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2 03, 2021

Working Remotely for the First Time

2021-03-02T09:28:07-05:00Categories: General News, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The first day of any new job can be nerve-wracking, stressful, exciting, and intimidating all at the same time. This is even more so true when the first day on the job is remote. Sure, working remote can be great and tons of people prefer it, but the matter of the fact is it just isn’t the same. Since you won’t be in the office interacting with colleagues in the same way you typically would, you’re probably going to have to compensate by being a little bit more proactive. Keep reading to find out how to be successful when starting [...]

11 02, 2021

Diversity Hiring: Strategies to Implement

2021-02-23T13:20:54-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Behind the Scenes, General News, Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Diversity hiring is a practice being implemented and embraced by more and more companies. Diverse workplaces have an array of advantages including higher employee engagement, increased profitability, and higher levels of employee retainment. Workplaces saying that they value diversity is no longer enough, as actions speak louder than words.   By definition, diversity hiring is hiring based on merit with special care taken to ensure procedures are free from biases related to a candidate’s age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and other personal characteristics that are unrelated to their job performance.    However, so many other things fall under the umbrella of [...]

4 02, 2021

How to Leave a Job Professionally

2021-02-04T10:24:20-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, General News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Many people make the choice to leave their current job on a daily basis. This isn’t something that should be frowned upon, as long as it is done in a professional manner. Poor work-life balance, a need for more money, lack of opportunity for growth, and overall better offers are all valid reasons to leave a job. Whether you’re feeling guilty about leaving or simply despise your job, you still need to pull it together and give notice in a professional and respectable way. It’s never a good idea to burn bridges with former bosses or colleagues, especially when staying [...]

10 12, 2020

Avoiding Employee Burnout During the Holidays

2020-12-10T10:04:30-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, General News, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency, Motivation, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The Holidays are a time full of joy, except at work. After a long 12 month work year, many employees are dragging themselves through these last few weeks before they get some well-earned time off.   This is understandable, especially as we reach the end of 2020 which was a whirlwind for all.  However, there is still work to be done so managers and HR staff need to be extra vigilant during this time.  On the other hand, stress and anxiety about deadlines that need to be met by the end of the year can also lead to employee burnout around this time.  […]

21 05, 2020

Prepping Yourself Before an Interview

2020-05-21T15:59:11-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Motivation|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

When you’re prepping yourself for an interview, there are a few things you should keep in mind.  For example, remembering that it is just as important for you to be happy with the company and the position, as they are to hire you. Keep in mind factors such as the commute time, the hours, the company size, as well as how you feel about the position itself. Here are a few questions to ask yourself beforehand. […]

5 05, 2020

Why Trust is Crucial in the Workplace

2020-05-05T16:31:07-04:00Categories: Job Efficiency, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Trust in the workplace is crucial for a magnitude of reasons. Having trust allows teams to be productive, unified, and ultimately, successful. It improves morale, job satisfaction, productivity, and even quality of work. When managers or employees lack trust or feel mistrusted – the company cannot work successfully as a whole. Here are some reasons why trust is critical. […]

6 04, 2020

9 Tips for Managing a Remote Team

2020-04-06T15:08:01-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Job Efficiency, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If your team has been asked to work remotely during quarantine, and you’ve never worked or managed a team remotely before – it can be incredibly overwhelming. However, with a few tips, patience, flexibility, and establishing boundaries – working from home with your team can actually go a lot more smoothly than you think. […]

31 01, 2020

Link Roundup: Advice to Improve the Workplace

2020-01-31T14:30:40-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Working a full-time job takes up at least 40 hours of your week. Therefore, you want to enjoy the atmosphere in which you work every day. However, there may be factors that are preventing you from doing so. Whether it be excessive negativity, lack of management, lack of leadership, or a non-proactive boss; these circumstances can affect your happiness at work. Here is some advice on how to make improvements. Check it out! […]

9 09, 2019

How to Communicate Effectively with Your Coworkers (Even with Conflict)

2019-09-09T11:20:23-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

In our last blog, we discussed the different causes of why conflicts occur at work. If you can identify the reasoning for issues arising, then learning to deal with them becomes much easier. So today we’re discussing how to effectively communicate with your coworkers, even when there are differences. […]

19 08, 2019

Looking to Make an Internal Job Switch? Here’s How

2019-08-19T11:24:02-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Whether you want to move up within your current company or move laterally, making an internal job switch requires some preparation. Does your company allow it? What does it entail? Do you have to have a formal interview? How do you know how to go about it? We’re covering all these topics and more, below. […]

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