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Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 10/18/2017 1:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
Procrastination eats into your productivity and wastes time, forcing you to scramble to finish important tasks at the last minute. Whether you're putting off key projects by ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Unconscious bias happens every day, and it can hurt your chances of getting a job. Employers and candidates don't even realize it's happening, which is why experts refer to this ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Unreasonable employer demands happen regularly in the workplace, and many employers get away with this practice. Liz Ryan, HR expert and CEO of Human Workplace, provides several ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

Honesty is important during a job interview, but you still have to put a professional spin on your answers. When you attend many interviews in a short span of time, the whirlwind ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

An awkward job interview can sink your chances of landing the job, even if you prepare for a week, rehearse your responses and fit in with the company culture. One key to a great ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

If your career is at a standstill and you're stuck in a job rut, the mere thought of getting up and going to work each day might frustrate you. Perhaps you haven't received a ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: John Krautzel
  • On: 10/16/2017 11:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
In most companies, a 90-day performance review is standard for new hires, but many managers don't give this process a whole lot of thought. When done right, this review is a great ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

There are dozens of potential mistakes you can make when crafting your resume, but one mistake in particular is the one millions of job seekers make every day, and that's writing ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Your professional resume is a crucial element of your job search. While crafting this document, many job seekers underestimate themselves, though, and neglect to put their best ...
Article in Job Seeker - Cover Letters

  • By: Nancy Anderson
  • On: 10/13/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Job Seeker - Cover Letters
Making a great first impression with your future employer starts with a dynamic cover letter. This introduction brings out your personality and it helps you to stand out from the ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Hearing constructive feedback and listening to it are two different things. When a manager offers a well-meaning opinion, it's easy to take offense and ignore observations that ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Wouldn't it be great if the first job you applied for and actually really wanted, you got? While this may happen to a few lucky individuals, it's not a common scenario in the job ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

Employers ask standard interview questions to candidates, and providing the most relevant answers can help you get the job. The key to coming up with the best answer is to ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 10/12/2017 9:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
'Employee engagement' is a buzzword that has been around for many years. This term generally refers to everyone in a company, from the CEO down to entry-level workers, who ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Age discrimination is still an issue in the modern American workplace in 2017, even though the practice is technically illegal. Statistics show that the unemployment rate for ...
Article in Business Professional

As the professional world continues to change with the times, business leaders need to keep up if they want to lead their teams and companies to success. Unfortunately, with ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Job postings give candidates a snapshot of what employers expect out of workers in a particular position. These postings are also a great way for people to keep an eye on industry ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

During a job search, it's crucial to have an idea of your needs and preferences, but it's equally important to know what you don't want. With a list of your professional deal ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

  • By: John Krautzel
  • On: 10/10/2017 9:00 AM
  • In: Job Seeker - Interview
When preparing for a job interview, it helps to anticipate some common interview questions and think about how you could answer them. Consider the important information you want ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

Job interviews are nerve-wracking experiences for so many people, particularly those who lack adequate job skills or desperately need to find employment. The mere thought of ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

When it comes to your professional life, resolutions aren't just for the New Year. In fact, by setting goals during another month, it can be easier to avoid the traditional ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 10/9/2017 11:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
Hiring someone new can be challenging, as poor judgment can cause major problems. After all, your employees are the lifeblood of your company. By the end of a well-executed job ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Employment expert Liz Ryan responds to readers' inquiries, and she read about a woman who felt ripped off by a company who forced her to pay for her expenses during an out-of-town ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Getting fired is rarely a pleasant experience. Along with the practical and financial ramifications of losing your job, you must often deal with intense emotions and a deep sense ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Let's face it. You want the opportunity to land a high-paying job with big career prospects. Knowing you earn what you're worth and can grow within your field makes it easier to ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 10/6/2017 4:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
An engaging workplace keeps employees motivated with a sense of belonging and purpose instead of financial incentives and awards. According to a 2016 study by The Workforce ...
Article in Accounting & Finance

As demand for accounting services continues to grow, accountants are facing a period of rapid change. Emerging technologies, techniques and other accounting trends are entering ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Sometimes, it's important to step back and take an objective look at your career to determine if it's truly right for you. A good income, job security and a solid retirement plan ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Whether it's bombing a string of interviews or losing a major account, everyone has to deal with failure at some point. Although you can't undo mistakes, learning to cultivate a ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

Growing up in a digital world, millennials bring a unique, modern perspective to the workforce. However, overcoming common labels and misconceptions about their professional ...
Article in Employers - Recruiting

Your company may be stuck in a rut and not expanding the way it should because of a talent gap. If you're having trouble hiring and retaining workers with the skills you need, it ...
Article in Employers - Managing

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 10/5/2017 6:00 PM
  • In: Employers - Managing
According to leadership expert Roger Dean Duncan, "Conflict is inevitable. Combat is optional." Take this motto to heart as you deal with people on your team who have ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

A job search can feel like a stressful endeavor, so it's important to find ways to increase the efficiency of your efforts. Master the job search process with the following five ...
Article in Manufacturing

As the Big Data revolution sweeps the business sector, manufacturing companies often struggle to keep pace. The customer demand is there; after all, American consumers and ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 10/5/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
The human workforce is gravitating more and more towards automation and digital technology thanks to mobile devices, cloud computing, wireless technology and connected sensors. As ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

It is common for job seekers to prepare heavily for a job interview. However, it may seem like nothing prepares you for interview questions you just cannot answer. When faced with ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

