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Article in Employers - Managing

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 6/22/2017 6:00 PM
  • In: Employers - Managing
For managers, the quest for a great company culture is a continuous endeavor. When you're looking to improve morale and build a better workplace, consider creating a volunteer ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

According to the 2015 American Community Survey from the U.S. Census Bureau, the number of noninstitutionalized people with disabilities in the United States is 12.6 percent, so ...
Article in Manufacturing

Lean manufacturing relies on a steady stream of data analysis to make sure a manufacturer remains profitable. Continuous improvement is one way to accomplish that goal, but ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 6/22/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
Experts say unconscious hiring biases cause people to make hiring decisions in favor of certain groups. This has a detrimental effect that creates less diversity in the workplace, ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

Although serial job changers often faced negative perceptions in the past, it's acceptable to be a job hopper in 2017. The desire to start with a company and stay with it for 20 ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

When bad employers are trying to recruit you, they're usually smart enough to avoid showing how little they care about employees. But with the right questions, you can gather ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

If you find yourself discouraged by the job search because you lack the experience desired, it may still be possible to nab the job you want. While experience is important, job ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

What you wear is a reflection of your personality and can affect people's perception of you, for better or for worse. If you just landed that coveted job interview, you want to ...
Article in Clerical & Administrative

  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 6/21/2017 3:00 PM
  • In: Clerical & Administrative
From waiting in line for security clearance to sitting through flights and shuttle rides at odd hours, traveling for business can be tiring. Fortunately, travel planners can use ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 6/21/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
Companies only last as long as leaders come to the forefront to take them in a direction of growth. That's why current leaders must train and teach future leaders to rise up and ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Modern professionals are conditioned to say no to unnecessary meetings, an unsustainable workload and other stress-inducing activities. Whether you're struggling to find a new job ...
Article in Fashion and Retail

Thanks in part to Amazon and online shopping experiences, both consumers and landlords may see more and more empty stores. Industry experts estimate between 7,000 and 10,000 ...
Article in Information Technology

Serverless architecture is another "next big thing" in the world of digital technology. As of June 2017, the technology is so new that app dev coders are having a hard ...
Article in Business Professional

The growing gig economy is giving businesses access to a global pool of highly skilled freelance workers. Benefits aside, virtual teams create a challenge for remote project ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

When you start with your first entry-level position, you always have high hopes to advance your career. Sometimes, you wait for an opportune moment to make a move, but those may ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

Job seekers rely heavily on recruiters to provide them with opportunities; however, how you perform during the job interview determines your success. Although each meeting with a ...
Article in Sales & Sales Management

  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 6/20/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Sales & Sales Management
Making a big sale is a team process, requiring dedicated professionals for every step of the way. While sales professionals are usually the first people who come to mind, one ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

Most job candidates walk away from a job interview feeling like they either rocked the interview or totally bombed. Truth is, unless the interview ends with the hiring manager ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 6/19/2017 5:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
Imagine the disastrous results if you skipped to the end of a complex recipe. Even when the finished product looks attractive, the consequences of poor preparation become clear ...
Article in Healthcare & Medical

Thanks to advances in medical technology, patients have a way to stay on top of their prescription medications. The idea behind smart pill bottles from Adhere Tech is to make it ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

You may be frustrated with the way your boss is acting, and it's getting in the way of you doing your job. But how do you know if he's exhibiting signs of bad leadership or just ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

  • By: John Krautzel
  • On: 6/19/2017 11:00 AM
  • In: Job Seeker - Interview
When you're trying to determine the best candidate to hire, you rely on insightful, thoughtful interview questions to draw out vital information and help you piece together the ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

During a job search, you might be tempted to lie on your resume if you continuously come across positions you desperately want but don't quite meet the requirements. This scenario ...
Article in Customer Service

Customer service experts gathered in 2017 at the sixth annual Customer Experience Professionals Association Insight Exchange in Phoenix. These experts talked about trends in the ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Teenagers used to find summer jobs to stay active, earn some money for clothes or cars, and perhaps save a little for college. As of June 2017, the labor market shows that fewer ...
Article in Business Professional

A team of all-star employees can be a force to be reckoned with — but only if each person has what they need to work individually and as a team. By adjusting your management ...
Article in Accounting & Finance

  • By: Gina Deveney
  • On: 6/16/2017 3:00 PM
  • In: Accounting & Finance
With many accountants nearing retirement age, new accounting grads should see a boom in the job market, but that doesn't mean your future in accounting is guaranteed. Complex ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

If you find yourself hanging onto an objective statement when immersed in resume writing, it's time to make some serious changes. Employers are seeking candidates who provide a ...
Article in Job Seeker - Cover Letters

  • By: Nancy Anderson
  • On: 6/16/2017 11:00 AM
  • In: Job Seeker - Cover Letters
A cover letter for your resume can be as simple as an email with your resume attached. When all other things are equal with another candidate, a standout letter can make the ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

It can happen to anyone. You landed your dream job but something about it doesn't make you happy. You aren't experiencing that fulfilling career you've heard so much about. But ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

It is common for applicants to feel nervous about a job interview. However, with ample preparation during your job search, you can nail each interview and increase your ...
Article in Employers - Recruiting

In 2017, it's becoming increasingly common to hear of job vacancies that sit unfilled for years. This is just one example of how the skills gap is reducing business productivity ...
Article in Employers - Managing

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 6/15/2017 6:00 PM
  • In: Employers - Managing
While it is never acceptable to shame or degrade your employees, the temptation to smooth over situations that make you angry can actually hinder your performance and your team's ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Working with a recruiter may be unavoidable if you want to interview with employers who exclusively use placement agencies. Unfortunately, bad recruiters outnumber great ones, and ...
Article in Manufacturing

