Why Soft Skills Will Land You the Job Over Anything

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There is an increasing emphasis on soft skills in new hires. This is true in virtually every industry and in every type of job. Why? Because employers know the “hard” skills can be taught on the job, but soft skills can’t. What are soft skills and why do they matter now more than ever? What Read more »

Is Second Shift Right for You?

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Have you ever considered working the second shift? It’s that shift that begins in the afternoon and ends in the early part of the evening. Typically, these shifts run from 4 pm to about midnight. It’s called second shift because it follows those early risers from the first shifter that end around 4 in the Read more »

How a Morning Routine Can Make You More Productive at Work

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If you’re wondering how to improve your productivity, become more of a morning person. Don’t take our word for it; science says a structured morning routine makes you more successful. A Harvard biologist researched the issue and found early risers get more done and solve problems more efficiently. Another study showed morning people are happier, Read more »

How to Achieve Work-Life Balance During the Holidays 

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This is the first holiday season where we’ve been living within a global pandemic. It’s a strange time, and finding work-life balance during the holiday season this year may be more difficult even than normal. How can we balance the stress of the pandemic, work, holidays, remote learning, and all the other things we have Read more »

Don’t Be Afraid To Apply For a New Job

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Some of life’s best decisions can come when you conquer your fears. Finding a new job is one example. You may feel secure but stuck in your existing position. The latest statistics show only 30% of the American workforce are engaged in their job. The rest are floating along, collecting a paycheck but not much else.  If Read more »

Interview Tips: Respect the Administrative Assistant

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When you’re scheduling an interview or coming in to meet with your future employer, there are a few tips that give you a leg up over your competition. You likely know what to bring to the interview, to arrive early and to dress professionally. You probably have done research before arriving to learn the company’s mission Read more »

3 Conversations You Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Have With Your Boss

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Having conversations with your boss can be challenging, especially when it comes to sensitive topics like advocating for yourself, bonuses or even turning in your resignation. Ultimately, your job and career may feel like it’s in your manager’s hands and having a solid relationship goes a long way towards improving your potential at your current Read more »

Types of Workplace Harassment

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Conduct by anyone in the workplace that falls under harassment should never be acceptable. There are two basic types of unlawful harassment. The first is generally committed by someone who can intervene in employment decisions, such as promotion or termination. The second falls under the umbrella of a hostile work environment. It is important you Read more »