Avoiding Workplace Distractions – How to Deliver Your Best Every Time

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If you’re a business owner, oversee a department, or manage a team, you know how easy it can be to get pushed off balance by the slightest interruptions at work. With more responsibilities come more areas that need your attention – and this can lead to feeling scattered and stressed. The truth is, no one… Read more »

How to Include Extracurricular Activities on Your Resume

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Have you participated in extracurricular activities in the past, whether it’s during school or outside of work? Make no mistake: These activities can and should go on your resume in many cases. Employers love to see well-rounded candidates, and your experience outside of a work setting definitely contributes to that. Here are some tips on… Read more »

3 Reasons a Recruiter Will Ensure You Like Your Job

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It’s a scary thought for a potential job candidate: You go through the entire process of finding a job that suits your skillset and desires, interview for it, and accept it… Only to discover that you don’t really like it. One way to avoid this is by partnering with a recruiter to find your next… Read more »

How to Overcome Burnout and Stay Motivated

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Burnout is a very real problem in today’s workforce. And even if you’re not burnt out, it’s often tough to find the motivation to keep going, day in and day out. So, what can you do to stave off burnout and stay motivated at work? It’s not as hard as you think — it just… Read more »

Should My References Be Included on My Resume?

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Everyone has heard of job references. They’re people you list on an application for the employer to call and get their thoughts on your credibility, expertise, and character. But should references be included on your resume? Some people say no, and some say yes. So what should you do? Here are some tips on whether… Read more »

Why Third Shift Work Can Benefit Your Work-Life Balance

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Have you ever worked the third shift before? It’s certainly not for everyone, but the fact is that third shift work also has many benefits. And, perhaps surprisingly, the night shift can be a good thing for some employees’ work-life balance. Here’s how: Fewer meetings. One advantage of third shift or night work is that… Read more »

Home School, Now Summer Care? How to Save and Plan for Child Care

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It’s been a tough past year for parents, especially those with young children. The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting school closures moved many children to home-schooling. Now that summer is approaching, parents will need to consider their options for summer care as well. And that can be made even more complicated as businesses are opening back… Read more »

Five Lifting Techniques That’ll Help Save Your Back

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Few things are more painful than a serious back injury. Even a minor strain can be debilitating. And many back injuries happen because of improper lifting techniques. When you know how to lift heavy objects properly, you can avoid back injuries and stay healthy and pain-free. Let’s take a look at five recommendations for doing… Read more »

Does Applying to a Job Late at Night Hurt My Chances?

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Applying to jobs is as simple as filling out the necessary fields, attaching your polished cover letter and resume, and hitting the send button… right? It turns out that you might be hurting your chances in a way you never thought of: when you’re applying. That’s right — timing your application right can actually help… Read more »

Did You Know You Can Find a Job Through Facebook?

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When we think of job searching through social media, one site comes to mind most often: LinkedIn. It is, after all, the premier social networking site for professionals. But you might be surprised to find out that another common social media platform can help land you a job, too: Facebook. Here are some tips on… Read more »