archives Author: Kristen Wakulchuk

If You Are Seeing this Article, It’s a Sign to Get a New Job

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Thinking about a new job? Well, you clicked on this headline, didn’t you? Obviously, you’ve started to consider a career change.  Don’t feel bad about wanting to drop your current employer. There are plenty of reasons to desire a career shift. Changes in your personal life, a craving for a new challenge, or new dynamics in the overall job market can all encourage a roving […]

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Searching for a Candidate Doesn’t Have to be Like Online Dating

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With sites like Indeed and Glassdoor, the job-search process has largely gone online. This has its benefits, but it also comes with a downside. This digitizing makes the recruiting process resemble that other desperate internet-based human-matching activity: online dating.  The parallels are hard to miss. As an employer, you’re looking for someone who has the traits you desire. You might be looking […]

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Ace Your Interview: Here is an Introverts Guide to Small Talk

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For an introvert, job interviews become a special kind of torture. You spend your entire social life avoiding chatty situations. Now, your career prospects depend on your ability to make small talk.  We know the feeling. You’d rather be watching TV, or reading a book, or playing a video game. You get nervous when it’s your turn to order at a restaurant. You’d rather wait […]

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Am I the Toxic Person at Work?

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Everyone wants to see themselves as the office hero. You’re fighting the good fight. You’re setting the standard for performance. To everyone around you, you represent the shining beacon of corporate excellence.  That’s the version you have running in your head. But what if that’s not what everyone else sees? What if your coworkers see all those fights as petty and experience your […]

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