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Article in Manufacturing

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 ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 8/17/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
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 ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

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 ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

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 ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

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 ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

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 ...
Article in Clerical & Administrative

  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 8/16/2017 3:00 PM
  • In: Clerical & Administrative
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 ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

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 ...
Article in Business Professional

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 ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

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 ...
Article in Fashion and Retail

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 ...
Article in Information Technology

Technology companies have been relying on outsourcing to reduce costs while improving efficiency and focus since the 20th century, and traditionally these outsourced positions ...
Article in Business Professional

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 ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

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 ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

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 ...
Article in Sales & Sales Management

  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 8/15/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Sales & Sales Management
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 ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

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 ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 8/14/2017 5:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
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 ...
Article in Healthcare & Medical

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 ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

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 ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

  • By: John Krautzel
  • On: 8/14/2017 11:00 AM
  • In: Job Seeker - Interview
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 ...
Article in Customer Service

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 ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

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 ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 8/11/2017 4:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
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 ...
Article in Accounting & Finance

  • By: Gina Deveney
  • On: 8/11/2017 3:00 PM
  • In: Accounting & Finance
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 ...
Article in Employers - Recruiting

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 ...
Article in Employers - Managing

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 8/10/2017 6:00 PM
  • In: Employers - Managing
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 ...
Article in Manufacturing

Manufacturing trends that bring more factories to the United States directly boost the economy by decreasing unemployment and indirectly improve the economy by increasing ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

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 ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

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, ...
Article in Clerical & Administrative

  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 8/9/2017 3:00 PM
  • In: Clerical & Administrative
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 ...
Article in Business Professional

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 ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

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 ...
Article in Fashion and Retail

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 ...
Article in Information Technology

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 ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

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 ...
Article in Sales & Sales Management

  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 8/8/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Sales & Sales Management
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 ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

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 ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 8/7/2017 5:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
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 ...
Article in Healthcare & Medical

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 ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

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 ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

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. ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

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 ...
Article in Customer Service

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 ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

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 ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 8/4/2017 4:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
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 ...
Article in Accounting & Finance

  • By: Gina Deveney
  • On: 8/4/2017 3:00 PM
  • In: Accounting & Finance
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 ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

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 ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

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 ...
Article in Employers - Recruiting

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 ...
Article in Employers - Managing

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 8/3/2017 6:00 PM
  • In: Employers - Managing
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 ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

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 ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

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 ...
Article in Manufacturing

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 ...
Article in Business Professional

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 ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

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 ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

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 ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

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 ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

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 ...
Article in Clerical & Administrative

  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 8/2/2017 3:00 PM
  • In: Clerical & Administrative
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 ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

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 ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 8/2/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
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 ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

For every success story about employers who adopted telecommuting programs, there are countless companies that regret letting employees work from home. Remote workers create ...
Article in Fashion and Retail

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 ...
Article in Information Technology

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 ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 8/1/2017 2:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
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 ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

There's no question that your resume is essential to the job search process. It introduces you to employers and helps them determine if you're a suitable candidate for the ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Job seekers have the advantage in the highly competitive job market of 2017. That's because companies have plenty of positions to fill, and they need top talent for each one. ...
Article in Sales & Sales Management

  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 8/1/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Sales & Sales Management
Offering discounts isn't the best way to get a potential client to purchase your products or services. When your sales team relies on discounts over and over again, you might turn ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

If you're like most job seekers, you see every job interview as a win, moving you closer to your ideal position. This is especially true if your job search has been lengthy with ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 7/31/2017 5:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
A strong team is the backbone of any organization. When you promote professional development and provide resources for your employees to strengthen their skill sets, they have the ...
Article in Healthcare & Medical

Vaping, or using electronic devices to inhale nicotine-containing liquids, is increasing in popularity. However, the American Lung Association states that vaping is a serious ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Building a personal brand to sell to employers has become a popular among job seekers, but if you present a brand that is too broad, it may do little to sway hiring managers. ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

If you're a jobseeker who finds interviews intimidating, conducting a practice interview with a friend or family member could help you feel more relaxed and prepared. To make the ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Building the perfect resume takes time and effort. It can be a tedious process, but the long-term results of your labor are worth the headache. In today's competitive world, a ...
Article in Customer Service

