Showing Confidence at a Job Interview

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If you’re going in for a job interview, you naturally want to make as good an impression as you possibly can. You want to appear poised and confident. The best way to make a good impression is to be prepared — researching the company so that you have as much information about it as possible,… Read more »

How to Get More from Your Day

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Are you having trouble finding enough time to get things done? Are you having difficulty accomplishing what you need to – and more importantly, the things that are most meaningful to you? If so, here are a few ideas to help you get the most from your day. 1. Shift your day In other words,… Read more »

How to Get the Most From Your Work Day

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We all want to make our work days as productive as possible. For many people, that simply means putting in more hours. But there comes a point when working longer produces diminishing returns. In fact, there is research showing that the longer we work, the less productive we become. But there things you can do… Read more »

Tips for Building a Strong Professional Network

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Network, network and network some more! We all seem to hear that mantra a lot today. The reasoning is that your professional network can help you find the “hidden,” great jobs. But if you don’t have a great network, how do you build one? Read below for tips on how to build a great professional… Read more »

The 5 Times You Need to Update Your Resume

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Is it time to update your resume? Probably. But if you really don’t want to update it right now read below for the five times you definitely will have to update/revamp your resume. If you find yourself out of work or if you want to find a new job, you must update your resume, especially… Read more »

Pick Up the Phone and Get a Job!

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In this day of e-mail, voice mail, texting and social media, more and more of us are talking to each other less and less. This can be to your advantage, if you have the courage to pick up the phone and make calls. That’s right: “cold call” to network and find work. E-mail too easily… Read more »

Wellness Programs Going Off Track

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Wellness programs are becoming increasingly common in the workplace, but, unfortunately, they are far from being as effective as they could be because they are not being implemented in the right way, according to some health experts. Many workers are opting out as a result. Some of the most common problems with these programs involve… Read more »

International Business and Language

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With advances in technology, now more than ever we have a truly global economy, with many more companies doing business internationally. Technology has helped to break down a lot of barriers regarding communication and transportation. But there is still one big thing that companies doing business internationally need to address, and that is language. In… Read more »

Handling Recruiting Problems

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Is your company having trouble recruiting new job candidates? Are you repeating job searches? Are your candidates all being rejected by hiring managers? If this is the case, recruiting specialist Lou Adler has some advice. First off, he says, don’t repeat job searches. Doing them one time is enough. If you have three for four… Read more »

Job Applicants and Company Culture

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Sometimes during the hiring process, those doing the interviewing focus almost exclusively on a candidate’s knowledge, skills and experience. These are all important, naturally. But they ignore another very important aspect of making a good hire – how well the candidate will fit in with the company’s culture. This is a little bit more difficult… Read more »