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As a manager, one of the most important things you can do to enhance productivity and improve morale is get employees to take ownership of their work. Employees who feel they have skin in the game are far more likely to excel at the tasks you assign and do more than just the minimum in… Read more »

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When you apply for a job, your work history could make or break the likelihood you land the position. You need to make certain to highlight your professional experience on your resume, which means making your work history details as strong as possible. If you’re not sure how to highlight your professional skills and showcase… Read more »

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Experiencing a career setback can be upsetting, but it doesn’t have to permanently derail your professional life. In fact, there are plenty of great ways to get back on track and to end up in the position of your dreams, even after a work problem has arisen. If you’re not sure how to jumpstart your… Read more »

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If your company wants new staff members to succeed, it’s imperative you have an effective onboarding process. This is easier said than done, as many employers aren’t sure where to start when it comes to training new hires. The good news is, your organization just needs to take a few simple steps to set new… Read more »

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Networking can be one of the best ways to build your perfect career. Studies show as many as 60 percent of all jobs are found through networking, so when you’re looking for your next position, building a professional network and drawing on your contacts needs to be at the top of your to-do list. If… Read more »

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Not getting hired can be a major disappointment, but you shouldn’t get discouraged. Instead, you should look upon the experience as a learning opportunity, and a chance to figure out how you can improve in the future. One way to learn from your experience is to ask why you weren’t hired. While doing so can… Read more »

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The job search process can be a stressful experience, but you can make your search a more fruitful one by choosing the right approach. This means avoiding tactics that are unlikely to lead to a successful new position. Some of the key job search tactics you should avoid when you are looking for your next… Read more »

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Having a positive company culture is very important. If your company has a positive culture, turnover will be lower and you can better attract top talent.  Of course, it can be difficult to determine from the inside what your company culture actually is or how employees and candidates perceive it. The good news is, there… Read more »

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Gaps on your resume aren’t out of the ordinary, because many people have reason to temporarily leave the workforce. Unfortunately, if you have periods when you were not employed, this can send up major red flags to companies that are considering hiring you. Gaps on your resume don’t have to be disqualifying if you take… Read more »

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When you are in charge of managing staff members, your job will be much easier if your employees actually take ownership of their own responsibilities. When employees take ownership of their work tasks, they take it upon themselves to meet deadlines, avoid mistakes, check for errors, and turn in excellent work. While you still need… Read more »