A lean factory adjusts to market forces better than factories weighed down with a lot of machinery, too many employees and not enough efficiency. Lean manufacturing allows ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 6/15/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
When a business model is working, it's common for leaders to assume all is well and stop trying to improve, but operational flaws that seem small now may lead to costly ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

In 2017, the highly competitive job market for people's skills and experience means that standing out from the crowd is a must for anyone who wants a prime position with a great ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

According to personal branding expert Will Arruda, people often miss one essential ingredient to career success, which is a connection to others. Rather than looking for employers ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

You've spent hours painstakingly perfecting your resume, making sure every date is accurate, poring over the summary statement, sprucing up the layout and selecting the right ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

Choosing the right outfit for your job interview is all about giving the right impression. You want to show the hiring manager that you're reliable and qualified. Although the ...
Article in Clerical & Administrative

  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 6/14/2017 3:00 PM
  • In: Clerical & Administrative
When working in an office environment, it's important to have cohesive relationships with your co-workers. However, when tensions are high, employee morale suffers, ultimately ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Hiring managers receive stacks of resumes for open positions, and many of those resumes only get a cursory glance before being moved to the reject pile. If you're not getting ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 6/14/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
When you have problems to solve at work, one way to find the right answers more quickly is to develop empathy and emotional intelligence. Genuine, authentic communication with ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

You're ready for your job search. You picked out several employers through online job boards, polished your resume, drafted a great cover letter and brushed up on your interview ...
Article in Fashion and Retail

The robots are here, at least in terms of retail sales. That's because artificial intelligence is a part of every step of a customer's retail journey. AI in retail is more than ...
Article in Information Technology

Smartphones and other mobile devices have become a staple of modern life, but with the mobile revolution comes a whole new set of cyber security threats. Learn the top five ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 6/13/2017 2:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
Employee onboarding sets the tone for a new hire's experience at your company. A smooth, friendly process eases the transition for everyone, so the new employee can integrate into ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

If you're entering a new field or getting ready to graduate from college, you may be intimidated by job postings that ask applicants to have relevant experience, and chances are, ...
Article in Sales & Sales Management

  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 6/13/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Sales & Sales Management
Making sales calls can be intensely stressful for anyone new to the sales industry or for those who don't have outgoing personalities. While some people have a natural ability for ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

You've scoured the job boards, sent out stacks of resumes and waited with bated breath for the phone to ring. Then it happens: You get the call for that much-anticipated job ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 6/12/2017 5:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
It's never easy to replace a manager, particularly as an outside hire — when you inherit a bad team, you face even more challenges. Fortunately, a struggling staff is only a ...
Article in Healthcare & Medical

Second-hand smoke is an annoying fact of life for many people who come into frequent contact with smokers. However, there may be an even greater silent threat to your health: ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

People who climb the corporate ladder quickly don't do so by accident. Usually, they follow a plan of action that greatly increases their chances of advancing their careers fast. ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

  • By: John Krautzel
  • On: 6/12/2017 11:00 AM
  • In: Job Seeker - Interview
Nearly every job seeker has an occasional great interview that doesn't lead to a callback. For many, this experience makes it hard to move forward, as they repeatedly rehash the ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Computer technology changed resume rules, thanks to the advent of applicant trackers, online job aggregators and smartphone apps that make applying for a job more efficient. ...
Article in Customer Service

Customer loyalty is hard to earn and easy to lose. Consumers have many choices, and they quickly move on when products and services don't meet their expectations. Customer journey ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

It's a situation that every jobseeker faces at some point in his career: finding a job with no experience. Whether you're looking for a job right out of college or switching to a ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 6/9/2017 4:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
Each and every new employee is an investment in your company. Like any investment, there's going to be risk involved. Fortunately, there are preliminary risk mitigation techniques ...
Article in Accounting & Finance

  • By: Gina Deveney
  • On: 6/9/2017 3:00 PM
  • In: Accounting & Finance
One of the primary benefits of working in accounting services is that practically every business that exists could utilize the talents of your firm. However, not every business ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

You can never have enough skills to add to your repertoire, but you have limited space to list skills on your resume. Consider learning the following nine skills that look great ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

When you're preparing for a job interview, it's a smart idea to research common interview questions and practice your responses. But what do you do when you're faced with an ...
Article in Employers - Recruiting

Ask the majority of company leaders how they foster inclusive cultures, and they're sure to mention recruitment quotas and compliance policies. Most diversity programs focus on ...
Article in Employers - Managing

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 6/8/2017 6:00 PM
  • In: Employers - Managing
A supportive work environment is essential to retaining quality employees and keeping productivity high. In a supportive culture, workers feel safe and valued, and this makes them ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

What's the difference between good jobs and great jobs? Good jobs are fulfilling until they aren't. The work environment and daily duties may seem like a perfect fit, but you soon ...
Article in Manufacturing

Despite news to the contrary, U.S. manufacturing is far from being in decline. It's true that 5.6 million manufacturing jobs left the United States from 2000 to 2010. However, ...
Article in Business Professional

Strong leadership is essential for developing teams that are innovative, invested in their work and performing at top levels. The best leaders put their team members first, ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

Scoring a temp position can be a great way to gain some extra work experience and cash between jobs. If you want to make a great impression during the job interview, get ready for ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Profit, progress and prosperity rarely materialize spontaneously. More often than not, successful people write plans, stay up late and give 110 percent along the way. Contrary to ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

When you're in the middle of a job search, you probably prepare carefully for every job interview. But did you know you can hurt your employment chances if you say the wrong ...
Article in Clerical & Administrative

  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 6/7/2017 3:00 PM
  • In: Clerical & Administrative
As a busy administrative assistant, it can be challenging to juggle all of your daily responsibilities, especially if your email inbox receives a constant stream of messages. ...
Article in Business Professional

