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It doesn’t matter who you are, job interviews are intense! Even if you’re extroverted and totally at ease with new people, the stress of having a possible job on the line takes the anxiety up a notch. Here are eight steps to prepare for your next job interview. Do some research Reread the job post…. Read more »

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It’s important to keep your employees happy. Happier employees are more engaged, more productive, and more likely to stay loyal to your company. But how do you do that? How do you know what they want and how to keep them happy? Here’s a hint—they don’t just want money. Sure, you have to pay them… Read more »

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No matter how much experience you have, a job search is never easy. Whether you’re entering the workforce for the first time, interested in fresh start at a new company, or an executive looking to advance your career, it’s hard to know exactly where to start to make sure you’re doing everything in your power…. Read more »

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Unemployment is at an all-time low, which means that there’s not a huge pool of talented workers out there constantly checking your job board. Instead, the talent pool is small and those workers are going to be very selective about the jobs they take. If you find someone who’s qualified to work in your company,… Read more »

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So you need a new job! And you’ve taken all the right steps—you updated your resume, cleaned up your social media profiles, drafted a cover letter, alerted your network, and …now what? You’ve forgotten one important step. And it could be this step that’s the difference between finding the job of your dreams and settling… Read more »

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The city of Atlanta has a strong job market! The city is ranked third, just behind Dallas and Miami, in the nation for year-over-year growth in 2017. The area added 56,000 jobs between 2016 and 2017 and is expected to add another 96,000 by 2021. The jobs mostly fell in the construction industry, then education… Read more »

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It’s that time of year again, when you reflect on your personal and professional life, assess where you are, and figure out where you want to be at this time next year. By setting goals for your job and career, you’ll have something bigger than your daily tasks to strive for. Just as you’d never… Read more »

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Performance evaluations can be a stressful time for both employer and employees. These conversations are important, and as a manager, you probably look forward to them as they’re a chance to refocus, cease bad behaviors and incentivize the good ones. But, they can also yield some uncomfortable conversations and sometimes deliver bad news. Below are… Read more »

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You’ve heard the best time to update your resume is when you don’t need to. In fact, many career experts advise that you update it every couple of months to make sure you don’t forget to include your most-recent achievements, professional development, or quantifiable metrics. If you wait until you really need your resume, chances… Read more »

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Most people don’t enjoy having someone watch over their shoulder when they’re trying to work. But many managers do just that—and not with bad intentions. They want to make sure their employees are performing their jobs correctly so they can put the company in the best possible position for success. But there’s a downside. And… Read more »