New to the Workforce? Here’s How to Get a Job Fast!

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Whether you’re a recent college grad or you’re entering the workforce after a delay, trying to find that first job can be a daunting task. Ideally, you’ve put in some time in connecting with others in the workforce, doing volunteer work, interning and possibly working a part-time job to make ends meet. If you haven’t… Read more »

Here are the Biggest Job Search Mistakes You Must Avoid

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Job Search Mistakes

There are many situations in life when making a mistake is perfectly OK. Job searching, unfortunately, is not one of them. Making an inappropriate remark during a job interview or not customizing your cover letter can quickly get you eliminated from consideration. Skipping a networking event can cause you to miss out on a dream… Read more »

5 Interview Questions that Look for Strong Work Ethic

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Of all the qualities that employers look for in applicants, work ethic is probably the most important. The smartest, most charismatic and most honest worker is pretty much useless if he or she doesn’t have a strong work ethic. Therefore, it’s essential for interviewers to gauge the work ethic of each applicant by asking questions… Read more »

Resolve to Get Along Better with Your Co-Workers Next Year!

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You most likely spend more time with people at work than with anyone else, including your spouse and your friends. When you have a solid relationship with your coworkers, it makes the workday. If you’re looking to get along better with your coworkers to improve your daily life at work, consider these suggestions. Empathize with… Read more »

Start 2018 Without Fear!

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The New Year is a chance for new beginnings and it’s also the perfect time to start a new job. However, change can be scary. There are a lot of anxieties associated with changing jobs and if you want to move ahead in your career, it’s important for you to tackle these fears head on…. Read more »

How to Keep Your Employees Safe All Year Round

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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 »

How Your Attendance Impacts Your Workplace

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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 »

Learn How to Interview Employers While They’re Interviewing You

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Learn How to Interview Employers While They're Interviewing You

You may have heard of this idea that a job interview is a two-way street – that the candidate is interviewing the company as much as the company is interviewing the candidate. But what does that actually mean if you’re the applicant? How does one go about interviewing a potential employer? Truth be told, the… Read more »

6 Ways to Proofread Your Resume to Avoid Careless Errors

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6 Ways to Proofread Your Resume to Avoid Careless Errors

It’s essential that you proofread your resume and any other documents, like cover letters, before submitting them as part of a job application. Paperwork with basic errors, like missing periods or mismatched fonts, makes it weeding out sloppy job seekers a simple task. Don’t make it so easy on hiring managers. Try these tips when… Read more »

How to Successfully and Confidently Re-Enter the Workforce

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Confidently Reenter the Workforce

Getting back into the workforce can be a struggle no matter what your reason is for stepping away from it. Taking a break from work to go back to school, study abroad, start a family, look after a sick relative or deal with your own illness are all noble reasons for not working. However, simply… Read more »