Learn How to Answer Some of the Most Common Interview Questions

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Try as they might, hiring managers can’t escape many of common interview questions we all know and love: What is your greatest weakness? Why do you want this job? What is your greatest career achievement? These questions have stood the test of time because they do provide use information to a hiring manager, even though… Read more »

4 Great Ways to Stay Motivated at Work

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Even if you’re working a job, you’ve always dreamed of doing or you have a real passion for what you do, staying motivated throughout the workweek can be difficult. There are all kinds of reasons why you might not feel motivated at work. Sometimes, a project gets bogged down, or unexpected challenges may come up…. Read more »

Get Your Resume Ready for a New Job Search in 2020!

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If you are planning on looking for a new job in 2020, the first thing you need to do is get your resume in order. Admittedly, even taking that first step can be a tall order, especially if you’re currently working a full-time job. Getting your resume ready for a job hunt involves reviewing your… Read more »

Start 2020 Off Right By Re-Evaluating Your Management Style

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are a company leader, re-evaluating your management style is a great way to do that. It can get challenging to evaluate yourself because we all tend to have a self-serving bias that distorts the perception of ourselves. A common way to judge a leader is to look at their contributions to the growth and bottom… Read more »

The Right Way to Resign

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Regardless of why you’re quitting a job, it’s essential to resign in a thoughtful, professional manner. The way you resign from your job could affect your future as a professional. If you quit in a positive, professional manner, you are in a position to get professional references and maintain your network connections. Below is a… Read more »

How to Negotiate Your Pay Before Saying Yes to a Job Offer

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If you accept a job offer with a salary that you don’t like, you’re not only setting yourself back in the short-term, you’re also looking at long-term pay issues, as all of your raises moving forward will be based off that initial salary. Clearly, it’s in your best interest to negotiate if you receive an… Read more »

How to Make A Smooth Transition Back Into Work After Maternity Leave

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Returning to work after welcoming a new child to your family is a massive change, for your personal and professional life. Balancing your career with the needs of a new child is hard, even if you are lucky enough to regularly get a full night’s sleep. Getting through the first few weeks requires patience, trust,… Read more »

4 Reasons Your Employees Are Feeling Unmotivated and How to Fix It

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People generally want to like their job and do it well, but too often, employers get in the way of that. If you’ve done a good job of hiring the right people, but your employees are feeling unmotivated, it’s time to look in the mirror. Below are some common reasons employees lose motivation, and how… Read more »

How to Have A Happier Attitude At Work

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If you’re like most people, once in a while, you’ll catch yourself feeling unhappy at work. Sure, there’s a lot to complain about at most jobs, but do you really want to be negative all the time? Probably not. Finding yourself in a bad mood is not only upsetting, but it’s also bad for your… Read more »

10 Ways to Take Care of Your Mental Health

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Most people would agree our society doesn’t do good job of supporting good mental health, which means it’s largely up to us as individuals to practice good mental hygiene. Staying mentally healthy isn’t just good for your well-being, it’s also good for your career. When you’re mentally fit, you are more likely to work efficiently,… Read more »