It's time for another round of interviews to find the perfect candidate for a vacant position. You reach for your recruitment folder and pull out that old list of trusty interview ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the number of available jobs in the United States has soared in recent years. As of mid-2017, there are approximately six million jobs ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 6/6/2017 2:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
Political talk is still rampant in the office, even though President Donald Trump's administration took the reins in January 2017. In a survey published in May 2017, the American ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

As your introduction to job recruiters and potential employers, your resume has to grab attention fast. You want the entire document to represent you in the best light and ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

HR expert Liz Ryan laments that companies don't post a salary range as a standard practice during the hiring process. Knowing a pay range before you apply saves time, energy and ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 6/5/2017 5:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
An executive resume needs to look crisp, polished and updated just like any other job seeker's resume. The major difference is a resume for this level of job should be two or more ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Making the decision to leave your job can be difficult, particularly if you're not actively unhappy with the position. By taking an inventory of how a job stacks up against your ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

You have tons of reasons to accept the job offer on the table in front of you. The money is great, the benefits package is substantial and you landed a job after months of ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Your resume is your introduction to potential employers. Creating a resume for each position of interest takes a lot of work, but it's important to ensure your resume is as close ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Earning a college degree is not only a great accomplishment, but it also gives you a huge advantage in the labor market by qualifying you for opportunities only available to those ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 6/2/2017 4:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
Rude co-workers are inevitable, but when you're trapped in close proximity with them, the behavior can feel amplified. Whether a colleague is texting during a presentation or ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

Almost everything hinges on the all-important job interview, and you want to do all you can to ensure it goes smoothly. This means starting your preparations the night before ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Severe stuttering might prevent people from communicating effectively using verbal speech. Just because you stutter, that doesn't mean you're a liability, nor does it mean you ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

The modern-day job search looks much different than it did decades ago. With an influx of online applications, hiring managers are able to streamline the process much more ...
Article in Business Professional

As unemployment rates drop, it becomes more difficult to find quality workers to fill open positions. Companies need to work harder to attract qualified candidates. If your job ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

A job interview is the pinnacle of your job search, but when you're faced with tricky interview questions, the experience can be even more stressful. Prepare for the meeting by ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Whether you're a high school senior trying to decide on a major or a college student ready to receive your diploma, it's important to know the job outlook and average salary for ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

When you decide on a career change, a ton of questions, thoughts and concerns go through your mind. The good news is that you can switch gears at any time due to the variety of ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

The primary goal of compiling a professional resume is to display your skills and qualifications, but as a job applicant, you also need to capture attention and show the company ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Writing a strong resume summary can boost your response rate from hiring managers, if it doesn't put them to sleep first. Traditional rules tell you to pack in keywords and use a ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 5/31/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
Human resources expert and CEO Liz Ryan says that when her parents worked full-time jobs, it was common for people to stay at one job for 10 to 20 years or even longer. In 2017, ...
Article in Fashion and Retail

The retail landscape is rapidly changing, and few companies are getting hit harder than teen apparel retailers. As teens are ditching the malls in favor of online shopping, ...
Article in Information Technology

Quantum computers sound like the stuff of science fiction, but they are rapidly moving out of the lab and into the world of practical application. As scientists and programmers ...
Article in Sales & Sales Management

  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 5/30/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Sales & Sales Management
The best sales professionals don't necessarily come with the fanciest degree, the most charismatic personality or the longest resume. To get consistent results, you need employees ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 5/29/2017 5:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
The landscape of the workplace environment has changed rapidly as the popularity of emotional intelligence and technology has gained momentum. Focusing on employee potential has ...
Article in Healthcare & Medical

Senior columnist Jake Novak of CNBC notes one critical factor about health care costs that politicians in Washington seem to overlook. Surprisingly, the reason costs keep rising ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

As business professionals place an ever-growing emphasis on quality of life, finding the ideal job is no longer just about salary. Workers are searching for a position that fits ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

  • By: John Krautzel
  • On: 5/29/2017 11:00 AM
  • In: Job Seeker - Interview
Recent grads and millennials are entering a job climate where long-term position stability is weak. Most young people will spend only a few years in their first position and are ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Your resume is what opens the door to new job opportunities, so you can't afford to let it become a clone. Too many job seekers play it safe and end up with boring, drab resumes ...
Article in Customer Service

With competitors large and small disrupting almost every industry, smart brands are rethinking the customer experience to earn more market share. Businesses that want to drive ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Two main factors continue to rapidly change the American workforce, as of 2017. Both the gig economy and business automation affect workers in positive ways. When these two ...
Article in Business Professional

Congratulations, you just earned a place among the c-suite elites of a new employer. Don't become the statistic that says nearly half of all new CEOs leave their position within ...
Article in Accounting & Finance

  • By: Gina Deveney
  • On: 5/26/2017 3:00 PM
  • In: Accounting & Finance
Sustainability is a hot-button issue for modern businesses — it impacts everything from raw material sourcing to employee retention. By finding ways to manage sustainability ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Writing a professional resume can be difficult when you're changing careers — the document must demonstrate that you can do the job without over-emphasizing your unusual ...
Article in Job Seeker - Cover Letters

  • By: Nancy Anderson
  • On: 5/26/2017 11:00 AM
  • In: Job Seeker - Cover Letters
Your cover letter is a golden opportunity to sell yourself to recruiters and hiring managers, but many candidates treat it as an afterthought. Without a strongly worded, ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

The hiring process often sparks uncertainty for job seekers, and you may find yourself making demands of a hiring manager that are unrealistic. Even though your career and ...
Article in Employers - Recruiting

