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The #1 Soft Skill Employers are Looking for Right Now

The #1 Soft Skill Employers are Looking for Right Now According to Udemy’s 2020 Workplace Learning Trends Report, a growth mindset is the number one soft skill employers look for right now. As we all know, this year has brought on many unique and unexpected challenges in the workplace. Employees need to be growth-minded and adaptable in order to survive this tumultuous time in the [...]

October 23rd, 2020|

3 Reasons You Should Leave Your Resume to the Experts

3 Reasons You Should Leave Your Resume to the Experts Just like any other service, you are going to get better results and save time and headaches by hiring a professional. Sure, you could try to fix that plumbing issue on your own, or attempt a DIY a home remodel, but unless it’s your skillset, you may end up disappointed with the results and waste [...]

October 16th, 2020|

How to Explain Employment Gaps as a Result of COVID-19

How to Explain Employment Gaps as a Result of COVID-19 Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 many great employees have encountered loss of employment. Some people maintain a false line of thought that it looks bad to be let go of a job, and that no one would believe that an employer would let go of an outstanding employee. However, that’s simply not true. During the COVID-19 [...]

October 9th, 2020|

Job-hunting Amidst COVID-19

Job-hunting amidst COVID-19 can be a bit tricky, as we all adapt to our "new normal," way of doing things. Here are some practical tips to help you navigate this unique experience of job hunting during a pandemic. Polish Your Resume A polished resume with a stand-out format will be sure to grab attention and get you the interviews you deserve. It's more important now [...]

October 2nd, 2020|

What Does Your Resume Reflect About You?

What Does Your Resume Reflect About You? During a job search, first impressions are everything. Your resume is your first (and hopefully not only) chance to represent yourself to a potential employer. A well written resume should reflect your drive, your ambition, your experience, your accomplishments, your areas of expertise, your education, and your ambition. The last thing you want is your resume to be [...]

September 25th, 2020|

3 Ways to Foster Positivity in the Workplace

There is one thing that trainers can’t teach, managers can’t force, and only you can control—that’s your attitude! In the workplace, there are many circumstances and outcomes outside of your control. However, your reaction, and your ability to remain positive is one thing you have total control over. Here are 3 Ways to Foster Positivity in the Workplace: Speak kindly of others. We all know [...]

September 18th, 2020|

How to Stay Focused at Work When Life Gets in the Way

It’s been said that work and personal life shouldn’t mix, but that can feel nearly impossible during times of personal crisis. It can feel very difficult to stay focused on work when problems in your personal life keep popping into your head or affecting your emotions. However, you have to perform your job functions or face serious consequences. Learning to march forward even when stress [...]

September 11th, 2020|
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