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How To Be Impressive at Your Next Job Interview

Practice Practice makes perfect! Plus, it will help ease your mind of the anxieties that come with being put in the “hot seat.” You can practice with friends and family, or even use them to find friends from other companies that are willing to run a practice interview with you. The more you practice, the […]

Is a Job Reference Really Important?

Job references matter. The company wants to know your past work performance. They want to know your work habits from your past employers. Job references should be listed on your resume no matter what. Why? Here are the things you need to know from the hiring manager’s standpoint.   The Real You Everyone of us […]

Employee Rights in the Workplace

It is important that employees understand their rights in the workplace, not only in terms of their specific employers, but also in a fundamental legal sense. Far too often companies fail to meet basic requirements, and employees should be prepared to recognize failure to meet their rights in order to correct the wrongs.   A […]

Work Your Way Up: Career Advancement

Are you trying to work your way up in a company? Are you planning for your next job? In order to move your way up, there are things you need to consider, even on your first day of the job. Are you ready to move up? I have a list of top 10 soft skills […]

How to Create a Killer HR Department

Nearly every large-scale company in the country has a human resources department. However, unlike other departments, the role of human resources can vary widely from one company to the next. As such, upper-level management has the responsibility to consider and strategically determine the credo that guides the actions of the Human Resources department.   If […]

Top 7 Tips for Being More Productive at Work

We’ve all been there before: sitting at your desk, staring at the bright screen in front of you, and struggling to find the determination and the motivation to produce just one coherent thought. Other days you may be getting things done from the moment you get to work only to hit a wall in the […]

Social Media in the Workplace

The onset of social media in the past decade has brought with it a lot of change. From the way people interact and keep in touch with each other to the way companies market their products and services, social media has significantly altered, without hyperbole, the way the world works. The workplace is not exempt […]

What’s in a Name?

A Job Title Should Reflect the Work Some job titles are so obscure no one ever truly understands what they mean, why a certain position is named one way, or who has a higher position over whom. That is why job titles are so important in a workplace; they aren’t just a title, they’re a […]

Are You a Professional? Are You Sure You’re Showing it?

Basic workplace etiquette can make or break whether you get that promotion. When you behave incorrectly at your place of work you are risking the possibility that co-workers will find you unprofessional or even unreliable. Learn what your business’s etiquette standards are, and stick to them. A few of the basic characteristics of workplace etiquette […]

Ban the Box

In 1998, the state of Hawaii began what would become a civil rights campaign that is now known as Ban the Box. The campaign fights for those with criminal records or histories to gain fair employment as part of their return to the job market. Many people who were previously incarcerated for a crime are […]