Professional feedback plays an important role in the workplace; it helps workers assess their performance and adjust their strategy accordingly. When it's given incorrectly, ...
Article in Employers - Managing

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 5/25/2017 6:00 PM
  • In: Employers - Managing
If you've been managing employees for a while, it's pretty likely you've experienced one or two, or even more, high-maintenance employees. If you're not sure how to identify these ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Work supports your lifestyle, so it's easy to see your current job as a necessity, not a choice. No matter how much you want to quit your job, money woes make it hard to leave ...
Article in Manufacturing

A collaboration between two manufacturing firms could have huge implications for the future of the industry. Autodesk partnered with Aristo Cast, a Michigan foundry, to combine ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 5/25/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
Hiring competent employees is only the first step on the path toward creating a stable, quality workforce. Maintaining a high level of productivity also requires that you retain ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

Once you participate in a job interview, the anticipation can be overwhelming. Did you get the job? When will you hear back from the hiring manager? While countless questions ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Checking an applicant's Facebook profile has become a common practice of employers, but this could place older professionals at risk of age discrimination. From photos to ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Suzanne Droese founded her own PR firm in 2007. Her experience as a recruiting professional led her to write a blog giving her resume advice for people seeking a job. Take a look ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

You've had a phone interview and an in-person interview, and everything has gone remarkably well. Now it's time for the final interview. But it's just a formality, right? Wrong. ...
Article in Clerical & Administrative

  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 5/24/2017 3:00 PM
  • In: Clerical & Administrative
Have you ever given any consideration to what your writing style reveals about your personality? Those who read your letters, emails and other correspondence make certain ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Soft skills create a mental roadblock for many jobseekers. In comparison to hard skills, which are easy to demonstrate during a job search, these intangible proficiencies can be ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 5/24/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
Retention of quality employees should be a top priority at any organization. If your company is facing a staffing shortage and employees seem to be leaving in droves, it's time to ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

If you're in the midst of your job search and find yourself dealing with information overload, you're not alone. Job seekers and employees alike are faced with rapid changes that ...
Article in Fashion and Retail

Buyers are inundated with choices. Order online or buy in store? Brand A or Brand B? Product Y or Product Z? Pay extra for those special features? Which color? As a seller, it's ...
Article in Information Technology

There are a lot of quirky games you can download to your smartphone as an app. One such app game, called "Blue Whale Challenge," is a combination of malware and a sick ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 5/23/2017 2:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
Employee morale quickly fizzles out when you repeatedly fail to reach team goals. As a leader, it's easy to blame employees for underperforming or not listening, but recurring ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Bas Kohnke, CEO of performance review company Impraise, says that as his company grew in 2016, he focused his hiring efforts on finding the best possible workers for his company ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

New graduates in the spring of 2017 have something different to worry about when entering the job hunt: a highly competitive job market. A shiny new degree leads to better job ...
Article in Sales & Sales Management

  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 5/23/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Sales & Sales Management
Ongoing high-quality sales training is the key to a successful sales team. The best sales practices change over time, and sales reps need up-to-date knowledge about the industry ...
Article in Customer Service

Understanding the customer experience is a critical component of a successful business. Thanks to the proliferation of big data, companies have even more ways to evaluate how ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

In general, it is never a good idea to go to previously scheduled job interviews after you accept a position with another company. Think carefully about your options before ...
Article in Business Professional

Moving up to a leadership role is an invitation for others to test your authority, and your response shapes the entire team dynamic. If you want to inspire your team to grow and ...
Article in Healthcare & Medical

Big pharmaceutical companies continue to get bad press in 2017. In 2016, the price of the EpiPen from Mylan made headlines, and just a year later, there are several issues coming ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Unfortunately, age discrimination is a regular occurrence in American workplaces despite its illegality. If you're someone 40 and older looking for a position, your job rejection ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

  • By: John Krautzel
  • On: 5/22/2017 11:00 AM
  • In: Job Seeker - Interview
During a job interview, it's common for an employer to ask, "Why should we hire you?" Although it can feel uncomfortable, this question is a great opportunity to present ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Think of your resume as a billboard that sells you to the recruiter. Hiring manager sees hundreds of resumes each week, so yours has to stand out from the rest. With these 10 ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

The best managers want people to work for them who are better than they are because those high-performing workers make the team, company and manager look good. Unfortunately, ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 5/19/2017 4:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
Thanks to technology and a highly competitive labor market, a flexible workplace is a benefit that more and more companies use to improve retention and recruitment of top talent. ...
Article in Accounting & Finance

  • By: Gina Deveney
  • On: 5/19/2017 3:00 PM
  • In: Accounting & Finance
Donald Trump promised over-the-road truckers he would do something about America's crumbling transportation network of roads and bridges. One solution he proposed involves raising ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Since applicant-tracking robots have taken over the hiring process and automated the job search of thousands of companies in the United States, candidates for jobs have to learn ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

You need mental strength to get through a job search, especially if you want to pass the rigors of several interviews or waiting weeks to hear back from someone in HR. Try some of ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

When approached with interview questions, it's common for candidates to focus on experience and skills, but showing your personality and eagerness can benefit you and ultimately ...
Article in Employers - Recruiting

The Working Families Flexibility Act of 2017 involves some major changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act, allowing workers in the private sector to receive paid time off instead ...
Article in Employers - Managing

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 5/18/2017 6:00 PM
  • In: Employers - Managing
As a manager, how you shape your workplace environment can significantly impact employee morale, productivity and profits. A strong company culture is the backbone of a successful ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

When you show up to a job interview, you dress to impress, smile at the hiring manager and offer a warm handshake. Then you open your mouth to speak. What do you say? By creating ...
Article in Manufacturing

As the American manufacturing industry struggles to find its place in a competitive global market, individual facilities are finding ways to increase production while managing ...
Article in Business Professional

