Tag Archives: Employment

Great Infographic – Interviewing 101


Interviewing can make or break your opportunity to get ahead in your career. It creates a first impression and a lasting impression at the same time. Be aware of your facial expressions, your posture, and articulation. Read my blog post … Continue reading

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How to Discipline Your Employees Without Losing Them


Holding your employees accountable for their work is vital when you are growing a business; but that shouldn’t come at the drastic risk of losing your talent. Often senior-level managers can become out of touch. We may think we know … Continue reading

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April’s Book Pick


Monthly Book Pick! This month I  picked Marcus Buckingham’s First Break All the Rules [Kindle Edition]. This book is a summary of Gallup’s studies accumulated in the mid to late 1990. Gallup’s research produced twelve simple questions that distinguish the strongest departments of a company … Continue reading

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Are you Hiring for Character or Skill?


Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think. –Ralph Waldo Emerson I recently attended a chat session about best hiring practices. The participants were asked when hiring: Should placement be based … Continue reading

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Interviewing 101: Learn How to Score Big on Your Interview


Interviewing can be intimidating and nerve-racking. Before an interview it is important to take some time for yourself, get your thoughts together and go into the interview with confidence as companion. Here are a few tips that will help you … Continue reading

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Negotiating Your Salary 101


Negotiating your compensation package for a position does not have to be an arm wrestling match; but it does require you to think strategically and fully understand your value. You know how good you are at what you do, so … Continue reading

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Want to be a Good Boss? Don’t Friend or Follow Your Staff on Social Media


Developing trust is a crucial element to maintaining employee loyalty. What your staff does outside working hours is none of your business. Yes, that’s right; NONE of your business. Let’s say you have accepted a friend request or followed an … Continue reading

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Want to Get Ahead? Boost Your Networking Skills


There is a saying: “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” While there is truth in the benefit of knowing someone to land a job, your connection does not necessarily guarantee your position at a company forever. Ultimately, … Continue reading

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How to Redeem Yourself After you’ve Messed Up at Work


We have all done it; messed up on an important project, made a huge mistake by assuming or simply using bad judgment on the job. The aftermath is horrible. You feel like your job is in jeopardy and you are … Continue reading

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Six Reasons Why Your Two Week Notice is Important


Yes, I know you are fed up with your workplace. You are tired and can’t take it anymore. Your mood changes for the worst when you step foot in the door and you can’t stand the sight of your co-workers … Continue reading

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