How to Prepare for Online Training

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One of the lesser-mentioned effects of COVID-19 on the workplace has been the big shift to online training. For those who learn best in a classroom environment, the switch likely hasn’t been a good one. As with most things, it helps to go into an online training situation with a bit of preparation, with the… Read more »

Why Doesn’t My Resume Get Any Attention? Updates You Can Make to Your Resume

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If your phone isn’t buzzing during a job search, it could be tough to tell if it’s your resume, the labor market, or anything else that’s the problem. If you are applying to jobs for which you are well-qualified, a lack of replies often comes down to a poor resume. Quite a few experienced professionals… Read more »

Tips to Better Showcase Your Skills During an Interview

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Talking about various skills when you’re interviewing for a job is easy. It’s being able to convince your interviewer that you are actually proficient at the skills you claim to have. Use the STAR Approach The STAR approach is a classic framework that is regularly used to convey aptitude in an interview setting. In a… Read more »

Tips for Maintaining Professionalism in a Fully Remote Work Environment

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Quite a few companies compelled their staff members to work remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic, and if you started working from home last year, hopefully, you’re used to it by now. After getting over the initial change, there’s still a lot to re-think with respect to professionalism in a remote work situation. In traditional work… Read more »

Quick Tips for Reentering the Workforce

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Reentering the workforce is a struggle regardless of why you left, even if that reason is a global pandemic. A job search right now is even more difficult than usual, not only due to COVID-19, but also the economic impacts and a bias against individuals who have a gap in their employment history. Your reentry… Read more »

How to Overcome Your Lack of Work Experience in a Job Interview  

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While it is essential to have certain technical skills for most jobs, not having the exact amount of experience asked for in a job posting doesn’t stop many candidates from getting to the interview stage.    Although it’s a standard problem, especially for recent graduates or people changing careers, the very idea of being ‘found out’… Read more »

Looking for a Fresh Start in Your Career? Here’s What You Can Do

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Maybe it’s because you’re starting to feel stagnant, or maybe it’s because of, you know, the effects of a global pandemic, but 2021 just might be the year you hit the reset button on your career. If you’re hoping for a fresh start to your career in the new year, you’ve come to the right… Read more »

Making the Most of Your Time Unemployed

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Due to layoffs or staffing cutbacks, many people are unfortunately finding themselves experiencing a long period of unemployment.   Of course, you should be spending some time looking through various job boards for postings. That being said, there are many more opportunities for advancing your career prospects than just looking at job boards. Even in the… Read more »

How to Level Up Your Customer Service Skills This Holiday Season

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The holiday season is a hectic time of year, and this added chaos makes dealing with other people much more difficult. Leveling up customer service skills is a good idea any time of year, especially during the holiday season.   Below are a few steps you can take to boost your customer service abilities.   Make a… Read more »

How to Give Back to Your Employees During the Holidays

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While it’s only natural to spread some cheer around the holidays, it is critical to remember that this can be a stressful time of year for your employees.   Many staff members will be attempting to navigate holiday obligations while feeling the stress of work, remote schooling, and social distancing. Moreover, people take vacations around the… Read more »