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To uncover strong work ethic in an interview, question you can ask include, “Can you describe a time when you went the extra mile at work?” “How do you define work ethic? What does it mean to you?” and more. A candidate’s work ethic is one of the most important things you can uncover during… Read more »

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When discussing your strengths and weaknesses in a job interview, be honest, tell a story, keep it short, and more. Applying for jobs and interviewing is time-consuming and nerve-wracking. Probably no one enjoys this process, including the part where you have to discuss your strengths and weaknesses with strangers. Almost every interviewer asks you these… Read more »

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To increase your happiness at work, find meaning, apply your strengths, foster work relationships, takes breaks, and use your lunch break, and more. More than 50% of us are unhappy at work. Isn’t that terrible? The surveys show that workers are unhappy with job security, wages, promotions, vacation policies, sick leave, and health and retirement… Read more »

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To have a great resume in 2020, it must be easily scannable, there should be clear examples of your achievements, choose your words carefully, and more. Even in an era of social media networks, your resume is still incredibly important for landing a job. This year, the best way to ensure your resume is noticed… Read more »

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To make your employees happier in 2020, work on building a company culture that thrives, offer development and learning opportunities, and foster employee well-being. It’s a simple rule of thumb; happier employees are more productive. There have been countless studies showing this, and also dozens more that show disengaged workers are a detriment to your… Read more »

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To find a job without a resume, focus on employers with online applications, network, pitch your candidacy with emails or letters, create an online presence, and more. Building a resume is hard if you don’t have the resources on hand to pull it together. Whether you lack a computer or printer or don’t feel you… Read more »

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A few things on your resume that immediately stick out to recruiters include clear and concise formatting, organized information, quantified results, well-crafted descriptors, and more. You have about seven seconds to get the attention of an average recruiter. The statistics say that’s about what they spend on the first pass of your resume. While that… Read more »

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When setting your career goals for 2020, it’s important to be specific when writing them down, understand the motivation for each one, share them, and more. It’s that time of year again. Researchers share that about 60% of us make some form of New Year’s resolution. While they also share that most of us don’t… Read more »

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Hiring managers understand the difficulties inherent in the candidate search process these days. But a staffing agency can help employers change the game when trying to attract hard-to-find or passive job candidates. While many employers reserve the option of working with a staffing agency for temp or part-time workers, there are some big benefits when… Read more »

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According to polls, nearly 70% of the workforce is disengaged and unhappy. No one likes all the unhappiness floating around—and this includes the employees themselves. Why would you be happy about being negative about your job? You spend an excessive amount of time each week at work, so if you’re unhappy, that’s a lot of… Read more »