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Working at home presents a unique set of challenges. One of them is managing your time effectively. The pandemic has changed how everyone handles their personal and professional lives. Managing time can be difficult when dealing with all of the distractions that pop up with remote work. Here are some tips for good time management… Read more »

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When looking at ways to improve productivity and performance, we focus on things like time management skills, organizational skills, and more training. But there are other lifestyle factors that are just as important. Everything is connected, and what we do outside of work also has an impact on what we do at work. Everybody knows… Read more »

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To attract the best people, you have to catch their interest. That begins with the job description. It is the first contact a job candidate will have with your company and the job itself. If it is filled with plodding boilerplate language, it is unlikely to gain much interest. Here are a few tips on… Read more »

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2020 was a tumultuous year for recruiting. The pandemic caused massive layoffs, then hiring sprees, a mass movement to remote work and an increased emphasis on diversity. It set recruiters back on their heels to a degree as they tried to keep up with all the changes. This year, however, they are moving from a… Read more »

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As the pandemic drags on, it has impacted people’s lives in many different ways. People are suffering from heightened anxiety and stress. Some have lost jobs, while many more are dealing with financial difficulties. Still others are grieving over lost loves ones. And everyone is trying to cope with social isolation. Here are some ways… Read more »

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Resilience is a trait we would all like to have. It has been identified as one of the key characteristics of all successful and productive people. It is the ability to bounce back after suffering a defeat or setback, and continuing to work just as hard. The good news is that we can acquire it… Read more »

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Most of us consider ourselves to be reasonable people, with plenty of common sense. We like to think that when we make decisions, at work or personal life, we do so based on a rational, logical process. But research is showing that this is not really the case. Our minds tend to take shortcuts when… Read more »

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As the pandemic continues to surge unabated, people are under a great deal of stress. What we think of as normal has changed. Lives have been turned upside down. We are told to stay home as much as possible to avoid contact with people. All of this upheaval has put a great mental strain on… Read more »

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A number of business leaders were polled this year asking them to name the best book on business, leadership or technology that they read in 2020. Here are a few of the answers they gave. 1. Capital and Ideology by Thomas Piketty This is a sequel to his bestseller Capital in the Twenty-First Century, which… Read more »

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As part of the hiring process, many companies require job candidates to interview more than once. If you are fortunate enough to make it past the first round, you now face the challenge of preparing for the second. During the second interview, the company representatives will be probing your qualifications in more detail, so you… Read more »