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Did you know the first week in December is National Handwashing Awareness Week? And, with COVID cases spiking around the country, keeping our hands clean is one of the best lines of defense. So, get your workplace involved and have everyone brush up on their handwashing knowledge. Why Handwashing Works When you wash your hands,… Read more »

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You don’t need to have a specific job title or level of responsibility to be a leader at work. In fact, if you want to reach that level eventually, it’s essential to sharpen your leadership skills while you’re still an individual contributor so that when the time comes, you’re top of mind for promotions. Check… Read more »

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Technology may be a major source of distraction, or it can greatly improve your productivity – it just depends on how you utilize it. Productivity apps can help you free up some mental space, get organized, and accomplish more. Maximize your productivity at work with these five apps:   1. Evernote   It’s hard to stay organized… Read more »

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The employers who are the most desirable to the most-in demand candidates generally have a strong company culture. In order to be a company that gets top talent excited about the prospect of working for, you must prioritize cultivating a positive work environment. Learn more about how to create a company culture that attracts top… Read more »

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If you are currently unemployed, you are far from alone – approximately 860,000 Americans are unemployed, according to September figures from the U.S. Department of Labor. Many unemployed workers may financially be in a better position with their unemployment payment than their paychecks; however, passing on a job because of this is short-sighted and could hurt… Read more »

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The COVID-19 pandemic has become widely considered as a comprehensive experiment in remote work on a larger scale, as many companies have transitioned their employees to working from home as a safety measure. A major concern for managers may be that employees won’t be productive without supervision – however, fortunately this isn’t typically the case…. Read more »

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Taking time away from work is common, for both personal and professional reasons, so it isn’t necessarily an automatic red flag to hiring managers if you have gaps on your resume. However, you do need to be ready to address it so you can alleviate any potential concerns and show that you’re qualified for the… Read more »

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From economic conditions changing spending habits to natural disasters impacting supply chains, businesses have always needed to be prepared to deal with and mitigate outcomes that could negatively affect their bottom lines. However, the COVID-19 pandemic made it even more crucial for businesses to be able to adapt very quickly to make continuity possible. Flexible… Read more »

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Many employers turn to temporary employees for their short term staffing needs. However, if your goal is to land a long term job, taking on a temp job can be an opportunity for you to get your foot in the door – if you do what it takes to make a positive lasting impression. Turn… Read more »

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As coronavirus pandemic restrictions have been reduced, many people are headed back to work and understandably, may be concerned about their health and safety – especially if they live with someone who is more vulnerable to the virus. Help keep your loved ones safe and healthy as you go back to work with these tips:  … Read more »