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When Word of Mouth Job Referrals Just Aren’t Enough

Are you accustomed to doing things old school? When it comes to looking for a new job, has it been easier for you to just spread the word to local buddies and hope for the best than to put together an official job search plan of attack? For many of us, both in our personal lives and professionally, we rely on friends, neighbors and even [...]

July 13th, 2018|

Where to Draw the Line Between Coworkers and Pals

Do you work in a tight knit office? Perhaps your coworkers are more like family than distant cubicle neighbors? For those that go to work each day and step into a cold environment where coworkers are but strangers, such a warm scenario is hard to imagine. You must be grateful to work for a company that values relationships and encourages employees to get to know [...]

July 6th, 2018|

Why Squeezing in a Summer Vacation Will Bolster Your Career

Have you ever heard that you should step away from your desk at regular intervals to give yourself a break? Stretch your legs, grab a snack, catch up with a coworker, or whatever it is that most appeals to your short break time. Taking those moments away from whatever project you are working on helps your body to reset on many different levels and jump [...]

June 29th, 2018|

Being Forced to Lay Off Your Employees? Let Us Help Ease Your Pain

There are many facets to management that have their perks. Generally you find yourself with a nicer paycheck and maybe a company car or a bonus vacation to offer your family. There are days when your job and your authority are a welcome friend. However, there are also those terrible days when your position as manager means delivering bad news to hardworking people. Those days [...]

June 22nd, 2018|

How to Represent Your Volunteer Work on Your Resume

How can you take captive the few seconds that you have to sway a potential hiring manager? We all know that he or she will only briefly comb over your resume before moving along to the next one, so you have to make sure that you have done everything you can to make yours stand out. From career highlights and accolades to the most relevant [...]

June 15th, 2018|

Approaching Social Media with a Professional Caution

How much is too much? Isn’t that a question we often ask ourselves? Both personally and professionally, we are constantly placed in situations where we are left to make a decision on where to draw the line. Sometimes the decision made brings only minimal impact to our lives, whereas other times the impact can be significant. Maybe it’s time for dessert and you’re debating on [...]

June 8th, 2018|

How to Deal With a Difficult Boss

Do you have a boss who is hard to deal with? Perhaps there are days when you ignore that elephant in the room and pretend that your job is great despite the tension, and then other days when you are two seconds away from packing your things and leaving for good. Poor management choices can lead to disgruntled employees, and it’s easy to join the [...]

June 1st, 2018|

Jumping From Student to Professional? Let’s Get You Ready

Believe it or not, your education may be finally drawing to a close. It seems as though you’ve spent forever sitting through lectures and writing papers, but the day has finally come to leave your student role behind and step into the career world as a professional. The problem, however, may lie in the fact that you don’t feel like much of a professional yet. [...]

May 25th, 2018|