Transitioning to management brings feelings of excitement, but also anxiety, as you move into a new position with more responsibility. Make the change easier by being proactive ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

A job search is difficult for run-of-the-mill candidates — for people with a history of criminal activity, it can feel downright impossible. When you make it as far as the ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

When you suddenly develop a constant fear of getting fired, your suspicions are probably right. Company leaders who are determined to fire you create one obstacle after another to ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

If you're? frustrated with a fruitless job search, it may be time to reinvent yourself and the way you approach the process. Even the most qualified applicants who are active ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

The hiring process may take longer than you anticipate, and when waiting on a job offer, it can be excruciating playing along with the waiting game. You can speed up the process ...
Article in Clerical & Administrative

  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 5/17/2017 3:00 PM
  • In: Clerical & Administrative
By the year 2020, almost 50 percent of employees will be millennials. These workers are not the generation of the past and require something a little different to keep them ...
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More and more job search experts stress your personal brand as a way to land your dream job. At its core, the way you market your skills must be memorable for you to stand out ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 5/17/2017 10:00 AM
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If your company is experiencing a recruitment slump, a poor reputation could be driving talented candidates away. In a 2017 Lee Hecht Harrison survey, 75 percent of millennial ...
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Remote work is a growing trend, providing many benefits, such as reducing your commute time and minimizing interruptions. If you'd like to work from home, take some time to do ...
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All over the media, you can find dramatic stories about an upcoming retail apocalypse. From reports of store closures to predictions of the death of the brick-and-mortar retail ...
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We live in a digital world. Computers, smartphones, and tablets are staples in today's offices. These devices allow us to work faster and more efficiently, which is beneficial ...
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Even though more and more corporations rely on big-data analytics to achieve higher profits and lower costs, your company still needs elements of business leadership to take it to ...
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So you've just graduated college, or you're about to graduate, and now you're starting your first job. Stepping into your first real job can be overwhelming at times, and you can ...
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Landing the dream job you always wanted can backfire and leave a giant question mark in your career path. Maybe the day-to-day realities of the job aren't what you expected, or ...
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  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 5/16/2017 10:00 AM
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Sales can be an exciting and lucrative field — if you have what it takes to succeed. With the right combination of hard and soft sales skills, you can delight customers and ...
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When you walk into a job interview, you may feel nervous in anticipation of the questions, you might be anxious to learn more about the position, or you may be excited to ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 5/15/2017 5:00 PM
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Knowledge is power, and the more information you process, the more advantage you have in the ever-changing global economy. One psychologist advocates that you talk out loud to ...
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On May 4, 2017, the House of Representatives passed a healthcare bill to replace the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare. If the bill goes on to be passed by the U.S. Senate, it ...
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While it can be disheartening to work for a manager who stretches the truth when communicating with you, the reality is you may be working for a fearful boss. If your boss ...
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  • By: John Krautzel
  • On: 5/15/2017 11:00 AM
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Gearing up for a job interview can be overwhelming; what happens if you blow it? Unbeknownst to many job seekers, messing up during the interview isn't always a deal-breaker. It ...
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If your job recruiter seems to be more of a hindrance than a boon, it may mean that using that particular recruiter is not a good idea. The purpose of a recruiter is to match you ...
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Some organizations believe the key to success is pouring more and more money into operations, using new technology and implementing expensive improvements that drive down the ...
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Rather than fight morning traffic or spend 30 minutes every morning getting ready to leave for work, more and more employees seek options for working remotely from home. While ...
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Many employers might ask candidates for their salary history ahead of making an offer and before salary negotiations. While this is a standard practice across several industries, ...
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  • By: Gina Deveney
  • On: 5/12/2017 3:00 PM
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The Trump Administration revealed its highly-anticipated tax plan in late April of 2017. The one-page plan only scratches the surface of potential new legislation. However, it ...
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If you're trying to land an interview to no avail, it may be time to evaluate your resume to determine whether it's turning off hiring managers. Think of this all-important ...
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  • By: Nancy Anderson
  • On: 5/12/2017 11:00 AM
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Your cover letter displays not only your skills and experience but also shows hiring managers your personality and professional nature. Stay clear of common pitfalls when drafting ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 5/12/2017 10:00 AM
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Providing feedback is an important part of a manager's job. Both critical and positive feedback helps workers understand their jobs better and motivates them to improve. ...
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Telling lies on your resume or during a job interview can lead to a messy situation later, especially if your employer finds out about your lies after the fact. Suddenly, your ...
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According to the Pew Research Center, as of mid-2015, millennials have surpassed Generation X as the largest generation in the U.S. workforce. Learning how to manage millennials ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 5/11/2017 6:00 PM
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In a highly competitive labor market, there are plenty of people with a lot of talent to go around for just one position. However, finding a person who is the right fit for your ...
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A public-private initiative is taking off in North Carolina as community colleges across the state offer courses in additive manufacturing while 3-D manufacturing firms locate ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 5/11/2017 10:00 AM
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If you struggle to say "no," you aren't alone. From childhood, this simple word is an obstacle to getting what you want, so rejecting others might make you feel harsh or ...
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During a job search, an interview may be your only chance at face time with a potential employer. To strengthen your candidacy, use the time wisely. Instead of reciting ...
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Commiserating with others can often make you feel better, but if a friend told you he hated his job, you don't want to shut him down when he tries to share his feelings. Instead ...
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Do you feel as if your career is facing a dead-end road? Have you tried getting out of your current situation and into a professional life that makes you happy? Check out these ...
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First impressions are extremely important, especially in a highly competitive job market where job seekers rule the day. Your resume often represents the first impression you give ...
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As a job seeker, it's important to market your skills and qualifications during a job interview. However, hiring managers often hear the same phrases and responses to interview ...
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  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 5/10/2017 3:00 PM