You want to do everything you possibly can to keep your company safe from harm. That includes maintaining a positive sentiment for your company. Part of that effort includes ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

It's just a name, but a job title can make a huge difference in your professional life and in how your company and industry perceive you. The right title can also improve your ...
Article in Job Seeker - Cover Letters

You've crafted an impeccable resume that's sure to impress any hiring manager, and you're ready to pop it in the mail. Not so fast. Every resume you send should be accompanied by ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 7/28/2017 4:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
As baby boomers retire from the workforce at a frenetic pace, you have to come up with a plan to replace them with people who can step into roles quickly and easily. Your ...
Article in Accounting & Finance

  • By: Gina Deveney
  • On: 7/28/2017 3:00 PM
  • In: Accounting & Finance
A 2017 survey by Robert Half Management Resources notes that 52 percent of workers said their work-life balance improved over the past three years. The main reason for this ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Resumes hold great importance in the work world, as most job seekers wouldn't even think of seeking employment without one. You likely have your resume stored on an electronic ...
Article in Employers - Recruiting

Millennials are taking over the American workforce, as of 2017. That means companies must provide benefits that attract younger employees if they want top talent coming out of ...
Article in Employers - Managing

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 7/27/2017 6:00 PM
  • In: Employers - Managing
When you discover you have a frustrated team on your hands, you need to get to the heart of the matter quickly before morale plummets. Unfortunately, a technological solution may ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

When searching for a job, it's natural to get stressed. However, many job seekers put too much time and energy into details that don't even matter. Rather than over-thinking every ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

If you're seeking new career opportunities but can't afford to quit your current job, you're not alone. This scenario, which is pretty common in the work world, can be a bit ...
Article in Manufacturing

Automated systems are popping up in industrial facilities around the world as a way to streamline production and save money. Warehouses, which require repeated tasks and precise ...
Article in Business Professional

Innovation is essential to the growth of most businesses. Developing new products and services, and implementing changes to improve the way you do things, helps you remain ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

Industries are advancing and new technologies continue to emerge, but the best practices for acing a job interview have more or less remained the same. That means choosing the ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Fear is a clever foe. Letting it take over can sabotage a job search and wear you out until you're happy to take any available position. Fear causes you to second-guess every ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

It's no secret that a job interview and stress go hand-in-hand. Meeting the hiring manager and trying to show how you bring value to the organization can be a trying experience, ...
Article in Clerical & Administrative

  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 7/26/2017 3:00 PM
  • In: Clerical & Administrative
Spending a long, hard day at work and then coming home to deal with numerous family and financial responsibilities can overwhelm anyone. Those who don't find ways to effectively ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

You went to school to become a lawyer but then fell in love with the real estate business. You started out as a teacher but then decided to become a nurse. Career changes are ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 7/26/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
Independent contractors are a convenient and cost-efficient way to fill a short-term skills gap in your workforce. With the ever-increasing number of available contractors on the ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Most workers deal with a difficult boss from time to time. Bad managers are a staple of everything from TV tropes to party jokes. Unfortunately, when your manager is doing things ...
Article in Fashion and Retail

Macy's Backstage concept started in 2015, and as of 2017, it has grown to 33 stores. The idea is this area of Macy's stores contains off-price retail selections in an effort to ...
Article in Information Technology

A continued shortage of skilled programmers leaves many companies in desperate need of these professionals. While programmers of every experience level are in a good bargaining ...
Article in Business Professional

Many recruiters have a hard time retiring bad hiring practices, which is why many companies still use stress interview tactics. Instead of making a good impression on prospective ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Standing out from other job applicants can be tough. Your resume is your ticket to your new career, but there's no guarantee that it will actually get you in. You can tip the odds ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Working from home sounds like a great idea, especially if you want to spend more time with your children. However, reality hits during their summer break when your children are ...
Article in Sales & Sales Management

  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 7/25/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Sales & Sales Management
If your new sales reps aren't living up to your expectations, it may be time to take a look at your hiring practices. There's a strong chance you're not hiring the right employees ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

