5 Unusual Interview Tips

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Job interviews can be really stressful, especially if you’re not prepared! Obviously you need to plan your outfit, be on time, and do some research on the company beforehand. But here are five more unusual interview tips that you might not have heard before. Tip #1:  Visualize your success and failures  Instead of just imagining a… Read more »

Trust Your Gut (And Other Great Hiring Tips)

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There’s a lot to be said for your instincts when it comes to evaluating possible new hires. You’ve stored knowledge from past experiences and patterns of behavior, and our gut instincts take that into account when we determine whether a candidate would fit a position. Your intuition can be very powerful, and when coupled with… Read more »

5 Strategies to Help You Stay Motivated at Home and at Work

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In today’s competitive, social media-driven environment, it’s easy to get frustrated or complacent. But if you stay focused on your purpose for living and working, you’ll stay motivated to be busy and active at home and successful at work. To be self-motivated, stay positive and remember why you’re working. How does each task you complete… Read more »

Why You Should Look at a Variety of Jobs Before You Commit

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As you begin your job search, look at as many positions and opportunities as possible. The more knowledge you have various prospects, the better prepared you’ll be to make a confident, educated decision about your career.  #1: Look beyond the name  Some job-seekers are seduced by a glamorous company or a fancy job title that might… Read more »

How Can You Face Seasonal Workforce Changes with Ease?

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Hiring the right employees to power your company is critical for its success. But seasonal employees and short-term contracts are often inevitable, depending on your company’s needs or the type of workers you’re able to recruit. Such fluctuations can be challenging to any business—hiring new employees is expensive, unfamiliar faces can be stressful for your… Read more »

How to Embed Your Leadership Into a Workplace Culture

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Leadership and workplace culture are extremely important in any company. They’re different, but they’re intertwined. Culture is a key piece of your company vision and strategic plan. The way you exert your leadership and the example you set for your employees determines your workplace culture. Your company values and culture will either repel or attract… Read more »

Considering a Career Change? Start Your Search with These 3 Tips

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Switching careers can be exciting, but also overwhelming. Whether you’re starting to lose interest in your current pursuit or you’re interested in something that brings home more money and greater benefits, there are many reasons to begin daydreaming about a new career path.  But before you do anything drastic, you need to have a plan…. Read more »

3 Ways to Reduce Your Risk When Hiring

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Hiring new employees always includes some level of risk—will the candidate fit in to your company culture? Will he leave for a new position after a few short months? What if he’s not diligent or engaged enough? Onboarding and orienting new hires is expensive, not to mention the time and money lost if someone leaves… Read more »

Build Flexibility Into Your Career With These Steps

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A sense of autonomy at work is important. When you feel in control of your time and responsibilities, you feel more satisfied and more motivated. But gaining this flexibility and freedom is tricky, especially as many companies are expecting even more of employees when they transition to working remotely. Still, more and more companies are… Read more »

What Are the Essentials for Your Resume?

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Resumes should tell the employer about your experiences, skills, and work history. It’s the first step in screening candidates, so without a good resume, your job application will likely be ignored! You want to highlight items that demonstrate you’re a hard worker, you’re qualified, and you bring desirable skills to the job.  Here are the… Read more »