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– Avoid These Top 10 Resume Mistakes
– Being All That We Can See
– Time is Money. How to get the Best Return on your Investment
– The Race Without a Finish Line
– Brain, not Brawn, Counts, Futurist says
– Workplace Boors Get Rude Awakening
– Leadership: Achieving Exceptional Performance
– Sales Interview Rating Form
– Turnover…
– Creativity…
– How Do You Stay Human on the Job?
– Use Your Employer’s Time Fairly
– Knowledge Management Boosts Employee Satisfaction
– Be Sure the Interviewer Remembers You!
– Why Employees Leave Organizations

Avoid These Top 10 Resume Mistakes
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Being All That We Can See
The gap between what we say we value and how we live can get pretty big. This hypocrisy could be because I am trying to fool others. Some people don’t try to do what’s right, they try to guess what other people think is right. For example, when someone says it’s not about the money, but the principle of the thing….. it’s usually about the money.
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Time is Money
How to get the best return on your investment

Time is money. We’ve heard that before, but it is especially true in selling. If you consider the value of your time when you are face to face or on the phone talking with your customers, you might be surprised to find that your time is worth $200 per hour or more! (Divide your annual income by the number of hours you spend in…
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The Race Without a Finish Line
Former U.S. labour secretary Robert Reich is a man on a mission, concerned about the social toll and the erosion of family life as more and more working North Americans find themselves trapped in a race for which there is no finish line.
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Brain, not brawn, counts, futurist says
The rising importance of brainpower is the single biggest force shaping society today, futurist and best-selling author Alvin Toffler has said.
Mindwork is replacing muscle work…
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Workplace boors get rude awakening
There are yards of useful bromides about how politeness greases the wheels of civilization, but the bottom line is that rudeness in the workplace can be as damaging to the organization as it is to the…
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Leadership: Achieving Exceptional Performance
A leader is only as good as his or her ability to bring out the best in people. Contrary to the traditional image of leader as sole guide of a business unit or organization, those qualities that make a good leader – determination, ambition, creativity and vision…
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SALES Interview Rating Form
Here’s a very simple rating form that you can use as a tool in the hiring of a Sales person. Rate each factor from one to ten, ten being the highest and one being the lowest. Review the score out of a 100.
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A manufacturing company in the area has been around since 1977. They manufacture a sheet metal based product sold throughout North America. It is a family owned and operated business with a workforce of 130, 85 of those are hourly rated. It is a non-union environment. Their sales for the year will total approximately $18 million.

This company has a reputation of having a high turnover rate amongst its employees, primarily the hourly rated. They have always fought this problem. Over the last year, the problem is becoming more and more critical as senior level managers are leaving. In fact, a Materials Manager, a Plant Manger and an Industrial Engineering Manager hired at different times during the last year all left within 2 months of their start date.
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The man who follows the crowd, will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one…..
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How do you stay human on the job?
1. Take small breaks to do things that bring you joy.
2. Develop relationships where you ….
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Use Your Employer’s Time Fairly
Your time during working hours belong to your employer, so use it fairly. Many workers steal company time to do personal things. This time theft costs not only the employer money, but in the long run, employees as well, since some of the lost money could have been used to give employees a raise.
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Knowledge Management Boosts Employee Satisfaction
(TORONTO) Knowledge management can help organizational effectiveness and customer value, as well as employee satisfactions, according to a new poll.
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Be Sure the Interviewer Remembers You!
Your follow-up activities must begin immediately after an interview. After all, the interviewer meets with countless candidates on a daily basis and you don’t want to be filed away in the back of his or her mind.
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Why Employees Leave Organizations
Every company faces the problem of people leaving the company for better pay or profile. Early this year, Arun, a senior software designer, got an offer from a prestigious international firm to work in its India operations developing specialized software…
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