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 »

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 »

Hunting the Unicorn of Work-Life Balance

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As professional demands compete with the legitimate need for relationships, activities and rest outside of working hours, work-life balance seems impossible.  You want to perform at your professional best, but you see how stress is limiting your productivity and putting a strain on your personal life.  How can you manage to excel in your professional… 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 »

What Is A Personal Brand And Why Do You Need One?

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In today’s competitive job market, you need to think of yourself as a brand. Personal branding is the practice of people marketing oneself and their careers as brands. Personal Branding is about identifying and then communicating what makes you unique and relevant and differentiated for your target audience, so that you can reach your career and/or business… Read more »

Three Tips on How to Avoid a Post-Vacation Slump

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Summer is the time of year for vacations, barbecues, lazy days in the sun, and friendly gatherings.When you are fortunate enough to take time off from your current job, or if putting a temporary halt to your active jobs search, you want to come back to real life from vacation without losing your motivation and… Read more »