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 »

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 »

Challenges for Employee Engagement & Company Culture

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Employee engagement is just as important as other tools used for reaching an organization’s goals. But, how do we develop employee engagement? How do we evaluate actions we take to accomplish a goal and relate them to employee engagement? We need to translate goals into actions by breaking them into steps. Then, we make sure… 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 »

7 Phrases to Stop Using at Work

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There are words many of us use that make us seem less confident or competent. We’re all guilty of using words such as “um,” or “uh,” or “like.” But, as we start to notice it in others, we tend to try to stop using those words ourselves. For example, I witnessed a presentation and began… 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 »