Making it through the first interview is a victory in itself, but if you want to maximize your chances of scoring the job, good preparation for your second interview is essential. ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 7/24/2017 5:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
When employees have a choice between dealing with a bad boss every day or finding a new job, many prefer the uncertainty of starting over. In a July 2017 BambooHR survey, 44 ...
Article in Healthcare & Medical

If you're experiencing job burnout, you're definitely not alone. Job burnout due to extra-long work hours, stressful work conditions, demanding bosses, lack of an adequate ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Whether you're unemployed and hoping to break into the industry or currently working and looking for a career change, the job search process can be overwhelming. If you're feeling ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

Landing a job interview is only half the battle. The hard part happens when you have to ace the interview as your future employer weighs your credentials and personality against ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

It's no secret that finding a job can be tough. In order to stand out from the rest of the herd, it's critical that you have an outstanding resume. Most people can create a resume ...
Article in Customer Service

The way your company responds to an upset customer can either strengthen or sabotage the relationship. By training service department workers and other customer-facing staff ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

With so many personalities, stressors and challenges at play in any work environment, conflicts are bound to occur. It's how you handle these issues that truly determines your ...
Article in Business Professional

Interview questions should give you a good idea whether a job applicant is a good fit for the available position. However, that doesn’t mean you can ask whatever questions ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Honesty is always the best policy when it comes to your resume. Still, many job seekers embellish many aspects of their resumes in hopes of catching a hiring manager's attention. ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

If you're nervous about an upcoming job interview, spend time during your job search preparing so you can put your best foot forward. Make a solid first impression and experience ...
Article in Employers - Recruiting

Giving constructive feedback doesn't just mean providing a performance review once a year about an employee's conduct, what he could do better or how good he is at adapting to the ...
Article in Employers - Managing

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 7/20/2017 6:00 PM
  • In: Employers - Managing
When business leaders set out to change an organization, they rarely think about changing themselves. Leaders are too focused on the money it takes, the talent they need and the ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Human resources expert Liz Ryan, writing for Forbes magazine, talks about how people in a salaried position can perform weekend work without going through burnout or having a ...
Article in Accounting & Finance

  • By: Gina Deveney
  • On: 7/20/2017 3:00 PM
  • In: Accounting & Finance
Research published in Accounting Horizons in June 2017 shows that a company's ability to meet analyst forecasts gets more attention than any other measure of its performance. When ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

If you are fresh out of college and planning for your first job interview, it's important to prepare interview questions during your job search. Although the employer may ask ...
Article in Manufacturing

Manufacturers that employ predictive maintenance are already one step closer to enjoying the benefits of artificial intelligence. As machine learning progresses and helps firms to ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 7/20/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
Frustration on the job isn't necessarily a bad thing. Occasional frustration is the impetus to better problem solving, creativity and innovation. On the other hand, chronic ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

Feeling stress and fear ahead of a job interview is totally normal. However, when those fears become interview anxiety, your mind can interfere with your interview performance, ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

With the economy perking up in early 2017 and hiring rates increasing, many workers are hoping for a boost in their wages. Unfortunately, wages have been slow to climb, and many ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Of all of the soft skills you must develop to have a fantastic career, self-awareness is at the top of the list. Self-awareness is a life skill you must develop, especially if you ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Even when you work year-round, summer is often a slowdown period as companies wrap up their fiscal year and employees take vacation days. Fortunately, summer can be the perfect ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

Selling your strengths should be a top priority in a job interview, but don't downplay the importance of addressing your own needs. Interviews are your chance to determine whether ...
Article in Clerical & Administrative

  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 7/19/2017 3:00 PM
  • In: Clerical & Administrative
You likely receive work-related memos, emails, texts or phone messages from colleagues on a daily basis, but nothing beats team meetings when it comes to sharing company ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

Regardless of the industry you plan to enter, the job search is a crucial time to develop life skills designed to help you succeed as both an applicant and an employee. Improve ...
Article in Business Professional

For professionals with a constantly growing workload, it can be a challenge to stay on top of key projects and tasks. By finding ways to improve productivity, you can save time ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

