Why leadership is the best skill

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Why leadership is the best skill.

Of all the skills and talents you can acquire, leadership rules. As a boss, having leadership skills will help you achieve your business goals. Here at Madden, we think it’s one of the most important skills to look for in an employee as well! More leaders on your team will lead to amazing results for your projects and goals. Here are some of the big benefits of improving leadership skills – both your own, and on your team:

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Why Military Vets Make Great Craftsmen

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Why Military Vets Make Great Craftsmen

There’s a huge demand for construction, and a big shortage of available skilled craftsmen to fill the labor need. With more than 200,000 military service members that are entering the workforce in the US each year, veterans can make a huge impact to decrease your company’s labor gap. And the best news is that Military Vets make really great craftsmen too! Here are some of their qualities, which give you big reasons to consider hiring a veteran for your next available job:

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5 Unconventional Questions To Ask Your Candidates In An Interview

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5 Unconventional Questions To Ask Your Candidates In An Interview

If you have a chance to ask a few unusual, and unexpected questions in an interview, it can give you some great insight on your candidate. Here’s a few questions to try, and what they can tell you about your candidate:

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5 Little-Known Advantages Of Hiring Vets

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5 Little-Known Advantages Of Hiring Vets

If you’ve ever worked with a Military Veteran, you probably know some of the inherent skills that they bring to the workplace. Soft skills like trust, dependability, and integrity are commonly understood to be shared by vets because of the structured environment and training they receive. However, there are some other amazing advantages that you may not realize! Here are five of them that are not as well known:

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How To Create A Culture That Attracts The Best Candidates

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How To Create A Culture That Attracts The Best Candidates

It’s no secret that good craftsmen are in demand. A good paycheck matters, but not as much as your company culture. Studies show that people are more likely to leave a job because of a bad environment, than because of their paycheck. Here’s how to ensure that you’re attracting top talent to your company or project: READ ARTICLE “How To Create A Culture That Attracts The Best Candidates”

What Hiring Managers Really Care About

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What Hiring Managers Really Care About

Most hiring managers really don’t care that your resume fits on one page, or if you hand-wrote a thank you note. Here’s some tips to help you from wasting time on things that don’t matter, so you can focus on the things that do. READ ARTICLE “What Hiring Managers Really Care About”

How to Overcome the Labor Shortage with a Training Program

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How to Overcome the Labor Shortage with a Training Program

It’s getting more difficult to hire quality craftsmen because of the smaller pool of workers in our field. So, if you want to keep a high level of craftsmanship in your work product, you may have to start hiring promising younger candidates and train them yourself! Here are some things you can do to build a new training system: READ ARTICLE “How to Overcome the Labor Shortage with a Training Program”

Camping Hacks Craftsmen Will Dig

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Camping hacks craftsmen will dig

It’s camping season –  and your craftsmen tools can be really handy in the wilderness too! Here are some brilliant ways to use them on a camping trip this summer:

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How To Grow Your Business By Outsourcing

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How to grow your business by outsorcing

Small companies that outsource are shown to grow faster, larger, and are more profitable than those that don’t, according to a Pricewaterhouse Cooper survey.

And, this just makes sense! Because when you outsource, you’ll have more time to dedicate to growing the business with less overhead as you expand. If you have a one-time project, you can get going much more quickly on it!.

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Why You Can’t Rely On Resumes

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Why you can't rely on resumes

Many applicants will fib a little on a resume, and not necessarily because they are dishonest candidates. They’ve been taught to treat resumes as more of a marketing tool, which can lead to exaggerating the truth. Some common resume offenses include showing incorrect hiring dates to cover up unemployment periods, giving incorrect job titles, inaccurate compensation amounts, and listing experience or skills they don’t really have.

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