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14 07, 2022

Is Team Building a Thing of the Past?

2022-05-20T10:27:31-04:00Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Has team building become a thing of the past? I can vividly recall as little as 10 years ago, in each of the jobs I worked, having a team bonding day. A day where the employees got together outside the office, had some food and talked about anything other than work. One day out of the year to show appreciation for not just the employees, but those who steered the ship as well. Now, you’re lucky if you get a holiday luncheon. Something that we may have all grunted about having to attend is now a thing of the past [...]

2 06, 2022

Is Your Productivity Lacking?

2022-05-09T14:41:48-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Job Efficiency, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

If you feel like your productivity has been slowly dwindling, you may not be alone. The COVID-19 pandemic caused a 4.5% increase in productivity, including 2.6% in the US which Is the largest recorded increase since the 1970s. One of the few silver linings brought on by a seemingly endless year. Unfortunately for us, what goes up, must come down. Productivity flatlined in 2021 and is projected to actually revert by 0.2% in 2022. The question is, why? Is it due to increased hours of work as the economy reopens? Perhaps due to the effects of The Great Resignation? Or [...]

30 12, 2021

Setting Goals for 2022

2021-12-30T08:06:16-05:00Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’re looking for a better year ahead, and plan on setting goals for 2022; you’ve come to the right place. We’ve compiled a list on how to make and keep new years resolutions, how to set strong goals, and even some ideas on what types of goals to set. With two days to go before the New Year – let’s dive in! […]

2 09, 2021

What Not to Do on LinkedIn

2021-09-16T08:59:23-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers, Uncategorized|0 Comments

LinkedIn is a great resource to further your career and grow your network. We’ve also reached the point where not having a profile may hurt your job search. Now more than ever, it’s important to have a profile set up and active. However, since it is a professional social network, it behaves slightly differently from the likes of Facebook and Twitter. There is also a different set of rules. Today we’ll explain some of those rules and why you shouldn’t break them. […]

4 08, 2021

LinkedIn Profile Pictures: A Guide

2021-09-16T10:04:30-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you don’t have a profile photo up on LinkedIn, you should get one as soon as possible! LinkedIn studies have shown that having a profile photo can increase profile views up to 21 times, and connections 9 times. You shouldn’t miss out on those opportunities, so it’s time to upload a photo! Today we have all the advice you need to take the perfect photo for your LinkedIn profile! Before talking about the technical decisions to be made when taking the photo, it’s important to realize the purpose of the photo. On LinkedIn, your profile photo influences whether people [...]

8 07, 2021

Breaking Down Types of Employment 

2021-07-08T08:39:16-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’re currently looking for a new position, you’re probably looking at many job descriptions each day. All of the different terminologies can get confusing. If you’re not sure what the difference is between contract to hire and direct hire is, we’re here to help! We’ll break down all the different ways a job can be classified, and what they mean. In addition, we’ll discuss the different payment structures and work hours as well. […]

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 [...]

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