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We’re all impacted by stress. Stress is a great motivator, but it can also be dangerous to your health and your career. Read these important ways of how to deal with your stress and apply them to your daily routine!     Find out where stress comes from Stress can sometimes be minimized by recognizing…

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The Job Market is Always Changing Even if you’re just toying around with the idea of looking for a job, always keep this in the back of your mind. If you’ve been recently laid off from a job you’ve held for years, and you just don’t know what’s going to happen next, always remember that…

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Ever feel like you just can’t get on top of your workload? You have tasks and projects that are weighing you down, or you have preparations to make for the next day. These things are bogging you down and you seem to fall behind every day. If you find that you’re having difficulty keeping up,…

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Receiving a rejection letter or email from a company you liked can be discouraging. If you were looking forward to the job and thought you had nailed the interview, it can be difficult to rebound. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to spring back positively and potentially leave a good impression for next…

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A toxic employee is a detriment to anyone’s business or team. However, they are sometimes difficult to identify. A toxic employee may even be seen as doing some good work, but behind the scenes, they are driving employees away or causing productivity to suffer. If you’re concerned that some of your employees may be toxic…

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A stagnating team can cause productivity to fall behind. As a leader, you are the one who needs to find a way to make things right. If you find that your employees are falling behind, perhaps it is time to consider some ways to motivate them in order to keep things moving. One way you…

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Many job seekers believe that the key to a successful job interview is just answering questions posed by the interviewer. However, asking your own questions is also just as important! We want you to enter your interview well-equipped with the tools and strategies you need to succeed. Asking the interviewer several appropriate questions can leave a…

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One underappreciated secret to employee retention is keeping them engaged. An engaged employee is a happy employee. Your workers will come to work ready to do their jobs, feel good about the company they are working for, and will be more willing to do more work during crunch periods. Engaged employees feel like an integral…

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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…

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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.…