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Your job may be killing you. Chronic, persistent stress has been medically proven to cause everything from obesity to Alzheimer’s, diabetes to depression, according to WebMD. While we all experience on-the-job stress, too much of it can negatively affect your performance at work as well as your health at well-being. How can workers turn the… Read more »

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It’s a candidate’s market. By that, we mean that historically record low unemployment numbers have given a lot of power back to the job seeker because there are hundreds of jobs available in your market with no one to fill them. This means that candidates that lack all of the experience employers are seeking can… Read more »

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If you’ve never worked with a recruiter, you’re in for a pleasant surprise. What if we told you a person standing by that will help you land your next job by suggesting changes to your resume, introducing you to employers, and prepping you for the interview – and they will do all this for free…. Read more »

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Employers that fail to show their employees they appreciate their effort run the risk of losing them to a competitor. How can we say this so boldly? The labor market has changed. Candidates have more power in the work world today because our unemployment rates remain at record lows. Employees have opportunities today that didn’t… Read more »

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For some reason, your job search just isn’t working. You’ve sent out resumes, filled out online applications, and no one has responded. Is your resume not formatted right? Do you have too little or too much experience? You don’t really know because you’re not hearing back from anyone. The dead silence that comes from sending… Read more »

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A decade ago, a temporary or contract role was frowned upon. The idea that the worker couldn’t land a full-time position and was relegated to temp work was prevalent. Today, U.S. News & World Report says, “the world of work is now defined by those who have a less permanent place in it.” Forbes reports… Read more »

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When you think about the job skills needed to be successful in a manufacturing job, it’s probably strength and stamina that first come to mind. That’s because manufacturing has traditionally involved manual labor – and lots of it. But today’s manufacturing plants are much more sophisticated, using computers to automate many of the old processes… Read more »

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Paper is one thing, but if the job candidate walks in and fails miserably at the interview, no harm, no foul; you can move onto the next applicant. But what if the job candidate does well on paper, passes the interviews, goes to work, and bombs miserably? The cost of one bad hire, according to… Read more »

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The world has changed. A decade ago a job candidate would apply for a job, go to the interview, and get hired. Today, networking your way into your next role is the best way to get noticed by your target companies. A recent Fast Company article said the three top ways to find a job… Read more »

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When was the last time you received feedback on your job? If you’ve gone long stretches without knowing where you stand it can be nerve-wracking. If you just started a new job there is a natural sense of unsettledness that comes with the first 90-days. So, it’s an important time to ask for feedback, especially… Read more »