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 »

What is Your “Stress Sweet Spot?”

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We define peak performers as individuals who operate under intense stress, people who can get the job done regardless of the difficulties. But in Friederike Fabritius and Hans W. Hagemann’s new book, “The Leading Brain,” the two men discuss why peak performance does not mean thriving in stressful situations. Optimal Stress Level Febritius and Hagemann… 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 »

No Degree Needed

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Studying at all hours, moving away from home, or spending at least $20,000/year on tuition may not be appealing to all. If college doesn’t seem like the right route for you, that doesn’t mean you need to give up on your dreams of a career in healthcare. This is an ever-expanding industry that has many… Read more »

How Professionals Are Switching Jobs More Often

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The job search process has changed in the digital age for candidates, recruiters, and companies. A new LinkedIn report, Inside the Minds of Today’s Candidate, questioned over 10,000 professionals about their job-seeking habits. The report breaks down what job seekers can do to accelerate their job switch and how companies can target/retain top talent. No… 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 »

Why Companies Don’t Call Back After Interviews

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You have an interview and the company tells you that they have other candidates to meet with, but will be making a decision soon. Days go by, and then weeks, and still no news. You check your voicemail daily, and your email by the minute. But, nothing comes. Why? There are a few reasons companies… Read more »

Why Your Resume Didn’t Get You an Interview

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You might think you have the perfect resume. It might have a great design and amazing content. But, you still didn’t hear back about scheduling an interview… why? Maybe you had one or more of these mistakes in your resume. It wasn’t ATS Friendly. Certain formats can lead to your resume being misread by Applicant… Read more »

The Top Tool to Help You Reach Your Goals

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According to Dan Ariely, Ph.D, a calendar is the best tool to help you reach your goals. To make good on your goals, you need to spend your time wisely. The calendar, no matter what form it takes, is there to help you manage your time. By using a calendar, you make a decision to… Read more »