As college expenses soar, regional legislatures are taking action to offer free tuition to local high students who satisfy the academic criteria. According to the College Board, ...
Article in Fashion and Retail

As of mid-2017, the Republican-led Congress and President Donald Trump have a federal budget to work out over the next year. Part of the budget Trump submitted includes $191 ...
Article in Information Technology

Thanks to a growing nature of open source, where tech companies go to solve problems with their APIs and products, one huge entrant into this market may decline and go away. ...
Article in Business Professional

A healthier workplace benefits both your company and your employees. When your culture promotes wellness and healthy practices, it can reduce stress, improve morale and cut down ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

As of June 2017, economic reports indicate that more job vacancies exist than were available in the year 2000, but millions of Americans in the middle class are without work. If ...
Article in Sales & Sales Management

  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 7/18/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Sales & Sales Management
A winning B2B sales strategy can help your team net lucrative accounts that increasingly bring in more sales. However, businesses have bottom lines, stakeholders and regulated ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

Companies employ an exit interview to receive feedback from employees who are leaving. This way, the employer can improve upon the position for the next time when a successor ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 7/17/2017 5:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
At work, it may seem like you need to go along with every idea your boss presents, especially if you're just starting out in your career. That's not necessary. Your boss hired you ...
Article in Healthcare & Medical

When President Donald Trump took office with a Republican-controlled Congress, one campaign promise he made was to undo the Affordable Care Act, colloquially known as Obamacare. ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

When you pack several employees into one office with tight deadlines to meet and tricky challenges to overcome, stress can mount quickly. Workers often need downtime to relieve ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

Backing out of a job interview can feel intimidating, even when you know you aren't going to accept the position. Whether you have another offer or simply decided you don't want ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

First jobs teach you a great deal about working with people, solving problems and taking initiative. Job hunting is more competitive than ever, making it essential for teens and ...
Article in Customer Service

In saturated marketplaces, it can be difficult for businesses to gain the competitive edge. Unless your company is fortunate to have proprietary ownership over a specific niche, ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Years of hard work reaches its peak when you receive your diploma at your college graduation. Hopefully, you started visiting your school's career center a year prior to your ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 7/14/2017 4:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
Transitioning into your new role at a new company can be challenging. The onboarding process helps to familiarize you with the company and bring you up to speed. It also sets the ...
Article in Accounting & Finance

  • By: Gina Deveney
  • On: 7/14/2017 3:00 PM
  • In: Accounting & Finance
The IRS warns people each year to beware of tax and financial scams that take advantage of unsuspecting citizens. Scammers scare people by calling them and telling them they owe ...
Article in Job Seeker - Resume

CareerBuilder reached out to its social media followers to find stories about how people landed a position as their first job. Although it's great to hear tips, tricks, strategies ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

A job hunt isn't easy, but resist the urge to share your problems with recruiters. Unscrupulous recruiters might use this information to coerce you into accepting positions below ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

Waiting to hear back from an employer after a job interview can seem like an eternity. That's because you feel helpless and might not think you can do anything about it. When you ...
Article in Employers - Recruiting

Your employees are the lifeblood of your business. Maintaining a solid, consistent team is absolutely the key to fostering a sense of community and keeping day-to-day operations ...
Article in Employers - Managing

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 7/13/2017 6:00 PM
  • In: Employers - Managing
If employees are experiencing workplace burnout, it might not be because of high stress at work or a feeling of always being behind. It might be due to loneliness. More social ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Finding a job shouldn't become your full-time job. If that happens, chances are good that you may eventually suffer from job search burnout. It may start out as stress that comes ...
Article in Manufacturing

Manufacturers rely on retail customers to buy their wares and then sell them in stores. What happens when a major customer declares bankruptcy? Planning ahead can mitigate ...
Article in Job Seeker - Interview

When job seekers have a bad experience with your company's hiring process, the ramifications can be damaging. According to a CareerArc survey, unhappy job candidates are less ...
Article in Business Professional

