communication

6 05, 2019

Why Listening Is One of the Most Important Skills at Work (And How to Be Better at It)

2019-06-07T21:21:33-04:00Categories: Job Efficiency, Networking|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Dr. Rachel Naomi Remen stated it perfectly, "The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen.  Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention". Would you consider yourself a good listener? What constitutes being a good listener? Find out why listening is one of the most important skills, and how to be better at it, here. Check it out. Just Listen Next time you’re in a conversation, be aware of how you are as a listener. Do you mind wander? Do you wait for your chance to talk? Are you truly [...]

16 11, 2018

Link Roundup: Loving Your Job Isn’t Impossible

2018-11-16T08:50:23-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5', Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Though loving our jobs every day is close to impossible, it’s still important that we have a general sense of meaning and satisfaction. Maintaining job satisfaction can be done through many different ways in addition to taking the time to step back from your work now and then to regain productivity. Find out how in this week’s round of blogs below! […]

9 11, 2018

Link Roundup: Communicating in a Digital World

2018-11-09T08:46:04-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5', Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

In the business world, it is important to keep your emails concise, simple, and clear with no mistakes. This can seem like a heavy task with the average worker receiving up to 124 emails a day! It’s important to take your time and proofread before hitting send because a clear email will limit any sort of miscommunication and confusion. This prevents you and others from wasting time that shouldn’t need wasting. Find out more in this week’s link roundup below on how to communicate effectively in the digital world! […]

29 10, 2018

5 Qualities of a Good Employee

2018-10-29T10:24:12-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Whether you’re a candidate or hiring manager, this article can provide you with helpful information. As a candidate, take note of what traits hiring managers are seeking and vice versa. The more positive qualities you have, the more likely you will be hired. The more qualities a candidate has, the more likely you will be satisfied with their work as an employee. So, what are those qualities that make a good employee? Find out by reading on! […]

5 09, 2018

5 Ways to Make a New Employee Feel Welcome

2018-09-05T09:10:48-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

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 [...]

29 08, 2018

How to Communicate Under Stress

2018-08-29T09:05:45-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

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 [...]

20 08, 2018

5 Ways to Stand Out at Your First Internship

2018-08-20T08:41:42-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Your first internship is an exciting stepping stone in your professional career! Making an internship a positive experience by working hard and taking on new learning opportunities will help you excel. Not only will hard work benefit your career, but will also be noticed by the managers you are working for. Who knows, maybe you’ll be offered a full-time position down the road. You never want to burn bridges with any professional connection you make. Check out our 5 great tips to help you become the standout intern! […]

27 06, 2018

8 Ways to Keep a Positive Attitude at Work

2018-06-27T08:35:41-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

A positive attitude goes further than just a smile and happy thoughts! Negative attitudes in the workplace can cause a ripple of problems. Maintaining positivity and shining it on others has the ability to increase focus and productivity. Remember these tips the next time stress or a heavy workload is getting the best of you! […]

30 03, 2018

Link Roundup: Career Quizzes and Advice

2018-03-30T11:49:30-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We all know how addicting online quizzes can be, so we’ve decided to start out our Link Roundup with one or two this week! However, instead of finding out what superhero you would be, or which character from The Office you are, you can learn more about your career! The quizzes will help you uncover your communication style, and what type of job you are best suited for. Additionally, we have included some of the best career and job search advice we could find this week.  […]

2 03, 2018

Link Roundup: How to Become a Smart Job Seeker and Valuable Employee

2018-03-02T10:14:51-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Welcome back to another Link Roundup! This week, the advice is focused on making you a smarter job seeker, and a more valuable employee! These articles and blogs will help you cut down on extra time during your job search. Also, they'll help you get recognition in the workplace, and maybe land that promotion! Check out the links below. 4 Easy Social Media Updates That Will Give Your Career a Boost Social media is quickly becoming one of the most powerful tools a recruiter has at their disposal. Whether they're screening out candidates for a job, or checking up on [...]