3 Underrated Soft Skills Every Professional Should Have (Video)

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In a previous blog post, we discussed why soft skills are equally as important to your career as hard skills. We provided several examples of soft skills that employees should practice learning in order to succeed in work. These were Listening, Negotiation, Nonverbal Communication, Adaptability, Willingness to Learn, Logic, Conflict Resolution, Delegation, and Decision Making. In…

Make a Good First Impression on Your First Day of Work

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The ball is in your court on your first day of the job. It doesn’t matter where you work: warehouse, kitchen, office, or anywhere. The first day is your first opportunity to put your best foot forward. You want your employer to feel comfortable with you, and you want to get along with your co-workers.…

Facebook Job Search Feature: What You Need to Know

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In 2017, Facebook launched its own job listing and search feature. Facebook is now one of the leading online job search competitors alongside Indeed, Monster, and Craigslist. We recommend utilizing Facebook’s job search feature as one of your primary job search websites.   How Jobs on Facebook Work If you already have a Facebook account,…

Soft Skills: What You Might Be Missing at Work

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Soft skills are just as important in the workplace as hard skills. However, they are just as difficult to master and use effectively as anything else you might be doing at your job. We’re here to tell you about some of the most important soft skills you can practice every day, that will help you…

How to Improve Your Communication Skills With Coworkers

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Communication is a vital part of any growing workplace. Good communication leads to happy workers, increased productivity, and team unity. Unfortunately, many of us aren’t the best at it, and the only way to get better is to practice and get comfortable with it. Here are some ways to train your communication skills and improve…

Why Working at a Job You Hate is Important For Career Growth

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  Have you ever had a job you didn’t like, or hated, or couldn’t wait to quit so you could find something better? Most of us probably have. It isn’t abnormal for someone’s first or first few positions to be too difficult, boring, painful, or miserable. However, these jobs, no matter how bad they may…

Resume Reconstruction: 12 Things You Should Remove From Your Resume

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Crafting the perfect resume takes patience. A few things can sometimes creep into your resume that could be harmful to your job search and hinder your impact on prospective employers. We’ve made a list of things that you should consider taking out of your resume to make sure that it’s ready to pop in front…

Closing the Skills Gap With Today’s Workforce

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By Bekhi Spika     Over the past few years, U.S. manufacturers have been facing a steadily growing shortage of skilled workers. A recent study by Deloitte and the Manufacturing Institute predicts that “the U.S. manufacturing sector is likely to suffer a shortfall of 2 million workers” by 2025—a marked increase from the 600,000 jobs…

Busting 5 Common Productivity Myths

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BY STEPHANIE REYES     Every organization in the world seems to be concerned with productivity these days—and for good reason: improving productivity is often the only way for a company to remain competitive in today’s global market. Productivity gains can even drive entire economies! (In the USA, for example, they account for as much…

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Future Interviews

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Interviews can be tough most of the time. Whether it’s figuring out what to say, fighting stage fright, struggling with what to wear, or just getting to your interview on time, there are many different aspects to think about when adventuring into an interview and hiring process. We here at Tempstar Staffing would like to…