3 Signs of Emotional Intelligence

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Psychology Today defines emotional intelligence as “is the ability to identify and manage your own emotions and the emotions of others.” The term was introduced in 1995 by psychologist and science journalist Daniel Goleman. The idea has led us to believe that this ability to understand and manage emotions greatly increases our chances of success. It… Read more »

How to Motivate Your Employees

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Most executives have some personality traits in common: strong leadership skills, comfortable with managing/supervising others, capable of good decision making, etc. But, there are key areas in where they might differ. There are leaders that are more passionate about their work, and therefore more inclined to make sure their teams are passionate. To some leaders,… Read more »

February Career Fair

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The Laurus Group will be hosting a Career Fair for our Professional division on February 7th. The event will be held in our new office and individuals are invited to drop by anytime between 9:00AM-5:00PM. Our Professional division is currently representing multiple openings in the Customer Service and Administrative fields. We are seeking individuals with… Read more »

Resume Buzzwords: What to Include and Exclude

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You can’t deny it, I can’t deny it- we are all guilty of it. We use buzzwords on a resume as if it is our job. The blame doesn’t lie on you. Many have been taught to write resumes using as many buzzwords as possible. Or, if you are a little rusty and head to… Read more »

How to Manage Your Email Over the Holidays

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Emails are the bane of every worker’s existence. It is the ultimate distraction. You choose to leave it open and get alerts all throughout the day. You choose to keep it closed and risk missing an important email. There’s never an ideal situation. I was trained well, and have a large number of folders that… Read more »

Gift Ideas for Your Office Holiday Party

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The holiday season is here! This is an exciting time full of peace, joy, and gifts. Many, many gifts. If you waited until the last minute, like most of us, you will probably be making a mad dash to the stores this week. And, if your office is anything like ours, you will have no… Read more »

How To De-Stress at Work

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Work is stressful. There are no ifs, ands, or buts. We are constantly moving from task to task at work, and are often operating under time constraints. So, it is no wonder we get stressed. But, how do we stay calm in the midst of obstacles and office stress? Some of us are better equipped… Read more »

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Career

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We’re getting to that time of year again. As December draws to a close, a new year begins. With each new year, come new year resolutions. Our resolutions tend to focus on our personal lives: go to the gym every day (this will be broken real fast), spend more time with family, read more, etc…. Read more »

Healthcare Industry: Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

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Job interviews in any industry are stressful. The stakes are high: a job is on the line. But, interviews can be especially challenging in the healthcare field. Employers want, no need, the best of the best, so they don’t go easy during interviews. Everyone, no matter the industry, will get the “what are you biggest strengths/weaknesses?” You’ll… Read more »

How Successful People Get More Done

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We all have that one person in our life. The one who is super productive. Someone who can accomplish more in three hours than the rest of us will get done all day. I’d venture a guess to say that super productive person you know, he/she is also very successful. That’s not a coincidence. Productivity… Read more »