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Here’s the situation. You’ve been put a lot of time and energy into your job search and have ultimately received multiple offers from two or more companies. This is certainly a good problem to have. You want to handle the situation correctly and land the best position for you. Here are some tips to ensure… Read more »

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While some co-workers may be difficult, a toxic co-worker brings a distinctive brand of disharmony to the workplace. Abby Curnow-Chaves outlines some common behaviors in the Harvard Business Review including: Backstabbing, criticizing and blaming Gossiping and spreading rumors Hoarding information Purposely undermining others If this sounds like someone you work with, here are some do’s… Read more »

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Super busy days in the workplace can be stressful and overwhelming. But incredibly slow days can be equally troubling because of the boredom and tediousness that often occurs. Below are five tips for staying productive and making even the slowest of days go by quickly. 1. Plan Ahead You never know how long the calm… Read more »

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Effective hiring is essential to the success and longevity of your business. Unfortunately, many companies struggle in this area and have inefficient processes that cost them both time and money. A 2016 study by SHRM (potential virus warning when tried to open this link) even found the average time to fill a position is 42… Read more »

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Mistakes are inevitable in the workplace. Even with careful planning and execution, errors will still be made. But you can often negate much of the impact by knowing how to handle this situation. Here are some tips for doing so. Everyone Makes Mistakes – It’s How You Move Forward As soon as you realize your… Read more »

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Not getting the job can be frustrating and disappointing, especially if you and/or your recruiter spent a lot of time on the potential assignment. So you may not always feel inclined to thank a company for their time. But in reality, it’s very important to send a follow-up email which can benefit you in a… Read more »

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Summer is a time of year that’s synonymous with the beach, vacations and generally taking it easy. Here are some tips on how to achieve a positive work-life balance during this time to balance taking time to relax with getting the job done. Establish a Specific Time to Be Done with Work Do you ever… Read more »

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Active shooter incidents have unfortunately become somewhat of a norm in recent years. The FBI offers some startling statistics citing that 220 incidents occurred between 2000 and 2016 that resulted in a total of 1,486 casualties, including individuals killed and wounded. Even worse, nearly half (43.2 percent) occurred inside businesses. Here’s how to prepare your… Read more »

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For a worker, a temporary position is good, but a permanent one is even better. A common goal is to turn a placement into a legitimate job offer where you remain with an employer long-term.  Here are some tips that should help you make a great impression so that you’ll inevitably receive a job offer…. Read more »

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Congratulations! You’ve successfully completed your education and graduated. The next step is to launch your career and find a position that’s both rewarding and plays to your strengths. Here are four helpful tips to jumpstart your career and ensure that you get started on the right foot. Network, Network, Network! Developing valuable relationships is one… Read more »