Important Tips to Properly Research a Company’s Culture

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Culture matters. Why? Because one in four American workers wake up dreading their job.  Workplace toxicity contributes to these feelings, making the job an uncomfortable, frustrating experience. It’s so bad that one in five U.S. workers say they’ve searched for a new job because the culture at their old job was so bad. If you’re… Read more »

Learn How to Get the Absolute Most of Your Performance Review

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Performance reviews can create a nervous feeling in the pit of your stomach. You may wonder if you’re going to get “in trouble” for something you’ve done. You may have some anxiety around whether you might get a raise. It doesn’t even really matter if you are expecting a good or bad review. Just the… Read more »

Does Your Resume Have These Important Elements?

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Resumes still matter to your job search. But today, there are new rules that can help you get noticed by a hiring manager. Modern applicant tracking systems require some keywords so that you’re not lost in the black hole of the application process. When you consider any job with 100 or more applicants, your resume… Read more »

Important Tips to Properly Research a Company’s Culture

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Company culture is one of the most important characteristics that will affect your job. That’s why it’s important to do your research in advance to find out more about the company. But how can you understand and research something so nebulous as “culture?” Here’s how to do your homework to know in advance what kind… Read more »

Learn How to Get the Absolute Most of Your Performance Review

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A performance review can be an anxiety-producer. You may be worried about what your boss has to say about your performance. Even if you think you’re doing a good job, you may still be concerned about what comes out during the process and what will happen afterward, particularly because the evaluation may affect the possibilities… Read more »

We All Make Mistakes at Work. Here’s How to Handle Them

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Mistakes happen, and they make us better. Although we’ve all worked in places where a mistake can feel like the end of the world, the reality is that everyone makes errors, and no one is perfect. What can set you apart, though, is how you handle the mistakes you make. This blog will help you… Read more »

These Interview Skills Will Separate You from the Competition

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It takes skill and practice to conduct yourself well in an interview. Sometimes it’s hard to manage the pressure, especially if you want the job. Interviewing by phone is different from an in-person interview and different from Skype or another type of video interview. But this blog will give you some tips you can use… Read more »

4 Tips to Correctly Answer the Question “What is Your Greatest Weakness?”

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Interview questions are designed to probe for weaknesses, but one question is so direct it could trip you up. The question is, “What is your greatest weakness?” and it’s s almost certainly guaranteed to make you groan silently as you sit facing your interviewer. How do you answer it in a way that makes your… Read more »

Learn Why Writing Skills Are Important for Any Job You Have

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Writing skills are important for almost any job. If you’ve ever received an email that lacks clarity, you know that it can derail a project or throw off a timeline. Even if your job doesn’t require writing as a core skill, you are probably going to use your writing skills nearly every day to communicate… Read more »

Follow These Simple Tips to Be Happier and More Productive

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For a lot of people, the idea of being happy at work seems like an unattainable goal. Given that humans probably spend more time at work than just about anywhere else, staying happier in our jobs is important. When we’re happy, we are more productive, which will make our employers happier. We have a few… Read more »