The Quickest Ways to Advance Your Career

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You’ve finally landed the career opportunity you were looking for and you have been working hard to show that you’re a quality worker that’s a valuable asset to the team. When you first land a new job, it’s natural to settle down, get comfortable and not put all your focus on immediately climbing the company… Read more »

10 Reasons Why You Should Use a Staffing Agency 

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Employers of all sizes are experiencing a talent crisis right now. For many businesses, it can feel impossible to find skilled, qualified help, quickly. It’s easy to assume that the problem is a lack of talent in the market but often, it’s a glut of competition from other employers that lead to struggles.   When you’re looking for great employees, you… Read more »

3 Ways to Manage Your Workplace Stress

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We live in a culture where the average worker is expected to do much more than just work, and highly stressful working environments are considered normal. Not surprisingly, this has led to a spike in depression and anxiety among employees nationwide. And the number may be even higher as not all employees admit to feeling… Read more »

You Don’t Have to Put Up With a Workplace Bully

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Toxic Thoughts are Ruining Your Interview

Workplaces, being staffed with adults, should be bully-free zones. But survey commissioned by CareerBuilder and conducted by Harris Poll found otherwise, showing that as much as 28 percent—or 1 in every 4 people—were victims of workplace bullying. As much as 19 percent of workers left their jobs because of bullying and abuse. And the survey… Read more »

How to Manage an Unmanageable Employee

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While difficult employees often create misunderstandings, disrupt day-to-day work and affect team morale, it’s not always possible to fire them immediately. Whether it’s an employee who can’t get along with others, doesn’t respond well to authority or someone who displays insubordination, every manager inevitably deals with at least one difficult employee. Not only are bad… Read more »

Improve Your Email Writing Skills to Send Out the Right Message

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Whether you’re a floor manager or administration assistant, email is a crucial part of daily office communications. With increasing globalization, you need to be an effective email communicator regardless of the job or the industry you work in.  Poor grammar, bad spelling, incorrect names and untidy formatting can result in embarrassing errors. While every email… Read more »

How to Speak and Listen Courteously on the Phone

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Poor telephone etiquette can – and often does – have serious consequences in terms of business or even personal losses. Unfortunately, for many people with busy schedules and a full workload, answering the phone graciously isn’t always the highest priority. Whether you’re speaking with a customer, boss or colleague, courteous phone skills help you make… Read more »

5 Effective Habits of Responsible Workers

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Whether you want that raise, promotion or simply to be a better team player, it’s important to show that you’re responsible at work. By becoming more responsible, you learn to manage your time better, achieve your goals and foster stronger and more trusting relationships with others. As a reliable and responsible person in the workplace,… Read more »

How to Stay Healthy When You Work Long Hours

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Staying healthy during long workweeks can be a job in itself. If you’re working 60+ hour workweeks or 12- hour days, your body can easily become more fatigued, leaving your immune system stressed and weakened. Plus, working around other people for long hours puts you in contact with germs and bacteria for longer stretches of… 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 »