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“Walk a mile in my shoes … “ If you know anything about vintage music, you’ll recognize this line from a song by Joe South, which was covered a number of times by Elvis Presley’s likes. Moving beyond musical history, it’s a great mantra for many aspects of life and relationship building – including successful… Read more »

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Even though many traditional means of connecting with your fellow professionals – like having lunch, attending a big conference, or meeting for Happy Hour – have been rendered impossible by ongoing pandemic restrictions, you can still network effectively as you continue to grow your career. It’s all about relationship building – and this doesn’t have… Read more »

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“You can’t take it with you … “ Or can you? When it comes to transferable job skills, the answer is a hard “yes.” Strengths that are valuable in many different jobs and career paths are a huge selling point as you vie for your next position. They may be hard skills, like proficiency on… Read more »

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Has your home become your workplace since the onset of the global pandemic? And who would have thought this scenario would still be in place after more than ten months? Keeping work separate from personal life has always been a challenge for many people, but this takes it to a whole new level. The perks… Read more »

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A resume and cover letter are good – often even great – introductions to job candidates. But that’s all they are. To get to know a person before moving them to your shortlist of potential hires, you need an interview process, of course. As you meet with and otherwise assess applicants, here are three tools… Read more »

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Who doesn’t like to see themselves as constantly, happily, productively busy? Maybe at first glance. But when you hop off that hamster wheel for a few seconds and take a breath, it probably dawns on you that, no, you don’t want to be running 24/7 or even 12/7 or 10/7. But, how do you manage… Read more »

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Even before COVID-19, 4.7 million Americans were working from home. And after coronavirus was declared a pandemic, 88 percent of organizations worldwide made it mandatory or encouraged remote working.  When you’re recruiting for remote workers, the end goals are the same: to hire the best, most qualified person for the job and to make a spot-on… Read more »

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Besides the quickest way to change your outfit from the waist up for your next Zoom meeting, what lessons have you learned in 2020 to build your career in the New Year? Your first reaction to this question might be, “Say what, now?” Is there anything from 2020 that you want to keep? But when… Read more »

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There are good recruiters – and there are great ones. Where do you stand? If the first category suits you, then okay. You can stop reading now. But if you want to stand out and be known for finding and landing the best talent, doesn’t it follow that you should be among the best yourself?… Read more »

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Did you know the first week in December is National Handwashing Awareness Week? And, with COVID cases spiking around the country, keeping our hands clean is one of the best lines of defense. So, get your workplace involved and have everyone brush up on their handwashing knowledge. Why Handwashing Works When you wash your hands,… Read more »