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A Very Wintery Summer: Thermostat Wars in the Office

As I reach next to my desk and turn on my space heater, I am simultaneously perplexed by the fact that my calendar currently shows the month of August. Yes, August; a time for hitting the beach, sleeping with as many fans on as possible, and enjoying an iced beverage while sweating in the deep […]

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The Value of the Company Outing

Well, it’s Monday morning after a long weekend of fun and sun at The DAVIS Companies’ Summer outing, dubbed Summerfest. This year, the entire staff at Davis, with their families, spouses, and significant others were invited to enjoy a company retreat in the mountains of New Hampshire. What a great way to relax, unwind, and […]

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Prove it! Your first 90 days

90 days. If you are about to start a new job the first 90 days on the job are critical. This is the time you are expected to learn, ask questions, and begin to perform.  These first 3 months are also the time you are being closely monitored, observed, judged, and questioned.

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6 Reasons You Might Lose a Job Offer Due to a Background Screening

From criminal history to bad reviews from former bosses, a pre-employment background screening can cost you a job opportunity for a number of different reasons. Here are six of the most common explanations for why your background check tarnished your job chances. The vast majority of employers these days do extensive background checks on their […]

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