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 »

Laurus Job Fair

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You’re Invited! The Laurus Group will be hosting a Job Fair on September 15, 2017 from 9:00AM- 4:00PM. Professionals with experience in data entry, customer service, human resources, administrative assistance, and sales are encouraged to attend! Laurus is representing multiple positions within these fields. To RSVP, or if you have any questions, please email kchapman@laurus.com… Read more »

Emojis Are Killing Your Credibility

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When it comes to work emails, there are two types of people: those who overanalyze how their email will be interpreted, and those who hit send without a second thought. For the first group, this article is for you. We are the people that worry if we should start with “hi” or “hello.” The ones… 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 »

How to Stay Happy at Your Job

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Starting a new job is an exciting adventure! Everything is new and seems too good to be true. Then, a few months pass and maybe everything really is that great! Or maybe it was too good to be true and you are struggling to remember a time when you were happy. Either way, the goal… Read more »

Habits of High-Performing Employees

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Organizations want hard working employees. They want employees that are engaged and have good results. Companies care about employee performance. More specifically, they want to see high-performance from their employees. Whether you are working individually or within a team, management wants to see high levels of performance and engagement. But, how can you identify a… 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 »