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Administration

Five Questions to Ask When Hiring an Administrator

There’s a reason why it’s impossible to imagine an office without an administrator — admins keep the workplace running. Whether it is by organizing, communicating, or providing support, the best administrators can just as easily take charge as they can slip under the radar. This is why filling an admin position can be one of […]

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General Labor

Five Tips for Hiring an HVAC Technician

There’s no doubt about it, a blisteringly hot summer day without a functioning air conditioner is a recipe for disaster. Now imagine the HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) technician you hire to fix your air conditioner has been tooling away for hours with no end in sight. This is every customer’s worst nightmare. As […]

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Transportation

Four Traits to Look For When Hiring a Taxi or Limo Driver

Thanks to the booming rideshare economy, companies like Uber and Lyft have used technology to help everyday self-employed drivers disrupt the transportation industry. Studies now show that the number of licensed taxis and limos on the road have dwindled rapidly over the last several years. But with ride-hailing apps running into legal trouble in some […]

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Administration

What to Look for When Hiring a Data Entry Associate

Whether they are mining through rows and rows of numbers in excel sheets or running through endless queries in SQL or other content databases, data entry associates must have an eye for detail and patience in order to thrive at work. Because not everyone can successfully perform such meticulous and tedious tasks, it’s a good […]

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Transportation

Eight Traits to Look for in a Reliable Bus Driver

As any bus driver will tell you, transporting people from one destination to another is no simple feat. In addition to navigating complicated city streets, rowdy kids, clueless tourists, and irascible commuters all exacerbate an already high-stress work environment. So, how do you find the best bus driver for your fleet? As the transportation industry […]

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Administration

How to Hire a Great Secretary For Your Business

One of the biggest mistakes hiring managers make is not being thoughtful enough when hiring lower-level employees for their team. The assumption being that those who earn less do not require as much vetting or interviewing as higher ups in the office. Unfortunately, many companies only discover this is untrue when it’s too late. Secretary […]

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administration Job Seekers

The Complete Guide to Succeeding as a Receptionist

Contrary to cliché, being a receptionist isn’t simply about sitting at a desk and looking pretty. (Ok, the sitting at a desk and smiling bit is true). In fact this role is a vital — and busy — part of the company. The receptionist wears many hats and handles significant information, people, and tasks, and […]

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Administration Employers

How to Hire a Great Receptionist in 5 Steps

Hello, how may I help you? They may be just six small words, but every customer knows that they can make a big difference. As the initial point of entry for many businesses, a receptionist or front desk person asks this important question to every client (or potential client) as well as colleague, which helps […]

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Beauty Employers

Five Interview Questions to Ask Your Next Hair Stylist

Finding a hair stylist who is talented and you trust enough to cut your hair is no simple feat. Just ask any person who has suffered a bad haircut. The good news, however, is that once you find a stylist you like, you’ll remain loyal to them for life. It’s a win-win-win situation for you, […]