Workplace Habits to Leave in 2022

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These Habits Can Help You Manage Job Search Stress - PrideStaff

By their very definition, habits are hard to give up. Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines “habit” as “a settled tendency or usual manner of behavior; an acquired mode of behavior that has become nearly or completely involuntary.” So, habits can be like breathing or sleeping. Involuntary! How, then, can you shed the negative ones that may be… Read more »

Ready to Reach Your Career Goals in 2023?

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“A goal is a dream with a deadline.” So said self-help author Napoleon Hill. He was right on target, as was writer Saul Bellow when he noted that, “Whoever wants to reach a distant goal must take small steps.” Your career goals are within reach. Professional goals may seem like pipe dreams at times, and… Read more »

5 Leadership Skills that Make a Good Manager Become a Great Manager

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Have you ever compared yourself to a coworker who seems to be shining in all they do, getting plum assignments and promotions, even though you have more seniority, and seem to just naturally step up to the plate and take the lead? “They’re a born leader,” you may rationalize. It may seem that way and,… Read more »

3 Psychology Hacks to Help You Create a Sense of Belonging at Work

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As noted by the Harvard Business Review, the need for social belonging is hardwired into human DNA, and even – or maybe especially due to – more people working these days remotely, this feeling of truly being part of a group or team is especially critical in the workplace. If employees feel like they belong,… Read more »

Struggling to Close Out Emails? Use This Closing for the Best Response Rate

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As you finish up an email, you may not give much thought to your closing. After all, the hard part is done, right? Message complete. Now you just need an appropriate sign-off. No big deal. But, maybe it is. According to a study by productivity software manufacturer Boomerang, certain email closings deliver significantly higher response… Read more »

Don’t Make These Hiring Mistakes!

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Have You Thought About Strengthening Your Critical Thinking Skills?

Hiring the right person can make or break your business. And making the wrong hire can cost you time and money, not to mention employee morale. But it doesn’t have to be that way! In this blog post, I’ll share some of the biggest hiring mistakes we’ve seen companies make (and how you can avoid… Read more »

Improve Your Problem-Solving Skills With These Key Tips

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These Are The Most Important Workplace Safety Tips of 2022

Problem-solving is an important part of any job these days. Whether you are a candidate or a business owner, you have to solve problems on a daily basis. Knowing the best way to approach these issues can save you time, money, and frustration. That said, keep these tips in mind when you are trying to… Read more »

The Shocking But True Secret that Executives and Managers Don’t Want Their Workers to Know

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For sports fans, the most exciting time of the year has arrived — March Madness. As the boss, you’re probably already concerned about the level of commitment many of your employees have to the NCAA tournament, considering many of the games are played during the workday. What you might not realize is management is actually… Read more »

Ways You Can Overcome the Challenges of Networking in a Remote Work Environment

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These Are The Most Important Workplace Safety Tips of 2022

Once upon a time, you worked in a traditional office setting. Networking was easy, because you were surrounded by colleagues and frequently met new contacts at happy hours and industry events — but things have changed. Whether your company went remote amid the COVID-19 pandemic or you intentionally chose a job that allowed you to… Read more »