Set Your Personal SMART Goals for the New Year

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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 »

The Stress-Free Way to Deliver Performance Reviews

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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 »

Yes, You Can Be Too Eager in a Job Interview

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You don’t want to seem too eager in a job interview. It’s like dating—if you’re seeing someone who calls too much, texts all day long, and wants to see you all the time, it usually ends up being a turn-off. And the same is true in a job interview. If you’re too eager, you risk… Read more »

How to Make Even the Most Boring Career Story Exciting in an Interview

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Your career story is the tale of how you got to where you are today, your aspirations and interest in a next career move, and how well suited you are for the job you’re applying for. And if you tell it right, you’ll have your interviewers fully engaged, on the edges of their seats, excited… Read more »

How a Staffing Agency Will Help You Find a New Job Faster

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It’s something they do every day. Staffing agencies are professionals who link job hunters with companies who are seeking their skills and experience. While that might be an oversimplification of what is usually a complex process, the truth is that using a staffing company will, in most cases, be a faster journey to your next… Read more »

Why It’s Time to Prepare for the Retirement of Baby Boomers

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Baby Boomers Retire

It’s hard to believe, but this generation known as Baby Boomers is retiring at a rapid rate. And in another seven years or so, one-quarter of the population in the United States will be 60 years of age or older! As these Boomers retire, they will be leaving with years of experience and knowledge. That’s… Read more »

Build These 5 Skills to Stay Relevant in the Future

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Technology is changing the look of the workplace at a rapid pace. Many of the jobs that require few high-level skills are becoming obsolete because of automation. Technical jobs, on the other hand, are plentiful but lack qualified workers to fill them. Your chances of remaining relevant in the future marketplace will hinge on developing… 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 »

Improve Your Staff’s Productivity in 2018

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Once upon a time, most employers bought into the theory that fearful workers were productive workers. Hold their jobs over their heads, and they’ll work like crazy to save them. Then, somewhere along the line, some forward-thinking manager (or maybe it was a psychologist) realized that fear is not the best motivator, and scared employees… Read more »