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Regardless of how good you might be at your job, there’s always room for improvement, and the New Year is a great time to become a better manager. When you take steps to become a more valuable manager, it also has a positive and lasting impact for your staff members. Therefore, think about adopting one… Read more »

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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 »

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Did you get a formal verbal or written warning at work? Well unfortunately, you should be concerned. Warnings are part of a progressive disciplinary system: First, your supervisor may mention there’s an issue with your behavior or performance. The next step is a verbal or written warning, both of which are formal, documented measures that… Read more »

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Congratulations! Your resume was selected because the hiring manager was impressed with your skill set! You set up an interview time and you know exactly when you are taking the next step on your path to a new job. Interviews can be stressful but don’t worry – you got this! Of course, it helps to… Read more »

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Job searching can feel very regimented: There are guidelines for resume and cover letter formats and once you make it to the interview stage, there’s an expectation that you’ll have the perfect answers to every interview question. Amidst all these rules, it can be easy to forget that you are an individual, with a personality… Read more »

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Job interviews ought to feel like a polite conversation, with each person asking questions and giving answers. While your interviewer should take precedence when it comes to asking questions, you should expect to ask questions as well. When you ask thoughtful questions based on good research, you gain valuable insight into the opportunity while showing… Read more »

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Company-wide change is unavoidable for any business, but as businesses grow and staff members become used to the same people, methods and technology, they get set in their ways. When the time for an organizational change comes, it’s common to have unhappy and concerned staff members who staunchly resist. There’s a psychological basis for this… Read more »

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The unemployment rate is falling, salaries are rising, and competition for skilled talent is getting intense as businesses expand in this robust economy. Although it may be easier to find a job than it was during the Great Recession, you still need a stand-out resume to get the admin position you really want. With hiring… Read more »

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Depending on your relationship status, you might be familiar with the idea of ‘ghosting’ in the dating world – which is when someone you’re interested in stops responding to your texts, calls, IMs, emails, etc. The phenomenon has recently expanded to include professional relationships, specifically the tenuous connections between applicants and potential employers. Job seekers… Read more »

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How to Manage the Stress of Your Job Search

Job interviews can be nerve-wracking, so it’s understandable if you make a boneheaded mistake due to being nervous. What you don’t want to do is make a big mistake that has nothing to do with nerves. For instance, you can’t really chalk up being an hour late to being stressed out. Bad, unforced errors not… Read more »