How to Master the Art of Small Talk to Make More Allies at Work

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No matter how large or small your office, or how much you like or dislike chatting with office mates, consider small talk an art worth mastering. Sometimes conversation may feel stilted or awkward, depending on your level of comfort with the person, but knowing a few basic pointers can help you gain allies at work,… Read more »

The Right Way to Quit a Bad Job

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As sometimes happens, unfortunately, you may well get stuck in what can only be considered a bad job. Whether you have a horrible boss, find yourself overworked and underpaid, or just come to realize that you’ve simply made a bad match, the time will come when you finally decide you’ve had enough and you want… Read more »

How to Develop an Effective Social Media Policy for Employees

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Social media has become an everyday part of our lives; we find ourselves constantly checking on the latest update, answering the pings that make our phones buzz and our hearts race just a little bit faster: What happened? Who posted? Unfortunately, those distractions filter too often into the workplace, taking people away from work and… Read more »

Why Passive Job Seeking is Good for Your Career

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We always talk about active job seeking, but what about passive job seeking? The truth is passive job seeking can actually help improve your professional path. It keeps you current. In simple terms, if you don’t look for something, you won’t find it. That’s not to say you should remain unsatisfied with your current job,… Read more »

Can’t Afford to Promote Your Star Employee? Offer More Benefits

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We love our top employees and want to keep them happy … which translates to them wanting to stay. But what happens when you know you should promote that person but just don’t have the salary bump to match it? Consider offering more benefits, which many employees consider more important than money anyway. Flexible scheduling…. Read more »

Feeling Unmotivated as a Leader? These 4 Apps Can Help With That

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As a leader, part of your role includes motivating your employees to do more, expand themselves, reach high for their goals. But what happens when you simply don’t feel motivated yourself? Whether you’ve simply had a long, sleepless week or find yourself in a bit of a slump — and we all have them —… Read more »

How to Be Flexible with Parents Now that Kids are Back to School

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Many employees talk about the importance of a work-life balance, and when that life involves parenting, they sometimes worry that they can’t possibly find enough time in the day to attend to both their jobs and their families. It doesn’t help that companies still don’t appreciate the desire of their employees to split their focus…. Read more »

4 Tips to Grow Your Talent Pipeline

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As you consider your hiring needs, you want to make sure you have access to a constant flow of talent so when you need your next employee, you already have quality applicants waiting in the wings. It may seem difficult to create, but doing so will create a quality pool of candidates ready to pull… Read more »

4 Tips to Grow Your Talent Pipeline

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As you consider your hiring needs, you want to make sure you have access to a constant flow of talent so when you need your next employee, you already have quality applicants waiting in the wings. It may seem difficult to create, but doing so will create a quality pool of candidates ready to pull… Read more »

The Four Best Ways to Recruit Millennials

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Considering that millennials (the generation born between 1980 and 1999) will make up half of the work force in the coming years (and predicted 75 percent by 2025), you need to make sure your company has what appeals to them. Millennials’ work wants and needs differ from that of either baby boomers or generation X,… Read more »