6 Tips to Staying Positive Now that the Weather is Colder

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The leaves are off the trees, and it’s getting c-c-cold out there! Not only that, but the skies are looking pretty grey these days, and it can be easy to slip into a bit of a funk. Feeling down isn’t just bad for your personal life, it’s also bad for your professional life since it’s… Read more »

How to Keep Your Staff Focused On Assignment Now That the Weather is Nice

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After spending the entire winter trudging back and forth to work, employees are prone to thinking about spending more time outside once the weather turns nice. Company managers have the tough task of being understanding, while making sure that productivity doesn’t slip. If you’re in change of a team of employees, you need to let… Read more »

How To Make Sure Your Staff Enjoys Coming Into Work Every Day

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The old saying goes, “It’s called work for a reason,” but coming into work every day shouldn’t have to feel like soul-deadening drudgery. Many companies are finding ways to emotionally connect their staff members to their jobs so they enjoy coming into work. Read more below on how to make sure your employees look forward to… Read more »

4 Ways to Actually Achieve Your Career Goals This Year

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‘Tis the season for New Year’s resolutions and Goals for the Year. Have you made yours yet? If you haven’t, what are you waiting for? Even if you have, setting goals should be just the start of your process, especially if your goals are career-related. To achieve major career objectives in 2019, take control over… Read more »

5 Different Types of Interviews and How to Ace Each One

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Career Concepts Job Interviews

Job interviews have gotten sophisticated in recent years, which means people looking for work must be prepared for this higher level of sophistication. Long gone are the days of having to memorize responses to interview questions like “What is your greatest weakness?” Now, job seekers must be able to talk in major detail about their… Read more »

How to Answer “Why Should We Hire You?” in a Job Interview

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“Why should we hire you?” It’s a popular question with hiring managers because the answer can be so revealing. Simply put, this question is at the center of any interview. This question also puts an interviewee on the spot, hopefully revealing how they operate under direct pressure. A good answer to this question should make… Read more »

Follow These Tips to Be a Better Communicator

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Be a Better Communicator

In today’s work environment, everyone must be a good communicator. Being an effective communicator is crucial to relationship building, performance and efficiency. Unfortunately, bad communication is a major problem at many companies. A recent University of Phoenix survey showed just 27 percent of workers believed their internal communication was “very effective.” Respondents also said bad… Read more »

What to Do When Your New Job Is a Disappointment

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  Beginning a new job can be thrilling, nerve-racking and in many cases, a bit frightening. Unfortunately, it can also be discouraging. From being asked to work too many hours, to a lack of proper training, to working a job that doesn’t appear to be anything like the one you signed up for, there are… Read more »

How to Prove You’re a Hard Worker in Your Interview

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How to Prove You're a Hard Worker

For anyone in management, hard work from an employee is the great equalizer.  The best workers don’t have every bit of relevant experience or an impeccable arsenal of impressive skills. The best employees work hard and really hustle to get the job done right. Because this attribute is so valuable, it’s important to show an… Read more »