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 »

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 Ruin an Interview Before Saying a Word

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You interviewed for a new job and just heard back that you did not get it. “What went wrong? What did I say?” The reason you did not get the job might not have anything to do with something you said. An interview begins the moment you walk in the room. Fast Company describes ways… Read more »

How Can a Temp Position Benefit Your Career?

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According to the American Staffing Association, U.S. staffing companies hire almost 16 million temporary employees each year. Although individuals seeking a permanent role might not be interested in temp work, there can be some benefits. Business 2 Community lists six reasons accepting a temp job might be a practical career move: 1. It can bridge… Read more »

Conduct an Effective Phone Interview

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In-person interviews can be a significant time commitment, and sometimes you know right off the bat if a candidate isn’t a good fit, but still have to go through the process. Phone interviews are a way to perform the initial screening in a low-pressure manner without meeting in person until you know the candidate is… Read more »

Overcome the Skills Gap and Find Qualified Employees

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Skills gap is a familiar phrase for hiring managers – it refers to the discrepancy between the skills possessed by candidates versus the skills actually required for the job. With technology advancing at such a rapid rate, it can be difficult for educators and workplace trainers to keep pace. This can result in young workers… Read more »