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Look Your Best for Picture Day!

Look Your Best for Picture Day!

  This week, the Business Talent Solutions team is gearing up for a professional photoshoot with Seagriff Photography. As I prepare to say “cheese” until my cheeks hurt, I have realized that there is a lot of planning on the subject’s part to ensure quality professional photos. Showing up, smiling and letting the photographer work […]

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Four Reasons to Work with a Recruiter

Four Reasons to Work with a Recruiter

If you have ever typed the phrase “job openings in Seattle” in your search bar, you know just how overwhelming and intimidating the results are. As a job seeker, there is no shortage of employment-related search engines and job posting boards at your fingertips. Despite the plethora of online tools to help you find your […]

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The Two Rules of Working from a Café

The Two Rules of Working from a Café

Schlepping into a traditional office, Monday through Friday, nine till five, is becoming less common as more people chose to telecommute. In fact, according to a report released last year by FlexJobs and Global Workplace Analytics, the number of people who spend at least half of their professional life telecommuting has increased by 115% since […]

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Candidates Are Like a Box of Chocolates…

Candidates Are Like a Box of Chocolates…

      As I indulge in what remains of my box of Valentine’s Day chocolates, I have a whole new appreciation for the wise words of Tom Hanks from the movie Forest Gump: “Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” Although this quote was undoubtedly referencing the […]

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Four Waiting Room Behaviors to Avoid

Four Waiting Room Behaviors to Avoid

    I recently had the opportunity to spend some time in an HR office waiting room. No, I wasn’t there for the reasons you may be thinking of such as an interview or to air a complaint; rather, my reason for waiting was stress free and I was able to maintain a calm demeanor […]

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Completing the Cohesive Team Check List

Completing the Cohesive Team Check List

Whether you work for a large company or a small business, cohesion plays a crucial role in productivity, effectiveness and creating a positive work climate. In order to create a cohesive workplace, use the Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team, outlined in Patrick Lencioni’s work, to measure of how well your own team works together. […]

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Stop Waiting, Start Managing Your Career

Stop Waiting, Start Managing Your Career

      Do you ever feel like you aren’t in control of your career, and find yourself in a pattern of waiting for someone else to tell you what to do? If that feeling resonates with you, stop the cycle in its tracks and make the conscious decision to become proactive in how you […]

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