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Workplace bullying is more common and severe than most professionals think. Too often is this behavior tolerated as the standard of adult leadership – AKA “Tough love.” The fact of the matter is that direct or passive aggression impedes productivity and workplace stability making both, in any form, unwelcomed in any business setting. Identifying workplace… Read more »

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Don’t just copy and paste your resume into your LinkedIn profile and call it good. You may standout on LinkedIn, but not in a good way. Your profile will come off like a resume – short, boring and focused on the past. Your LinkedIn profile does not operate by the same limitations resumes do in… Read more »

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How to nail an interview is a tricky thing. Each interview is a unique situation, and most of them are too short to truly display all of your talents as a professional. One thing that isn’t unique across the business world is that every company is looking for hard workers. There is no perfect employee,… Read more »

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What better time than the holiday season to show your employees how grateful you are for all of their hard work this year? In the spirit of Thanksgiving, now is the perfect opportunity to give thanks to your team, however, showing gratitude to your employees in a way that actually shows, means doing more than… Read more »

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There’s nothing worse than a bad hire. It puts a huge hole in your recruiting budget by recruiting the wrong person and forcing you to dip right back into that budget to hire a replacement. A toxic employee can also have a lasting negative effect on your entire office’s morale, and hiring managers would be… Read more »

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Most hiring managers agree that a one-sided interview is a bad interview. Just agreeing with what an interviewer has to say, giving simple, rehearsed responses and not showing any intrigue or inquisition about a position, are some of the worst interview habits that job seekers need to fix in order to standout in the application… Read more »

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We dedicate so much of our lives to our careers. Forty plus hours a week and a great deal of stress and anxiety go into our jobs. It’s so easy to get wrapped up in your work life that you forget the importance of your own health and wellness. With a little conscious effort, it’s… Read more »

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Resolving workplace conflict is a key role of any effective manager. An exceptional manager will be able to remediate workplace scuffles without involving the ever-busy HR team as well. It can prolong the tension within your team and potentially over formalize the incident. Keep your team united and strong by handling workplace conflict yourself. Analyze… Read more »

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We are seeing a shift in the job world, where employees are gaining confidence and daring to be different than generations prior. No longer do workers have to sit around waiting for a raise or better opportunity to come up. Instead, workers are negotiating for a better salary and getting it! Employers are starting to… Read more »

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Resume best practices used to be simple. Put your contact information, schooling, work experience and a few references and that’s it. Now crafting the perfect resume takes much more finesse. As the competitiveness of the job market continues to increase, recruiters are busier than ever. As a modern job seeker now has to take into… Read more »