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As an administrative assistant, you know you're a vital part of the office as opposed to just having a support role. Without you, some people may fall apart because you're not ...
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Landing your dream job is rarely easy. If you want the position, there's a strong probability that others do too. Unless you have the unusual fortune of being the most qualified ...
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College graduation is an exciting step into adulthood, and it is normal to feel some anxiety about finding a job as the date approaches. In addition to wanting to find the right ...
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Sears and Kmart, both members of Sears Holdings, have been closing stores at an alarming rate. Other stores are in bad repair with everything from broken escalators to sheets hung ...
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In the age of constant internet access, the lines between personal and business matters are blurred — chances are, your employees use their work devices to check personal ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 5/9/2017 2:00 PM
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Workplace conflict is unavoidable, whether you're a manager or an entry-level employee. While each situation requires a customized approached based on the issue and personalities ...
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You likely already know your resume should be formatted so it appears clean and professional, you're probably careful to keep it to one page in length, and there's no doubt you ...
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The job market is competitive, which is why every step you take throughout your job search is crucial. Unfortunately, many applicants rush when preparing their materials and make ...
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  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 5/9/2017 10:00 AM
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Exploring your buyer's mind serves one very important function as you try to improve your sales. You see precisely how your product or service solves your prospect's problem. ...
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Search committees, governing boards and executive recruiting firms all have the task of hiring executives in charge of the companies they oversee. CEOs then fill positions that ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 5/8/2017 5:00 PM
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All great business leaders possess some form of emotional intelligence, or EQ. The idea is that emotionally intelligent leaders know how to relate to people and can empathize with ...
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For many years, doctors have struggled to understand what causes chronic fatigue syndrome, a disorder in which sufferers feel extreme exhaustion for no apparent reason even when ...
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Every job has setbacks and challenges, so you can love what you do without always being happy at work. Lingering stress and frustration are signs your work life is getting stale, ...
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Learning how to follow directions starts well before kindergarten, and yet many job seekers think it's acceptable to ignore application instructions that don't seem important or ...
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If your job search seems stuck, it may be time to give your resume an overhaul. In a competitive job market, sending a strong, compelling message to hiring managers is vital. How ...
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Customer surveys have been around a while, but their efficacy is still strong. The key is to use the information you collect. Customers want to know their voices are being heard, ...
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Whether you're just graduating from high school or thinking about going back to college to further your education, the decision of what to study can be overwhelming. You may be ...
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The idea of making a mistake during a job interview strikes fear in the hearts of many job seekers. However, there are a few mistakes employers can easily overlook as long as you ...
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Even those with a high level of job security need to keep their resumes fresh, and this involves more than adding each new accomplishment and award to your list as you receive ...
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  • By: Gina Deveney
  • On: 5/5/2017 3:00 PM
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Stock-based compensation is a wonderful way to reward employees for their hard work, meeting company goals and helping a company achieve financial prosperity. However, this method ...
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Millennials are here, whether the workforce is ready or not. Experts in 2017 say this growing workforce should fill 47 percent of positions in the global labor force by 2020, and ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 5/5/2017 11:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
Performance reviews used to be an annual occurrence. An employee sat down and talked with his supervisor for 30 minutes to an hour while laying everything out on the table. ...
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Diversity is a hot topic in management circles. After all, a homogeneous workforce is rapidly becoming less acceptable for modern businesses. A diverse work group does more than ...
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While it's common for employers to conduct background checks on full-time employees, a study from HireRight reveals that many companies are performing checks on freelance ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 5/4/2017 6:00 PM
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As in life, the workplace is littered with potential fights and arguments. It's tempting to push your strategy or viewpoint, particularly when the evidence is in your favor, but ...
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The Trump administration claims to be keen to support? the American manufacturing industry. However, one of the decisions announced as part of Trump's recent "Skinny ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 5/4/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
Companies that go green reap all sorts of benefits; they save money on energy bills, receive tax credits and promote positive public relations. They also have a healthier ...
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As a job seeker, it's natural to rehearse answers to the most common interview questions while preparing for a job interview. However, many employers are stepping outside of the ...
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The digital age ushered in a new era for candidates trying to find a job. Dedicated websites and apps let potential employees fill out applications in mere minutes, and employers ...
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A majority of companies use applicant tracking systems to handle large amounts of applicants at one time. Resume parsing is one key element to this technology that speeds up the ...
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When you have great credentials, glowing references and years of experience, a job search should be easy, right? Not so much apparently, as highly qualified people get rejected ...
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When you step into any job interview, it's important that you make a good impression on the hiring manager. This brief encounter provides the opportunity for a potential employer ...
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  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 5/3/2017 3:00 PM
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Even in a dynamic career, your enthusiasm can burn out as the job becomes less challenging. Projects that once made you happy at work start to seem tedious, and it gets harder to ...
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While your graduation date may seem like a basic part of your resume, you aren't actually required, or expected, to include it in your education section. In fact, omitting your ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 5/3/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
Not every person wants to be part of a team or knows how to be a team player. If you find that one of your employees has a tendency to shirk his team player duties or just doesn't ...
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You started your professional life at the most basic level, but eventually you may want to grow beyond your current position and earn a promotion. You deserve it with your ...
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Amazon Go aims to revolutionize how people shop for groceries, toiletries and other items. However, there's a race happening to see which retailer can implement this kind of store ...
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What happened to Twitter? The social media giant took the internet by storm, allowing users to send short messages to followers, disseminate news, post videos and share ...
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LinkedIn endorsements provide a quick and easy way for others to validate your skills and aptitudes. Because the process only takes a few clicks, endorsements don't carry a lot of ...
