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 »

Why You Need to Show Off Your Personality in a Job Interview

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Understandably, you might think that there’s not a lot of upside to showing off your personality in a job interview. There’s a big risk to being seen as overbearing, presumptuous or just plain unlikeable. However, hiring managers want to hire people that can work alongside current employees, and therefore determining the potential culture fit of… Read more »

Why Haven’t I Gotten Hired Yet?

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Despite the current labor market heavily favoring the job seeker, many people are still finding it difficult to get a new job. If you are having a hard time finding a job, it probably has more to do with your tactics than your qualifications. Assuming you’re applying to jobs that you’re reasonably qualified for, the… Read more »

3 Tips to Calm the New Job Jitters

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Despite how much experience you may have with it, beginning a new job can be a frightening experience: You may not know anyone, the team dynamics and the specifics of your role. While you can’t control everything about the situation, you can control how you respond to it. The following tips can help you get… Read more »

Four Questions Most likely to Be Asked in Your Next Job Interview

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Although hiring managers are tying to get away from asking standard interview questions, questions become standard for a reason – they provide useful information for making a hiring decision. Therefore, reviewing common interview questions is still very much worth your time. The objective of expecting certain interview questions isn’t to memorize answers, but instead to… Read more »

The Importance of Evaluating Your Own Performance in the Healthcare Industry

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If you’re like most people, you have a bit of anxiety when is comes to performance evaluations. A good way to deal with this anxiety is to get into the habit of evaluating your own performance. Through a self-evaluation, you can figure out what you are doing well, as well as any shortcomings you need… Read more »