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Preparing for the Unexpected Resignation

How can you prepare for an unexpected resignation? Every sports team has a plan to attract and develop their talent. Some teams focus on building their talent through the draft while some teams place a higher emphasis on free agency. Regardless of their strategy, every team has a plan to build for the future. The …

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Building a Candidate Pipeline

The competition for talent has become fierce – even the best organizations struggle to find candidates with the desired skills, background and experience. Many organizations partner with recruiting agencies to find highly marketable candidates in specialized fields. Organizations who choose to build their own talent pipeline develop a sound strategy and have consistent effort by …

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The Challenges of Searching and Finding a Job When You Have a Disability

Having a disability makes even the smallest day-to-day occurrences more challenging than it is for others. Whether your disability is a visual or hearing impairment, a cognitive limitation, or another kind of physical ailment that restricts your ability to get around easily, you have to put in a little extra to make this world work …

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Tax Law Changes on Talent

The upcoming changes to the tax law have received a significant amount of coverage from the news media.  Small business owners, tax accountants and financial advisors are doing their best to sift through the changes and understand the financial impact of the changes.  An overlooked impact is the talent pressure businesses and professional services firms …

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Your New Employee Starts Monday. Are You Ready?

As a small business owner, you are the face, the muscle, and the heart of your business.  But after months or even years of work, you may be reaching the point where you can no longer afford to wear every hat.  Or maybe your business is growing and you need more arms, legs, fingers, and …

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How to Recruit Hard-to-Find Talent for Your Business

Within any organization there are certain positions that are harder to fill than others.  Whether it’s due to a limited talent pool with the specific skill set needed, or a lack of awareness about the position, there are tactics that can be employed to assist in the talent search:

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Rewarding the Non-Quantifiable Achievements of Your Employees

Most employers have systems in place to reward their employees for achieving pre-determined benchmarks, such as sales goals, completion of initiatives and process enhancements. However, it’s also important to recognize employees’ performance for achievements that are more difficult to quantify. Does the employee improve the culture of the organization? Does the individual apply creative and …

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Tips for Millennials

Written By: Kristi Chapman, Recruiting Specialist at CMax Advisors When speaking with millennials in marketing or advertising, I ask them their career plans.  Some have an exact idea of their plans while others aren’t sure of their path.  There are three factors that I encourage every millennial in the industry to consider:

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Community Month 2015

Wow, this year has flown by and December is right around the corner!  Every year CMax looks forward to serving in the community and are excited to host Community Month 2015. Listed below are the various community initiatives CMax will be involved in throughout the month of December. Faith Mission Men’s Shelter – CMax will …

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Pending Changes to Overtime Rules

Are you aware that the Department of Labor has proposed a change to the minimum salary threshold for exempt employees? Exempt positions have met a series of requirements (i.e. type of work, education required, etc.) which excludes them from being eligible for overtime pay. Currently, exempt employees who make at least $23,000 do not have …

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