How to Eliminate Holiday Stress in the Workplace

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Stress can rear its ugly head at any time, but during the holidays it tends to storm in and put a damper on your festivities. The most wonderful time of the year … says who?! Year-end deadlines loom closer and closer, the days are getting shorter and shorter (can you say “seasonal affective disorder?”), you’re… Read more »

Tips on How to Adapt to a New Job

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Starting a new job is cause for celebration, but at the same time, stressful and downright intimidating. This mixed bag of emotions is baffling, scary – and also awesome and totally normal. Still, it helps to have some tips to lower the pressure. The ability to adapt to a new work environment and culture allows… Read more »

5 Questions to Ask Yourself to Determine if a Remote Position is Right for You

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Do you dream about working remotely – or, are you not so sure it’s right for you? Yes, remote work has its perks. Who doesn’t like to hang out in yoga pants 24/7? But … you may miss the daily interaction with colleagues, the grousing in the break room over lunch, and maybe even the… Read more »

The Best Time Management Strategies When Starting a New Job

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Time is an irreplaceable asset. Once you lose it, you can never get it back again. During your first days at a new job, one of the best ways to get started on the right foot is to brush up on your time management skills. Time management is a process. It involves planning, prioritizing, and… Read more »

3 Ways to Learn About a Company’s Culture Before Accepting a Job Offer

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A lot of words and phrases tend to get tossed around when it comes to defining company culture. Shared values and goals. The environment. The ethos. The characteristics and personality of the place … And they’re all accurate. But what it all comes down to as you decide if an organization is the right place… Read more »

How to Dress to Impress for Your Next Interview

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The outfit you choose for your interview is like the bow on top of a carefully selected gift: It pulls it all together into the perfect package as you meet an employer or hiring manager. So, just like all the other effort you’ve put into your job search, it’s important to get it right. Keep… Read more »

Tips on Working with a Recruiter

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When you first make contact with a candidate, remember: when it comes to working with a recruiter, this may be their first rodeo. Follow the time-tested adage and assume nothing. The experience may not come naturally to them; they may have no idea what questions to ask or what expectations to have. Do your candidate… Read more »

6 Ways to Separate Yourself from Other Job Candidates

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When you interview for a job, you may be asked the question “What sets you apart from all our other candidates?” Or not. Either way, you need to be prepared to answer it. In fact, this is what your entire hiring process boils down to. How can you distinguish yourself from the competition and leave… Read more »

Why You Should Clean Up Your Social Media Before Job Hunting

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Whether it’s life in general or your job search specifically, it’s critically important to make smart social media choices. Laugh all you want about all that insane number of Jell-O shots you downed on your last vacation, but seriously. Think twice, or three times or 73 times, before blasting photos of them into the ether… Read more »

Feeling Uninspired? Here’s How to Feel Excited About Your Job Again

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It can be tough working as a recruiter in today’s environment. The challenges are significant, with many employers desperate for new hires and candidates on the opposite side of the equation: picking and choosing down to minute details where they want their next job to be. And you’re right in the middle of it all…. Read more »