How to Help Your Quiet Employees Speak Up

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In every office, there are two types of employees: introverts and extroverts. Extroverts are easy to spot because they thrive in social situations: they love to talk with groups, they have no problem “thinking on their feet” and they feel energized around others. Introverts are a little different. They do best in one-on-one situations and…

Five Tips to Help You Feel More Confident Before an Interview

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Most people don’t enjoy interviews. There’s usually a lot riding on them, and you feel pressure to do your best. Preparation is key—and certain steps will help you quell your nervous energy and build your confidence. For most, it’s not possible to completely eradicate the butterflies in your stomach, but you can at least calm…

How to Let Your Boss Know You’re Ready for More Responsibility

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Want to move up in your job? One way you can prove to your boss you’re passionate about your work is to ask for more responsibility. As a hard-working professional, your desire to do more and grow with the business is a great way to alert your boss you’re serious about sticking around and moving…

How Simple Desk Yoga Can Improve Your Overall Health

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Namaste, yoga lovers! Yoga blends stretching, strength and meditation to help improve your health, both physically and mentally. Even if you’ve never been to a yoga class in your life, you can still try your hand at desk yoga. It can help on days when stress and deadlines seem to be getting the best of…

Make Sure You Have an Exit Interview That’s Open and Transparent

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Exit interviews are a perfect way to reduce future turnover. It’s important to understand why employees leave your company, in case there’s something you need to fix. You can uncover issue you may not have even know about, and the best way to do this is with an open and transparent exit interview process. You…

The Immense Importance of an Easy Application Process

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The Immense Importance of an Easy Application Process Looking for new workers? Your application process can be an enabling factor or a stumbling block. You want to make it as easy as possible for candidates to apply to your company—clunky and overly long applications can lead to abandonment rates and the loss of potentially great…

Too Much Follow-Up after an Interview can Kill Your Chances

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Your interview follow-up is a slippery slope. If you fail to follow up soon enough, you look aloof, disinterested or unorganized. But if you follow up too much, you look desperate and can ride the last nerve of an employer or hiring manager. So what is the right answer for how much you should keep…

How to Realize Your Leadership is Rubbing People the Wrong Way

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You’re managing a team of employees with your sights set on success! Every day, you provide management and guidance that will help your employees do their best… or so you think. The only problem is, things aren’t quite going as planned, and that “Number One Boss” mug on your desk seems to be laughing at…

Tips for Landing a Job with Little to No Experience

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What are your plans for the future of your career? Where do you see yourself in 5-10 years? Maybe you’ve recently graduated but you’re not quite ready for your dream job. Or you’ve decided you would benefit from a major career shift. In either case, you may be wondering how in the world you’ll get…

Six Ways to Improve Diversity at Your Business

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Many hands make lighter work. And many minds—make brighter ideas! Especially when those minds come from different backgrounds and skill sets. The more diverse your workforce, the wider the range of viewpoints you’ll have within your organization. This can help to drive creativity and innovation through a depth of thoughts and ideas. Ideally, a diverse…