4 Ways to Up Your Interview Game

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You’ve likely heard lots of tips and suggestions to help you ace your job interview. All of that standard advice—do your research, prepare for commonly asked questions, dress for success, etc.—is valid and valuable. And there’s a good chance you know it and will use it. But, that doesn’t mean that they’re everything you should be… Read more »

How to Stop Babysitting Your Staff and Start Leading Them

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It’s easy to get into babysitting mode when you’re a manager. You want things to run smoothly, so you try to keep your team happy for the 8-hour workday. You want their cooperation, so you reward them when they show team spirit. All of this is understandable, but if that becomes your management style, you… Read more »

7 Ways to Become a Call Center Superstar!

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Call Center Superstar

“Nothing happens until someone sells something.” That quote has been attributed to everyone from Henry Ford to Peter Drucker, but it isn’t all that important who said it first. Instead, it’s the message—someone has to sell something before anything else can happen—that counts. Sales get the ball rolling, and if you’re looking to enter the… Read more »

4 Ways to Impress a Hiring Manager and Earn a Second Interview!

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Anyone who is job hunting is looking to make a good impression on the interviewer with the hope of being invited for a second interview. Of course, you need to be impressive enough to earn the initial meeting, so your resume and cover letter need to stand out from an often-crowded field of candidates. Here… Read more »

3 Ways to Get Your Team to Take Cybersecurity Threats Seriously

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It doesn’t matter what type or size business you run, cybersecurity is critical and must be up to today’s standards. But even if you have taken all the steps to make your business secure, unless your workers are taking the threat seriously, you’ll never be able to guarantee its safety. Too many organizations discount the… Read more »

How to Recruit When Employment Rates are High

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A high employment rate is welcome news for everyone. Well, just about everyone. If you’re an employer looking for good workers when unemployment is low, you’re likely to experience a shortage of applicants. And with the national unemployment rate at 4.1% for the last several months, there will be plenty of competition for the dwindling… Read more »

How to Quantify the Achievements on Your Resume When You Don’t Work with Numbers

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Those of you who work with numbers are probably well aware that you should use those numbers in your resume to create a greater impact on recruiters. Numbers help to measure your achievements in the eyes of a potential employer and, quite honestly, they can make you sound much more impressive. Look at the following… Read more »

Why Happier Job Seekers are More Successful Job Seekers

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Happy Job Seekers

Looking for a job will probably be stressful for you. Why? Because you’re already unhappy with your situation (you’re either unemployed or working at a job you dislike). You can’t do anything about the other applicants who want the same job as you, or the grouchy hiring manager, but the good news is you are… Read more »

English 101: Why Grammar Matters in Your Job Search

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Your words are powerful. And that is especially true for the written words. They can tell a story about you, even if you don’t write anything about yourself. You might be able to deny that you said something, but once you write it down, it’s there as evidence for all to see. Think about the… Read more »

Employees Need Your Help with Work-Life Balance

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As a business owner or manager, you can appreciate your employees’ desire to get ahead by taking on more responsibilities and dedicating more hours to their jobs. After all, they are living the American dream of climbing that ladder of success. But it’s crucial that you remind them that those same dreams can end up… Read more »