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April 28, 2015

Time Wasters and You

Last month we (as we do every year) heard about the productivity hit U.S. businesses would feel due to employees wasting time watching March Madness. Nearly $2 billion reported one study. While that is certainly a big number, what’s most interesting is that while March Madness is cited every year as the apocalypse of time wasting, only 13% of workers in salary.com’s 2014 annual survey said they spend “work time” on the tournament.

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October 28, 2014

Approach Interviewing as a Conversation, Not an Interrogation

Interviews can be uncomfortable – and not just for the candidate.  That’s because far too often an interview becomes a one-way conversation.  You throwing question after question at a candidate while the applicant hopes they don’t mess up.

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August 26, 2014

Taking Timeout To Discuss Fantasy Football

Wait for it… you will see plenty of stories next week about all of the “wasted” work time spent on fantasy football.  We see the same thing every spring with March Madness.

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March 27, 2013

The Building Blocks of Relationships – How to Win Friends and Influence People

Dale Carnegie’s 1936 book, How to Win Friends and Influence People, has sold over 50,000,000 copies in 38 languages and has inspired over 3,000 instructors within his methodology. It is one of the most popular and lasting resources for interpersonal communications with advice that companies, including Willory use to form lasting relationships.

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January 28, 2013

ABH: Always Be Hunting for Your Next Employee

"Passive headhunting" is a term that describes the process of recruiting potential employees that either already have a job.. building a bench of candidates for when you're ready to hire. Long term, these are prime candidates for recruitment.

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November 19, 2012

It’s Never Too Hard to Try… So Make Sure Your Recruiter Does So

I’ll let you in on a little secret – I’m superficial.

But honestly, I think we all are. We expect to be wowed, wooed or blown away. Don’t just get my attention… earn it. So when I look through resumes, I look for things that set a candidate apart. How they present themselves in writing and on paper is important; not as important as their experience, but still important.

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May 22, 2012

Pay it Forward—APA 30th Anniversary Congress

At the beginning of May, I was fortunate enough to make the trip down to Orlando, Florida to represent Willory at the APA 30th Annual Congress. The event took place May 6th- 10th and consisted of workshops, a payroll industry expo, and numerous networking events.

First off, the venue where Congress took place,

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