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6 05, 2021

The Elevator Pitch

2021-05-06T11:28:48-04:00Categories: Networking|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Networking is a staple of every career. Attending events such as job fairs or open houses for different companies serve as a great way to make new connections. However, if you’ve ever been to one of these events, you know that the time allotted to actually make these meaningful connections is very short. To make the most of this, many individuals opt to prepare an elevator pitch. […]

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.   […]

20 04, 2021

Work Habits to Ditch ASAP

2021-04-20T08:47:03-04:00Categories: General News, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’re wondering how you can become happier, more productive, and an overall better employee at work, eliminating bad habits is the first step. Not only do they hinder your ability to do the best you can, but they also make you more prone to performance problems that can prevent you from moving up and even impact your work-life balance. Check out these poor habits that you need to ditch NOW! […]

25 03, 2021

Marketing Strategies to Help Any Business   

2021-03-25T08:44:19-04:00Categories: General News, Networking|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Starting a business isn’t easy, and neither is growing it. From finding a target market to figuring out how to reach them and what grabs their attention, a lot goes into successfully marketing a company.   To add to that, there are so many different strategies that can be used and most people want to pull their hair out trying to figure out which will work best. The matter of the fact is this: Whatever got your business to this point, most likely won’t get it to the next point. To successfully market your business, you need to utilize an array [...]

18 02, 2021

Performance Reviews: Making Them Effective

2021-02-18T08:56:22-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General News, Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Performance Review can be one of the most nerve-wracking parts of the work year. This is not only true for employees but managers as well. Performance reviews are a formal assessment of an employee, where his or her job performance is evaluated and documented. These reviews take into consideration an employee’s impact, performance, development, and growth. It is not only useful for employees to gauge their success and career development, but also for management to keep the business running its best. In the past, performance reviews have been conducted yearly. Recently, however, many managers execute performance reviews quarterly. More frequent [...]

19 01, 2021

Ageism in the Workplace

2021-01-19T08:23:36-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, General News, Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

While age is just a number to many, some may find it hard to climb the corporate ladder as the years go on. This may come as a surprise since there are legitimate laws put in place to avoid age discrimination, but it is unfortunately still alive and well. People are being counted out of the workforce as young as their mid-thirties, but there are ways to fight back! Keep reading to find out how to recognize and battle ageism in the workplace.   […]

14 01, 2021

Managing a Remote Team

2021-01-14T14:01:13-05:00Categories: General News, Job Efficiency, Motivation, Pandemic|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Businesses and companies have gone global. Communication is at an all-time high. Not only were people forced to work from home throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, but now the option is present almost everywhere. Some businesses even outsource their marketing and administrative tasks which means even more remote work.   So with all of this globalization and change, the role of managers is evolving as well. Managing a remote team that is not in the same spot at the same time every day is no easy task. While it can be rewarding since there is no restraint on location and the best [...]

12 01, 2021

Industry Spotlight: Accounting

2021-01-12T08:31:25-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Industry Spotlight, Job Efficiency, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

New for 2021, Industry Spotlights will focus on different sectors of the job market each month. The goal of the Industry Spotlights is to give readers and job-hunters alike some examples of the best careers out there and explain why they are considered top tier. Industry Spotlights will also encourage and help readers to choose a career path that is right for them as each spotlight will take an in-depth look at all of the ins and outs of that career. Stay tuned for a new Industry Spotlight every month! First up… Accounting!  […]

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.  […]

3 12, 2020

Building A Positive Company Image

2020-12-03T09:50:16-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General News, Networking|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Corporate Image plays a huge role in a company’s success. The way people view a company and its products or services is what creates its image. Performance, media coverage, and activities can all impact people’s views. The reputation a company has within a market can attract new customers, shareholders, or business partners. That is why it’s so important to consistently be working to improve your companies image. […]

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