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It’s important to be professional in a job interview; however, hiring managers also want to see your personality. The interviewer read your resume, so they already know you have the skills needed to excel at the job, but meeting you face to face allows them to assess your cultural fit. If you don’t seem like… Read more »

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No one wins in a toxic work environment. If your company doesn’t have the best internal vibe, it’s time to make some serious changes for the better. Top talent has no interest in working for a company that brings them down as soon as they walk through the front door, it’s depressing and discouraging. Consequently,… Read more »

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Getting a bad performance review doesn’t feel great. In fact, it feels pretty lousy. When your boss isn’t pleased with your attitude, work ethic or the quality of your output, you might be tempted to submit your resignation, but you’re not a quitter. In time, you might realize the poor performance review was the reality… Read more »

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Many people work to live, but your job is more than just a way to pay the bills. You can’t relate to your friends who swap woeful stories about hating their job, because you feel the opposite. Finding a position that makes you feel fulfilled, happy and content is truly special. If any of the… Read more »

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After you’ve been on the job a while, it’s only natural to fall into a comfort zone. Knowing how to complete all the responsibilities associated with the position and feeling at ease with your colleagues is truly remarkable, but make sure your attitude doesn’t become too relaxed. Gradually becoming too secure in your job can… Read more »

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Working alongside your colleagues builds a bond, but it’s hard to really get to know them when you’re on the clock. Spending time together outside the office can improve your working relationship and allow you to make some really great friends. If you tend to turn down invitations to lunches out, happy hours and other… Read more »

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Many employers automatically dismiss candidates currently out of work, because being unemployed comes with a certain stigma. While this can be a red flag, it is by no means an indication the person wouldn’t be an outstanding employee. When sorting through resumes for an opening at your company, don’t send those of unemployed candidates to… Read more »

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Your employees are the backbone of the company. Their hard work, dedication and innovative ideas keep your business running smoothly. More than just names on your staffing roster, these people are special and they deserve your respect. Bonding with your team isn’t just a nice idea — it’s also great for business. Having a good… Read more »

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Finding a job you’re really interested in, only to learn you lack one of the required skills, can be discouraging — but only if you allow it to hold you back. If you don’t try, you’ll never know if the hiring manager would’ve taken a chance on you. The best employers value cultural fit over… Read more »