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October 25, 2017

Seven Reflections on Seven Years

October 25th marks Willory’s seventh anniversary as John Benatovicz launched the firm in 2010 on this date.  As we celebrate what’s become the leading HR & payroll staffing and consulting firm …

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May 17, 2017

Lessons from Steve Harvey

Last week an email from Steve Harvey to his staff was leaked.  First thing I did?  I laughed at the absurdity – this rant was very Glengarry-esque and was wither the sign that Mr. Harvey is a jerk, or that he is just burnt out.

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Doug Adams

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December 31, 2016

New Years Resolutions to Advance your HR and/or Payroll Career

Tomorrow night you’re going to do it. You’ll set your New Year’s resolutions to go to the gym, eat healthier, be nicer to that annoying neighbor or decide life is …

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December 5, 2016

Willory Lands at Number 17 on Prestigious Weatherhead 100 List

wh100_2016_logo_blue_72In First Year of Eligibility, Willory Recognized as One of the Fastest Growing Northeast Ohio Companies

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October 10, 2016

Job Search Advice from Willory’s Experts

Recently Willory’s Jamie Rugh and Lisa Mamula sat down to review where the market for HR and payroll positions is in late 2016 and how to work with Willory to …

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September 23, 2015

Willory Recognized as One of Northeast Ohio’s Fastest Growing Companies

In First Year of Eligibility, Willory Named to “Crain’s 52 Fastest Growing Companies”

crains 52Crain’s Magazine announced today that Willory has been included in its list of the fastest growing companies in Northeast Ohio. Based in Bath, Ohio, Willory is the nation’s only firm dedicated solely to staffing and consulting for HR & payroll. Crain’s 52 Fastest-Growing Companies not only rewards revenue growth, but recognizes “entrepreneurial spirit and innovative business tactics.”

The top ten fastest-growing companies will be announced at the November 4 Awards Reception. Willory has experienced consistent and substantial growth since Willory’s first full year of operation in 2011.

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August 31, 2015

NorthCoast 99 Includes Willory In Its First Year of Eligibility

NC99 black Medium(September 1, 2015) Akron, Ohio – The nation’s only firm dedicated solely to staffing and consulting for HR & payroll was recognized today as a top employer in Northeast Ohio. Willory, based in Bath, Ohio was included today in the NorthCoast 99, a list of Northeast Ohio’s 99 best places to work recognized annually by ERC. The NorthCoast 99 are top performing organizations based on a variety of criteria including corporate philosophy, providing challenging & meaningful work, compensation, organizational support, work-life benefits, career development/opportunities, leadership and culture.

“To be celebrating this achievement a few months shy of reaching our five year anniversary is truly amazing – a great honor for our firm,” said John Bernatovicz, president and founder of Willory. “While the vision for Willory as a great place to work has come to fruition, it could have never been possible without the great team we’ve formed and their dedication to making this a special place to work. It also shows our commitment to human resources and attracting top talent to the region.”

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Doug Adams

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January 27, 2015

Job Hunting By the Numbers

With a professional background that is also based in market research, I often find myself pulling nuggets throughout the year. Often they’re inserted in our blog, some just sit in a file waiting to be used. Today, I am cleaning these out.

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Doug Adams

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May 7, 2014

Preventing Your Resume from Being Fast-Forwarded

With the advent of the DVR, the prevailing wisdom was that it would bring an end to television advertising as we knew it. After all, making it easy to fast forward through commercials would diminish if not destroy their value. Then a funny thing happened on the way to the death of the TV commercial, study after study showed that consumers stopped the fast-forwarding and rewound commercials that caught their eye. Why? Sometimes the commercials were creative and stood out; often they were for products the consumer was in the market for. Either way, it is a funny paradox that commercials have become more powerful at the same time it is easier to avoid them as consumers are engaged in the decision on whether to view.

It is the same with your resume. It is, in essence, your advertisement. And it is competing with other “advertisements” from dozens of other candidates. It is your job to get the resume screener to stop, rewind, and take a good look at your resume.

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Doug Adams

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December 18, 2012

There’s No Better Time to Update Your Personal Brand

So we’ve come to the time of year when many people take off – and those of us “working” are not putting in full days. It is a Holiday tradition …

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