The Job Interview Checklist

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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 »

What to Do When Your Employees Are Always Sick Before and After the Weekend

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When an employee calls in sick, it can’t be disruptive to workflows, affect productivity and cause resentment among employees. As if this isn’t a difficult enough situation, an employee who always calls in sick before or after the weekend can cause suspicion and resentment. If you do start to notice this pattern in one of… Read more »

How to Always Be Ready for a New Job

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Despite how long you might have been with your current employer or how happy you might be, if an opportunity comes along that is a lot more interesting and at the right pay level, you should be ready to consider and apply for it. Also, if the situation at your workplace suddenly changes for the… Read more »

How to Show Your Employees You’re Thankful for Them

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Show Your Employees You're Thankful for Them

While the holidays are a good time to express gratitude to your staff, hopefully you have been doing it all year long. Good companies make a habit of showing appreciation year-round, often by making sure their managers regularly acknowledge employee contributions. Little unexpected surprises and tokens of appreciation distributed throughout every season help worker feel… Read more »

5 Tips for a More Productive Clerical Job Search

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5 Tips for a More Productive Clerical Job Search

It seems like some people always have the inside track on job hunting, getting jobs without even sending in a resume or landing a clerical position where they have all kinds of autonomy and little supervision. These people are not necessarily luckier or more talented. They have simply mastered a way of job searching that… Read more »

Why a Mock Interview Can Get You Your Next Job

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Why a Mock Interview Can Get You Your Next Job

Like it or not, an interview is a kind of performance, and therefore – it’s helpful to get a lot of practice in before the real deal. The best athletes, musicians and actors practice over and over before they hit the field or the stage. These performers go through so much repetition; it reduces the… Read more »

What’s the Right Way to Answer “Where Do You See Yourself in 5 Years?”

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  Right up there with “Tell me about yourself” and “Name you biggest weakness,” the question about a professional five-year plan is one of the most popular interview questions going right now. While it might seem a bit mundane, the question is actually a great opportunity for you to show your ambition and hint at… Read more »