Dustin Berttunen

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Five Mistakes That Will Cost You The Job Offer

When you’re interviewing for a job and the job looks interesting and the company also likes you, it’s an intoxicating feeling. It’s not any different from the other side of the desk. When you meet a candidate whose energy and experience you like and you start to think “This person could help us a …

How to Create A Handbook Employees Actually Read

Forget the tome that gets tossed into a drawer the first day on the job–create a culture book instead.<p>Employee handbooks are meant to be helpful, but too often they sit in a desk drawer or computer folder and never see the light of day. If you want to deliver a manual that will be read, consider …

Five Critical Skills That Will Keep You Employed

If you have been working for 10 or 15 years you have already lived through enormous changes in the working world. We are in a period of tumultuous transition not only in the way business is conducted but in the nature of work itself.<p>Work was a fixed thing for decades. It was very stable. We all …

How to Hire Efficiently and Find the Right People

1 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the hardest tasks that businesses face is hiring the right people, says Jordan Zimmerman, founder and chairman of Zimmerman Advertising.<p>Hiring and training is a huge expense. If you don't do it right, you risk wasting …

10 Mistakes You're Making in a Job Interview

After interviewing hundreds of applicants, here are a few common mistakes that damage your chances of success.<p>As you know, it's not always easy to get an interview for a job, but when you do get that call-back for a live interview, it feels great and a little nerve-wracking. When I used to get that …

Employment

Ten Ways To Be Amazing At Your Job

The single biggest speed bump that slows working people down and keeps them from performing their best at work is not a shortage of time. It isn’t a lack of information coming down from higher-ups either, although that can certainly be a problem.<p>The biggest impediment to doing an amazing job at …

7 Tips to Increase Employee Happiness and Productivity

These are a few moves management can make to keep your employees smiling and working hard.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The benefits of a happy staff are obvious and self-evident. Aside from the numerous studies that link employee happiness to greater productivity in …

Employment