Don’t Leave the Answer to This Interview Question Up to Luck!

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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 »

How to Improve Attendance at Your Workplace

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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 »

How to Get Your Employees to Embrace Workplace Changes

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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 »

The Best Ice Breakers to Use While You’re Networking

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Personal relationships can still make or break your career. This is why people attend company and industry events; and why you must be skilled at introducing yourself. When attending a networking event, you ought to have a strategy for getting to know other people. There is the tried-and-true elevator pitch, but that’s only appropriate in… Read more »

Are You Working with a Shark?

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From Sharknado to Shark Week, sharks are everywhere these days – even in the office! In the workplace, sharks are people who can have a negative impact on how you do your job. Their negative behavior may occasionally rise to the level of bullying, but not to the point that gets them fired. Avoiding shark… Read more »

How to Write a Resume When Your Education Level Ended in High School

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Job seekers who don’t have any education beyond high school might feel down on their prospects for getting a job, but they shouldn’t. There are lots of great jobs out there for folks with this level of education. That being said, these job seekers can do themselves a massive favor by writing a good resume…. Read more »

7 Innovative Leadership Approaches to Try

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Some people don’t give much thought to their leadership style. They feel that what they do works, and that’s okay. However, other business leaders are always trying to get better at what they do and experiment with different approaches. There are a lot of leadership approaches out there and if you’re looking to refine your… Read more »

5 Different Types of Interviews and How to Ace Each One

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Job interviews have gotten sophisticated in recent years, which means people looking for work must be prepared for this higher level of sophistication. Long gone are the days of having to memorize responses to interview questions like “What is your greatest weakness?” Now, job seekers must be able to talk in major detail about their… Read more »

The Right Way to Use Social Media in Your Job Search

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Social media is a big part of many of our private lives, but it can also be a strong job search instrument, regardless of where you might be in your career. According to a major survey, 37 percent of hiring personnel discovered new hires through social media in 2016. Clearly, you’re missing out on job… Read more »

How to Create Better Accountability on Your Team

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How to Create Better Accountability on Your Team

Almost every company could use more accountability in its ranks. The difference between companies that have a high degree of accountability, and those that don’t, comes down to the way accountability is approached. Companies that focus on holding people accountable are less effective than companies that concentrate on cultivating personal responsibility. The first approach essentially… Read more »