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  The holiday season is usually one of the most nerve-racking seasons, for both companies and consumers. If you’re a shopper looking for the perfect gift, or a business owner looking to boost your sales, there are numerous interactions that most go smoothly in order to ensure a festive outcome for everybody. With more consumers comes… Read more »

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  Promotions and bonuses are ways for you to recognize a top performer on your team, but this kind of attention can also provoke jealousy in employees who have to watch their co-worker get something that they did not. Like other negative emotions, jealousy can contribute to a toxic environment that can sap employee morale,… Read more »

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  According to common advice on how to be professional, you should clearly separate your personal and professional lives, and that means you can’t friends with your boss. While that’s company policy at a lot of workplaces, research has shown a major reason why you might want to go against it. Oxytocin: The Social Hormone… Read more »

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  If you are going through a long period of unemployment, you might be tempted to stretch the truth on your resume. However, that would be a mistake, as the consequences for doing such a thing far outweigh any possible benefits. If you embellish your resume and invited for an interview, it means you’ll have to guard… Read more »

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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 »

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Fire an Employee the Right Way

  Firing an employee is never easy. Since there are usually a lot of emotions involved, things are often done or said in a less-than-ideal way or they’re just done wrong. There are several reasons you should be trying to fire people the ‘right way.’ First, make sure you aren’t making a mistake. You don’t… Read more »

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  When you submit your resume for an open position, you could be up against dozens of other applicants. With all that competition, it’s important to make your appeal stand out as much as possible. You may think your skills, education and experience are more than enough to make you stand out from the pack…. Read more »

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  Congratulations! You’ve landed the job you worked so hard to get! But now, the real work begins, and it all starts with the first day. To be honest, the first day on the job isn’t going to make or break you – but it does set the tone for your onboarding into the company…. Read more »

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  Injuries cost businesses around $170 billion per year, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and the worst part about it is many workplace injuries are preventable. According to a study from Travelers Insurance, the top cause of on-the-job injury is handling materials, considered an activity that might involve lifting, filling or transporting… Read more »

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  One simple trick to give your resume more life is to use action verbs to describe your past responsibilities and achievements. Words like “assisted” or “evaluated” are action verbs that get straight to the point in telling the reader you “assisted supervisors with training of new employees” or “evaluated standard procedures for inefficiencies.” Action… Read more »