Do You Need More Sleep?

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Not getting enough sleep is all too common for many Americans. In fact, the CDC reports that a third of U.S. adults get less than the recommended seven hours per night. They also add that failing to get enough sleep can have some serious long-term health consequences such as depression, heart disease and type 2… Read more »

Don’t Stall Your Job Search Over the Holidays

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The holidays are a notoriously busy time of year. Therefore, many individuals are inclined to hold off on their job search until the new year. But it turns out this is a great time for job seekers, and there are several reasons you shouldn’t stall your job search over the holidays. Less Competition  The great… Read more »

Four Career Lessons You Don’t Have to Learn the Hard Way

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You’re bound to learn many lessons throughout your career. Some are pleasant, and some are more challenging. They all contribute to your personal development and accelerate your career progress. Below are four lessons that can help you advance your career. 1.Don’t Fear Failure Mistakes are inevitable, and every person is guaranteed to make plenty over… Read more »

Has Stress Turned Into the New Workplace Norm?

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Stress has always existed in the workplace in some form. But it’s arguably never been more pervasive than it is today. In many ways, workplace stress has become the new norm and even accepted. Let’s discuss the widespread stress so many employees encounter in further detail and ways to overcome it. Some Telling Statistics An… Read more »

Revamp Your Outdated Performance Reviews

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Although performance reviews are meant to provide timely feedback and optimize employee productivity, they often fall short of their mark. In fact, a study from TINYpulse that polled over 1,000 professionals found that “37 percent of respondents said that the performance review process is outdated.” Furthermore,” 42 percent felt that something important was left out… Read more »

Time-Wasting Red Flags to Look For on Your Team

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In an ideal world, your employees would put forth 100 percent effort throughout every minute of every day. Unfortunately, this is an unrealistic expectation, and your staff can quickly get caught up in time-wasting activities if you’re not careful. In fact, “a 2013 study found that 69 percent of employees waste time at work every… Read more »

Write a Cover Letter That Stands Out

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A cover letter is arguably your best tool for getting your foot in the door with a hiring manager and getting them to take notice. It’s often the first document they look at and is designed to quickly highlight your qualifications and what you bring to the table. Here are some strategies for writing a… Read more »

Common Interview Questions to Prepare Outstanding Answers For

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The key to nailing a job interview is preparation and formulating the right responses ahead of time. That way there’s no hesitation, and you’ll be more likely to make a positive impression on your recruiter. Here are some of the most common interview questions you should be prepared to answer in a way that will… Read more »

Building a Talent Pipeline

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Of all components that contribute to a business’s success, perhaps the most important is the talent level of its employees. That’s because without a strong foundation of knowledgeable and dedicated employees, it’s difficult to gain any real momentum and thrive long term. One way that today’s companies get ahead and find top talent is by… Read more »

The Importance of a Complete LinkedIn Profile for Job Seekers

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As the world becomes more and more tech oriented, job seekers and recruiters are turning to online resources like LinkedIn. In fact, Search Engine Journal reports “94 percent of recruiters use LinkedIn to vet candidates – and not only is LinkedIn use increasing with millennials, it’s also become the go-to service for professionals of all… Read more »