Employee Retention: 2 Reasons Employees Quit Their Jobs and How Companies Can Combat Them

One of the biggest challenges for any company is the hiring process. Companies will go through and vet numerous resumes, host multiple rounds of interviews, and carefully select the right candidate to fill the position. The hiring process can easily take weeks or even months. For this reason, it is incredibly important for companies to retain their employees. In order to do this, they must assess the various reasons employees quit their jobs. Here are two major reasons employees quit their jobs and how to combat them.

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4 Business Books Written by Women for Women

It’s no secret that women still face numerous obstacles in the workplace – juggling motherhood and career goals, working in male-dominated industries and spaces, and making ourselves heard. While there is an endless supply of business books written about how to succeed in a career, most of them are written by men and don’t address the challenges we might face. So here are 4 business books written by women for women that explore our unique obstacles and how to navigate them.

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Three Little Words to Avoid at Work

People tend to use the word “sorry” often, however at work it should definitely stay out of conversation unless you truly did something wrong or there wasn’t a huge upset.  There are several phrases you can use instead of saying sorry to show initiative and a drive for improvement in your character.

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How to Land Your Dream Job

If you want to land your dream job, there are a few things you can do to put yourself in the perfect position. Start by creating a resume that is specific to the job you want. Next, use keywords and specified job sites to refine your search. Once you land an interview, be prepared by researching the company, and learning about it in depth.

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Where Have All the Nurses Gone?

Prospective nurses will find plenty of deprived hospitals in the coming years. The U.S. is already experiencing a severe shortage of nurses, and this shortage is projected to get worse as baby boomers get older. With negative consequences for both patients and staff, hospitals must consider who will fill this gap and how to get those candidates in the door.

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Career Development: The Art of the Cover Letter

Creating and customizing cover letters can be tricky. Having a go to draft that you can adjust and edit as needed, is a valuable tool for a job hunter. Here are some tips and tricks to make your cover letter the valuable first impression on an employer that you want it to be.

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