4 Things Recruiters Look for on Your Resume

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No matter how many times you are told to “keep your resume up to date,” let’s face it, you don’t. Very few people do. Who starts a new job and says “Yay, now I can add this to my resume for my next job?” Putting together a resume isn’t a fun task for most. Some… Read more »

How to Overcome Boredom at Work

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You are always excited when you start a new position. Everything is new and shiny, it is all a new experience. Until it’s not. A few months in and everything seems so monotonous. You say good morning to the same co-worker every day, pour coffee into the same mug, and settle in for another day… Read more »

How the “Shultz Hour” Can Help You

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There’s nothing worse than having a lot on your to do list and working with endless distractions- your colleagues keep stopping by to chat, you’re getting pinged with nonstop notifications, and your friends need to finalize those weekend plans. So, how do you tune the distractions out? Take Some Time By using the “Shultz hour!”… Read more »

How NOT to Answer the Interview Question: “What is Your Biggest Weakness?”

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We’ve all been there before. Your job interview is going well and then you reach the dreaded question: “What is your biggest weakness?” There are many ways to answer this question, but we’re going to give some you advice regarding how you should NOT answer it. The weakness question is a tricky one. Should you… Read more »

The Question Every Great Boss Asks

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We have often heard bosses should give praise and thanks to their employees for hard work and a job well done. They should give feedback and provide suggestions and support. Most, if not all bosses, know this. But, there is something just as impactful that a boss can do for his/her employees- ask for their… Read more »

How to Accomplish More in Less Time

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There are people in this world who have a knack for efficiency. They get things done, always checking one thing or another off their lists. They are busy, but they are accomplishing things. But, most of us face distractions or challenges though out our days. We get an email, or a phone call, and get… Read more »

How to Network If You Hate Networking

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The ability to network is necessary in today’s world, especially if you are in business. A deep network can help when looking for new employees, investment opportunities, or even a new position for yourself. But, striking up conversation with strangers isn’t very appealing to everyone. In fact, for some people, especially those that are shy… Read more »

How to Answer Negative Interview Questions

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We’ve all been there. You’re positive you are nailing your interview and then you get “What’s your biggest weakness?” Or, even better, “Why are you leaving your current job?” Negative interview questions can be confusing. Rather than make you nervous, they are used to reveal your interpersonal skills and self-awareness. Your potential new employer wants… Read more »

Innovative Job Interview Tips

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We’ve heard a lot of the common interview tips: practice before your interview, research the company, dress professionally, etc. But there are additional tips that may make you think. For example, try taking research one step further by reviewing the company’s social media accounts. Try and make references to this during your search, especially if… Read more »

Stop Rushing Through Your Work

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Do you often find yourself rushing? Are you impatient with others and move quickly from one thing to another? Speed can be important, but it can also often lead to stress. Mark Zuckerberg once said, “move fast and break things.” This can be a good reminder to keep things moving at a good pace, but… Read more »