10 Ways to Miss Out on a Job Opportunity

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When you’re searching for a new job, everyone always wants to give you helpful tips and hints in hopes they’ll help you get hired.
But today, we’re going over some of the things that will most certainly keep you from getting hired.

Think You Know LinkedIn? Here are Five of the Most Common Myths Debunked

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Do you have a LinkedIn profile? If the answer is not, what’s holding you back? In recent years, there has been a lot of buzz around the ever-growing importance of utilizing this network. Everyone always has questions about LinkedIn. Though LinkedIn is a powerful tool for busines professionals across all industries, there are still a lot of misconceptions about how it works.In this blog, we’ll set the record straight and debunk five common myths about LinkedIn. Following this read, we hope that you too will see the benefits that LinkedIn has to offer.

Job Hopping Can Boost Your Career if You Do It Right

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The likelihood that a person works at the same company over a decade is no longer the norm. Job hopping allows for more opportunity, more money, and more satisfaction, but you should never lose focus on your end career goal. Find something that not only allows for advancement, including a moving pay scale, and hopefully, you can turn the position into your long term job.Use the following tips in hopes of not looking like a job hopper to your future employers.

So, What is Healthy Work Anyway?

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Work is fundamental to our well-being. Most of us depend on work for the economic survival of ourselves and our family. Work can contribute to our sense of purpose, belonging, self-esteem, and health.

5 Things You Should Never Say at a Job Interview

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When heading out to interviews you need to be at the top of your game, but that means more than putting on your most professional-looking outfit and offering a firm handshake. What you say during your interview will have a huge impact on the outcome—so it’s important to avoid a few damaging questions and statements if you want to land the job. Here are 5 things you should avoid saying at a job interview.

Building a Strong Company Culture (And Minimizing Turnover)

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Some amount of employee churn is normal. In fact, about 50% of people recruited into an organization leave within the first two years. It’s just the natural ebb and flow of a human resources department. Whatever the cause, it’s important to look at some ways you can take charge of the situation and turn things around. Let’s talk company culture.

Communication is Key!

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Internal communication is the bloodline of any organization and having an effective system in place will help to ensure that all members of the team are working collaboratively towards a common goal. This will lead to a cohesive culture that empowers employees to act and make decisions in line with the organization’s overall objectives.

10 Books to Boost Company Morale

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Sometime, your team morale starts to take a nosedive. It’s not always your fault, either—it just happens. It might be due to a change in seasons, employee burnout, or a hectic busy season that leaves everyone’s nerves on edge. When you begin to notice the overall drop in enthusiasm, it’s time to take a step […]

3 Questions You Should Ask When Interviewing Millennials

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By 2020, millennials will make up 40 percent of the hourly workforce, so now more than ever, it’s essential to have a better understanding of how these hires will contribute to your workplace. During the hiring process, the interview is always the best time to learn about expectations, skills and experience so the right questions can make all the difference. Listed below are a few question you should consider asking millennial candidates to better understand the direction the workforce is going in.