Finding The Root Of Why Your Career Has Stalled

Finding The Root Of Why Your Career Has Stalled

Most people will hit a brick wall at one time or another during their careers. After all, we can’t expect the road to success to be smooth from start to finish. Nevertheless, when you do feel that your career is stalling, it’s imperative that you find a quick resolution to get it back on track.

Before unlocking the solution, however, you must first discover the source of your problems. No two people are the same, and your situation will be unique. Still, some issues are far more common than others. Here are five likely scenarios, and what can be done to overcome those obstacles.

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Hiring Employees Abroad: The HR Manager’s Cheat Sheet

Hiring Employees Abroad: The HR Manager's Cheat Sheet

When you run a business, there will be times where you need to position your brand in a foreign market. As your enterprise grows, you will no doubt want to target international audiences to make your brand the dominant one in the industry. Many successful companies from English-speaking nations have managed to do that. Examples include Microsoft, Ford, and McDonald’s to name but a few!

Aside from the obvious tasks of setting up local offices and organizing the distribution of your products and services, there is one thing you need to consider: staff. Unless you plan to export some of your existing employees, you’ll need to hire locals to work at your foreign bases. As an HR manager, you will want to make sure this process is as streamlined and straightforward as possible.

Keep reading to learn more about the art of hiring employees in foreign countries in today’s handy cheat sheet:

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Not a People Person? HR Could Still Be a Career Option

Not a People Person? HR Could Still Be a Career Option

HR means human resources, so it stands to reason that HR folks are people lovers. That is, they are extroverted, talkative, and draw their energy from being around others. The truth is, though, introverts can have successful careers in HR. The trick is to carefully choose (or create) your job.

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How to Create an Effective Cell Phone Policy for the Workplace

How to Create an Effective Cell Phone Policy for the Workplace

Smartphones have become a ubiquitous part of our daily lives. They’re often the first thing we touch when we wake up in the morning and the last thing we look at before going to sleep at night. With these devices playing such an important role in our lives, it makes sense for your workplace to create a cell phone policy. An effective cell phone policy should balance your business’s needs with the needs of all employees.

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4 Tips for Using Job Fairs as an Opportunity to find New Talent

4 Tips for Using Job Fairs as an Opportunity to find New Talent

The key to having the most successful company possible will typically depend on the employees you have. It’s ideal to have top quality individuals that can do the job right for you. This high caliber of people may be hard to find and are sure to be a great asset to you when found. One of the top ways to find the perfect staff to meet your needs is by hosting a job fair. Being aware of specific tips that may help you obtain the right talent is sure to be helpful to you.

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Is A Career In HR Right For You?

Is A Career In HR Right For You?

Most children do not say when asked, that when they grow up they want to work in an HR department or as a Human Resources Advisor. But as they get older and become mature young adults, the realities of life become more apparent and many may see a career in HR as the opportunity of a lifetime. If you too have succumbed to the realization that you are not going to be a fire fighter or an astronaut, here are a few reasons why working in a HR department might just be the dream that you never knew you wanted until now. I believe that a lot of HR folks are superheroes and being a superhero is a cool job to have.

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Who Should Be At The Head Table? [#Infographic]

Who Should Be At The Head Table?

A business is only going to be as strong as it’s leader. But in most businesses these days, it’s not just one individual at the head of the table. Instead, you need to make sure that you have a competent team to steer the ship and ensure your business is managed effectively. The question of course then becomes who do you want in that boardroom. Who sits at the head table?

A Team With Experience

If you are a young business owner or start-up, you should certainly think about getting some experience in the board room. By doing this, you can make sure that you have someone who has been where you are now. One of the best ways to guarantee this is to use a good consultant with a specialty that is relevant to your field. They will be able to advise you in many areas of your business where you are having trouble finding your footing.
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