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Regardless of whether a first offer for a job is generous or downright insulting, the last thing you want to do is accept it without thinking about it. Consider every offer from all angles: If it falls short of what you wanted, you might want to consider a counter offer, or you may determine that… Read more »

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One of the most difficult facets of a job interview is the unavoidable subject of previous jobs. From giving details about past salary to gossiping about former boss, there are so many pitfalls when it comes to talking about past jobs; it can be challenging to know what’s the best thing to say. When interviewers inquire… Read more »

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After you accept a job offer, you’re probably filled with a sense of relief, and while there’s nothing wrong with basking in your achievement, you also need to start thinking about how to succeed in your new job. The first days and weeks of any new job are crucial. You need to make a good… Read more »

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The old saying goes, “It’s called work for a reason,” but coming into work every day shouldn’t have to feel like soul-deadening drudgery. Many companies are finding ways to emotionally connect their staff members to their jobs so they enjoy coming into work. Read more below on how to make sure your employees look forward to… Read more »

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Whether you’re asked directly or not, you will have to talk about yourself in a job interview situation. The trick is knowing exactly what to say. Should you keep it 100-percent professional and risk sounding like a robot? Should you ‘keep it real’ and talk about your drunken travels from last weekend? Or is a… Read more »

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One way to look a job search is to consider it an exercise in not making mistakes: If you “do all the right things,” an offer will eventually come your way. Below are the most common job search mistakes and how to avoid them. Conducting a Narrow Search One common mistake that people make is… Read more »

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Good attendance is key to the success of any organization. Poor attendance drains the morale of staff members, increases expenses and reduces worker engagement. It is also an unnecessary drain on the time and energy of management. If a company is suffering from sub-par attendance, it must prioritize addressing the issue and take actions to… Read more »

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Whether you have been getting passed over for promotions, or there is limited opportunity for growth at your company, being in the same job for a long period of time can make you feel adrift in the middle of the ocean. It doesn’t have to be that way. There are simple approaches that can help… Read more »

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Looking for a job you love can be like dating: After a good first impression, you might end up in a great situation, or you might find yourself in stuck in a toxic relationship. It’s important to have a job that you love, both for right now and for down the road. Sometimes, that might… Read more »

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During your job search, have you seen jobs you know you’d love but you don’t quite have the requirements it lists in the job posting? On one hand, you might be reluctant to apply to these jobs. On the other hand, you’ve probably heard of people getting jobs they weren’t completely qualified for when they… Read more »