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Break Your Couch Potato Syndrome With These Tips

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The modern world encourages a sedentary lifestyle. You go from sitting at work to sitting at home, from facing a computer to watching TV and scrolling through your phone. As a result, it’s easy to get trapped in Coach Potato Syndrome.  All things considered, this might seem like a relatively minor concern. But it can have surprisingly big consequences. Not enough […]

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Student Job Search Tips through the Pandemic

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Balancing work and school is a difficult task, even under the best conditions. And the last year or so has been far from the best of conditions.  The COVID outbreak has severely altered the job market. Now it’s almost time to find that summer job you’ve been counting on. How can you land the perfect position despite the pandemic?  […]

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3 Ways to Know if You Are Actually Listening to Your Employees

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Of course, you think you’re listening to your employees. After all, you stand there nodding while they talk. But are you actually listening? There are ways to know for sure.  It’s an important question. Not listening can alienate a large portion of your staff. One study showed that nearly two-thirds of workers (64%) consider it a major problem when their supervisors […]

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How to Test Your Candidates Critical Thinking Abilities

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Outside of unbearably dangerous jobs and some science-fiction scenarios, you don’t want your company staffed completely by robots. You want a team of breathing, feeling humans…people ready to use their experience and innovation to solve your stickiest business problems.  In other words, algorithms will only get you so far. You also need original, outside-the-box solutions as well. That means […]

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Do You Offer Your Employees Continuing Education?

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We know how it goes. The daily grind takes up everyone’s time. You’re just trying to make deadlines and maximize output. You don’t have time to offer your employees a continuing education program.  Don’t get short-sighted, though. Yes, continuing education represents an investment. But, like any investment, it can pay off handsomely.  No wonder most companies provide some kind of onsite professional […]

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Should I Get a Master’s Degree?

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A Master’s degree can accelerate your career, opening new doors and supercharging your earnings power. Or it can end up an expensive waste of time, a line-item on your resume that never impacts your job prospects. The key is knowing the difference ahead of time, understanding when you should get a Master’s degree and when you should pursue […]

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The Importance of Mentoring in New Employee Onboarding

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New jobs can be intimidating. And, let’s face it, so can new bosses. A training program conducted solely by authority figures can set an unnecessarily formal tone. A mentoring program for new employees as part of the onboarding process can relieve this stress and lead to other far-reaching benefits.  Introducing your fresh hires to their peers during the onboarding process can get rid of some of […]

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Do You Know Your Market Value When Job Searching?

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Job searches aren’t just about finding a job. They are also about finding the right job for you. That process involves discovering a position that fits your skills and background, as well as landing a spot at a first-rate organization.   And let’s face it: the process is also about getting paid. To do this, you need to know what you can demand for your particular skill set. […]

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