  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 7/13/2017 8:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
If you're not taking care of your top talent the right way, there's a chance those employees are watching the grass on the other side and noticing how it's starting to look ...
Article in Job Seeker - General

Your elevator speech represents one key element to getting hired that you may not consider because you spend so much time focused on the cover letter, resume and interviews. The ...
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Increase your chances of making an impact with potential employers by creating an effective resume that helps you stand out from competitors. Never create a one-size-fits-all ...
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As a job seeker, you just want to find a position as quickly as possible. You want your chosen company to discover you have talent and onboard you yesterday. However, the hiring ...
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  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 7/12/2017 3:00 PM
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If you consistently come up with new ideas at work but your boss never implements them, you've probably considered dumping your current job for a company that values your ...
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A resume template gives you a basic idea of what your document should look like. The trick is to jazz up the template to tailor it to your style and to the needs of the employer. ...
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If you're wondering where all the great candidates have gone, try looking at your hiring process from a job seeker's perspective. The candidate experience begins the moment job ...
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A disappointing job offer job offer can be a blow to your ego and your emotions. If you're enamored of the company but can't accept a lowball offer, don't fret. With the right ...
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The death of in-store shopping is greatly exaggerated, according to Barbara Thau of Forbes magazine. Amazon and eBay continue to dominate online shopping, and these two ...
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The Python programming language started in 1991 as a way to automate certain coding processes and to quickly prototype applications in one or more computer languages. Since that ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 7/11/2017 2:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
When startups shift to a sustainable corporate model, focusing too heavily on cultural fit may lead to poor recruitment choices. Growing companies need leaders with the maturity ...
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Your resume, a single sheet of paper, could be the one thing that stands between you getting the interview that lands you the job of your dreams. When it comes time to craft your ...
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Hiring experts believe baby boomers are leaving the labor force at a rate of 10,000 per day. That means companies must fill voids left behind by these retiring workers. Employers ...
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  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 7/11/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Sales & Sales Management
If your organization has embraced a solution selling approach to sales, you may think you don't need a sales strategy. In reality, all sales reps benefit from some structure to ...
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After the interview, it can be nerve-wrecking wondering if you did a good enough job to impress your potential employer. While there's no sure-fire way to know if you actually got ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 7/10/2017 5:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
Whether you're a hiring manager deciding on which candidate to hire, a stock clerk trying to determine which supplies to order or a veteran employee considering which retirement ...
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Health care in America will undergo radical changes upon the heels of the new senate bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Many of the changes are detrimental to the middle and ...
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No one wants to receive a rejection, especially when they've spent precious time and energy going through the process of applying, interviewing and then waiting on pins and ...
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  • By: John Krautzel
  • On: 7/10/2017 11:00 AM
  • In: Job Seeker - Interview
Checking a candidate's professional references is often one of the final steps in the hiring process. If you encounter a request for references before a job interview, you must ...
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When you spend a lot of time looking for a job, you may not realize when job search depression starts to set into your life. You might feel discouraged that you haven't found a ...
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Approaching customer service as a "yes" or "no" situation drives away people who look to your company for fair solutions. Customers know nothing about the ...
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Employers that complain it's too hard to attract qualified candidates are only telling part of the story. Job seekers, job functions and skill demands have changed, while most ...
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  • By: Gina Deveney
  • On: 7/7/2017 3:00 PM
  • In: Accounting & Finance
Republicans in control of Congress want to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it with their version, as of mid-2017. Senators are considering the replacement health care ...
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After writing the perfect resume and selling yourself in a creative but professional cover letter, you've managed to score an interview with your dream company. If you think now's ...
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While your company's slogan, mission statement and office perks may reflect your company culture, it's the daily practices and behaviors affecting your employees that truly define ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 7/6/2017 6:00 PM
  • In: Employers - Managing
Several high-profile companies faced leadership crises at the top during the first half of 2017, and these crises bring to light the issue of CEO tenure. How long should companies ...
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Working holidays and odd hours may help you earn a decent paycheck if you work enough part-time hours. However, if you want a full-time job working a standard schedule from 9 to ...
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A detailed, two-year study funded by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology came out in June 2017 as the book "Making in America." The book outlines how U.S. ...
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Becoming an entrepreneur requires more than a brilliant idea — it also involves risk, intense work and an acceptance of failure. Whether you're starting your first new ...
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  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 7/5/2017 3:00 PM
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Maintaining the role of an administrative assistant comes with challenges. Not only are you tasked with multiple duties, but you are also responsible for keeping the office ...
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In June 2017, Whole Foods Market agreed to a merger with Amazon worth $13.7 billion. Amazon agreed to buy out the high-end grocery chain's stock at $42 per share. Following the ...
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In an attempt to remake itself into a forward-thinking tech company that doesn't necessarily rely on operating software for its cash cow, Microsoft is turning to artificial ...
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Starting a new job can be a stressful and overwhelming process for employees, but you can ease the transition with a welcome package. This document contains everything new hires ...
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Are you sending out resume after resume and still not landing a job? Whether you're unemployed with the hopes of starting your career or just looking to find a new, more ...
Article in Sales & Sales Management

