Don’t Forget to Ask these 3 Questions at an Interview

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As you go through an interview, know that you’ll get your chance to ask questions as a sort of wrap-up. While you’ll obviously have a chance for some discussion as you speak with the interviewer, make sure you take full advantage of the opportunity to ask questions of your own. Choose them carefully so you… Read more »

Don’t Knock a Job Hopper Before You Try One

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The general consensus tends toward avoiding job hoppers as potential employees – the switching from job to job raises a red flag that this person will flake out after just a year or two because of lack of interest, personality clashes, or something similar. But look at the flip side of the coin: Some employees… 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 »

Help your friends. Get paid. It’s that simple!

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Do you know someone who dreads heading into work each and every day? We can help you, help them.  And you’ll get rewarded too! If you know someone currently looking for employment, or someone that might benefit from a change in scenery, let us know. Simply complete this short Refer a Friend form and we’ll get to… Read more »

5 Signs that It’s Time to Make a Career Change

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It happens – sometimes you realize that, even though you’ve chosen a certain career path, you discover it’s just not going the way you wanted it to and you may feel stuck. But what can you do? You’ve invested time and energy, made connections, and possibly sunk money into loans to make this happen. But… Read more »

Four Common Interview Mistakes You’re Making Without Knowing It

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You may have all the basics of interviewing down: You’ve researched the company, you had great references, you show up on time and professionally dressed, and you’ve prepped the most common interview questions, so you feel absolutely prepared. However, consider these mistakes as well that, while not career-ending, can still keep you from getting the… Read more »

Sure, You’re a Boss … But Are You a Leader?

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Think back on the best boss you ever had. Was that person someone whom you feared or respected? Did she inspire you to do work, or did you do it because you had to — she was “the boss”? How did others feel about him as a superior? Do you, as a boss, emulate that… Read more »

Why Temporary Employment is a Great Resume Boost

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If you feel the need to add something to your resume, seriously consider temporary employment. Gone are the days when temp work meant you couldn’t find a job because you weren’t good enough to find a permanent one, many companies regularly utilize temporary hires to meet their needs. This sort of employment may well fill… Read more »

How to Secretly Search for a New Job

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When you get to the point that your current job doesn’t meet your needs, whatever the reason, obviously a job search must begin. But how do you manage it quietly, without alerting your current boss that you want to move on before you’re ready to tell the news yourself? In some respects, telling a boss… Read more »

Banish Job Search Depression by Changing Your Attitude

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So you’ve hit a bit of a rut in your job search. You’ve sent out dozens of cover letters and resumes, filled out the applications, and yet you haven’t landed anything yet. That stiff upper lip has begun to tremble … so how do you manage to keep up your spirits? Change your attitude with… Read more »