7 Ways to Boost Your Confidence at Work Today

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Although it may seem that some people are just naturally confident, the truth is that confidence is something that can be developed. If you are notoriously shy or have butterflies in your stomach during social interactions, rest assured there are ways to get around it. By now, you probably already know just how important confidence… Read more »

Why You Should Encourage Employees to Take Vacations

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Why You Should Encourage Employees to Take Vacations

It may come as a surprise to many Americans that the United States is the only advanced nation in the world that doesn’t require employers to give paid vacation leave. In fact, the average American full-time worker gets only 10 days of paid time off, far below the average number of days in other developed… Read more »

3 Staffing Trends That Are Here To Stay In 2017

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3 Staffing Trends That Are Here To Stay In 2017

From Donald Trump, Brexit, to massive shifts among Fortune 500 companies, it’s safe to say the first half of 2017 was a pretty wild start to the year. As we reach the midway point of 2017, now is as good a time as any to anticipate what else is going to happen for the rest… Read more »

4 Ways to Become More Coachable at Work

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How to be More Coachable at Work

You’ll often hear many sports observers say some of the best athletes in the world are also the most coachable. In many ways, the same principle applies to the office. You could have an outstanding skillset or tremendous work ethic, but you will always need someone who can teach you to be better. Being coachable… Read more »

How to Stay Focused and Productive When the Weather Gets Warm

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Stay Focused

With summer fast approaching, you want to make sure any momentum you built since the start of the year carries over into this season. With the high heat and humidity driving you to stay indoors, and holidays and employee vacations seemingly happening on an almost weekly basis, it’s no surprise why many people fall into… Read more »

4 Things to Remember When Hiring Seasonal Workers This Summer

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4 Things to Remember When Hiring Seasonal Workers This Summer

The summer can be a hectic time for businesses in virtually any industry. Retail businesses and restaurants see a spike in customers, while industrial facilities see an increase in orders and shipments due to heightened demand in the consumer sector. The uptick in activity also means that many businesses need to hire temporary employees to… Read more »

The Pros and Cons of Getting a Part-Time Job This Summer

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Pros and Cons of a Summer Job

With summer fast approaching, now is probably the best time to start looking for companies offering seasonal light industrial jobs. As the economy continues to improve, you can expect to see more employers, particularly in construction, warehousing, and production facilities, to offer temporary openings for positions such as: Assemblers; Production operators; Forklift operators; Inventory clerks;… Read more »

How to Keep Stress from Holding You Back in Your Career

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Don't Let Stress Hold You Back

Work hard. Go faster. Do more things at once. 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 many employees. And the number may be… Read more »

Our 3-Step Process to Wow in Your Next Job Interview

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  Finally, after weeks of searching, you’ve secured an interview at a tech company/IT firm you’ve been eyeing. The days leading to the interview will be a critical time for you to do everything from preparing for the interview, learning how to manage the actual interview process, and practicing how to follow up after the… Read more »

How to Handle Negative Feedback Without Taking it Personally

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  Though dealing with constructive criticism at work is part of life, many people still need all the help they can get just because of how demoralizing it can be. Whether the criticism comes from a boss, colleague, or family member, hearing negative feedback about your work, or your character can be a major blow… Read more »