When your work situation goes south, job hunting undercover may be the best way to avoid conflict while you look for something better. Unfortunately, your manager could still find ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Choosing your career path is never easy. When you are an established professional working in an industry and begin feeling unfulfilled, choosing a new field can pose some ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Baby boomers who have to find another job later in their careers may think it's a difficult proposition. Job loss, for whatever reason, along with the resulting loss of income ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

As a job seeker, it's crucial to evaluate your search and interview tactics. Even though you may have a polished resume and cover letter, your performance before, during and after ...
Article in Clerical & Administrative

  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 10/4/2017 3:00 PM
  • In: Clerical & Administrative
If you regularly feel unhappy, physically tired or emotionally drained, it's time to reevaluate some of the choices you make on a daily basis. More than likely, you adopted some ...
Article in Business Professional

As a hiring manager, you have to ask the right interview questions to ascertain the soft skills of job candidates and determine if they are the right fit for your company. The ...
Article in Fashion and Retail

Despite news that several national retail chains, including Sears and Toys "R" Us, face bankruptcy in 2017, there is a report that states more retail stores are opening ...
Article in Information Technology

In a September 2017 live streaming event, Mark Zuckerberg announced a plan to reduce the risk of election interference by increasing transparency and security at Facebook. This ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 10/3/2017 2:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
Thanks to technology, you can save on business expenses with a small initial investment. Whether you want to save on business travel or keep office supply costs low, these quick ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Your resume describes your unique skills, enables you to brag about your greatest accomplishments and explains to hiring managers how you can bring value to their organizations. ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

At some point, all aspiring leaders have to overcome their lack of management experience to move up the career ladder. Although you may feel ready for a leadership role, your ...
Article in Sales & Sales Management

  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 10/3/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Sales & Sales Management
It's one of the most frustrating situations in sales — you spend days or weeks engaging with the prospect, emailing and calling, answering questions and supplying ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

Imagine sitting across the table from three or more strangers while they fire questions at you, watching and writing as you respond. While the thought of a panel interview can be ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 10/2/2017 6:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
As a business professional, you likely show some leadership qualities. You probably read a book or two on leadership and noticed that there are many ways to define leadership and ...
Article in Healthcare & Medical

As the month of September rolled to a close in 2017, late-night funnyman and 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' host Jimmy Kimmel took a break from the usual one-liners and celebrity jabs in his ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

A valuable hire is someone whose skills and abilities match a company's current needs. If you have all the right stuff but your job search is falling flat, you may not be ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

During a job search, it's common for candidates to land interviews and not get job offers. But if you're not even getting interviews, it's time to take a closer look at your ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Sometimes, no matter what you do during a job search, things simply don't go your way. You might have the perfect resume, ample industry contacts and in-demand skills, but this ...
Article in Customer Service

Lowering prices may be the traditional method to ensure customer retention, but research shows that the values and practices behind a company may be just as important to ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Marketing is a highly competitive industry that can be hard to break into without solid social media, merchandising, analytics or CRM experience under your belt. If you're having ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 9/29/2017 4:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
A truly great movie creates a teachable lesson for those who watch it because art imitates life. As a business professional, you can learn how to navigate some real-world ...
Article in Accounting & Finance

  • By: Gina Deveney
  • On: 9/29/2017 3:00 PM
  • In: Accounting & Finance
An invoice factoring service helps your business secure alternative financing by selling its outstanding invoices to a third party. This third-party business then has the ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Sometimes perfecting your resume is more about taking things off than making additions. Don't fall into the trap of thinking that more equals better. The best resumes get right to ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

It's always important to spend ample time during your job search crafting a professional cover letter and resume, but it's just as important to spend time on choosing keywords ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

After tweaking and sending out your resume to multiple employers, you hope to get at least one call back. If you're not getting called for a job interview, don't get discouraged. ...
Article in Employers - Recruiting

Corporate HR departments oversee compensation and benefits packages, talent management processes, incentives and professional development initiatives. These are all standard ...
Article in Employers - Managing

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 9/28/2017 6:00 PM
  • In: Employers - Managing
Office friendships make the workday more pleasant and productive, but when you're the boss, close relationships can cause problems. While it's possible to be friends with your ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

If you're on the hunt for a new job, attending a career fair can be a great use of your time. You get the opportunity to find out which companies have openings, meet some of the ...
Article in Manufacturing

In an age when technology rules, employees must have work reports, sales figures, invoices and more at their immediate disposal; however, cybersecurity is also a huge concern for ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 9/28/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
In a highly competitive job market, a job seeker has the advantage due to higher salaries and plenty of openings just waiting for top talent. Unfortunately, that means candidates ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

A job interview provides a valuable opportunity for you to find out everything you need to know about a company. After a potential employer is done asking questions, it's your ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

The IT field is evolving quickly in 2017 as new technologies move the industry forward. Discover some hiring trends for IT jobs to keep in mind as you seek a position in this ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Stress can be a powerful motivator, but too much of it can cause problems. Countless studies have shown that happy employees are more productive, so taking steps to reduce stress ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Searching for a job is often a stressful, lengthy process, and if you're not having luck nabbing interviews, you might be tempted to embellish the truth on your resume to make ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

Your role as a job seeker is to showcase your skills and qualifications during a job interview while also highlighting your personality and eagerness to join the firm. However, if ...
Article in Clerical & Administrative

  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 9/27/2017 3:00 PM
  • In: Clerical & Administrative
Personal development is all about self-improvement. It includes achieving heightened self-awareness, striking an ideal work-life balance, developing your potential and sharpening ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Searching for employment is hard enough when everything is stacked in your favor. So, imagine how difficult it gets when you have a resume that’s scaring potential employers ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 9/27/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
If you're pounding the pavement every day and still haven't landed a job, consider signing up with a staffing firm. As a staffing firm employee, you help companies meet their ...
Article in Fashion and Retail

