Tempted to Lie on Your Resume? Here Are Some Better Options

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In a recent article, it was reported that 1 in 3 job applicants lie on their resume. Are you one of them? Speaking as a manager, discovering false information on a resume is sufficient reason to reject a candidate outright. Before you include false information on your resume, consider the following: Employers know that life… Read more »

Is Your Body Language Speaking Louder Than Your Words?

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We tend to focus on words in job interviews and important professional meetings. Body language and nonverbal communication, however, play an essential part in our ability to achieve our goals. For maximum positive impact in these high-stakes business situations, it’s important to master these 4 areas: 1) Personal appearance. While it’s not necessary to dress… Read more »

Taking Your Life Back From Workplace Stress

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Workplace stress seems as universal as the law of gravity; it affects everyone, and there’s no getting away from it. We’re happy to say this isn’t entirely true. While there is no way to guarantee a future full of stress-free work days, here are three simple steps that you can take to make sure your… Read more »

Leading by Example

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In a management role leading by example is one of the most important qualities to practice. The saying “Practice what you Preach” comes into full effect. As managers we want to set obtainable goals for our employee’s and prove to be great leaders. I have found the following managerial traits are great examples to be… Read more »

Take your Professional Success to the Next Level With Strong “People Skills”

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It takes more than a great resumé to get your dream job. To be a successful candidate and team member, you have to be able to connect productively with the people you encounter on the job. This takes “people skills:” the ability to create and sustain effective relationships at work. Here are a couple of… Read more »

4 Tips For Feeling More Engaged At Work

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It’s easy to complain about work. It may be too tedious or too stressful, you may work with challenging people, or you may not get the recognition you deserve. Finding a way to engage with the tasks and responsibilities of your job will help you enjoy yourself more at work–and make your performance perk up… Read more »

Make Your Organization A Magnet for Top Talent

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IT continues to be one of the hottest areas of economic growth in the country, with CareerCast‘s annual survey identifying “data scientist” as the best job to have in 2016.  Organizations are competing with each other to hire the brightest and best professionals in the tech world. How can you position your company to attract… Read more »

Long Beach Grand Prix Weekend

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Another glorious weekend out here in SoCal.   We are very lucky to work with really cool high-tech companies and are honored to call Honda Racing as a partner for the past decade. Honda Performance Development supports both IMSA and Indycar with the best engines in the sport.   Our staff was out in action this week at… Read more »

Three Simple Job Search Tips to Put Into Practice

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If only job hunting could still be as simple as seeing a job posting in the classifieds, applying for the position, and starting your new employment endeavor. Job search today is more sophisticated , trickier, and highly competitive. You have to be imaginative, savvy and smart to be successful. Just responding to advertisements in the… Read more »