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The Key to Effective Outplacement

This is not to make the community anxious but to help them to be informed and proactive.  Changes happen!  That’s life!  But be wise and stay informed and prepared to “manage the change”, rather than having the “change manage you”.  Read and learn. Whoever coined the word “Outplacement” has caused much confusion for those in …

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Breaking News! 2020 NC SHRM Conference

Preview of the 2020 NC SHRM Conference to be held in Winston-Salem with Bill Crigger as the Chair of the Event.  This was an interview that was promoted on Facebook.   Great opportunities for SHRM members, potential sponsors, exhibitors and speakers by going to the website note via this link.   Additional information: http://ncshrmconference.com  

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Human Resources: Professionals Impacting The Bottom Line

The majority of business owners and employers don’t grasp how “human resources” can benefit a company’s bottom line, but they most definitely can!  Since a business is dependent on good, productive employees, there are many ways how the human resources professionals directly impact the Bottom Line. Even before beginning to recruit for qualified employees, an …

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Business Concerns that Require Responsible & Progressive Leaders

All businesses and organizations encounter a variety of challenges and issues on an on-going basis.  Some incidents can be more devastating and costly than others.  Today some employees express a lack of confidence in their leaders.  What are companies doing to resolve this void?  How can employers correct this?  Companies need “good leaders”!  Who can provide the …

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Employers Who Find Themselves Releasing Employees

One of the worst tasks of employers is finding themselves facing a downsizing or with the necessity of releasing employees due to no fault of their own.  Yes, you hear that “business is business”, and that “it’s not really personal”, but releasing an employee, who has been doing his or her job is a very …

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What Makes a Job Search So Difficult?

If you think that a Job Search should be a “piece of cake” these days with low unemployment and so much available with the internet, THINK AGAIN!!! First of all, there are LOTS of competition.  In the Charlotte Metro, we have 60+ people moving here each day!  Therefore, any position posted on the internet can draw …

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INSIGHT FOR JOB SEARCH CANDIDATES

With Charlotte continuing to be such a draw for many people moving, some say we have approximately 60+ people moving to the Metro each day.  Imagine that in just 10 days, 600 people could be looking for a job.  In 30 days that would be 1800 people in a job search.  Obviously, not all of …

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What if You Are the One Released From a Job?

Being “downsized, released, restructured” from a job is nothing new, and yet when it is YOU, it can be different than expected. Some go into shock – you might feel numb, never believing it would happen to you! Others become angry and resentful! (How dare they do this to me!) While others go into a …

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What Lines of Work Have Lowest Unemployment

Many college graduates are finding themselves having degrees in areas where there are few or no open positions. Selecting a career path for our new adult generation is becoming more challenging than ever. College students have been told for decades not to worry about selecting their college majors right away, as they have time to …

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Where Do You Stand on Accountability?

An area of concern being relayed by many employers and even college professors is the attitude and reduced commitment by employees and students when it comes to their reduced value of being accountable for their work and tasks. This is being reflected in their reduced interest for doing a good job with their classwork or …

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