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How to Work with Parents During Back-to-School Season

During the summer, parents are busy shuffling their kids to and from activities, shipping them off to summer camp or loading the family into the car and heading to the beach. After Labor Day, the chaos and fun of summer gives way to the stress and structure of school. The stress that students feel during… Read more »

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From intentional omissions to outright falsehoods, there are many ways applicants lie on their resumes. While you shouldn’t be expected to pick out every single lie, you wouldn’t be doing your job if you didn’t at least know some common lies and how to spot them. Here are a few telltale signs you should be… Read more »

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Get a Promotion

Seeking a promotion after the first year on a job is pretty ambitious. However, if you’re delivering a superior performance and conditions are right, it isn’t unreasonable. Landing a promotion after the first year starts with finding the right job with the right company. After 12 months of doing great work, you will still have… Read more »

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Are You Being Taken Advantage of at Work?

A terrible boss can make a job unbearable, especially if they have no problem taking advantage of employees. While being asked to take on additional duties from time to time is par for the course at most companies, feeling unappreciated or like your good will is being exploited is not supposed to be part of… Read more »

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How to Ensure You Remain Unbiased While Recruiting

  Regardless of intentions, bias has a way of creeping into the hiring process, and research shows that people from certain backgrounds have a harder time successfully making it through the process than others. Obviously, your company should be vigilant about eliminating bias in all of its human resources functions, but particularly when it comes… Read more »

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How to Choose Between Two Jobs You Want

  Having two job offers is a desirable position to be in, but it’s not that unusual, particularly when the unemployment rate is low. If you’re job searching for the first time, unemployed or currently employed, determining the best offer can be a problem. It’s difficult to figure out which opportunity is the proper fit,… Read more »

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How to Keep Your Employees Safe All Year Round

Sadly, we live in a world where organizations develop and train employees for catastrophic, disaster, or terrorism situations, which now includes ‘active shooter’ situations. As a leader, it’s your responsibility to prepare your team for these situations and that means not ignoring the possibility these situations happening, including an active shooter situation taking place in… Read more »

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Will Changing Jobs Really Make You Happy?

Whether there is a concrete job opportunity in front of you or not, sometimes it seems like happiness will follow if you can just get out of your current job. However, the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence, as the saying goes, and sometimes the thought of working another job… Read more »

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How Your Attendance Impacts Your Workplace

Maintaining a good attendance record at work includes more than just not calling in sick regularly. It also means starting your job duties on time, staying on the job throughout the day to complete duties properly and attending all scheduled meetings and appointments. When you are persistently absent, it forces other employees to pick up… Read more »

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Things You Should Never Talk About at Work

With the same people seeing each other every weekday for 40 hours or more a week, conversations in the workplace can get pretty loosey-goosey. However, that doesn’t mean you should let your guard down and start saying whatever pops into your mind. Despite some people getting away with saying whatever they want to on Twitter,… Read more »