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How to Combat Workplace Toxicity

How to Combat Workplace Toxicity

As you leave the office every evening, do you consistently find yourself exhausted, stressed, and dreading the mere thought of going to work the next day? Although it is not unusual to have these feelings at the end of a long workday, experiencing those emotions day in and day out can have a serious impact […]

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3 Career Resolutions That Don’t Involve a New Job

3 Career Resolutions That Don’t Involve a New Job

Now that we are a couple of weeks into 2020, it’s time to check in on how your resolutions are holding up. Afterall, with every new year comes new resolutions (often the same resolutions)- lose 10 lbs., live a more active lifestyle, get organized, pay off credit card debt, etc. While all of these resolutions […]

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Can You Really Go Back?

Can You Really Go Back?

Seahawks fans are all buzzing about the latest headlining news in Seattle sports- the return of Marshawn Lynch. After leaving Seattle years ago, he is back and ready to give Seahawks fans what they want- a winning season. Although not the strangest thing to happen in professional football, Marshawn’s career still isn’t a typical tale. […]

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What to Expect in the 2020s

What to Expect in the 2020s

As 2019 comes to a close and we reflect on the past decade, it is apparent that the concept of the typical workplace has been challenged over the past ten years. From new technology being introduced to more flexibly in scheduling, the changes have been numerous- making it impossible to ignore the reality that the […]

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5 Similarities Between Christmas Tree Decorating and Resume Writing

5 Similarities Between Christmas Tree Decorating and Resume Writing

As I was decking the halls and rocking around the Christmas tree last week, I came to the realization that the process of decorating a Christmas tree and the resume writing process share several similarities. Don’t believe me? Take a look below at the five ways that constructing your resume and decorating your Christmas tree […]

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Wrapping the Year Up

Wrapping the Year Up

As you are thoughtfully wrapping gifts for friends and family over the next couple of weeks, don’t forget to wrap up a lil’ something for yourself- your year. Wrapping up your year is the best gift that you can give yourself this holiday season, ensuring that you are ready to tackle those infamous New Year’s […]

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Editing Your Resume Down to One Page

Editing Your Resume Down to One Page

With your resume being the first impression that you make on a potential employer, it seems logical to put it all out there and include every piece of information that they could conceivably need in order to make a hiring decision… Right? Wrong. Even though as candidates we want to overwhelm hiring managers with our […]

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5 Local Gift Exchange Ideas Under $20

5 Local Gift Exchange Ideas Under $20

Now that Thanksgiving is over, ‘tis the season- for holiday gift exchanges. If you are lucky enough to draw your office bestie’s name for Secret Santa or know your team’s sense of humor well enough to select the perfect crowd-pleasing gift, the holiday gift exchange is likely a treasured tradition. However, if you are new […]

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Thawing the Seattle Freeze with an Attitude of Gratitude

Thawing the Seattle Freeze with an Attitude of Gratitude

Seattle natives don’t necessarily like to acknowledge its existence, but the term “Seattle Freeze” refers to more than the seasonal drop in temperature that we are currently experiencing. While some Seattleites believe that the “Seattle Freeze” is merely a myth, PEMCO Insurance recently conducted a survey on the frosty phenomenon proving it is real. The […]

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Post Interview Etiquette

Post Interview Etiquette

Interview prep is typically where candidates dedicate a bulk of their time and energy, with post interview etiquette being forgotten in the excitement and exhaustion of the interview itself. Many candidates believe that once they have completed their interview, there is nothing left to do but wait; however, post interview etiquette dictates that maintaining contact […]

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