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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.…

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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,…

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If you’re a business owner or hiring manager with positions to fill, look no further. Successful temporary and contract employees are flexible, reliable people. They can get you out of a high-workload situation. They come with all sorts of skills, backgrounds, and experiences they can draw from to make their assignments a complete success with…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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BY BRIAN FORMATO     Most struggling organizations try to figure out how to turn their fortunes around. They look at various metrics and investigate cutting costs, increasing production, expanding their offerings, and a whole host of other options. Team building, though, rarely tops their lists, with many HR managers thinking of it as an…