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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 »

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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 »

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Hiring is among the most demanding, high-stakes processes that any company has to deal with, and because a bad hire could put a substantial ding in your revenue, it’s important to make the best choice possible. With this in mind, consider the following insider tips on how to select the best applicants for your open… Read more »

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Before the COVID-19 pandemic, employers were already becoming more interested in assessing their job applicants’ soft skills, and the events of the past year have only served to accelerate this trend. Hard skills are based on knowledge and experience with a specific, measurable capability. Soft skills pertain to thinking abstractly and working with other people…. Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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Successful companies make employee communications a top priority. They realize that engaged personnel is critical to organizational success. Employees tend to engage when they understand their role, key company principles, and the latest developments related to their job. Productive employee communication supports alignment between management and staff members. When a company communicates effectively, it can… Read more »

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Whether you’re departing because you’ve taken another opportunity with a different company, you’re relocating for your partner, starting your own business, or for any other reason, quitting a job the right way can be difficult. The next time you have to quit a job, consider the following suggestions. Provide Two Weeks Notice It’s standard practice… Read more »

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At work, it is critical to remain as professional and enthusiastic as possible when handling projects and tasks. This can be difficult, particularly if you must deal with co-workers who have poor attitudes. Some places have employees who spread negativity and a bad attitude everywhere they go. As someone who wants to remain engaged and… Read more »

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At its core, a virtual interview is the same as an in-person interview, but there are a few unique aspects that must be considered. Of course, you should still do your research, rehearse responses to expected questions and dress appropriately. There are also a few mistakes to avoid. Consider the following eight missteps that you’ll… Read more »