Employee Recognition Tips

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In this season of giving thanks, don’t forget your employees! They help to keep your business moving along so you can accomplish bigger and better things—now and in the New Year. And if you’re wondering how to recognize your workers, have no fear. You don’t need to get overly fancy to say thanks, and many…

Dealing with Bad Co-workers

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Dealing with Bad Co-workers In a perfect world, you’d like everyone you work with. Unfortunately, you may encounter people in the workplace who are hard to deal with. They may be loud, rude, bossy, pushy or just plain offensive. Whatever the situation, difficult coworkers can add undue stress to your day. After you attempt to…

Explaining Job Hopping on Your Resume

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Employers are looking to make sound hiring choices and avoid turnover. It’s costly to invest in an employee only to have them leave a few months later. For this reason, an employer may avoid you if your resume lists a number of short-term work experiences for fear you lack commitment, or worse—you don’t know what…

Tactics to Use in Your Job Search

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The hunt for a new job is not for the faint of heart! It takes time and effort to prepare your documents, get yourself ready for interviews and peruse the internet and other job sources for possible leads. And that’s not to mention the energy it takes to complete phone, video and in-person interviews… your…

Three Effective Tips to Manage Employee Conflict

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Differing points of view add to a well-rounded workforce. However, it’s inevitable that employees will disagree and argue from time to time. It’s the nature of different people from different backgrounds working together under the same roof. So when your employees aren’t getting along, what should you do? Three ways to manage employee disagreements As…

How Does a Recruiter Work for You to find you a Job Behind the Scenes?

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Currently looking for your next job? The best position for you is out there, but may not be advertised. This is because many employers choose not to post open jobs on sites such as Monster and Indeed. Instead, they work directly with staffing agencies to fill open positions. This means some available jobs never hit…

Insights on How to Discuss Your Previous Employment in an Interview

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During your interview, you’ll undoubtedly be asked about your previous job. Why are you leaving? What made you look for something new? If you had a negative experience with your past employer, it may be written all over your face—and this is something you’ll need to get under control. It’s much easier when you know…

How to Deal with a Fellow Employee Who is Not Pulling Their Weight

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If you work hard at your job, it’s frustrating to work with others who do not. Especially if their lackluster behavior directly impacts your work day. If you find yourself, time and again, picking up the slack for other employees who can’t be bothered, you’ve probably felt your fair share of annoyance. But what can…

Three Keys to Managing Stress at Work

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Stress can be good in small doses. Short-term stress actually helps propel you into motion and get things done. But when stress is ongoing over long periods of time, you can run into health problems. Chronic stress can lead to poor sleep, unhealthy eating habits, increased blood pressure, depression and much more. The bottom line…

Skilled Trade Jobs to Be on the Lookout for in 2018

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If you’re a skilled laborer, your profession may be in high demand. This means you’ll have more job openings to choose from and higher pay for your knowledge and skills. So if you’re recently graduated from trade school and about to hit the job market, or if you’re currently working but thinking about pursuing a…