Be a Better Leader With These 6 Tips From a CEO Coach

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Good leaders believe they can always do more to improve – and the best leaders know they can. So if you want to improve your leadership skills, either to make others see you as one or to improve upon what you already do well, take some of these tips to heart. Look for talent in… Read more »

Office Perks and Other Hiring Trends You’ll See This Year

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Want to be up on the hiring trends for 2018? It will help your company stay on top of what to look for as you fill your necessary vacancies both temporary and permanent.   Good people skills preferred. While some employees may have excellent skills and experience, if they don’t have the ability to communicate… Read more »

How Does Employment in Akron Compare to the Rest of Ohio?

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While many places in the state have come back from the recession of nearly a decade ago, not all cities have bounced back in the same way. When looking at Akron’s unemployment rates specifically, it does about the same or a little higher than Ohio’s rates in general but surpasses some of the major cities…. Read more »

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 »

Are You Being Overworked in Your Managerial Role?

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As a manager, of course you have work you must do, and some of that will include a fair amount of stress. But what happens when you start having to deal with a less-than-fair amount? If a boss begins to put too many demands on your plate, you have the choice to take some of… Read more »

Seven Ways to Improve Your Emotional Intelligence

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A good leader understands that they must have multiple professional and people to work best with their employees, and that includes emotional intelligence, or the ability to observe and examine the emotions of others, as well as properly monitor their own. In fact, emotional intelligence can often mark the difference between getting hired or earning… Read more »

5 Reasons Why Social Proof Matters to Recruiters

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If you avoid social media, you may want to rethink your position a bit when it comes to finding a job. This doesn’t mean you need to increase your time on Snapchat, but consider social media as another part of your resume or cover letter – another piece of who you are and what you… Read more »

6 Ways to Encourage Your Top Talent to Apply for Leadership Roles

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If you want to create a solid team of your best workers, it helps to get your best into leadership roles. However, some may need encouragement to take that next step – they may not think they have the aptitude to do the job or may not even consider the possibility. So, if you can… Read more »

4 Ways Great Leaders Inspire Their Employees Every Day

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If you want to prove yourself a great leader, you need inspired “followers.” As someone in a position of leadership in your company, you want to present yourself to your employees as someone they want to work for and put forth their best efforts. Great leaders know how to accomplish this and gain both the… Read more »

How to Get Over a Bad Day on the Job Hunt

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We all have bad days, but for some reason, a bad day of job hunting just makes you feel like a suddenly deflated balloon. That interview that you had such high hopes for? You ended up coming in late and somehow managed to say the complete wrong thing, plus that toothpaste on your shirt did… Read more »