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If you know a co-worker isn't acting in the best interest of the company or isn't working the hours she says she is, what should you do? Should you tattle on a co-worker or just ...
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  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 5/2/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Sales & Sales Management
The traditional buying cycle is typically presented with four stages: awareness, outreach, selection and purchase. However, the modern world and new technologies have impacted ...
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Embellishing your resume with a few white lies in order to get ahead may seem like a harmless thing to do, but it can lead to big consequences. In fact, CareerBuilder recently ...
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If your recruitment team isn't attracting the right candidates, your job postings could be sending the wrong message. High-quality candidates shop around for compatible employers, ...
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Many studies suggest that sugar could have a harmful effect on health, causing people to pack on the pounds and putting them at an increased risk of diseases such as diabetes or ...
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Salary negotiation is a crucial part of the hiring process, as it is important to ensure you earn what you're worth. However, discrepancies with pay exist. In fact, a 2015 ...
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A lunch interview, though it might seem casual, is an important opportunity to wow an employer during a job search. No matter how relaxed the locale, you can rest assured that the ...
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Your resume is your formal introduction to prospective employers. Every part of this document needs to come together to show your competence and qualifications, and the font is an ...
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These days, good customer service isn't enough to keep customers loyal and coming back. Today's customer expects consistency from all aspects of a company's customer service ...
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When you're searching for a job, you want to gain every possible advantage over the other candidates who are vying for the same position. Social proof gives you that advantage and ...
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It's not uncommon for individuals age 40 and over to face ageism at work. It's also common for older adults to face ageism during the job hunting process. Part of this issue comes ...
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If you're feeling like a slave to your email inbox lately, it's time to take back control. Your email should be contributing to your overall productivity, not hindering it. Make ...
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  • By: Gina Deveney
  • On: 4/28/2017 3:00 PM
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With headlines frequently reporting high-profile cyber crime, many organizations are putting data security high on their list of priorities. Accounting firms are particularly ...
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If you're having trouble landing interviews in a highly competitive job market, you're not alone. With tons of candidates for one high-paying job, standing out is harder than ...
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  • By: John Krautzel
  • On: 4/28/2017 11:00 AM
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Writing a cover letter is becoming a lost art due to applicant trackers and online application processes. However, this introductory correspondence can still play a crucial role ...
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Career networking is essential during the job search. Exposing yourself to influential people provides you with inspiration and hopefully, job leads. However, if you are an ...
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When seeking a job in education, you must prepare for the most common interview questions as well as questions that revolve around your teaching philosophy, experience in the ...
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From hour-long waits to unprepared interviewers, nearly every job seeker has horror stories about rude recruiters. Over the years, employers have forgotten that recruitment is ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 4/27/2017 6:00 PM
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Learning how a new business works is difficult enough. Then, rapid growth occurs as the startup takes off, and managing new employees, more customers and more products becomes ...
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Data from Harvard University points to a food manufacturing boom in the Chicago area, a century-long trend that continues to keep manufacturing jobs stable in one of America's ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 4/27/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
Your stress level significantly impacts your performance. In fact, the Limeade Institute reports that there is a direct correlation between job success and your level of ...
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Any successful job interview consists of a fair mix of questions being answered and asked by you, the hopeful candidate. Your interview is not just a chance for you to show off ...
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Your elevator pitch is a quick, concise speech about who you are and why someone should hire you, perfect for introducing yourself at networking events. Although a good elevator ...
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Being upfront with your boss creates a healthy work relationship, but that doesn't mean you have a free pass to say whatever you want. Many common responses put managers on edge ...
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If you have found yourself in an executive position long term, it may not have occurred to you to polish or touch up your executive resume. However, when immersed in the job ...
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Social media started as a fun way to communicate with friends and family. Since this form of communication grew into an online juggernaut, businesses started taking advantage of ...
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  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 4/26/2017 3:00 PM
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The performance reviews of the past may no longer be relevant for the modern-day workforce. Employees want quality feedback in a timely and constructive manner, which has led to ...
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Your resume serves as a professional snapshot, which means you shouldn't include everything in your career on this document. Instead, make your skills, experience and ...
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Staying productive is a top concern in every industry, but not every method can boost productivity for every employee. Productivity tips give you the best results when they're ...
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Getting demoted after painstakingly working your way up the corporate ladder can be devastating. Fortunately, a demotion at work isn't the end of the line. Here are some key tips ...
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Drone technology continues to gain popularity with hobbyists and professionals. You likely watch awesome drone footage on news broadcasts or on YouTube showing the latest aerial ...
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Programming and coding continues to be one of the hottest trends for 2017 in terms of hiring. High-paying jobs at top companies and six-figure freelancing opportunities are ...
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When you carry out performance reviews within your organization, it is possible you are treating men and women differently, even if you do not intend to discriminate by gender. ...
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When you job-hunt, your resume is the first impression you make on hiring managers. Before you even get to step foot in an interview room or shake an executive's hand, you must ...
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Employees get fired for a wide range of reasons, often due to poor job-related behavior. When you understand the common reasons for employee termination, it's easier to avoid them ...
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  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 4/25/2017 10:00 AM
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Sales calls are always hit-or-miss, but the right strategy can help increase your lead conversion rate. By asking the right questions and listening carefully, you can get into the ...
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Your answer to "Why should we hire you?" during an interview can make or break your chances of securing the job. "You want to convey that not only are you a safe ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 4/24/2017 5:00 PM
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As a business professional, you may not see the challenges of managing employees on a regular basis. Your supervisors make decisions daily that impact you, yet you may not be ...
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A stroke may seem like an ailment reserved for the very old or ill, but new research shows that more younger adults in the U.S. are being hospitalized because of them. This may be ...
