Is it Time for Your Company to Go Paperless? Here are Some Advantages

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How “green” is your company? It’s hard to ignore the current push for more sustainable ways of doing everything—from recycling to energy conservation, to the push for going paperless. Companies are jumping in on the plight to help our planet, and moving from paper to electronic communication can make a huge difference when you consider…

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…

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…

Looking to Motivate your Employees? Try these Three Ways

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It’s true that motivated employees are the dream of any employer. They work hard, they’re happy to be there, they have great ideas, and they help to boost the morale of other employees around them. If they were in school, they’d be receiving comments like, “A pleasure to have in class” on their report cards!…

What to Do if You Noticed a Spelling Error on Your Resume (After You Sent It Out!)

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You’ve applied for a job you’re really excited about! You just hit “send” on your application—your resume and cover letter are out in the universe, ready to help you land the job. But then disaster strikes—you take a look at the documents you sent, only to realize your resume has a mistake. You want everything…

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…

Mistakes to Avoid in Your Job Search

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Finding a new job is not for the faint of heart. It’s no secret it takes plenty of time and lots of patience. From carefully crafting your resume and cover letter, to scouring the internet for job opportunities, to brushing up on your interview technique—you may start to feel worn out even before you land…

Tips to Leave a Great First Impression

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Whether you’re at a job interview, on your first day at a new position, or meeting a coworker for the first time—it never hurts to make a good first impression. It’s said that first impressions stick with people the longest and you can maintain a good reputation with those around you when you plan to…