On average, there are 250 resumes submitted to every open job listing that's posted online. With so many prospective candidates swimming in the job pool, it can be very difficult for any employer to sort through them all and find the best people to join their expanding staff. Related: Why You Should Hire For Personality, Not Just Experience Businesses invest a lot of time and to recruit, hire, and train each new employee, but there are several steps and tips that can be followed to attract the very best candidates and convince them to stay put once they have signed on. Here are five ways to attract (and keep!) the best employees:

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Across all types of industries, the keys for closing sales are remarkably similar. Because making sales always comes down to connecting with people, maybe it's not so surprising that the keys are not so different, no matter what you are selling. Saying the right things in the right way will help people decide to buy into whatever you are selling. There are a few language tricks that can help you close every sale, so before your next sale, consider these tips on talking to your potential buyers:

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