The retail landscape is always changing. The rise of the internet forever changed the way that consumers shop, but the classic brick-and-mortar retailer with human store ...
Article in Information Technology

The Russian investigation as to whether a foreign entity attempted to influence an American presidential election took an interesting turn in September 2017. Several media reports ...
Article in Business Professional

Outsourcing work to independent contractors can be a cost-effective way to recruit expert talent, but not all hires qualify for freelance status. The terms of your agreement ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

You've spent days working hard to get your resume just right or hired a professional to ensure its perfection, so why don't you have more interview offers? Getting the right job ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

As an extrovert, you love connecting with other people in any situation. Talking comes easily to you, so networking as an extrovert probably comes more easily than it does for ...
Article in Sales & Sales Management

  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 9/26/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Sales & Sales Management
Marketing strategies have been transformed by technology, and sales content has also gained popularity in a variety of industries. As a sales manager, evaluating the effectiveness ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

Before you present a case for hiring you in front of human resources or a hiring manager, you probably examine tons of job interview tips to prepare for your face time. You ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 9/25/2017 5:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
An internship program can be a valuable asset for your company — it's an affordable, low-commitment way to increase the workforce and give you the chance to evaluate ...
Article in Healthcare & Medical

American healthcare services are undergoing a sea change, thanks in part to health laws and shifting population demographics. In response, health professionals are adopting new ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Machine learning, a subset of artificial intelligence, faces massive growth potential in terms of jobs in the tech industry. If you have a knack for computer programming and love ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

  • By: John Krautzel
  • On: 9/25/2017 11:00 AM
  • In: Job Seeker - Interview
You're probably familiar with common job interview questions, such as "What is your greatest strength?" or "Why are you interested in this position?" But what ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Face it. As a job seeker, the odds of getting interviews through online applications are slim. Hiring managers want impressive job candidates, but they use applicant-tracking ...
Article in Customer Service

Businesses that want to venture into the mobile customer service apps space to improve customer contacts face many challenges in getting their customers to actually use these ...
Article in Job Seeker - Cover Letters

If you're just starting your job search, you may be wondering where to even begin. If you've been searching for a while but having no luck getting interviews or landing job ...
Article in Business Professional

In the 21st century, retaining quality workers takes more than high salaries and regular bonus opportunities. Instead, use employee engagement to maintain the loyalty of younger ...
Article in Accounting & Finance

  • By: Gina Deveney
  • On: 9/22/2017 3:00 PM
  • In: Accounting & Finance
President Trump wants to simplify income taxes for all Americans. "It's extremely complex, it's not fair, and it's extremely hard to understand," says Trump. While the ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Your actions during your job search significantly impacts your opportunities in the professional world. Your professional resume, especially, provides details of your skills and ...
Article in Job Seeker - Cover Letters

  • By: Nancy Anderson
  • On: 9/22/2017 11:00 AM
  • In: Job Seeker - Cover Letters
Sometimes, a solid resume isn't enough to get your foot in the door. A cover letter lets you elaborate on the facts listed on your resume, and it helps you to connect with the ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

Preparing for a job interview often sends candidates through the process of rehearsing interview questions and perfecting their elevator pitches. However, a key part of your ...
Article in Employers - Recruiting

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, is a program formed by President Obama in 2012. Through this program, individuals who arrived in the United States as minors ...
Article in Employers - Managing

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 9/21/2017 6:00 PM
  • In: Employers - Managing
When disgruntled employees turn to the media to discuss workplace problems, it is not likely to go well for your company. Avoid this situation by creating an open-office ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

If you're hardworking and driven, you'll likely achieve success in any career. However, it's also important to be fulfilled and happy, and if your current job doesn't deliver, it ...
Article in Manufacturing

High-profile data breaches at Target and Verizon targeted consumers as hackers tried to obtain personal information for tens of millions of people. A 2017 study from IBM shows ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 9/21/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
Companies have a wide range of options when it comes to diversity and inclusion. Deloitte, for example, moved towards colorblind diversity efforts, a move that does away with ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

Job hunting is so demanding and competitive that you may be reluctant to turn down a job interview, even when you aren't interested in the position. While it's unwise to waste ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Speech anxiety can be a debilitating problem for professionals. If you panic at the thought of public speaking, even a small staff-meeting presentation can feel overwhelming. With ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Millennials continue to dominate the workforce, landing many of the top-level positions from which baby boomers retired. These younger organizational leaders don't want to see the ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

Business executives go through interviews just like entry-level employees, except these interviews are more in depth. Even executives have to answer the often-dreaded question, ...
Article in Clerical & Administrative

  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 9/20/2017 3:00 PM
  • In: Clerical & Administrative
Everyone wants to work in a calm, stress-free environment, but not all workplaces deliver. Few things cause discord in an office setting like the discussion of a controversial ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Your resume should stand out from all others, so it's important that you spend time crafting, editing and tweaking until you have the perfect document to sell your skills, ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 9/20/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
Hurricanes Harvey and Irma created headaches for business owners and managers along the southern United States. A natural disaster can leave a business inoperable for weeks, and ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

You work hard at your job and are duly compensated with your salary and benefits, including vacation days. But are you one of the 42 percent of Americans who don't take all their ...
Article in Fashion and Retail

Business owners must pay attention to a lot of details when creating a marketing campaign for a retail store. They must determine the audience they want to attract, and they must ...
Article in Information Technology

