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Caileen Kehayas

Caileen is the Director of Marketing at Proven. When she is not blogging or tweeting, she likes to hit the nearest trail for a run, take her camera on a trip or curl up with a good book.

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The Welcome Letter (Free Sample Template)

Posted by Caileen Kehayas on May 23, 2017

Welcoming a new employee to your company is a very exciting time, both for the new employee and the company itself.

Since this is the very beginning of a hopefully fruitful relationship, it is important to start off on a good note. No pressure but the welcome letter and onboarding process sets the tone for your entire professional relationship with your new employee.

Use this welcome letter template to guide you through the easy steps. The letter will ideally welcome your employee, lay out the first few weeks on the job and embrace any questions they might have.

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The Termination Letter (Free Sample Template)

Posted by Caileen Kehayas on May 16, 2017

Well, this is awkward.

Nobody wants to terminate an employee.

However, sometimes things just don’t work out and an employee needs to hit the road. When that happens, as an employer, it is very important to get all of your ducks in a row.

In this case, you will want to provide a termination letter to the employee. While you will likely terminate the employee in a meeting, you will still want a termination letter in order to document the event, the next steps and the employee’s knowledge.

Use these guidelines and termination letter sample to write a clear and communicative letter.

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Teaching Jobs: The Ultimate List of Education Job Boards

Posted by Caileen Kehayas on March 13, 2017
 

Teaching jobs are arguably some of the most important jobs in the world. 

By connecting the right educators to the right teaching jobs, everyone wins.

We compiled this list of some of the best resources for educators to find one another. This list includes job boards that specialize in K-12 teaching jobs, college and university teaching jobs, and teaching opportunities abroad. 

Whether you are an elementary school teacher looking for a position at a new school, or a teaching assistant looking to get a new college teaching job, we have the resources for you in this list! 

 

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The Perfect Professional Resignation Letter (Free Sample Template)

Posted by Caileen Kehayas on February 28, 2017

So, the time has come for you to move on to a new job.

There are many reasons an employee might leave a job.

Some employees resign because they are unhappy, because they have grown all they can at a role, or simply because they have been offered a new positions they cannot refuse.

Whatever the reason for your resignation, it is time to pen your resignation letter.

Yes, it is 2017.

You could send a simple text saying “SRY NOT WRKING HERE N E MORE.” with a deluge of both smiling and frowning emojis.

You can write an email saying with the proverbial “Peace Out!

The worst thing you could do is quit like Scarface.

Penning a letter of resignation might be the most difficult thing you have done to date. However, if you are dedicated to your career, writing a resignation letter is not only the right thing to do; it is crucial to the forward movement of your career.

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Anatomy of The Offer Letter (Free Sample Template)

Posted by Caileen Kehayas on January 10, 2017

You have found the perfect hire.

The interview process is complete, you've called references and you've done all the research necessary. You are confident that, finally, you have found the perfect person to add to your team. 

When (finally!) making an employment offer, you first need to compile an offer letter.

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Illegal Interview Questions [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted by Caileen Kehayas on September 13, 2016

When interviewing applicants, always avoid asking illegal interview questions.  

What constitutes an illegal question, you ask?  

Anything on the subject of an  applicant's age, race, origin, gender, marital status or sexual orientation are included in a list of no-no questions and should be avoided at all costs.

Check them out in this infographic!

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How To Write A Job Description [Infographic]

Posted by Caileen Kehayas on September 7, 2016

The job description is likely the first hurdle in jumpstarting your hiring process.

Some managers nab a job description template, hit copy and paste, throw the job out on a few job boards and call it a day.

Not surprisingly, those tend to be the managers that find themselves hiring for the same positions six months down the line. Tsk tsk!

Knowing how to write a job description that will inspire job seekers can be tricky business.

The perfect job description will be a mixture of essential information (responsibilities, requirements, description of position), character (infusing company culture, using colloquial language) and a few tips and tricks to make it stand out in a search.

We created this infographic to help you through the process of taking your job description and transforming it into the perfect job ad to bring in only the best candidates.

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How to Stay Awake at Work: 45+ Ways to Stay Alert All Day

Posted by Caileen Kehayas on August 9, 2016

It’s 2:30pm and your eyelids are very, very heavy. You swore hours passed since the last time you glanced at the clock at 2:15pm.

How are you ever going to stay awake at work?

We have all been there, in the afternoon slump when your forehead seems like it is magnetized to your desk and you just… cannot…. stay… awake.

Fortunately, we have help for you.  

Whether you are falling asleep right this moment, have regular trouble with drowsiness or you simply want to be more energized at work, we have solutions for you!

Follow these tried and true tips for getting great sleep, energizing your body (and your mind!) and staying awake at work.

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Government Jobs: 5 Amazing Sites to Find Government Jobs

Posted by Caileen Kehayas on June 8, 2016

The government is one of the largest employers in the United States. With thousands of potential jobs and a variety of positions, the government is a great place to forge a career path.

If this sounds interesting to you, then look no further than these 5 amazing sites specializing in government jobs.

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Finance Jobs: 6 Sensational Sites to Hire Financial Talent

Posted by Caileen Kehayas on May 23, 2016
 

Hiring for a financial analyst, accountant, financial advisor, bank teller or any other position in the financial sector?

Then look no further than these 6 sensational sites specializing in finance jobs!

Use these job boards to help give your position maximum visibility so you can recruit the absolute best talent.

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