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Improve Workplace Culture by Giving Your Employees a Voice

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Every business is expected to follow good management practices. One of the most important, yet underappreciated, practices involves listening to your employees and lending them a voice. But can you afford to take such a big risk? What if your employees damage your reputation, become angry, or refuse to focus on their work? These myths… Read more »

How and Why You Should Get Better at Asking for Help

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Business owners are quick to complain about the lack of cooperation between their employees – but the problem is based less on the number of people willing to give assistance, and more on the number of people unwilling to ask for it. For many people, asking for help feels like admitting weakness. Employees want to… Read more »

Connections, Connections! Sometimes It’s All About Who You Know

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Have you ever wondered why finding a job can be so difficult, even when you have all of the right qualifications? Sometimes, landing the perfect position is less about resume strength and more about connections. In fact, 70% of all people hired in 2016 were considered because they had a connection. When you are in… Read more »

Everything You Should Know About Conducting a Mock Job Interview

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Like any other skill or talent, you can get better at job interviews with practice and patience. In fact, it’s always a good idea to conduct a mock job interview before going to the real thing. A mock interview helps you “get in the zone,” allowing you to practice things like: Answers to common interview… Read more »

3 Things We Can Learn From “Tribal Knowledge” Before Baby Boomers Retire

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An integral component of workplace management is ensuring all employees are adept and well versed in all facets of their job. If workers lack understanding or information about their roles within the company, a business will struggle to maintain its productivity. With nearly 10,000 Baby Boomers reaching retirement daily, companies – especially in the field… Read more »

Survive Office Politics with Our Guide

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Politics isn’t just limited to the world of governance and public service. It’s something deeply rooted in our workplaces, which in turn, are bound by hierarchies and bureaucracies. For example, as an employee, you are required to follow a manager or a person in charge, who in turn, was assigned to the position by fulfilling… Read more »

No One Will Take Charge of Your Career But You

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It seems that everyone knows it’s important to grow your career. The only question, however, is how. Unfortunately, it’s no longer enough to work hard and be loyal to your employer. In fact, you may have a co-worker you know doesn’t work as hard as you do or isn’t as smart, but keeps getting promoted… Read more »

The Best Way to Get Your Manager to Listen to Your Great Ideas

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Good managers are always on the lookout for great ideas. They know how to spot a great idea, how to tweak it to suit the company’s needs, and ultimately, how to implement it. But the reality is that most managers are swamped with so many suggestions that some genuinely good ideas don’t ever see the… Read more »

Breathe New Life into an Old Resume with These 5 Steps

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Whether you want to switch jobs or careers, or simply want to re-enter the workforce after taking a break, you need to revise your existing resume. More specifically, you should update the things that have changed since the last time you actively sought work. You don’t have to rewrite your entire resume. Instead, follow these… Read more »