through utilizing your professional network. Building and cultivating that network is just as essential as managing your career. Many forget to continue networking once they land their dream job. The reality is that networking never stops and neither should you!

Why Being Essential Hurts You and Your Company

By |2021-11-10T15:07:22+00:00November 10th, 2021|Top Talent Blog|

It’s nice to feel valued by your company. It’s especially rewarding to be told by your boss that you’re so good at what you do that you’ve become indispensable. What if you’ve become so essential that it actually hurts you and your company. Is that possible? “Yes, you can be too essential at your job,

The 3 Traits of a Real Entrepreneur

By |2021-11-03T18:12:57+00:00November 3rd, 2021|Top Talent Blog|

Being an entrepreneur is an admired title in our society. Ask a candidate in an interview if they view themselves as entrepreneurs, and their responses are almost always “absolutely.” However, these types of questions often reveal what people "aspire to be" not who they are currently. Why is being an entrepreneur in a professional setting

The One Question That All Leaders Must Answer

By |2021-10-27T16:24:37+00:00October 27th, 2021|Top Talent Blog|

You may have recently found yourself saying phrases like "I have to go to this team meeting" or "I have to take the kids to practice". We act like we don't have a choice, as if we are imprisoned to do the things we don't want to do. In reality, most of us DO have

How to Create a Positive Work Environment

By |2021-10-27T13:44:04+00:00October 20th, 2021|Top Talent Blog|

We all know the power that positivity can bring to your life. At the same time, "trying to look on the bright side" 24/7 just isn't practical. We all have bad days from time to time and moments where we need to blow off steam. The question is, "How do you create space for those

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