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Stress has been called “the silent killer.” Too much stress can lead to a myriad of problems, both physiological (such as high blood pressure and heart disease) and psychological (such as depression and anxiety). It can ruin bodies, damage relationships, and destroy lives. No wonder, then, that people are always looking for quick, easy ways…

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One of the best things you can do for your career is learn how to be a great communicator. After all, if you’re unable to get your point across in a way that inspires others to take action, how can your HR initiatives (or your career) possibly succeed? In any workplace conversation—whether it’s with a…

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Relocating is a hassle sometimes, especially if you do not have a job lined up at the place you’re moving to. Sometimes you need to move first before finding a job, which is stressful for everyone who finds themselves in that position. Whether it’s a sudden family illness that requires your care, your spouse’s new…

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Among the traits and abilities that lead to success, passion stands alone. Unlike skill, knowledge, or other factors, passion is innate: it can’t be learned or acquired but is always present. Passion, an overwhelming drive to reach one’s goals, is the one factor that unites all successful people in equal measure. When asked to reflect…

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When writing a job description, it’s natural and even practical for hiring managers and HR staffers to default to the basic requirements of the role: educational degrees, experience, technical skills, etc. Those elements will do the trick to get the idea across, but organizations that hope to attract dynamic job candidates need to adopt a…

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One piece of career advice that is often repeated by experts around the world is never let your career go stale. This involves maintaining your connections, looking for opportunities to learn and grow, and evolving your knowledge to expand your list of skills. How can you do this? Follow our tips below in order to…

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When employees are unable to do their work, business suffers. Companies need their employees to be performing at their best. High performance drives morale and engagement, which in turn affect productivity and the bottom line. But sometimes the quest for success can increase employee stress and lead to fatigue and burnout. Although the two words…

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Coming up with a resume that looks and reads like a good book can be difficult. Your resume is your first step and is usually the first thing an employer will hear about you. If it isn’t updated to include the latest style trends and optimization to make your information more readable, you could be…

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  Effective communication is critical to any organization—and of paramount importance for HR leaders. When assignments aren’t communicated efficiently and clearly, productivity suffers. Although developing good business communication skills takes some effort, being adept at getting a point across well can pay huge dividends. Here are eight steps HR leaders can take to improve their…

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The staffing and recruitment industry has grown considerably since its inception during the last century. With innovations such as cell phones, email, and the Internet, it’s possible to reach many more people now than ever before. Because of this, recruitment has benefited greatly. According to the American Staffing Association, on average, 3.1 million Americans are employed…