Learn How to Write a Great Resume When You Don’t Have a Degree

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If you don’t have a college degree, the chances are high that you might be competing with a candidate that does. While we all know that on-the-job experience can trump a degree in some instances, sometimes employers place a lot of emphasis on a two- or four-year college credential. In our opinion, an employer should… Read more »

These 3 Tips Will You Jump Start Your Job Search

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You’ve been thinking about leaving your job for a while now, but entropy has you hanging on, avoiding any job search drama even though you’re unhappy. But with the spring should come a renewed energy to get out there and jump-start your job search. Here are some tips to motivate you to get out there… Read more »

There Are Many Reasons Why Empathy Matters in the Workplace

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The studies are in, and they show that 96% of your workforce believes exhibiting empathy in the workplace is important. Empathy is the ability for humans to share feelings between people. If employers can achieve empathy with their employees, it will help build teams and increase their business productivity. Here’s why empathy should matter to… Read more »

When Writing Your Resume, How Far Back Should it Go?

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One of the most common questions we are asked is: When writing your resume, how far should it go back? There are differing schools of thought on this. On the one hand, all your work experience has led you to this point. It’s all valid and valuable. On the other hand, if you’ve been working… Read more »

Identifying What Kind of Leader You Are

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If you’ve been in the job market a while, you probably have had good and bad managers. As you’ve grown in your career to become a leader in your organization, you’ve probably learned both good and bad lessons from all of the managers you’ve encountered. This made you into the leader you are today. There… Read more »

4 Ways to Help Your Employees Achieve Their Career Goals

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It’s important to regularly discuss career development with your employees. You can also provide a career coaching program. There’s been a lot written about how much it costs companies to lose an employee. Businesses invest thousands of dollars in recruiting, hiring, and training, only to have an employee leave. The latest data shows that turnover… Read more »

Is it Time to Change Jobs?

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It may be time to change jobs if you dread going to work, you’re doing more procrastinating than working, the job is taking its toll on your health and more. Work can be very hard. The environment could be very stressful, your boss could be very heavy-handed, or you could struggle to find work-life balance…. Read more »

Dos and Don’ts For Your First Day of Work

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The first day of work can be both exciting and nerve-wracking. You want to make a great first impression and get started off on the right track at your new job, which means you need to be prepared to make the right moves from day one. To ensure that you set the stage for career… Read more »

Avoid These 7 Things When Interviewing for a Job

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A good job interview can mean the difference between advancing in the hiring process or being told the company isn’t interested. You need to make a good impression when interviewing, and sometimes that’s as much about what you don’t do as it is about the things that you actually do. There are a lot of… Read more »

The Top 4 Questions to Ask an Interviewer

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When you go to a job interview, it is important to prepare to answer tough interview questions. But, the interviewer shouldn’t be the only one with queries at a job interview. At the end of the interview, you will likely be given the opportunity to ask questions of the hiring manager you spoke to. You’ll… Read more »