5 Easy Ways to Update Your Outdated Resume

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Think carefully … when did you last update your resume? Or when did you first put it together? If you either can’t answer the questions or your response includes a date pre-Twitter, it may be time to make some changes.   Drop the objective; add a professional summary. You no longer need to explain why… Read more »

Bank on These Skills When You’re Looking to Promote from Within

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Sometimes the best employee is the one you already know. Consider this: Quite a few companies prefer to promote from within because they already have a good feel for the candidate. Instead of going straight for the whole hiring process with all its time, energy, and cost, look first at who you might promote from… Read more »

The Secret to Better Leadership May be Asking for Feedback

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If you truly want to know how you’re doing as a leader, you should probably get some insight from those who work directly with you. It makes all the sense in the world, yet ironically too many leaders overlook this important step in their desire to become better at what they do. Follow our tips… Read more »

10 Things You Should be Doing to Encourage Creativity in Your Workplace

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If you want to stay cutting edge and on top of innovation in your chosen field, you need to help your employees find their creative sides. So, how can you do that effectively? Here are ten suggestions!   Make it easy to solicit ideas. Actively asking for new ideas will give you a constant flow… Read more »

How to Earn Your Employees’ Trust to Build Loyalty

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If you want to keep your employees and reduce turnover, as well as foster loyalty, you must earn their trust. As in any relationship, trust must be earned, and companies who have managed this have used a few proven ways to make it happen. Transparency and Truthfulness Employees want to know what’s going on in… Read more »

How to Encourage Your Employees to Be More Productive

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It happens from time to time: Employees who previously did well and stayed on task have slowly but surely fallen off the mark and become less focused on their work. Fortunately, you can help them find their productivity without cracking the whip too hard or coming across as a mircomanager. Encourage physical health. Sometimes employees… Read more »

How to Prepare for an Important Second Job Interview

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The fact that you got through the first interview felt nerve-wracking and thrilling enough, and now you discover you’ve made it to the next level, the coveted second interview. How do you prepare for this one differently than you did for the first?  How do the expectations differ? Specifics. The first interview tends toward more… Read more »

4 Cybersecurity Trends that Threaten to Impact Your Business

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You’ve thought extensively about your personnel, your budget, and your goals for the year, but have you considered how much of that depends on functioning computers and internet? As technology improves, so does the ability of hackers to commit cyberattacks. While it’s difficult to entirely stay on top of the latest software and hardware trends… Read more »

4 People You Should Never Use as a Reference

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As you put your job information together, you’ll obviously need a list of references; nearly every company will want to speak with others who can vouch for you, and they may dig deep. However, you need to take some consideration into exactly whom you choose. And there are some people you simply should not use… Read more »

How to Stay Healthy When You Work Long Hours

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We’ve all heard the stories about how important it is to sleep 7-9 hours a night, avoid work when we’re sick, eat healthily, etc. But what happens when you simply have to put in a 60-hour work week? How do you manage those tasks, especially when you have to take care of more than just… Read more »