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 »

The 5 Best Things to Do to Prep for an Interview

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Your interview is an opportunity to shine for your new hiring manager. Preparing will take a little more time than Googling a common list of interview questions. You’ll want to make a great first impression, have knowledge of the company and its product, and know how to communicate you are the perfect fit for the Read more »

Are You Being Challenged Enough at Work?

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No one enjoys work every day. Somedays will always be better than others. But there are signs that chronic boredom or unhappiness is something you need to address before you start experiencing the consequences. The question you must answer is whether you aren’t being challenged – are you bored? – or are you unhappy with your circumstances?  A person who Read more »

Explaining Gaps in Your Work History

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At one time or another, many people have a gap in their employment history. Sometimes the gap is by choice and other times it might be because you were laid off or fired. How you explain an employment gap on the resume, in the job interview or on LinkedIn is dependent on your personal situation and what Read more »

3 Ways to Be More Productive at Work

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Increasing your productivity at work will get you noticed by your manager and improve your potential for advancement at the company. If you’ve ever finished your workday feeling like you didn’t get everything done, or even like you got nothing done, you’ll want to consider changing how you structure your time and use these three Read more »