In 2017, Google fired James Damore, a software engineer who authored an internal memo about women in tech and his belief they don't belong in technical jobs. This firing is a hot ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 9/19/2017 2:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
As the generational balance shifts in the workplace, many young managers are moving into advisory roles and offering guidance to seasoned professionals. While it's intimidating to ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

While creating a polished resume is still the most essential part of your job hunt, it's not the sole factor in determining your success. To boost your chances of landing a great ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Job training for a new career is an intimidating process, whether you're a senior-level executive or a few years out of college. Professionals choose to retrain for a number of ...
Article in Sales & Sales Management

  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 9/19/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Sales & Sales Management
As of 2017, millennials make up the largest percentage of the U.S. population, which means they have a big impact on the retail industry. Retailers have already begun catering to ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

Preparing for a job interview can be a challenge. After all, you never know exactly what to expect. To increase your chances of performing well on an interview, keep these ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 9/18/2017 5:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
Finding a new hire takes time, resources and money, so it's natural to want to find the perfect fit. If it's been months, and you're having trouble locating qualified candidates, ...
Article in Healthcare & Medical

After Republicans failed to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act during the summer of 2017, Democrats worked behind the scenes to come up with their own plan. Enter ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Earning your master's degree is an effective way to enhance your resume, learn valuable new skills and further your career. That said, there are certain master's degrees that ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

  • By: John Krautzel
  • On: 9/18/2017 11:00 AM
  • In: Job Seeker - Interview
No matter how well you think a job interview went, the true measure of success is a bit more complicated. You can enter a job interview with confidence, answer all the questions ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Writing your first resume can be a daunting task. Fortunately, there are plenty of resources available. A good resume is critical to getting your foot in the door, so don't ...
Article in Customer Service

Online shopping made speed and convenience the most important aspects of the customer experience. Now that fast delivery and unlimited variety are the norm, customers are ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

You walk out of the job interview feeling confident, secure in the fact that you impressed the hiring manager and proved yourself as the most qualified candidate. You wait for the ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Hiring managers have to work their way through hundreds of resumes, and most of the time, these resumes all start to look and sound the same. LinkedIn released its annual list of ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 9/15/2017 4:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
Millennials require a different sort of workplace to thrive, and it's because they have a different approach to life than the generation of their parents. Younger workers love a ...
Article in Accounting & Finance

  • By: Gina Deveney
  • On: 9/15/2017 3:00 PM
  • In: Accounting & Finance
When Donald Trump entered the White House, market forces took over thanks to the perception that Trump and a Republican-led Congress would lower corporate tax rates and institute ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Can college activities help you get a job after graduation? According to surveys of employers, business owners look for more than just academic qualifications when they employ ...
Article in Business Professional

Employers struggle with employee retention in a variety of fields. The reasons employees view changing careers as their only option is not always easy to pinpoint. They may want a ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

It's not uncommon for job seekers to bomb a job interview due to nervousness or insufficient preparation. However, some reasons for bombing a job interview are simply inexcusable. ...
Article in Employers - Recruiting

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the millennial generation outnumbers the popular baby boomer generation by millions, so it's no surprise that millennials get a great deal of ...
Article in Employers - Managing

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 9/14/2017 6:00 PM
  • In: Employers - Managing
Workplace conflicts are bound to come up when you collaborate with people of various personality types. Burying your feelings may work for a while, but voicing your concerns is ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

The life of a digital nomad seems too good to be true: working from anywhere in the world, making money while traveling and fitting projects around afternoons of sightseeing. ...
Article in Manufacturing

The manufacturing industry has had more downs than ups over the past years as the economy continues to recover from the recession, but a 2017 Labor Department report shows that ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 9/14/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
Resilience, the ability to handle change well and bounce back after hardship, is a key factor in dealing successfully with work stress to move onward and upward in your career. ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

Your body language says a lot about you and can engender positive or negative feelings in those around you. If you are getting ready to go on a job interview, you want to appear ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

The job search can be time-consuming, but if job seekers maximize their time and tap into professional resources, the leads may just begin pouring in with minimal effort. Work ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

If you're trying to land a job, a solid resume is essential. Even if your experience, skills and references are impeccable, you won't get your foot in the door if your resume ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

Job candidates are often in the dark about hiring decisions, so it can be insulting to find out the absurd logic behind a rejection. After reading these ridiculous reasons why job ...
Article in Clerical & Administrative

  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 9/13/2017 3:00 PM
  • In: Clerical & Administrative
Change is inevitable, and it's how you deal with these changes that determines your success in life. Whether you have a new boss or are taking on new responsibilities, there are ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

During any job search, it can be difficult to accept rejection when it seems you've done everything in your power to impress the hiring manager. Ever wonder how hiring managers ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 9/13/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
As a hiring manager, you must perform your due diligence when hiring top talent. That means contacting a candidate's previous supervisors as part of a reference check. Rather than ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Life as an overqualified employee can be frustrating, whether you're new to the position or you've been with a company for years. Before you start searching for a new job, try ...
Article in Fashion and Retail

Big box stores continue to struggle as more and more shoppers turn to the convenience of online shopping for many of their purchases. Target thinks it's found a solution with a ...
Article in Information Technology

Smart watches hit the consumer market full of potential, promising devices with easy portability designed to make everyone's life a little easier. As of late 2017, smart watches ...
Article in Business Professional

In a leadership role, it's your job to manage different personalities and encourage workers to use their strengths. Introverted employees bring many valuable qualities to the ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Returning to work after a short or long hiatus presents job seekers with unique challenges. Not only do you have to account for resume gaps, you must also maintain sharp skills to ...
Article in Sales & Sales Management

