6 Traits of a Successful Freelancer

6 Traits of a Successful Freelancer

General Job Search Advice, How to Survive the '9-5'
Freelancing isn’t for everyone. It takes a certain skill set and traits to be able to handle working on your own for multiple clients. It’s not an easy task, but some prefer it because of the flexibility and constant changing of projects and tasks. If you’re thinking about freelancing but are unsure if it’s the best career change for you, check out this list of 6 traits that successful freelancers have! (more…)
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The Right and Wrong Reasons for Leaving a Job

The Right and Wrong Reasons for Leaving a Job

How to Survive the '9-5'
We’ve all been there; ready to up and leave a job and start anew. Making a decision like this shouldn’t be on a whim! These decisions should take thought and time. You never want to make a decision you may regret because you’re in a bad mood ONE day. But, maybe this feeling has been eating you up for months now. Whatever it may be, check out some of the right and wrong reasons for leaving a job below. (more…)
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Link Roundup: Why an Internship Could Transform Your Career

Link Roundup: Why an Internship Could Transform Your Career

Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers
It’s that time of year again! School is back in full swing and internships are starting! It’s an exciting but nerve-racking time, especially when you’re experiencing your first internship. If you’re still on the fence about interning or know that it is in your near future, we have helpful information for you too! Check out this week’s round of internship advice below! (more…)
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How to Provide Constructive Criticism

How to Provide Constructive Criticism

Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5'
There are certainly right and wrong ways of providing constructive criticism to an employee. Giving constructive criticism isn’t easy, but it is vital when it comes to the workflow of your organization. Providing feedback helps an employee improve professionally and also increases the quality of work being done. Feedback is the keyway for an employee to know whether they’re executing and reaching their goals properly. (more…)
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Link Roundup: Making a Career Transition

Link Roundup: Making a Career Transition

How to Survive the '9-5', Link Roundups
A career change is a big decision, one that should certainly be well thought out. Knowing what you want in your future position or industry is important before jumping to transition without thought. There are questions you should be asking yourself and steps you should be taking. Check them out in our round of advice in this week’s link roundup below! (more…)
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5 Ways to Make a New Employee Feel Welcome

5 Ways to Make a New Employee Feel Welcome

Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5'
Preparing for a new employee’s arrival is exciting and very important! From the moment they walk through the door, they should feel welcome, appreciated, and a part of the team. You want to make a great first impression with them and landing that first impression could lead to motivation, increased quality of work, and employee retention! Check out these 5 tips on making a new employee feel at home during their first days at the office. Be Prepared It is important to be prepared before the employee’s first day at the office. Ahead of time, make a schedule of tasks and training times. Keeping a new employee busy is a great start to job satisfaction. If an employee shows up with little work to do or is just thrown into…
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How to Communicate Under Stress

How to Communicate Under Stress

How to Survive the '9-5'
Effective communication under stress is a critical leadership component. Communicating under stress is a skill that everyone should have, regardless of their status in a company. Being able to think clearly, maintain composure, and make the right decision is key. If you allow stress to get the best of you, you may say something you didn’t mean to say or even upset those interacting with you. Find out the best tips to effectively communicate under stress by reading on! Take a Minute and Assess the Situation Before saying something you may not mean, take a minute to breathe. In the height of emotion, our communication skills may be a bit rocky. It’s best to wait and cool off. If someone is there seeking an immediate response, it’s ok to let…
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4 Steps to Accepting a Job Offer

4 Steps to Accepting a Job Offer

General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers
Congratulations! After a rigorous job search, rounds of applications, and attending interviews, you’ve been offered a job! You’ve decided to commit and accept the offer, but how should you react? Of course, you want to start the job on the right foot. So look no further for advice, because we’ve got you covered. Check out 4 steps to accepting a job offer below! (more…)
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