Beat the Heat and Don’t Become a Statistic

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Summer, along with the warmer temperatures and longer days that it brings, is upon us. While the blazing sun might make for a great day at the beach, the same doesn’t hold true for those who work outside in the heat, or in warehouses and manufacturing facilities that can become excessively warm during the summer months.   Each year, heat–related stress is… Read more »

Should I Wear a Suit to My Admin Job Interview?

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Congratulations! You’ve just landed an interview for an admin position that’s been on your radar. If you’re like most job candidates, once the initial endorphins subside, a bit of nervous fear sets in. Suddenly, all you can think about is preparing for the interview ahead. You’ll probably do research into the background of the company… Read more »

5 Ways to Build Strong Leadership Skills Even in Entry-Level Positions

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Just because you haven’t made your way to the corner office doesn’t mean that cultivating leadership skills shouldn’t be on your radar. Regardless of your current role, even if you’ve just gotten your foot through the door, working to develop leadership skills today will serve you well into the future.   Leaderships skills are important,… 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 »

How to Improve Your Career by Becoming More Coachable

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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 »

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 »

What One Bad Employee Can Do to Your Workplace Culture

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One bad apple really can spoil the whole bunch! Toxic employees are not only harmful, rude and difficult to get along with, they also create a highly negative and stressful workplace environment for everyone else. What’s more, a single toxic employee may be the catalyst for a downward spiral in in terms of harmony, engagement… Read more »

The 5 Things You Need to Be Prepared for Your First Day on the Job

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Depending on how well you’re prepared, the first day on your job can be memorable – or stressful. Now that you’ve landed the job, get ready for your first day at work and reduce your anxiety levels. What’s more, since the first day at work can be an overwhelming one, prepare yourself as much as… 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 »

These Strategies Will Help You Recruit the Best Candidates

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Considering that the best people stay on the market only for 10 days, it’s becoming more difficult than ever to find qualified candidates. By using innovative hiring strategies to overcome challenges, your organization can differentiate itself from the pack and brand itself as a desirable employer. Poor job postings, unattractive employer brands and lengthy application… Read more »