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You have posted your resume online, and clicked “submit” on more online forms than you can remember and yet you are still waiting for a single call back. So how are others snagging coveted positions while you can’t get a response? Sometimes it is not what you know, it’s who you know. A 2012 Federal… Read more »

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Questions can make or break an interview. Asking questions shows the interviewer you were listening while they were talking, shows your interest in the job or company, and helps you decide if it’s where you really want to work. “So, do you have any questions for us?” At this point the interview is winding down,… Read more »

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It doesn’t really matter whether you are trying to get a job or get a date, chances are someone is going to Google you whether you know it or not. Every picture, post, tag, tweet, and share says something about you. From last year’s Holiday parties to your Grandmother’s birthday party, one simple search is… Read more »

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Give back this holiday season. Not only can you change a life, you can possibly advance your career. Studies have shown that doing good for others can actually lead to something even better for yourself in return. In a recent article published on Forbes.com, a study by the Corporation for National and Community Service, tracked… Read more »

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The millennial generation is bigger than the Baby Boomers, more educated than Gen X, and has the greatest self-image of any generation before them. They are a generation that grew up with constant digital access to the world and survive on smartphones and social media. However, they are less traditional than previous generations, and typically… Read more »

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Nearly every business in the world could benefit from workforce flexibility. But what many professionals don’t realize is that “temps” can be used for more than just fill-ins for sick and vacation time. In fact, when used strategically, temporary staffing can improve productivity, increase capacity to handle spikes in workload, and provide access to specialized… Read more »

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Trust is essential when building a healthy and productive work environment. Whether you’re leading an entire department or work hand-in-hand with a just a few coworkers, it’s important to build trusting relationships. Here are several tips to help build trust with both your coworkers and your superiors: Be honest and share information completely. Be straightforward and… Read more »

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As managers, we intuitively know that giving and getting honest feedback is essential to grow and develop, and to build successful organizations.  So why is it that many of us put off giving feedback to our employees? Maybe it’s because there are so many ways to mess it up. Here are some common feedback mistakes:… Read more »