  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 7/4/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Sales & Sales Management
In the big picture, sales enablement means you let your sales representatives do their thing to land more contracts. Of course, it's not as simple as that because you must measure ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 7/3/2017 5:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
Statistics prove that women are a vital part of the American workforce. As much as 26 percent of corporate growth from the 1970s to 2017 is due to women entering the labor market. ...
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The Republican-controlled Congress unveiled legislation within a massive health care bill that would lead to sharp Medicaid cuts. The plan would limit the amount of people who ...
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A great recruiter is a helpful ally during your job search. Recruiters have connections, and working with recruiters opens doors you may have difficulty getting through on your ...
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When you're hyper focused on nailing interview questions, you can easily forget to dig for details that help determine whether the company is right for you. Asking thoughtful ...
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With hundreds of applicants for every job opening, it can seem impossible for your resume to stand out among a sea of similarly qualified peers. If you are applying for jobs in a ...
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Great customer service doesn't just happen in any organization. It's the role of leadership to build the framework in which customer service is a priority for employees. Training ...
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Getting through a job interview is one of the most important hurdles on the path securing a new position. To succeed in this all-important professional ritual, you must be at the ...
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The necessity of including a cover letter with your application materials has been a source of debate for years. Some employers expect you to provide an overview and introduction, ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 6/30/2017 4:00 PM
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Thanks to computer technology, software and apps, more and more companies rely on big data to drive their business models. Leaders develop strategies using information compiled ...
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  • By: Gina Deveney
  • On: 6/30/2017 3:00 PM
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With cases of fraud on the rise, auditors' jobs are becoming even more cumbersome. Cybersecurity and fraud detection are of the utmost importance to all businesses, and it's up to ...
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You have many aspects of your resume to figure out before submitting it for consideration. You have to get your previous employers lined up, list all of your relevant skills and ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 6/30/2017 11:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
How you conduct an interview is a vital part of the recruiting process. As a hiring manager or recruiter, you use the interview as a way to get a feel for the candidate so you can ...
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Motivation is made up of three key components: activation, intensity and perseverance. You begin your job search with gusto and put in effort to reach your goals, but it's the ...
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Acing your job interview comes down to leaving a positive impression with your interviewers. When all other things are equal with another candidate, making a memorable time of ...
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Gender diversity is a crucial issue for companies that want to eliminate discrimination and encourage equality. According to a 2015 report by the Pew Research Center, only 5.4 ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 6/29/2017 6:00 PM
  • In: Employers - Managing
Being a good leader who drives results doesn't mean you need to sacrifice employee engagement. In fact, according to a study reported in the Harvard Business Review, the best ...
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A 2017 survey published by LaSalle Network, a vaunted staffing and recruiting firm based in Chicago, says college graduates lead the way in workplace trends that are altering the ...
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Much like consumers want more control over the products they purchase from their favorite retailers, more customers in the manufacturing industry want a better user experience, or ...
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Preparation is key when it comes to making a great first impression during a job interview. Proper preparation also empowers you during interviews, making them feel more ...
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Your professional image is the foundation of your success at work. No matter how well you perform in your position, undermining that professional image with bad habits is going to ...
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The landscape of the job market is changing rapidly with advanced technology and the need for individuals who embrace innovation. Highlighting your job skills and tangible ...
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No matter how prepared you are for your job interview, you may not get the position if you don't build rapport with the interviewers. People want to work with others who are ...
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  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 6/28/2017 3:00 PM
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From email to Skype chat, digital communications enable faster collaboration and fewer meetings, but they also put your business writing skills in the spotlight more than ever. ...
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As a job seeker, it's crucial to have materials crafted that are designed to showcase your skills and experience. Building a perfect resume doesn't have to be a challenge. In ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 6/28/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Business Professional
