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The REAL Cost: Hiring a Bad Employee

By | Hiring

Have you ever heard the saying “Buy it nice or buy it twice”? You may think about this phrase when researching which vacuum to purchase from the store, or maybe you hear it when you go to the dealership to buy a car.  However, do you think about this phrase when you hire?

Hiring a bad employee can cost a lot more than just money. Let’s explore the downsides of making a bad hire.

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Productivity Tips

By | Careers | No Comments

We’ve all been there: it’s 5 PM, the office is starting to clear out, and you’re sitting at your desk looking at your To-Do list for the day thinking, “Where did the time go?” and “Why didn’t I get anything accomplished today?” and “Did I really just spend an hour discussing why Pluto should be a planet again?”

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Working Remote

Working Remote

By | Careers | No Comments

Nearly 50% of Americans say they spend at least some time working remotely. Sara Sutton Fell, CEO, and founder of FlexJobs, says “In most white-collar jobs, I’d say 99% of people are already working remotely in that they take work home”.

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Building your Personal Brand on LinkedIn

By | LinkedIn

Creating an experience on LinkedIn is critical to your career now more than ever. No matter which generation you are a part of, it is always important to put your best foot forward when representing yourself. Today, many first impressions are made on social media platforms. If you are job searching, networking, or growing your personal career, the first step is building your personal brand on LinkedIn.

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Resume ARG

3 Guiding Points to Bring you to Resume Nirvana

By | Interviews

As a former recruiter and professional resume reviewer, I’ve seen the gamut of how many different ways a resume can be written. The good, the bad, the wordy, the ambiguous, and the ineffective. With all the misinformation out there and with EVERYONE having an opinion on what makes a resume “POP”, it’s no wonder someone can be left scratching their head with their resume no better off then where they started.

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Making a Positive First Impression: Interview

By | Interviews

During an interview you can assume you are being evaluated immediately on your appearance alone; this means those first 7 seconds in an interview are crucial. It’s just human nature.

Applied Resource Group is here to help you make the best first impression possible and that starts with your outfit.

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