  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 9/12/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Sales & Sales Management
When you're starting a business, branding often takes a back burner to more pressing issues. Months or years later, however, this initial complacency can lead to problems with ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

"Do you have any questions for us?" It's common to hear this at the end of a job interview, and it's not always easy to know what to say. Asking questions can work in ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 9/11/2017 5:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
As a hiring manager and business professional, you have to balance efficiency and a human connection within the hiring process. Using too much technology means you could miss out ...
Article in Healthcare & Medical

Rather than giving the same therapy to a large number of people, precision medicine takes a more customized approach to the practice of medicine. Doctors use genetic information ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Stress at work is common. When you're stressed out at work, it's difficult to perform your duties to the best of your ability. Additionally, negative feelings can bring down ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

  • By: John Krautzel
  • On: 9/11/2017 11:00 AM
  • In: Job Seeker - Interview
Now that your job interview is over, the stress of playing the waiting game begins. Should you just sit back and wait for a phone call, or should you attempt to make further ...
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If you're fresh out of high school, a recent college graduate or an adult with little or no job experience, crafting a professional resume can be tough. But don't get discouraged. ...
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Airlines are making waves in the American media — and not in a good way. United Airlines made headlines with incidents of banning girls wearing leggings and a poor customer ...
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  • By: Gina Deveney
  • On: 9/8/2017 3:00 PM
  • In: Accounting & Finance
If you're hoping to retire as soon as possible, make sure you're investing wisely. The best retirement savings defer any taxes until the money is withdrawn, or offer tax-free ...
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When crafting your resume, it can be tough to decide what information is vital and which should be removed. If you're sending out lots of resumes but getting nowhere in your job ...
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Job interviews can be unpredictable. No matter how much time and energy you spend preparing for the interview, you may be faced with an interviewer who is tired, unfocused, rude ...
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Many companies use diversity and inclusion training to try to foster a more respectful and productive workplace. However, it's easy for diversity training to become something that ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 9/7/2017 6:00 PM
  • In: Employers - Managing
It's natural for professionals to want to make other people happy at work, particularly when it comes to bosses or superiors. When your tendencies as a people pleaser start to ...
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Even though the labor market is good and unemployment is low as of 2017, the job search process is still stressful, because you're competing against other top talent. During your ...
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Wisconsin Republicans are hoping a $3 billion tax break deal with Foxconn Technology Group can stimulate a manufacturing revival in Middle America. If the proposal is approved in ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 9/7/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
If you're having difficulty scoring top talent for your open positions, it might be time to reassess your recruiting principles and figure out whether you're on the cutting edge ...
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"Dress for the job you want" is a common piece of advice, but that doesn't mean you should take it literally. After all, mimicking the CEO's suit-heavy professional ...
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Your resume serves as a brief snapshot of your professional career that leaves your future employer wanting to investigate more. At just one page, a resume cannot include your ...
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Emotional intelligence, the ability to manage your own emotions and understand the emotions of others, is essential in many job positions, and hiring managers are increasingly ...
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  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 9/6/2017 3:00 PM
  • In: Clerical & Administrative
Have you ever wondered how your colleagues feel about the interoffice emails you send? Probably not, as most people who send emails are concerned with the content and nothing ...
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Everyone at the office needs a vacation at some point. That's where paid time off, or PTO, comes into play. Americans don't get as much time off as workers in other developed ...
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A resume is an all-important tool for catching the attention of potential employers and scoring an interview, but no matter how much a job seeker obsesses over a resume, their ...
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Working with the same people each day can blur the line between friendships and professional relationships. Although you may think of your co-workers as a second family, being too ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 9/4/2017 5:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
Leaders have several methods at their disposal to build effective teams, and developing curiosity among colleagues is one key way to build rapport, get results, and learn how the ...
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Salary is a taboo topic during meetings with new employers, but job seekers need to know a salary range to determine if the opportunity is beneficial for their professional ...
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There's no better feeling than knowing you aced a job interview, especially if you really want the position. However, it's a bad idea to simply sit around and wait for the phone ...
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With so many official and unofficial rules to worry about, job seekers can easily make minor resume mistakes from time to time. However, hiring managers agree the most important ...
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Great jobs and qualified managers don't always come in pairs, so you can easily get stuck with a toxic boss who doesn't appreciate employees. Before long, the job becomes a daily ...
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Dealing with emotions at the office runs the gamut from happiness and contentment to hatred and viciousness. Somewhere in there, as a business leader, you may have to cope with ...
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Regardless of your job search situation, there are a few must-do actions you need to take before applying for any position. The first two must-do actions involve your resume, and ...
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If you're trying to make a name for yourself at your place of employment to gain more experience or get a promotion, you may be wondering if you should say "no" when ...
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You can't expect every job interview to be perfect. From time to time, you're bound to make mistakes and find yourself losing out on the position to a candidate who made a better ...
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In the digital world, working from home is becoming increasingly common. Many professionals telecommute full time, and others split their time between their homes and offices. ...
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While many applicants prepare for interview questions prior to a job interview, those who don't prepare the right questions to ask may be at a disadvantage. Spend time prior to ...
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Just one blunder during a job interview can cost you the job. Fortunately, the big errors are easy to avoid if you know about them. Let's take a look at nine of the most common ...
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Professionals leave the workforce for a variety of reasons, ranging from childbirth to medical leave. No matter what the reason is for an absence, going back to work after a long ...
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If you're trying to find a better job, you might be wondering how to get a leg up on the competition. Do you need more experience, a better network or a resume overhaul? The job ...
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Preparation is the key to success when it comes to acing your job interview. Take a look at the most common interview questions you might find in the job market in 2017, and then ...
