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All workplaces carry the risk of accidents, even office or other seemingly non-physical environments. In honor of June being National Safety Month, take some time to educate yourself on what you can do to protect yourself against accidents at work. Here are six common hazards in the workplace (and how to avoid them): 1. Slips,… Read more »

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June is National Safety Month, intended to raise awareness of potential hazards that contribute to accidental injuries and fatalities. After dealing with COVID-19 for more than a year, 2021’s National Safety Month is the time to focus on how to navigate workplace safety as the pandemic begins to improve. Learn more about the safety measures… Read more »

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Working with a recruiter for your job search can be a successful strategy. However, the effectiveness depends on how candid you are with them. Check out these seven reasons why you should be fully transparent with your recruiter:  1. Other Pending Opportunities First and foremost, your recruiter must know about any other job opportunities you… Read more »

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Whether you’ve been out of work due to a COVID-19-related layoff or you’re currently employed but considering a change, the current state of the job market makes it an opportune time to start searching. Learn more about why now is the best time to find a new job opportunity:  Certain Industries Have Spiked in Demand… Read more »

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Engaged employees are the catalyst for your company’s success, but unfortunately, workplace engagement is not that common. According to a Gallup survey from September of 2020, only 36% of employees consider themselves engaged or “highly involved in, enthusiastic about and committed to their work and workplace.” Improving engagement leads to higher motivation and productivity –… Read more »

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The ability to handle stressful situations and stay calm under pressure is an in-demand professional skill, regardless of your field or role. However, when you’re in the midst of nerve-racking circumstances, it can be difficult not to let it get to you. Stay calm under pressure with these tips: 1. Focus on Your Physical Response… Read more »

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When you first land a job you really want, every day feels new and exciting. Once the novelty wears off, however, it can feel monotonous – but luckily, it doesn’t have to stay that way. Check out these tips to make your job feel fresh again:  Take Ownership of a New Initiative Feeling like you’re… Read more »

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If you are responsible for managing a team of employees, it’s crucial to have an intentional strategy in place. The most effective managers opt to lead their teams to excel rather than simply boss them around and give orders. Learn more about the difference between being a leader and being a boss: Leaders Communicate the… Read more »

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Managers don’t want to lose their best employees over issues they have the power to fix. If you’re becoming burdened by an excessive workload with no end in sight, your boss needs to know before you reach the point of burnout. Here’s how you can tell your boss you’re feeling overwhelmed at work: Request Guidance… Read more »

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An internship can help you gain valuable experience for your resume, but it doesn’t have to end there. If you’re strategic and intentional, your internship can get your foot in the door and start your professional career. Learn more about how to turn your internship into a full-time job:  Master the Basics of Professionalism Treat… Read more »