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  • Motivate Entry Level Staff With An Internship Program
    An internship program for your entry level staff can help create the collaborative environment that’s vital for business success today. It’s a chance to strike a blow against tribalism before it starts. Learn how to create one at your company.
  • How to Build a Digital Presence as a Job Seeker—And What NOT to do
    Today’s savvy job seekers have more to show than their resumes and cover letters — some have work samples or portfolios, others have websites or digital hubs, and many have social media accounts to boost their personal brand. If you don’t already have a strong digital presence, or if your digital...
  • 5 Pieces of Career Advice You Shouldn’t Listen To
    Job hunting and career building are hard enough on their own—even without the well-meaning but sometimes ill-informed advice of others. Some words of wisdom are actually counterproductive and set you up for burnout or job dissatisfaction; other advice is simply outmoded in today's workplace. With...
  • The Key to Getting the Most Out of Your Annual Employee Feedback Survey
    Employee feedback is an essential component of a company’s growth and overall health. Feedback surveys serve a variety of purposes, including gauging an employee’s sense of investment within the company, his or her concerns, and overall office morale.
  • Tips for Transitioning to a New Team
    Whether your new position is entry-level or C-suite, you're joining an existing work team, filled with unknown dynamics and challenges that probably weren't mentioned during the interview process. Try the following tips to ensure your transition to a new work team goes as smoothly as possible.
  • Creating an Achievement Oriented Resume
    Many applicants think of a resume as a list of all the positions they’ve ever held from that first fast food restaurant job to their current role. What this tells a hiring manager: you warmed a chair. To really sell yourself and win in an interview, show what you've accomplished by crafting an ac...
  • How to Ensure Every Day is a Good Day For Your Employees
    Do your employees slump through the door every morning in the depths of despair? Or maybe they come in looking okay, but by the time 2 p.m. hits, they're sporting vacant stares and have clearly checked out? Either way, you’re looking at a workforce that needs to be inspired.
  • 6 Project Management Tips
    Managing the project seemed so simple at first. Your boss gave you an objective, you gathered your team, and the road to completion looked to be a straight line. But as you’ve learned time and again, project management is rarely so simple as that.
  • How to Convince Your Top Candidate to Say ‘Yes’ (Without Offering More Money)
    In an increasingly tight labor market, employers are scrambling to attract and recruit the best talent before the competition snatches them up. Try these tips to convince your cream-of-the-crop candidates to say yes when you aren’t able to entice them with greater compensation.
  • Dealing with Negative Coworkers
    The negative coworker comes in a variety of forms. There is the gossip-monger, the perpetual victim, and the melodramatic whiner, to name a few. How do you deal with this bad-tempered coworker and inoculate yourself to her poor attitude? The answer depends on whether you’re dealing with an occasi...
  • How Promoting From Within Enhances Company Culture
    A company culture where employees feel stuck is a company culture that's probably drowning. Obviously, not every situation will allow for in-house promotions. However, you should think about the following ways that promoting from within will enrich your organizational culture.
  • Networking Emails Designed to Get Responses
    The art of networking is a skill professionals today need to embrace, but making the first move can be intimidating. Before you reach out to contact someone you’re hoping to network with, you'll want to carefully consider how to do it. Here are some networking email templates we’ve created to fit...
  • Marketable Skills Every Job Seeker Should Have
    Looking for a job is hard work — you have to condense your life’s worth on a piece of paper that the hiring manager may only spend a few minutes scanning (and that’s if you’re lucky). Regardless of which profession you’re trying to break into, however, highlighting these marketable skills that tr...
  • How to Build Community at Your Company
    It's no surprise that employers have a lot of benefits to gain from creating a sense of community in the workplace. Here are some tips for building community in your company and getting the most you can from the process.
  • How to Gracefully Get Out of Meetings
    Does your calendar make you cringe? Have your beach daydreams been replaced by fantasies of staying at your desk and getting stuff done? First, take heart in the fact that you're not alone. American workers participate in at least 36 million meetings each day (and some consider that estimate low)...
  • Curiosity is More Useful Than Passion
    In this modern age of infinite choice and information overload, we are encouraged to find our passion. Pursue our passion; do what we are passionate about; follow our passions and let the rest fall into place. In practice, this does not always work. What if you aren’t passionate about much of ...
  • 5 Things You Can Be Doing Right Now For Your Next Promotion
    “You deserve a raise.” “You deserve a promotion.” Hearing your boss say those magic words is different from repeating the phrase to yourself as you drive to work. Fortunately there are steps you can take right now to increase your chances. These are them.
  • 6 Hot Jobs Where Salaries Are Growing
    It's safest for those workers just starting out or those looking to switch careers to choose an industry that's poised to boom. Here are six areas of the workforce where professionals will be in hot demand in the next decade—meaning you can also expect salaries will grow in order to attract and r...
  • I Think I Might Be a Micromanager
    “So…I think I might be a micromanager. Hear me out. My team’s turnover rate is way north of average, and the ones that are still here won’t look me in the eye, much less hold a conversation with me. I can’t keep up with all the projects I have to juggle, so I eat dinner at my desk just to get thr...
  • 5 Good Habits You Should Take On at Work
    We all want to excel at our jobs, but our modern environment makes it difficult to form good work habits. With so much going on, workdays can feel like a mad dash from start to finish, leaving little room for self-reflection or time to contemplate what can be done differently to improve. With thi...