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Your 2019 Halloween Costume Checklist

Your 2019 Halloween Costume Checklist

Starting around mid-October every year, the costume conversation inevitably infiltrates the breakroom. You and your coworkers are likely starting to ask each other the following questions in preparation for the 31st: “Are you dressing up for Halloween?” “What are you going to dress up as?” “What do you think about my costume idea?” While the […]

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4 Reasons to Stop Asking and Start Voluntelling

4 Reasons to Stop Asking and Start Voluntelling

Tired of asking for volunteers only to be met with complete avoidance? Even if you work with a collaborative team, people typically go to great lengths to avoid volunteering. This is painfully evident when a volunteer is requested during a meeting; suddenly, eye contact seems impossible as everyone finds something else to focus their attention […]

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Improving Candidate Experience

Improving Candidate Experience

Once you realize that there is an open position in your company that needs to be filled, the adrenaline takes over and it’s all systems go until you find the right candidate. In the rush (and often scramble) to interview, hire and onboard, providing a positive candidate experience is often not a priority- but it […]

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Working Through Career Wanderlust

Working Through Career Wanderlust

Instagram and similar social media platforms are filled with pictures of friends, acquaintances, and even complete strangers posing in front of waterfalls, dancing at music festivals, and experiencing different cultures around the world. As such, it should come as no surprise that wanderlust, the strong desire to travel and experience new places, is prevalent in […]

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Prolonging the Honeymoon Phase

Prolonging the Honeymoon Phase

Like any meaningful relationship, an employee’s relationship with their job goes through a life-cycle with several different phases, starting with the honeymoon phase- that whirlwind period of time when everything is new and exciting. During this time, employees are typically the most in love with their job, and employee engagement is at an all-time high […]

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5 Buzzwords You Need to Hear in an Interview

5 Buzzwords You Need to Hear in an Interview

Buzzwords. Love them, hate them, or love to hate them- they serve a purpose in an interview setting. Regardless of your feelings about buzzwords, aka words and phrases that are popular in a specific context (in this case an interview), the use of them signal that a candidate has done their research and knows what […]

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The Pros and Cons of Workplace Flexibility

The Pros and Cons of Workplace Flexibility

Flexibility is frequently touted as a major asset in the workplace, a buzzword to use in interviews, and what we should all strive to be described as by our peers and superiors alike. Yes, being the person who is able to “go with the flow” and stay calm in the face of change is an […]

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Planning a Party or a Meeting- 6 Steps You Should Follow for Both

Planning a Party or a Meeting- 6 Steps You Should Follow for Both

When planning a party, the right music, mouthwatering food and plentiful libations are all must haves. Or, depending on the party’s intended demographic, you may find yourself selecting colorful balloons, a bounce house and sugary sweets instead. Considering everything that planning any party entails, you may be wondering how party planning corresponds with planning a […]

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4 Tips to Help You Adjust to Working for a Younger Boss

4 Tips to Help You Adjust to Working for a Younger Boss

Societal norms dictate that the older you are, the more senior position you hold. Right? Not necessarily. As younger generations enter the workforce, ready to take your industry by storm, you will likely start experiencing more senior ranking members of your company being your junior in age. While there are a myriad of reasons for […]

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5 Ways to Research Company Culture

5 Ways to Research Company Culture

As a serious job seeker, of course you have done your due diligence and researched every conceivable aspect of the companies that you plan on interviewing for. Afterall, haven’t we been told time and time again that educating yourself on potential workplaces is an integral part of any job search? Some of us have even […]

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