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Lifelong learning is a crucial aspect of career development because it helps professionals remain current, while their willingness to gain new skills and advance professionally helps them win points with their employers. But, most people struggle to find enough time to continue their education, and this is where online courses can help; they allow you to reap the benefits of continuous education from the comfort of your own home and at your...
Most, if not every job has a list of professional certifications that can give you a leg-up in the job application process and within the position you are in. These certifications are often what makes you stand out amongst others who have similar qualifications. They don’t necessarily replace educational degrees or professional licensures but they add value to your career. It’s not hard to find certifications either online or...
  A job interview is an exciting but nerve-wracking experience that can leave even the most confident of candidates feeling uneasy. When you’re meeting with a potential new employer, it’s completely natural to feel nervous; after all, you want to sell yourself and your skills appropriately. However, the key to success with any interview is being prepared. As such, we have compiled a list of the nine most important...
Bad hiring choices can cost your small business big money if you factor in the expense of paying the wrong employee for the job and spending time training someone who ultimately leaves. Replacing one employee who make s $8 hourly costs an average of $3,500 , according to the Society for Human Resource Management . The good news is that you can often spot potentially bad employees during the interview process if you know what to look...
Are you approaching crunch time? You know, that make-or-break, end-of-the-year test of whether you’ve reached your business goals? If, as a business owner or business manager, you’ve smartly created an annual budget with revenue targets, you’re going to want to your New Year goals to be successful in the final quarter of your year. For some small businesses, this is easier said than done — and it all depends on the...
One of the hardest aspects of owning a small business is hiring and training qualified employees. Small business owners are dependent on their employees to represent the company but often can’t offer the perks and benefits of larger companies. When an employee is becoming difficult, it can be tempting to simply cut him or her loose. But finding and training an employee is an investment of time and money. If possible, sticking with...
Fusion Superplex first broke ground in 2016 with the goal of building a 100,000 square foot, $42 million dollar entertainment facility. Founded by Bahamians, invested in by Bahamians and built for Bahamians, Fusion Superplex will offer entertainment options never before seen in our country. Fusion Superplex is completely focused on providing customers with the ultimate entertainment experience. Every detail of the facility has been designed...
How Can I Get A Good Job With No Experience? It’s a question as old as time. Here’s how to get your foot in the door when you don’t have any previous work experience. By Lolly Daskal   Thousands of high school and college students across the country will soon be asking this age-old question: If all jobs require experience, how can you get that first job when your only experience is your degree?...
What questions should I ask my interviewer? Job Interview Questions to ask an Interviewer Most interviewers will give you an opportunity to ask questions after they’ve finished grilling you, so be prepared to make the most of it. Try to concentrate on issues that are important to you and combine an interest in the company with an interest in the job. With a wide variety of interview styles and structures, there’s every...
What’s the True Cost of a Bad Hire? By Sarah Siwak No matter what industry you’re in, hiring mistakes cost a lot of money—about 20% of an employee’s salary, or $6,000-$15,000 for an average worker . For specialized or senior employees, replacement costs can be astronomically higher. But anyone who has ever dismissed a bad hire knows the financial cost is just the tip of the iceberg. The true danger lies...
11 Important Qualities to Look for in Your Next Hire By Brittney Helmrich, Business News Daily Between wading through applications and conducting interview after interview, searching for the perfect new hire can be quite the challenge. You need someone with the skills to fit the position you're trying to fill and a personality that fits in, too. So how can you tell a candidate is right for the job and your company? It goes beyond...
Save Time & Money With Phone Screen Interview Before In-Person Interview.   Best Practices: Sample Questions Below Here's How to Screen Potential Candidates by Phone By Susan M. Heathfield In a phone screen, an employer interviews potential employees who appear qualified for the advertised job after the resume and cover letter are reviewed. The meetings, by phone, are conducted by one person, usually the hiring manager or...