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Working a portfolio career serves many purposes. In the gig economy, where one person could have several side hustles to make ends meet, building a portfolio can form an important ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 8/30/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
While traditional leadership styles call for managing your work teams, excessive management may actually restrict innovation, risk-taking, and growth among your employees. One ...
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As of August 2017, seven major retailers declared bankruptcy and more than 5,000 store locations closed their doors permanently. For some retail stores, malls and strip malls, it ...
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As rents rise in major city centers, biotech companies are starting to move out of urban areas and into suburban locations. Although cities offer a variety of conveniences, the ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 8/29/2017 2:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
As Baby Boomers continue to retire, Millennial workers are taking over the professional scene across all levels of management. However, despite the popular perceptions that cast ...
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  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 8/29/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Sales & Sales Management
When marketing a business, you have to choose effective words to engage customers and drive sales. Prompting an emotional response is the top priority, making it necessary, at ...
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Selling yourself to a potential employer can be a daunting endeavor. Fortunately, there are steps that you can take to overcome feelings of anxiety and self-doubt. In addition to ...
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A June 2017 study published by Loyola University in Chicago reveals that more women received early diagnoses of breast cancer due to the Affordable Care Act. Statistics show that ...
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When you receive a job offer, your first instinct may to respond with an emphatic "yes!" However, it's in your best interest to consider the employer, the job duties and ...
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Your resume is the primary document employers use to determine if you're qualified to progress to the interview stage, so creating a CV that's professional and gives employers a ...
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Listening to complaining customers and negative feedback all day long can poorly impact any customer service representative. If you don't make an effort to remain positive at ...
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When the hiring process is behind you and it's time to prove your worth as a new employee, asking the right questions can help you start off on the right track. Don't forget ...
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Are you searching for employment with a useless resume? If so, your document has a high likelihood of ending up in a recruiter’s shred pile. Review this list of the 10 ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 8/25/2017 4:30 PM
  • In: Business Professional
Congratulations, you just earned a promotion to a leadership position. Now, the hard work begins. Before your leadership skills take your company to the next level, examine these ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 8/25/2017 4:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
If you suspect that your working conditions are less than stellar, you are not alone. According to a study by the University of California, Harvard Medical School and the Rand ...
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  • By: Gina Deveney
  • On: 8/25/2017 3:00 PM
  • In: Accounting & Finance
For many business owners, staying on top of your books can be a full-time job. Whether you do your own bookkeeping or outsource this task to someone else, it's important to stay ...
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If you're serious about landing a job, forget about crafting a single resume and sending it to multiple employers. This strategy is outdated and unlikely to yield positive ...
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While applicants often spend time preparing to answer interview questions for a job interview, it is also necessary to prepare questions to ask hiring managers. Inquiring about ...
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When a position opens up in your company, the human resources department faces a common dilemma: promote existing employees and provide training, or hire someone with the skills ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 8/24/2017 6:00 PM
  • In: Employers - Managing
Earning a leadership role can uncover your worst insecurities. Instead of being proud of your accomplishments, you might question your abilities and hope no one notices that ...
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Just about every job search process involves following a certain set of rules, such as keeping your resume updated, securing professional references, cleaning up your social media ...
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Bringing manufacturing jobs back to the United States is going to take more than a few economic incentives for companies or an advertising campaign encouraging citizens to buy ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 8/24/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
In 2017, the workforce is changing, with fewer employees spending their days at the office and more workers embracing the flexibility of a mobile work environment. Managers need ...
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You offered a firm handshake, smiled confidently, handed over a flawless resume and provided top-notch responses to all questions asked of you. Now that the job interview is over, ...
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During a job search, especially one that is long or difficult, it can be tempting to overlook unacceptable behavior displayed by potential employers. To ensure you're spending ...
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Your resume can open doors, but it can also slam them shut. In today's competitive world, standing out from the other applicants is no easy feat. Writing a resume that looks ...
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Preparation is crucial when anticipating questions for a job interview. Most applicants research professional responses to interview questions such as "Why do you want this ...
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  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 8/23/2017 3:00 PM
  • In: Clerical & Administrative
More than likely, your boss has at least one favorite worker at the office. Good bosses generally don't declare the names of their favorite workers in a public forum, but most ...
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Age discrimination happens often during the contemporary hiring process, even though it's illegal. That's because hiring managers may feel as if older workers aren't as savvy with ...
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A study published in 2017 by the Journal of Individual Differences reveals that people who experience anxiety might actually benefit from this feeling. The trick is leveraging ...
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Women, people of ethnic minorities, and other groups may be rising in the work sphere, but prejudice and other factors can still hold these professionals back from achieving their ...
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Retail trends show back-to-school spending increasing in 2017, with the National Retail Federation's annual survey predicting a 10 percent increase in sales over 2016. This could ...
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Expect to hear the term machine learning frequently now that cloud computing and advanced computer software are in the mainstream of technology. Discover what it means for your ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 8/22/2017 2:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
Changes at work can be a blessing and curse, as trying something new and different in an office environment can move the business forward or backward. When preparing for change, ...
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Being stuck in a job search rut is mentally exhausting, but before you fall into passive mode and start applying for any opening you can find on the job boards, take a step back. ...
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After submitting a job application or resume, it's not uncommon for a few weeks to pass before you hear back from the employer. This frustrates anxious job candidates, who often ...
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  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 8/22/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Sales & Sales Management
The secret sauce of your sales force is how it takes leads from the top of the sales funnel to the bottom. You have plenty of ways to track the process, but what is a good ...
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You can't predict the exact questions employers will ask during a job interview, but you can take steps to prepare yourself. Here are 14 common, challenging interview questions ...
