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Try This 1-Minute Trick to Walk into an Interview Confident

With movies like the Avengers franchise and Wonder Woman breaking out of genre entertainment and into the mainstream, all of us watch these superheroes onscreen and think about a fantasy world where we would all have their confidence. And it’s quite possible to have the same hero-level confidence without putting on a super suit. There is a one-minute trick, called a power pose, that can help build your confidence before walking into your next interview. [...]

How to Make Workplace Safety Part of Your Company Culture

You may not think much about safety, especially in an office environment. Most people assume safety protocol is important for warehouse or industrial spaces. While that is certainly true, safety should be a priority for every business and every department. How do you reinforce safety for your entire organization?   It’s critical you create a culture around safety that will improve the overall experience for everyone. Here are some of the best ways to make [...]

Are Unhappy Employees Costing Your Business Money?

They say one bad apple can spoil the whole bunch. That’s true when it comes to your employees as well. One unhappy employee can negatively influence the attitude and behavior of your entire workplace and, ultimately, impact your bottom line. What happens when this employee negativity begins to cost your business money? How can you make positive improvements to employee morale to retain top talent and your company integrity? It may be easier than you [...]

How to Address Being Fired From a Previous Job in an Interview

At the time it happens, being fired can feel like the end of your career. But it doesn’t have to be. After a period of self-pity, which is perfectly acceptable, it’s time to pick yourself up and dust yourself off. By recovering from these mistakes and moving on, you can grow as a professional and possibly find an even better position for your long-term goals and aspirations. But to find that next job, you need [...]

How to Build a Resume When You Don’t Have a Lot of Experience

For job seekers just out of school or for those who might be transitioning from one career type to another, resumes can seem impossible. How do you convey your interest in the job and your ability to handle the duties when you don’t have a lot of experience? There is a lot of advice for resume writing online, and not all of it is perfect. Use the following five tips to build a resume without [...]

4 Steps to Help Welcome Temporary Employees onto Your Team

Every new employee takes time to adjust to a new position. But imagine how this affects short-term, temporary employees differently. Their first days on the job can set the tone for the entire assignment. It’s common for temp workers to feel left out of team activities, but that doesn’t make it ok. Managers should ensure every team member, temporary or full-time, feels like they belong starting on their very first day. Here are a few [...]

Top 5 Tips for Handling Frustrations at Work

Have you ever felt super frustrated at work? Maybe you’re having problems with a co-worker or a manager. Maybe you feel stuck in a rut with the job you’re doing every day. Before you just quit, there are some things you can do to get yourself motivated and excited about the work you’re doing again. Here are just a few things that can help you handle frustration at work more effectively. Find something to be [...]

Make Meetings Fun Again Using These 4 Tips

No one particularly likes meetings. And yet, meetings seem to prevail in the modern workplace. So what can you do to make sure everyone actually enjoys these discussions and they bolster productivity, rather than inhibit it? There are a few simple tricks that can get your team onboard and make your meetings more effective overall. Here are just a few things to try today. Skip the meeting room. Do you have a meeting room with [...]

Writing Your First Resume? Here Are 5 Tips to Get You Started

No one is born knowing how to write a resume. Over time, we pick up tricks and ideas from those around us. But putting thoughts down that first time, especially if you don’t have a lot of experience, can be daunting. Before you get started, it helps to review a few tips for writing your first resume. Here are some things to consider while you start. Brainstorm about your background. Before you sit down at [...]

How Your Management Style Could Be Impacting Your Employee Retention

Your management style determines a lot of things about your workplace. It can affect the overall productivity of your employees and the culture in which your company thrives. But what happens if your management style is the cause of dissatisfaction among your team? Could your management style be impacting your employee retention rate? Before you make any drastic changes, take a look at these ideas to help you get back on track. Know what employees [...]