Why You Should Encourage Your Employees’ Self-Improvement

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Your employees are motivated to succeed. These professionals are passionate about their jobs and want to contribute as much as possible to the company, so they’re always searching for ways to learn and grow. As the boss, this should excite you. It’s important to do everything in your power to support your team’s desire to… Read more »

How to Address Your COVID-19 Layoff In Your Cover Letter or Job Interview

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Unfortunately, you are one of the millions of Americans who lost their job due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether you were recently laid off or lost your job months ago, you’re understandably eager to return to the workforce. You know you’ll need to disclose your layoff to potential employers, but you’re not quite sure how… Read more »

Learn Tips For Answering Commonly Asked Interview Questions

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You’re preparing for a job interview that has you pretty excited. The company seems great, and the job itself looks interesting, so you’re eager to make a great impression. While there’s no way to know what you’ll be asked, you can expect several common interview questions to be worked into the conversation. There are many… Read more »

Boost Your Skills With These Great Online Classes

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As an ambitious person, you’re always eager to learn. You’re not interested in going back to school — at least, not right now — but you would like to gain a few new skills. Whether you’re employed but looking for something new or currently out of work and ready to make yourself more marketable, there’s… Read more »

4 Tips For Calming Your Nerves Before a Job Interview

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You have a big job interview coming up, and just thinking about it gives you anxiety. This position checks all your boxes, so you want to make a great impression. First of all, feeling nervous about a job interview is completely normal. Most people get a bit uncomfortable in the hot seat, so you’re certainly… Read more »

Remote Worker Now? How To Find Your Groove

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As a safety measure, your employer has you working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. You’re grateful for the ability to stay home, but you’ve had a bit of trouble getting into a rhythm.  This is a huge adjustment, so it’s only natural to have some kinks to work out. Here’s some advice to help you get more comfortable with this… Read more »

Making Sure Your New Employee Has a Successful First Day

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After leading a meticulous hiring process, you’ve finally found the perfect fit. Your new hire’s first day is right around the corner, and you’re committed to making it a great one.  Many companies consider day one to be largely a formality. New hires often attend orientation, complete paperwork, and watch several training videos, which is easy to plan but doesn’t leave… Read more »

4 Things HR Leaders Learned During the Shutdown

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For many businesses, the COVID-19 pandemic has been the challenge of a lifetime. HR leaders have spent the past several months working long hours, putting out fires, and making difficult decisions. No doubt, this has been incredibly stressful for everyone, but it also highlighted many underlying issues that need to change. Here’s a look at… Read more »

What to Do If You Are Nervous About Returning to Work

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When COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic, your employer sent you home, and you haven’t been back to the workplace since. Whether you’ve been collecting unemployment or working remotely, you’ve been grateful to stay safe at home during this unrest. However, you’ve recently been called back to work. You’re extremely anxious about this, because you… Read more »

What You Need to Know If You’ve Been Laid Off or Furloughed

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Many companies have been struggling to stay afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, this means mass layoffs and extended furloughs have become all too common. If you’ve been laid off or furloughed, you’re not alone. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate in Kentucky reached 10.6%  in May 2020. You’re probably feeling a… Read more »