Employment Tips for Veterans

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Re-entering the civilian workforce, or perhaps properly entering it for the first time in your adult life, can prove to be a challenging task for Veterans. Our armed forces do a fantastic job on training civilians to be soldiers, airmen, sailors, Marines, and the like, but sometimes doesn’t put enough emphasis on preparing those men…

Handling Gossip in the Workplace

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No matter how professional and well-oiled your workplace is, there’s always going to be a healthy dose of office gossip occasionally permeating through the hallways. It’s understandable how work can get a little monotonous for everybody—even those most engaged, high functioning employees are going to have a few days here and there where they feel…

How to Follow Up on Your Interview

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Take a deep breath: the interview is over! And if you’ve followed our advice up to this point, you really nailed it. Now you’re being seriously considered for the job, and the ball is in their court. Many job seekers dread the follow-up process and how to tactfully go about it. It’s easy to let…

Identifying a Solution to Problem Employees

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If you’ve found yourself in a leadership role at your company, you’re typically going to have to wear a lot of different hats throughout the course of the day. There is certainly no shortage of responsibilities that a manager has to take care of. Decision making, communication, motivation, and coordination all play key roles in…

How to Nail Your Interview

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Congratulations! You sharpened up that old resume, sent out a dozen or so applications, and suddenly landed an interview at a well-respected company. After all the hard work you put in to craft yourself into the perfect candidate, it’s time to prove it in the interview. Your interview is the most personal and impactful stage…

How to Craft the Perfect Resume

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Whether you’re actively in the job market or have secured long term employment with a company you enjoy, it’s always a good idea to periodically brush up on your resume. As the years crawl by, you slowly accumulate new skills, tackle new challenges, and become a sharper member of your workforce, no matter how many…

Myths and Misconceptions About Using Staffing Agencies

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According to the American Staffing Association, more than 30% of companies in the US use staffing firms, and 40% of employees looking for their first job—or who are reentering the job market—have done so by working with a staffing agency.  The staffing industry has evolved and grown significantly in recent years. Staffing agencies employ 15…

Photos: Acloché Gets Festive

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We could have never made it to 50 years in business if not for our amazing staff! Here’s a quick glimpse at how we’re keeping things festive at our offices.           At Acloché, we pride ourselves on taking the time to foster the professional development of our employees, clients, associates, and…

Acloché Included in Columbus CEO’s Leaderboard of Women-Owned Businesses in Central Ohio

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Acloché was ranked third on Columbus CEO’s Leaderboard of Central Ohio Women-Owned Businesses, up two spots from last year’s fifth place ranking.  The list was based upon the total company revenue in 2013.  Acloché’s revenue in 2013 was $56 million. “Acloché strives to demonstrate the capabilities of women in the professional world,” said Kimberly Shoemaker,…

Acloché Among Columbus Business First’s Top Women-Owned Businesses in Central Ohio

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Acloché was ranked fifth on Columbus Business First’s List of Central Ohio’s Top 50 Women-Owned Businesses, a move up from last year’s seventh spot ranking. The list was based upon the amount of company revenue in 2013. Acloché’s revenue for 2013 was $56 million. “It is important for Acloché as a women-owned business to demonstrate the…