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25 10, 2019

Link Roundup: What to Avoid in Your Elevator Pitch

2019-10-28T08:46:47-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Link Roundups, Networking|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

What is an elevator pitch? According to MindTools, it’s “‘A brief, persuasive speech that you use to spark interest in what your organization does’. And should last no longer than a short elevator ride of 20 to 30 seconds, hence the name”.  So how do you develop your own pitch and ensure it’s just the right length? We’ve got you covered. […]

23 10, 2019

How to Handle Criticism at Work

2019-10-23T09:30:11-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Despite how well you do your job, or how long you’ve been an employee at your company – you’re going to receive some sort of [hopefully constructive] criticism. When this occurs you can either let it offend you or you can use it to your advantage. Below we’ve provided suggestions on how to handle criticism in the workplace, check it out! […]

21 10, 2019

How to Answer, “What Motivates You?”

2019-10-21T11:20:57-04:00Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

“What motivates you?” Before you’re in an interview, take the time to do a self-assessment. Ask yourself what motivates me? Is it money, is it relationships, new skills, hitting goals, leading a team, troubleshooting? Figure out all the factors that excite and motivate you before you get into the interview. That way if this question comes up – you already know your answer and can elaborate confidently. […]

18 10, 2019

Link Roundup: How to Stand out At Work Events

2019-10-18T10:56:42-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Link Roundups, Networking|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Work events can be super beneficial for the company, and for you as an employee for various reasons. First being that it helps expand your own personal network. You meet new people; you build relationships and you get your name out there. Second, it benefits the company by bringing in more business or adding contacts to the company’s network. And lastly, the more you attend, the more comfortable you become for each event. Today we’re covering how to stand out, what questions to ask, and the things to avoid when attending events, here. […]

16 10, 2019

Signs of Burnout at Work (And How to Handle It)

2019-10-21T13:23:46-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

“Burnout is hard to recognize, and it doesn’t go away on its own. It doesn’t get better because you finally reached a new week or checked off another item on your to-do list” – The Muse. Even the most productive, inspired and motivated employee feels burnout. The more workload and responsibilities you take on, the more prone you are. What are the signs of burnout and how can you handle it? Check it out below. […]

14 10, 2019

How to Make Your Monday’s More Enjoyable

2019-10-14T15:04:10-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Monday morning rolls around and you find yourself dreading going to work. Whether it’s that you feel your weekend wasn’t long enough or that you have a laundry list of to-do’s when you get back – you are not excited for work. If you feel like you don’t enjoy going back to work post-weekend, check out the list below for a few ways to improve your Monday mood. […]

11 10, 2019

Link Roundup: Starting a New Job? Start Here

2019-10-11T14:40:18-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Link Roundups, Motivation, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

So, you’re starting a new job and you want to ensure you’re prepared. What are some factors you should consider? What should you prepare ahead of time? How do you ensure that you have everything in order, before starting at a new company? Check it out, below. […]

9 10, 2019

How to Know When It’s Time to Change Jobs

2019-10-09T11:13:13-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency, Motivation, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , |2 Comments

You’re being presented with other opportunities and you’re unsure of whether it’s time to change jobs. If this thought is running through your head, take note of how you’ve been feeling regarding your current job. Do you have a significant amount of good days at work? Do you get along well with your colleagues? Do you feel valued in your current position? Take some time to answer these questions, and if you’re having a tough time finding positive answers it’s time to dive deeper. Here are a few additional topics you can address to help. […]

7 10, 2019

How to Answer, “What is Your Biggest Weakness?”

2019-10-07T12:07:33-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you’re in an interview and you’re asked, “What is your biggest weakness?”  the hiring manager is looking for a few things. They want to ensure that you can be honest and that you can acknowledge your weakness, and/or have a solution in place to address that specific weakness. Of course, it is a tough question to answer because you want to be transparent, but you also don’t want to say the wrong thing. So we’re sharing how to tackle this interview question, below. […]

4 10, 2019

Link Roundup: How to Avoid Awkward Networking Conversations

2019-10-04T14:37:38-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Networking|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Building relationships at networking events, and in the workplace is crucial. Whether you are meeting potential clients or allies, you want to ensure you leave a great impression – and that starts with a great conversation. But what happens when your conversations start to become awkward? How do you redirect and save the conversation? Find out below. […]