4 08, 2021

How Can I Evaluate A Job Opportunity?

2021-08-04T10:25:44-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How To, Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When it comes time to seriously consider a job opportunity, it’s easy to get tunnel vision. Many candidates get caught up thinking about, company size, and their responsibilities. These are all important considerations to take into account, but there are others things you should factor in. In today’s blog, we’ll be discussing a few different tactics to evaluate a job offer that you may not have thought of. Check them out below! 1. Check Out Past Employees on LinkedIn One of the cool features of LinkedIn is that you can search the past employers of your connections. When you’re searching [...]

27 07, 2021

How to Overcome Mistakes at Work 

2021-07-27T08:40:46-04:00Categories: How To, Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

It’s a tough situation. You’ve been doing extremely well at work. However, recently you made a mistake, and now you’re not sure how to proceed. First of all, remain calm. Making mistakes is something everyone has done at some point. We’ll share some advice on how you should approach a workplace mistake. Read on to find out the first step! […]

22 07, 2021

3 Things To Discuss During Quarterly Meetings

2021-07-29T09:08:31-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Many employees have questions and concerns they’d like to discuss with their boss or manager. Similarly, managers may have concerns (or positive feedback!) they want to discuss with their employees. It can be hard to find the right time to do this but luckily, most bosses schedule quarterly meetings with their staff. Quarterly meetings occur a few times a year, hence the term quarterly, and are a great way to keep communication flowing between both parties. Not sure what to address at your next quarterly meeting? Not to worry, we’ve put together a list of the top 3 things that [...]

6 07, 2021

Strategies for Professional Growth

2021-07-06T08:46:19-04:00Categories: Job Efficiency, Motivation, Networking|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Many employees seek growth within their careers. Professional growth and career advancement offer some pretty attractive benefits including higher salaries, greater respect, and more exciting projects. It doesn’t happen overnight, but there are some strategies that may help you become a stronger employee, and set you up for success down the road. Improving upon your skills and taking on more responsibility at work are just a couple of ways you can accelerate your professional growth. Check out the rest: […]

24 06, 2021

Helping Employees Embrace Change

2021-07-01T08:50:28-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How To, Job Efficiency, Motivation, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Workplace change is common across all types of organizations. While some employees may embrace change, most find it overwhelming, stressful, and confusing. From adopting a new program or software to making physical changes within the office, any type of change can be difficult. This is especially true when the staff is not in the loop about changes being made. For example, during the COVID-19 pandemic, changes were made rapidly and without employee consultation. Similarly, changes such as mergers or acquisitions are typically confidential until things are finalized. Since not all changes can be run by staff [...]

9 06, 2021

Career Change: Tips for Success 

2021-06-30T12:37:34-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How To, Job Efficiency, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

People seek career changes for many different reasons. Maybe your career goals have changed and your current employer can’t meet your needs. Or perhaps you’re in need of a more flexible schedule and better pay. Whatever the reason, it’s OK to make a career change, and it’s more common than you probably think.  However, it’s still a big decision that takes a lot of consideration. Before putting a career change into action, you should evaluate your current situation. What are the issues? What do you like? Does your career need a complete makeover or are you just searching for new [...]

3 06, 2021

Incentivize Your Workforce

2021-06-30T13:16:53-04:00Categories: Awards and Recognition, How To, Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Driving productivity is probably something on the agenda of every manager right now. And with a modern workforce, come modern methods to do so. Incentivizing employees is something happening within more and more companies, and it’s paying off. While some may fear that their money will go to waste, the exact opposite is happening. Companies who incentivize their workforce are seeing higher profits AND higher productivity from their staff. There is a multitude of ways to do this, from employee recognition programs to compensation-based incentives. Check out these ideas and implement incentives for your team. Productivity will be sure to [...]

15 05, 2021

Why being a Proactive Employee Matters

2021-06-03T10:42:09-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

You may have seen job descriptions that are looking for a ‘self-motivated’ person, or someone who is a real ‘go-getter’. While the latter isn’t the most professional term, both of these descriptors find their way into job descriptions. So what are companies using this lingo really looking for? They want a proactive worker. Read on below for more reasons why people with this quality are in demand by employers. […]

29 04, 2021

Writing a Letter of Interest 

2021-04-29T08:44:54-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Networking, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

You’ve been eyeing a particular company for quite some time with great interest and would give just about anything to work there. But, they have no positions open for application. Where do you go from here?  Sure, you could wait until they do have a job opening, and apply with one hundred other people. Or, you can be proactive and reach out to the company on your own with a letter of interest.   […]

27 04, 2021

Stop Saying Sorry at Work

2021-04-27T08:53:12-04:00Categories: General News, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

“Sorry to bother your…”, “sorry for not getting back to you sooner”, “sorry but I won’t have this done by tomorrow”, “sorry I’m booked this week”. Do any of these sound familiar? If you’re apologizing for these types of things on a daily or weekly basis, you are suffering from the sorry syndrome. Sorry to break it to you, but no more saying sorry! Apologizing for every little thing, whether it’s warranted or not, can have an array of negative effects on your career. […]

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