The Benefits of Showing Gratitude in the Workplace

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Thanksgiving is right around the corner. This time of year, we tend to think a little bit more about what we’re grateful for – beyond that extra helping of turkey, stuffing, football and pumpkin pie. But the power of gratitude runs much deeper than that. If you show your thankfulness to someone, it makes them… 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 »

Why a Goal-Oriented Mindset Will Help Every Recruiter

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“The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score.” If you’re not familiar with the late American historian and novelist Bill Copeland, reading words like these will help you understand why he was an award-winner and a trailblazer in his time…. Read more »

Why Passion and Drive Will Take Your Career to the Next Level

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Passion is defined as “a strong and barely controllable emotion” or “an intense, driving or overmastering feeling or conviction.” Drive – and yes, the word “drive” is contained in the definition of passion – can be “a sustained offensive” (as in football, when a successful drive ends in a winning touchdown) or “an impelling, culturally… Read more »

10 Easy Ways to Remain Positive at Work

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Even when you love your job, there will be hard days. The key is finding ways to remain positive when it feels like everything is going wrong, or maybe just on a day when you wake up on the wrong side of the bed. Try these ten easy ways to make your days more positive at work.    1. … Read more »