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Recruiters and job seekers alike have their reputations on the line when they work with each other. You might think this relationship is one-sided, but when you use a recruiter ...
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  • By: John Krautzel
  • On: 4/24/2017 11:00 AM
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When it comes time for job interview prep, you likely already have multiple copies of your resume and a professional outfit pressed and ready to wear, but have you considered what ...
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Resumes are supposed to give hiring managers a standard way to compare information about candidates, but they often end up making applicants seem like clones. As a job seeker, you ...
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Chatbots may be the key to delivering fast, consistent customer support, but only if they can win over skeptics. Automation has a bad reputation for adding hurdles to the customer ...
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Professionals with a complacent attitude about the workforce often find themselves in positions that rarely challenge their abilities. The mere thought of a career change can be ...
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Much like Mark Twain's assertion, rumors of the death of the cover letter are greatly exaggerated. This seemingly outdated way to introduce yourself to an employer remains a vital ...
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Employee engagement is one of the most critical elements of preserving your staff. However, when a business manager is overcome by fear or intimidation, his actions could ...
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Two main facets of President Donald Trump's campaign got off to slower-than-expected starts once he took office. President Trump promised to repeal the Affordable Care Act and ...
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One of the most important steps you can take when beginning your career is to find a career mentor who already works in the field and can provide guidance and support as you ...
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When you think about a job interview, you likely envision dressing professionally, bringing multiple copies of your resume, and answering a slew of questions about your skills, ...
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Diversity and inclusion in the workplace isn't just about meeting quotas. It's good business sense, and the best companies in the world realize that. However, your personal agenda ...
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Doubting yourself is often the beginning of self-discovery. It's certainty safe and comfortable, but you achieve greater levels of success when you accept change and explore the ...
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When you get your first job, mistakes are easy to accept as part of the learning process. After several years of experience, you expect to perform better and avoid common ...
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If you love your career, you likely feel energized and inspired by your work and excited to get out of bed each morning. Earning high pay for a profession you love is a great ...
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Lean success focuses on greater operational efficiency, continuous improvement and the elimination of waste. To achieve these goals, businesses have to implement processes to ...
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To many business leaders, the words "workplace diversity" and "inclusion" sound like personal attacks on their familiar way of doing things. Companies have ...
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No one enjoys botching a job interview, but hearing about others downfalls is a great way to get in a better frame of mind during your own job search. Not only are you unlikely to ...
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A career change can be intimidating when you have a specific job in mind — when you don't have a professional passion in mind, it can be downright scary. A lack of direction ...
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Everyone deals with insecurities at work, from new employees to high-level managers. Although worrying about making a wrong move or offending a client can cause some anxiety, it ...
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To increase your chances of landing an interview, you need to incorporate all the right elements when building your resume. However, you should also keep in mind what elements not ...
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Behavioral interviews focus on what you would do in certain situations as your hiring manager tries to ascertain if your personality is a perfect fit for the job at hand. This ...
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For an administrative worker, professional networks are useful for more than job hunting. When utilized correctly, they can also help you become more productive and efficient. ...
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Social media is no longer just a mashup of jokes, funny statuses and cat videos; it is now an important piece in a recruiter's toolkit. Up to 60 percent of employers now use ...
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Asking for a raise represents one of the most difficult conversations you'll likely to have with your boss. On the one hand, you probably think it's time your employer pays you ...
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Whether you're running a brick and mortar store or maintaining a retail website, a great deal of traffic in your space is a positive thing. However, your shop is only as ...
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The combination of new technology and outdated privacy laws makes it easier than ever for corporations and government agencies to monitor and collect details about your online ...
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Are your workers set for a robotic revolution? This doesn't necessarily mean that machines are going to overthrow humans. However, it does mean you and your team should get ready ...
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The thought of navigating through the job search process is often intimidating and stressful for professionals. However, modern technology has evolved to take the pain out of ...
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All over the country, there are retail stores closing down. Many factors play into this trend, but ultimately, they all boil down to this simple fact: stores are going out of ...
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Job interviews may not be as accurate a predictor of employee success as once thought, especially when they are unstructured. During a job interview, hiring managers generally ...
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Extroverts are often overrepresented in the ranks of workplace leadership. If you don't fall into this naturally gregarious and outgoing personality type, it doesn't mean you ...
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As of April 2017, the future of Obamacare, formally titled the Affordable Care Act, is still uncertain. Although the Republican-sponsored replacement bill, the American Health ...
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Trust and teamwork are essential for a cohesive work environment, but when company policies create a culture of fear and control, your employees may look elsewhere. Eliminate ...
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Job offers are never guaranteed, no matter how hard you work to impress hiring managers. It can take a long to time to notice any return on investment in a job search because most ...
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The advice to make yourself stand out during the job search has become a staple for job seekers, but what does that advice really mean? If you want to score an interview, you need ...
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In customer service, a repeat customer is golden. That's because it takes less money and less energy to keep a repeat customer coming back than it does to attract a new one. ...
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Job search trends show that the modern job seeker does not fit the stereotype of the desperately unemployed, scrambling to accept the first available job offer that comes along. ...
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Performance reviews don't have to be dreadful. It gives the manager and teammate a chance to take stock of the employee's value to the company and determine what the employee ...
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Tax reform is a high-priority item for the Trump administration in 2017, and the Republican-controlled Congress hopes to approve a tax reform package that cuts taxes for ...
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A business meeting is more than just an opportunity for productivity — it's also a chance to create meaning and build a high-functioning professional team. With careful ...
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Preparing for a job interview is a top priority for candidates immersed in the job search process. A request for an interview confirms that you captured the attention of a ...
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Corporate diversity has long been a subject of debate and desired change, but for many companies, progress has been slow. This highlights the need for more workplace diversity ...

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