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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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More and more research is showing that sitting for prolonged periods isn’t good for your health. If your job involves sitting at a computer, you should make every effort to get up occasionally and get your blood flowing.   One of the best ways to get in a bit of exercise is by doing a little yoga at… Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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Did you know the first week in December is National Handwashing Awareness Week? And, with COVID cases spiking around the country, keeping our hands clean is one of the best lines of defense. So, get your workplace involved and have everyone brush up on their handwashing knowledge. Why Handwashing Works When you wash your hands,… Read more »

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Before COVID-19, employers had all kinds of reasons not to use flexible staffing arrangements, but now that the corporate world has largely shifted online – those reasons are falling but the wayside.   If the powers that be at your company are still hesitant to offer staffing and schedule flexibility to employees, including remote working, please… Read more »

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Scientists from the University of Nottingham discovered that discipline and personal energy aren’t just linked but also limited resources. No matter how hard you try (or how much coffee you drink), your ability to stay focused and on-task will dwindle as the day wears on.    This depletion of discipline has serious consequences for your productivity…. Read more »