How to Encourage Collaboration

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Workplace collaboration offers a host of benefits. Some of which include improved relationships, increased productivity and more efficiency. But when there’s a lack of collaboration, it can really hurt your company. In fact, 86 percent of corporate executives, employees and educators consider a lack of collaboration a key reason for workplace failures. Here are some… Read more »

How to Prepare for Your First Interview With a Recruiter

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Some job seekers are anxious about their first interview with a recruiter because it’s different than a traditional job interview. They may not by applying for a specific job and aren’t quite sure how to approach it. Here are some things to keep in mind when preparing so you can make the experience a positive… Read more »

Is Your Team Prepared for Change?

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Humans have an intrinsic fear of the unknown. So it should come as no surprise that some of your employees will be reluctant to embrace major changes within your company. As an employer, it’s important you get your team on board and help them successfully handle that change. Here are some tips and techniques to… Read more »

Thinking of Making a Career Change? Here’s What to Keep in Mind.

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Whether you’re seeking new opportunities or simply burned out at your current job, making a career change can be a smart move and is a growing trend. In fact, Undercover Recruiter reports that “individuals will change careers on average seven times more in their lifetime, compared to only a couple of decades ago – and… Read more »

Are You Ready for a Management Role?

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There comes a time in many people’s careers when they arrive at a crossroads. They no longer feel their current position is stimulating enough, or they’re not fulfilling their full potential and want to take on more responsibility. They want to move up to a management role. But before you take the plunge, it’s important… Read more »

Think Before You Type: 3 Tips for Proper Workplace Email Etiquette

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Research has found that the average worker spends 28 percent of their workweek reading and answering email. With so much time being spent on email, it’s critical to understand proper email etiquette and some of the essential do’s and don’ts. Here are three specific rules to follow. Address Recipients Professionally It’s important you aren’t too… Read more »

Strategies to Re-Enter the Workforce

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Whether you’ve been a stay-at-home parent, on military leave, traveling long term or volunteering, re-entering the workforce after a prolonged absence can be difficult. It can take a little while to get your head back in the game, and you may feel lost on how to sell yourself to employers. Let’s discuss some strategies for… Read more »

Does Your Resume Have Too Many Keywords?

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Due to the fact that many employers now use an applicant tracking system (ATS) to streamline recruiting, it’s smart for job candidates to incorporate certain keywords into their resume. Doing so increases the odds that your resume rises to the surface and winds up in the hands of recruiters. Unfortunately, some applicants take it too… Read more »

Do I Have to Give Two Weeks’ Notice?

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Resigning from a job can be a difficult and sometimes awkward situation. Seldom is it easy to tell your boss and co-workers that you’re leaving – and going out the wrong way can potentially hurt future job opportunities. Let’s now discuss the importance of following the best practice of giving two weeks’ notice whenever possible,… Read more »

Setting New Hires up for Success

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The first phase of employment is a critical time – and you’ll obviously want to get new hires started out on the right foot. That’s why it’s important do everything possible to streamline the onboarding process and reduce any friction along the way. Here are some tips to ease a new employee’s transition and ensure… Read more »