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Unlimited Vacation: An Elixir for Increased Retention and Business Growth

Management strategies are becoming more dynamic as organizations introduce new technologies and align a multi-generational workforce with evolving needs. As the issue of employee retention stays perpetually in the limelight, employers continue to ask themselves the day old question: How can I keep my employees…

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How the staffing industry has changed over the past 20 years (or has it?)

The staffing industry has been shaped by everything from new legal and political initiatives, to technological advancements and shifts in culture. The question now becomes, what has remained the same, and what does it mean moving forward? A revolution Since the emergence of new recruiting…

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Things Are Looking Up: 10 Government Contractors with the Greatest Growth

Conditions are showing signs of improvement for government contractors as shown on the 2015 Washington Technology Top 100 list, and this is partially due to the new and emerging ideas businesses are realizing to promote revenue growth within the industry. Below is a compilation of…

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What Is a Chief Learning Officer and Why Do We Need One?

More and more companies, both large enterprises and emerging players, are developing company-wide talent development and learning strategies. Alongside this the role of the Chief Learning Officer (CLO) has also rapidly evolved. Here are key points you need to know about the role of the…

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How Technology is Revolutionizing the Recruiting Industry

Has technology changed the landscape for the recruiting industry? Consider this perspective: “Anyone who still thinks dropping off a resume at the front desk is enough will have better luck uploading it to their MySpace page and rushing to the nearest pay phone to place…

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What Data Shows Us About How Candidates Prefer to be Recruited

In order to be a successful recruiter, you have to know what the talent wants. More specifically, you have to know how candidates want to be recruited in order to ensure total engagement in the recruitment process. Here we have gathered some of the essential…

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Steps You Can Take to Support Employee Wellness

It’s 2016 and employee health and wellness is becoming a mainstay in business administration and workforce leadership. We now know that employee wellness programs are vital to a successful workplace environment and support higher productivity, as well as serving as a strong foundation for happiness…

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Evaluating the Professional Employer Organization (PEO) Model for Your HR

The Professional Employer Organization (PEO) Model is a co-employment model in which a company works with a selected provider of specific services as a partnership. In the HR world, a PEO is a relationship with a HR management benefits provider. A PEO shares responsibilities, risks…

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Using Certifications to Build Your Career in Government Contract Administration

Being a part of the government contracting industry means you’re dealing with competition in a highly coveted career sector. You must learn how to set yourself apart in to be successful. This is particularly true for those involved in the contract management and administration portion…

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How to Plan and File a Bid Protest in Government Contracting

In the competitive world of government contracting, there is always a risk when you pursue a contract. In some cases, you will lose a contract despite the appearance of having met or exceeded all of the decision factors, perhaps more so than the winning firm….

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