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Stopping Application Anxiety in Its Tracks

Stopping Application Anxiety in Its Tracks

Has it been years since you have applied for a job and the mere thought of sending out resumes and submitting applications is causing you stress? If you are feeling like application anxiety is threatening to derail your chances of landing a job, face it head on and take the necessary steps to stop it […]

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5 New Year’s Resolutions Every Employee Can Make

5 New Year’s Resolutions Every Employee Can Make

With December coming to a close, it’s time to reflect on the previous year and start making resolutions for the future. To ensure that your resolutions don’t fall in the 80% that U.S. News reported end up failing by the second week of February, make sure that you are setting attainable goals. If you are […]

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Answering “Tell Me About Yourself” in Five Easy Steps

Answering “Tell Me About Yourself” in Five Easy Steps

If there is one area of an interview that you should ace, it’s the opening question. Interviewers tend to reserve time at the beginning of the interview to get to know the candidate by asking them to describe themselves. Responding to the “tell me about yourself” portion of the interview should be easy, right? After […]

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Eight Quick Ways to Get on Your Team’s Nice List

Eight Quick Ways to Get on Your Team’s Nice List

When you look back on the past year, ask yourself if your actions and transgressions have earned you a spot on the office Nice List or the Naughty List. Hopefully you have been an outstanding team member and employee, but if you believe that your behavior has landed you on the Naughty List, it’s time […]

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How to Avoid Becoming an Office Party Cautionary Tale

How to Avoid Becoming an Office Party Cautionary Tale

We all know a story of an employee (or employer) gone wild at the office holiday party. While these stories eventually become seemingly harmless anecdotes, they should be treated as cautionary tales of the damage that can result from behaving inappropriately at the annual holiday party. Before your next holiday party, take a look at […]

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Improving New Hire Retention with Two Emails

Improving New Hire Retention with Two Emails

Between all of the paperwork and logistics, the onboarding process can feel cold and impersonal to new hires and is frequently a missed opportunity to demonstrate the welcoming nature of your company’s culture. Onboarding shouldn’t be limited to sorting out paperwork and conducting training sessions. Instead, it should include setting new hires up for long […]

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Using Performance Reviews to Help Your Employees Succeed

Using Performance Reviews to Help Your Employees Succeed

As 2017 comes to a close, our thoughts are filled with what we have accomplished in the past year and the areas of our lives that we would like to improve in 2018. Annual performance reviews can easily be considered the New Year of the professional world as they help bring one year to a […]

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The Six C’s of Tackling Workplace Rumors

The Six C’s of Tackling Workplace Rumors

If you pay attention to sports, you know that a team’s coaches, players and management are always changing; as a result, speculation, questions, and rumors about team adjustments are constantly circulating. Who is going to be the new coach? Is management changing? Is the star player receiving better offers from other teams? As you start […]

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