Are You Dreading Sunday Nights Because of Your Job?

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It’s late Sunday night, the end of your weekend. And you’re getting a sick, anxious feeling in your stomach again … because in less than 10 hours, you’ve got to wake up, get out of bed, get ready for the day, and head into work. Into the office … a place where you feel increasingly… Read more »

9 Skills That Are Useful Throughout Life

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The older one gets, the easier it is to fall back on the mistaken assumption that you have all the skills you need to succeed. The tendency is to focus all your energy on getting the job done, assuming that the rest will take care of itself. That’s a big mistake.     We should… Read more »

5 Tips to Land a Position even with No Job Experience

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Have you just graduated and are looking for your first real job? Or maybe you’re looking for a career move and are ready to try something totally different. Whichever way, you’re probably dealing with a major issue for job seekers — trying to land a position without any direct experience. Here are 5 ways to… Read more »

7 Steps to Take if Your Boss is Stealing Your Ideas

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One of largest complaints that employees have is that they simply do not get recognition for their contributions. When a supervisor doesn’t acknowledge the hard work, it makes the employee feel as if all of it is for nothing. This is especially true when a boss takes a team member’s idea and uses it as… Read more »

Promotion Without Pay Increase?

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Your boss asks you for a meeting. You’re excited and a bit nervous — you’ve been doing good work, getting nods from important people, and your numbers are higher than ever. “We’ve loved the work you’ve been doing this year,” your boss tells you once you’re sitting down. “And we would love to offer you… Read more »

How a Placement Agency Can Help You Find a Good Job

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How a Placement Agency Can Help You Find a Good Job By Rachel Woods The job hunt is an incredibly stressful process and it has become even more difficult as companies have begun using automated systems to narrow the candidate pool. It can become frustrating as application after application is rejected before a human even… Read more »

Five Tips for Organizing Meetings That Get the Job Done

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Five Tips for Organizing Meetings That Get the Job Done By Rachel Woods We have all been there: the meeting is scheduled to last thirty minutes, but the executive shows up late and the team will not start until they arrive, forty-five minutes later everything but the actual topic for the meeting has been discussed,… Read more »

Four Keys to Improving Employee Engagement

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Four Keys to Improving Employee Engagement By Rachel Woods Your company is running and you have hired your team of employees now comes the next step: how do you keep you employees engaged and happy? First thing to know is what does it mean to be engaged? Engaged refers to employees who are active participants… Read more »

Benefits of Building a Diverse Workforce

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Benefits of Building a Diverse Workforce By Rachel Woods When defining a diverse workforce, it is important to know that this includes people of different age, race, sex, ethics, and culture. The United States is known as a melting pot of many cultures which makes it unique as a nation; the U.S. does not have… Read more »

Five Mistakes Young Businesses Make When Hiring Sales Staff

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Newly developed businesses have unique and exciting opportunities as they begin to establish their systems and hire their members. This is a time when risks should be taken, but make sure to avoid these mistakes when hiring a sales staff. 1. Avoid unrealistic expectations- This is imperative especially in situations where relationships must be established… Read more »