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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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The Argument for the Four Day Work Week Gains Traction

The Argument for the Four Day Work Week Gains Traction

Whenever a reputable company finds success implementing a new system, we all take notice. Such is the case with Microsoft Japan. This past August, they implemented a four day work week for the entire month as a part of a new “work life choice” strategy. The results were staggering- a 40% increase in production per […]

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Starting to Feel SAD?

Starting to Feel SAD?

As we turn our clocks back this weekend and the days become shorter, it is not unusual to experience a certain amount of SADness as we say goodbye to the sunny, warm months of summer and early fall. While most of us are negatively impacted by the chilly weather and lack of sunlight to some […]

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Quitting Your Job (Without a Plan)

Quitting Your Job (Without a Plan)

When quitting your job becomes your only option, you will find yourself face to face with unemployment. It’s a scary concept, choosing to move away from what is familiar in favor of new opportunities. In the best case scenario, you feel comfortable quitting because you have a plan in place that will render you only […]

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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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