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It takes a great deal of time and resources to find and train new hires. The effort shouldn't stop after onboarding ends — to reduce turnover and boost employee retention, ...
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When Medicare penalized hospitals for high readmission rates under the Affordable Care Act, the controversy shed light on avoidable gaps in patient care. Many patients return to ...
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No two snowflakes are alike, and neither are two bosses. Chances are good that you could see several different types of bosses in your entire career. Even though half of employees ...
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  • By: John Krautzel
  • On: 8/21/2017 11:00 AM
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The purpose of a job interview is to discuss your skills and experience with potential employers. If you don't provide information that's in line with what the company is looking ...
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It is essentials for professionals to have an executive resume on hand, but producing a document that thoroughly explores your skills and experience is a challenge. In fact, it ...
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The Internet of Things continues to change the American landscape, from connected refrigerators that know when your milk expires to sensors that tell factory machines when a ...
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Being out of a job is scary. Losing your regular source of income and part of your identity makes it easy to slip into desperation mode. Ironically, presenting yourself as a ...
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While many job seekers consider the resume to be the make-or-break document that determines whether you get an interview, the importance of the cover letter should not be ...
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A standard application often inquiries about an applicant's background, especially convictions of felonies. While many hiring managers stay clear of individuals with a record ...
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When Bitcoin split into two different cryptocurrencies by adding Bitcoin Cash on Aug. 1, 2017, it created a different method of income tax reporting for people who invest in this ...
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Creating a resume that sells you to potential employers can be a challenge. Today's business world is competitive, and there are almost always plenty of other equally or more ...
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After spending time crafting the perfect cover letter, a polished resume and securing a job interview, it's time to prepare for encounters with employers. Learn how to respond to ...
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If you don't have a standard process to welcome new employees and orient them to their new gig, you should probably rethink the way you provide orientation and training. New ...
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Negotiating at work is essential, especially when it comes to compensation, scheduling or work capacity. Managers need to be able to have calm, professional discussions with ...
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Being an office worker means spending dozens of hours a week at the workplace — seated at your desk for most of that time. Unfortunately, everything from bad office chairs ...
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Corporate sustainability for manufacturers does more than save money on energy bills. It represents a good marketing tactic, creates a more efficient production process and ...
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When you chose your career path, you probably always thought you would work in a great atmosphere where everyone enjoys their jobs and acts professionally. Sadly, this isn't the ...
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The first job interview represents a way for you and your prospective manager to get to know each other. At this time, your employer may ask a salary question. Although this is ...
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An unconventional office culture can lead to the hiring of top talent. It's also beneficial for employees looking to find a perfect fit for their ideology. Thanks to so many ...
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You might be thinking of changing careers because of dissatisfaction with your current job. Maybe you've outgrown your role at your company or reached the highest level possible ...
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A job interview is your chance to shine, show your enthusiasm for the position, demonstrate your knowledge of the industry and convince the recruiting manager that you'd be a ...
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A company's meeting rooms are in constant demand, and the frequent use of these rooms by different teams can leave things messy and disorganized. Good management is essential to ...
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Studies show that most recruiters don't spend more than 12 to 15 seconds scanning your resume. That's the amount of time you have to make a positive impression on your potential ...
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Negotiation is part of nearly every job. Whether you're dealing with a huge merger or trying to get a better price from a supplier, your strategy and style can impact the final ...
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Returning to a former company can be intimidating. Whether you've been gone for a year or a decade, the process can be both fun and awkward. By preparing for inevitable ...
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For many retailers, there was a time when back-to-school season meant overcrowded stores, extra-long lines and mandatory overtime for already-overworked staff. Thanks to ...
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Technology companies have been relying on outsourcing to reduce costs while improving efficiency and focus since the 20th century, and traditionally these outsourced positions ...
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A 10-page memo from a Google engineer went viral, and suddenly Google's diversity strategy, or lack thereof, made headlines. The anonymous blogger, who is white, says that ...
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Whether conscious or subconscious, age-related bias against older job seekers is still commonly seen in many industries. Unfortunately, you may be making mistakes that let hiring ...
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Working with someone who is always stressed out just adds to your own stress at the office. Rather than seeing your co-worker as a bad person and thinking you have to change your ...
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Moving from salesperson to sales manager can be complicated. A great salesperson may be able to bring in big numbers, but a great sales manager must know their team and be able to ...
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To perform well in a job interview, you have to be good at figuring out what a recruiter really wants to know. When you're flustered, it's easy to misinterpret a tough question or ...
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In order for a company to be successful, it must have solid leadership. Even the most skilled employees can't perform their jobs properly if they have a poor office manager. As ...
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The opioid crisis in America shows no signs of abating, and the deaths from this type of drug overdose are at an epidemic level. As of 2017, American policymakers have yet to show ...
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Congratulations, you landed your job thanks to hard work, diligent research and knowing your skills are perfect for your chosen position. You're on your way to prosperity and ...
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In the nervous haze of preparing for interviews, it's easy to forget your personal stake as a job seeker. Interviews only offer a small glimpse of what it's like to work for an ...
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A customer service nightmare can feel impossible to overcome, particularly when it goes viral or tarnishes your public image. Whether you're dealing with a small-scale snafu or a ...
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When you're a student, a new graduate, or a seasoned worker looking to switch industries, a professional internship can be a useful asset. These short-term, low-level positions ...
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Parental leave is more than just giving working mothers six weeks off when your employees have a newborn baby. This benefit should reflect contemporary standards that millennials ...
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Finding a niche for your small business can help your company expand and corner an area of the market that might be ripe for potential growth. If you decide to enter the field of ...
