Businesses Listen Up – Un-Sick Days – the latest fad or worthwhile benefit?

Un-Sick Days are partly what the name implies – they are days when your employee calls in to work to say they’re not coming in. The catch is, these days are specifically for scheduling and keeping annual medical check-ups, dental cleanings, eye exams, skin screenings, etc. You know a healthy employee is a better, more…

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How do I keep my top employees?

Have you ever received an unexpected resignation letter from a top-performing, long-term employee? Arrrrgggghhh! Why did this happen?! Let’s talk employee retention strategies. Doesn’t sound very exciting does it? However, thinking about, developing and putting into place an employee retention program can save you time, money and pain. Employee retention strategies should include a variety…

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How long does a job search take?

The short answer is: it depends. The long answer is: a lot of things come into play in a job search, so it’s hard to come up with an answer that applies to everyone. People in the industry are saying, on average, it takes a bit over six weeks (or more precisely, 43 days) to…

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Dear Landa

Another installment of advice to the joblorn, where questions are sometimes real, sometimes not – but try to imagine the ones we can’t print. Dear Landa, Here’s my resume. As you know, I have always loved working here at XYZ Zany Ads but since our recent merger with ABC Corporate Ads, my job is now…

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What’s new at LandaJob

Kathryn was a featured breakout session speaker at KC IABC’s annual Business Communicators Summit on February 16 at the KU Edwards Campus. Her session “Stay Out of the Basement – Get Employed Fast and Avoid Moving Home” was geared to graduating seniors, but was also attended by some professionals in job transition. And LandaJob continues…

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