Why Building Confidence in Your Employees is Essential

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As the boss, you can’t be everywhere at once. Therefore, you need your employees to feel empowered to do the jobs they were hired for without constantly seeking your input. Unfortunately, things aren’t currently working out this way, so you’re ready to make positive changes. You recognize the need to create a more supportive work… Read more »

Job Searching Will Be Different This Year, But You Can Adapt!

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You’re ready to find a new job, but you know the search process will be very different this time. The COVID-19 pandemic has put a hold on traditional job seeker activities, such as career fairs and networking happy hours — but it doesn’t stop there. While widespread access to the COVID-19 vaccine is in the… Read more »

When Writing Your Resume, How Far Back Should It Go?

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You’re getting ready to embark on a job search, so it’s time to rewrite your resume. Right now, it contains your entire work history, so it’s time to trim it down a bit. How far back your work history should go largely depends on how long you’ve been part of the workforce and how well… Read more »

This is Why Transparency in Leadership is Important

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As the boss, you’re privy to more information than your employees, but that doesn’t mean you should keep it from them. These people choose to grow their careers at your company, so they have a right to know what’s going on. Transparency in leadership offers many benefits, including managing expectations, improving performance, and building trust… Read more »

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 »