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Easy Ways to Make Your Next Meeting More Productive

There’s no comparison to gathering employees together to discuss a topic. Group emails just don’t accomplish the same end. Whether in person or by conference call, meetings are definitely helpful. But it takes planning to maximize the time spent by all attendees. Seven Easy Steps to a Productive Meeting To make meetings worthwhile for all… Read More »

Spot the Lie: Best Questions to Ask When Checking References

When hiring new employees, a reference check is an important step—it helps you avoid turnover, as well as protect your employees and your company. Contacting professional references helps you learn more about a candidate’s work ethic and character. It’s your only real way to find out more about a candidate from an outside source. Ten… Read More »

Five Ways to Stand Out in a Busy Work Climate

Busy workplaces can be an easy place to fall beneath the radar. However, by keeping your head down, you miss out on ways to shine, stand out and get promoted! If you’re looking to get ahead in your career, but your work environment is bustling, what can you do? Five Ways to Stand Out at… Read More »

How to Avoid Burning Out During Your Job Hunt

It’s no secret—searching for a new job is a full-time job in itself! Just think about it. You need to prepare your resume and cover letter for each position to which you apply. You need to scour the internet for open positions, plus network with others in your industry to learn about openings, or meet… Read More »

Is Your Company’s Online Presence Preventing You From Landing Better Candidates?

What is the first thing a candidate does when conducting a job search? Visits your website! They may have even learned of the job opening through your social media pages, like LinkedIn and Facebook. As you can imagine, your online presence is important to the caliber of candidates you’re able to attract. Why? A leading… Read More »

How to Properly Set Career Goals for 2019

The New Year presents a fresh new start, especially in your career. Maybe you like your job, but you’re no longer in love with it. Or maybe you’re ready for a complete change to a different position or even industry. You may feel unhappy and unsatisfied, but things won’t really change until you set goals… Read More »

Best Ways to Beat Those Winter Blues

Not feeling quite like yourself this season? The wintertime can be a downer for many, complete with limited daylight and cooler temperatures. Even if you live in a warm climate, you may simply feel down because the lively activity associated with the holidays has come to an end. Regardless of your reasoning, you’re not alone: … Read More »

What to Do When You’re Offered a Job You Aren’t Sure You Want

Interviews are educational for both the employer and for you. During this critical question-and-answer period, an interviewer takes time to learn if you’d be a good fit for a position—and you gather information to see if the job is something you definitely want. After all, taking a new job can be stressful. You need to… Read More »

A Look Back at the Top 3 Articles for Job Seekers from 2018

Best Job Seeker Articles 2018 | Happy Faces Personnel Group

As 2018 winds to a close, you may be thinking about your goals for the New Year. Where will your career take you? What new things do you want to learn? Goal setting is one of the best ways to keep moving forward and accomplish everything you dream about! As you think about what’s to… Read More »

A look back at the top 3 articles for managers from 2018

Best Management Articles 2018 | Happy Faces Personnel Group

It’s been a busy year! As we say goodbye to 2018 and look forward to 2019, most business owners are spending Q4 planning next year’s goals. Through research and reflection, you can strengthen the foundation of your current goals, plus draft new ones. Resources abound and are useful to gain industry perspective as you plan… Read More »