Performance reviews are a source of anxiety for most employees, and hearing a flood of negative feedback from company leaders can make workers too demoralized to improve. As an ...
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The customer experience is complex, and mapping the customer journey is a great way to gain more insight into customer interactions. The mapping process involves exploring your ...
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Smart glasses take wearable technology to the next level, but what kind of impact can smart glasses make in the enterprise world? Read on for five surprising facts you may not ...
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As a leader, your primary goal is to manage employees and operations. However, company growth should also be a top priority to maximize your influence and share your talents. ...
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College graduates probably don't land their dream job straight after receiving their degree. Achieving career bliss usually takes time, energy and effort before you find your ...
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Many workers mistakenly believe they need to go along with their boss's every whim in order to be liked and respected in the workplace. This couldn't be further from the truth. ...
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  • By: Michele Warg
  • On: 6/27/2017 10:00 AM
  • In: Sales & Sales Management
When it comes to sales, communication is key. A successful salesperson interacts with clients, colleagues, business partners and vendors on a daily basis to meet the ...
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You thought everything went well with the job interview. You dressed for success, were energized and brought your A-game. You sensed a rapport with the hiring manager and answered ...
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  • By: Joe Weinlick
  • On: 6/26/2017 5:00 PM
  • In: Business Professional
Workplace change, whether it comes in the form of a new billing system or leadership changeover, can disrupt the flow of an office. By finding ways to help your employees adjust ...
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The use of tobacco among teens has been a problem for generations, but the tides may finally be turning. The latest report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as ...
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Hiring professionals often subject job seekers to weeks of scrutiny and skills testing to make sure they live up to their claims. Unfortunately for job seekers, many employers ...
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While one of the most stressful aspects of the job search includes the job interview, your work is not over once you leave an employer's office. Follow-up is a crucial determinant ...
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Employers check social media of prospective candidates even more in 2017 than they did in 2016, outlining the importance of your social networking posts as they relate to landing ...
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Reducing customer effort for your company does several things for your bottom line. That's why your customer service numbers are so important when it comes to measuring how your ...
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No matter how hard you work, sometimes it feels as if some people just get all the breaks. This is especially true during the job search; some job seekers work tirelessly with few ...
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Leadership skills are essential for many professional positions, but when you're searching for a job, these intangible abilities can be difficult to show on a resume. Focusing on ...
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How often do you attend a meeting that you feel is a total waste of your time? No clear agenda is set, nobody seems to be in charge, and nothing gets accomplished. Your time is ...
Article in Accounting & Finance

  • By: Gina Deveney
  • On: 6/23/2017 3:00 PM
  • In: Accounting & Finance
It used to be in the accounting field that only certain firms could handle the consulting end of the industry. Specific types of accounting firm consulting only happened with ...
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Your career search can leave you feeling uninspired and exhausted when the right opportunities are not coming your way. However, finding work you love is an attainable goal. ...
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A highly competitive job market in 2017 may leave a lot of people frustrated that they can't find their perfect position. This is where job search resiliency comes into play as ...
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Walking into a job interview unprepared is one of the biggest mistakes job seekers make. Transform your approach with these 13 strategies designed to help you prepare and nail ...
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Despite laws in place since the 1960s, men still make more than women in the average American workplace. Harvard Business Review sought to examine the gender wage gap using U.S. ...
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  • 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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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  • 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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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  • 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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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  • 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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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  • 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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...

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