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A recent survey shows that the most important recruiting tool for companies is their career website. It is the most valuable resource for job candidates when they are looking at companies, more important than Facebook, Twitter, or any other marketing channels. Almost two-thirds of the job candidates contacted in the survey included it among their… Read more »

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No matter what kind of job you have, you need mental toughness. Mental toughness is what gives you the tenacity and resilience to tackle the challenges you face at work. It enables you to perform at your best. It gives you confidence. Mental toughness is what enabled quarterback Tom Brady to bring the New England… Read more »

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Everybody wants to advance in their career. Naturally, performing well at your job is important to move ahead. But there are other actions you can take as well to help your career development. These are things that can have a major impact on your professional growth. 1. Having a mentor. This is someone who can… Read more »

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If you have ever gone through a job search, you probably have seen all of the advice out there on how to create a good resume. There are different opinions about what to include and what not to include, and these also change over time, depending on what employers are looking for. Here is some… Read more »

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Because of more flexible schedules and better technology, the number of people working from home – part of the time or all of the time — is greater than ever. About one-fourth of all workers do their job from home at least some of the time, more than a 100 percent increase since 2005. Many… Read more »

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We all have to face the unexpected occasionally, and the same is true at work. There are unanticpated obligations and problems that constantly crop up, and, one way or another, we have to handle them. The world is inherently an unpredictable place. We constantly have to deal with actions and events that we cannot foresee…. Read more »

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Your workspace is important. You spend a lot of time there. But it probably doesn’t get the attention it deserves. You have probably given little thought to how things are arranged. You probably have items scattered around, everything from papers and folders and reports to pens and staplers and coffee mugs, maybe even a half-eaten… Read more »

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Millennials have been the focus of attention for some time. Businesses want to know what kind of employees they will be and what kind of customers as well. Naturally, being a younger generation, their skills, values and desires are different from older workers, such as the Baby Boomers. Millennials have garnered a reputation as being… Read more »

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Conventional wisdom about work-life balance has always been that you should separate the two as much as possible. When you leave your office for the day, you should leave your work at work. Do not mix the two. If you allow work to impinge on your personal life, you will only create more stress and… Read more »

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Job searches are never fun. They are a lot of work. They are anxiety-filled as well. You also have to confront rejection, sometimes many rejections, which can be disheartening. Here are some tips on how to make the most of your job search. 1. Keep a positive attitude. This may be difficult when you are… Read more »