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Human resources should lead the way when it comes to diversifying your workplace. However, caring and passion aren't enough to drive your diversity efforts. You should approach ...
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Believe it or not, your career is a lot like golf. You must get your swing down consistently to be successful, which means you have to deliver good results regularly in order to ...
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Manufacturing trends that bring more factories to the United States directly boost the economy by decreasing unemployment and indirectly improve the economy by increasing ...
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Your reputation may precede you in several ways as you search for a job. Your colleagues and former supervisors may have certain opinions of you, while customers or clients who ...
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Even if you really need a job, it is not a good idea to show prospective employers signs of desperation. Hiring managers want to employ confident employees who know their worth, ...
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The workplace can be stressful enough without employees who are constantly negative, moody or sullen. Co-workers who pessimistic, cynical or gloomy tend to bring down the morale ...
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Denial and indifference are a workplace bully's greatest weapons. In organizations that lack a clear stance on nonviolent harassment, employees are more likely to turn a blind eye ...
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As college graduates enter the workforce, eager companies snatch them up, capitalizing on the fresh talent. Being new to the industry, however, these recent grads don't always ...
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Most companies use branding to influence how customers perceive the value of a product, motivating them to pay higher prices. Yet, a small movement of retailers are hoping price ...
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2-in-1 laptops have gained quite a bit of attention from consumers. Combining the convenience and portability of tablets with the power and versatility of laptops, 2-in-1 devices ...
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When you're seeking employment, standing out from the rest of the applicants can be tough. Even if you're highly qualified, there's always a strong chance that other job seekers ...
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For sales professionals, rejection is a part of the game. Whether the buyer refuses your offer outright or puts you off with a vague excuse, negative responses have the potential ...
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When you're a job seeker, it's essential to thoroughly prepare for each job interview, and part of this preparation involves creating interview questions that give you deeper ...
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A great benefits package lures top talent to your firm, but what keeps your workers there and happy? Increasingly, the answer is employee recognition. Positive recognition from ...
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When three Republican senators, including John McCain, broke ranks and voted against the Senate's health care bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the move angered President ...
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If you're starting to feel like you have a target on your back and your place to work has suddenly become an unpleasant place to be, it could be a sign your boss wants you to ...
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A job interview gives you an opportunity to learn more about a company's operations and culture, and it also allows interviewers to learn about your skills and experience. ...
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A career fair represents a traditional way to network your skills into landing a good position. You come to the fair armed with copies of your resume and maybe even some business ...
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Gone are the days when businesses could get away with selling poor-quality products or providing subpar service. The internet gives customers a powerful voice, which they can use ...
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Company review sites aren't just a tool for prospective employees to gain insight into a company's pay, benefits and workplace culture. They also allow employers to determine ...
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Super engaging people have a way of pulling you in and making you feel like you're extraordinary. You find yourself looking forward to conversations with engaging people and ...
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When President Donald Trump took office and his administration filled every cabinet position, the president promised a corporate tax cut as a way to reform the U.S. tax code. Your ...
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Your resume is often the only thing that stands between you and the job you want. Therefore, putting it together in a way that looks and sounds like every other resume out there ...
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Whether you're answering questions at a job interview, chatting by the water cooler with a colleague or pitching an idea to your boss, part of your message comes across in the ...
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Human resources departments exist to make life easier for the people working within a company. That's why HR communications are so vitally important when it comes to engaging with ...
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Employee flexibility is more than just a buzz word flying around the labor market. Giving workers more flexibility is a way to attract and keep top talent. Keep this in mind as ...
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Working with the right leaders can have a big impact on how quickly you learn and advance in your job. Good bosses understand that your current role doesn't define you, so they're ...
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It's impossible to predict what a job interview will entail, but there are steps you can take to prepare. If you've received a phone call inviting you in for an in-person ...
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U.S. Manufacturing has been facing numerous challenges and trending developments over recent years that may have a strong impact on the future of the nation's manufacturing. While ...
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Time management is a vital skill when you need to complete daily tasks or stay on task during a large project. Tracking your time helps you to figure out how to best manage your ...
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If an employer invited you to a job interview, he was likely impressed with your resume and considers you a qualified candidate. Unfortunately, a job interview doesn't always lead ...
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For generations, the corporate world has stayed as far from the topic of religion as possible, expecting workers to practice their own discretion in bringing their beliefs to the ...
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If you just lost your job, despair not. With the right steps, you might find yourself hired again faster than you think. It's true that how long you're unemployed largely depends ...
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Your cover letter and resume impressed the hiring manager enough for him to call you for a job interview, so now it's time to really shine. You get one opportunity to make a ...
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It's a well-known fact that physical clutter can wreak havoc on your mental well-being; a disorganized home or work space can cause higher stress levels, fatigue and even ...
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A professional certification validates a particular skill set in the eyes of an employer. A certification usually run through an independent third party that's different from your ...
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Employee engagement is a crucial issue, whether you manage two or 20 people. When workers are engaged with their jobs, they tend to be more enthusiastic, innovative and motivated ...
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For every success story about employers who adopted telecommuting programs, there are countless companies that regret letting employees work from home. Remote workers create ...
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To stay competitive, retailers must continuously update their business models to meet the ever-changing needs of American buyers. Many factors impact retail trends, including ...
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With cybersecurity and data breaches making news virtually every month, there's one thing that app developers, IT departments and tech firms should keep in mind. Cyber criminals ...
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If you're as busy as most professionals, you have likely considered hiring an intern. It seems like a win-win situation — free or low-cost help for you and a chance to help ...