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Those of us who have to live through grey skies from December to April know – Seasonal Affected Disorder is real, and it is no joke. On top of that, you have to deal with the daily grind of being a full-time professional. Even if you have a “dream job” – there are probably aspects… Read more »

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Helping your staff members reach their potential is easier said than done. You want to help them address shortcomings, but you don’t want to make them feel demoralized. Sometimes, employees will need a push in order to grow and develop, but you don’t want to push them right out the door! Further complicating the issue… Read more »

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Typically lasting between 10 to 15 minutes and consisting of some rather basic background questions, a phone interview can be pretty easy to dismiss as a formality. However, for hiring managers and recruiters, a phone interview is an essential part of their process. These folks do not want to bring in somebody who isn’t taking… Read more »

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As any fan of a struggling sports team will tell you, it’s not enough to just get talented people into your organization; you also have to create an environment that allows them to excel. There’s a saying that good companies attract good people and repel bad people, while bad companies attract bad people and repel… Read more »

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A literal pat on the back or a simple thank you might not seem like a big thing, but to employees who need a confidence boost – it can mean the world. Because of their position, business leaders are looked up to by their employees. This means the way they treat them has an outsized… Read more »

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In most job interviews these days, you’re asked about past performances in positions similar to the one you’re seeking: “Can you tell me about a time you had to show leadership?” “How did you approach your boss when things whet wrong?” “Have you ever had to fill in for someone in a different position without… Read more »

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When it comes to writing a resume, there are a lot of things to keep in mind and any oversight can sink your chances of getting the job you’re seeking. Below is a comprehensive list of crucial resume tips that can go a long way to getting you hired. Keep It Tight While you don’t want… Read more »

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How to Create Better Accountability on Your Team

Good employees perform even better when they are working in an environment that supports them, motivates them and inspires them. It isn’t just the responsibility of those in leadership positions to create a good working environment. From the CEO all the way down to front-line employees, there are things people in a company can and… Read more »

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Time is the most precious commodity in the world because it is in relatively short supply. You only get so much time in your days and weeks to accomplish what you have set out to do. This is why productivity is so essential: High productivity means you’re getting the most return out of your time… Read more »

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The term “company culture” has become a buzzy catchphrase in corporate America for a reason: People like working somewhere that inspires than and make them feel important. Simply put, company culture refers to the collective values, work habits, and communication styles of an organization. A company culture can include things like supporting sustainability, regular company… Read more »