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Don’t Overlook These 5 Professional Growth Opportunities

Today’s workplace is ever evolving, and though most companies usually offer training to help you expand your skills and stay relevant in your industry, there may be professional growth opportunities you’re overlooking at your current employer. Here are just a few areas of professional development you can start taking advantage of today.
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4 Steps to Achieving Work-Life Balance

Work-life balance sounds good in theory, but it can be so difficult to achieve. It's something I’ve strived to achieve for most of my career. I had the pleasure of speaking on this topic back in June at Engage, a staffing and recruiting conference. Here's part of what I shared at the conference!
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Is Workplace Culture as Important as They Say? [Infographic]

What does workplace culture really mean? Why is it important? How can employers build a better culture? Discover the answers to these questions and more in this infographic!
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Join the Conversation! I Learn Best When…

Most workplaces offer some form of employee training. Training formats can range from getting hands-on experience to reading user manuals to watching online videos. It’s so important to take different learning styles into consideration when developing a training program.
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What You Can and Can’t Control in Your Job Search

You can’t control everything in your job search. Try as you might, there will always be other forces influencing whether or not you get the role. In an effort to help, we’ve broken down those things you can’t control and how to respond so you don’t get discouraged in your search.
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5 Training Tips from Companies with Awesome Employee Development Programs

Employee training programs are an important part of both individual and organizational development. When you invest in staff, you’re also making a huge investment in your business. If you’re looking to give your training programs a boost, take a cue from these companies with great training programs.
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The #1 Employee Training Mistake Businesses Make – And How to Avoid It

One of the biggest mistakes businesses can make when developing a training program is waiting for perfection. Perfection has no business in, well, business, and in many instances, it can actually get in the way of business productivity. Learn more and read our top 7 employee training tips!
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Join the Conversation! What Is One Thing Job Seekers Can Do to Find a Job or Build a Professional Network on Social Media?

It’s time to get social! Almost all of us on are on social media on a regular basis. Why not use it to land your next job? There are a number of things you can be doing to build a network and get job leads. I recently asked my team to share their social media expertise. Check out their advice, and then join the conversation on our Facebook page with your top tips!
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What to Say to Your CEO: 7 Tips to Come Off Like a Normal Human Being

There comes a time in every employee’s life when he or she will come face-to-face with the CEO — and we’re talking alone. If you find yourself in this situation, there are ways to keep from going silent. Here are often a good place to start!
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How to Use Social Media to Land Your Next Job

If you plan on going social with your job search, you must position yourself to not only stand out but make an impression that really counts. And here are the best ways to start!
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8 Tips for Recruiting on Social Media [Infographic]

There are so many ways to use social media to attract new talent. To effectively build, grow, and nurture your network, consider these 8 tips.
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Join the Conversation! How Can Employers Help New Employees Feel Welcome?

Starting a new job is stressful. It’s almost like being the new kid in school! It’s also an exciting time for both the employee and the employer, and so it should be a positive experience. A warm welcome can boost job satisfaction, productivity, and retention – a win-win! I recently asked my team to share their strategies for welcoming new employees.
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9 Things Successful People Do on Their Lunch Breaks

In our always-on-at-all-costs corporate culture, we often find it difficult to justify taking a few minutes of time for ourselves, let alone a whole lunch hour during the day. But this style of working isn’t just hard to maintain; it can actually be a detriment to our careers. Taking periodic breaks helps maximize productivity and is critical to your mental, physical, and emotional health.
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You Don’t Have to Be Friends with Coworkers — But It Does Make Work More Fun

Creating relationships at work is important. It helps develop your career, build trust, and work more effectively. And, it’s a heck of a lot more fun! Building relationships in the workplace is often easier said than done. There are a number of ways to build strong, worthwhile relationships with the people you work with, and here are six!
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Onboarding Done Right: 6 Ways to Ensure Temporary Employees Succeed

Some of the toughest decisions are people decisions - made even tougher by the costs associated with a bad hire. But some of these aren't actually “bad hires” - rather it’s due to the onboarding process, or lack thereof. There’s an art to the process, and the following steps can help!
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8 Tips for Starting a New Job and Getting a Strong Start

Getting the job is just the beginning of your journey. You’ve now got to set yourself up for success, and your first few months in this new role will often be the litmus test. How do you ensure a successful start from day one? Find out!
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Join the Conversation! What Is the Most Important Thing you Look for When Reviewing a Resume?

Resumes come in all shapes and sizes. What makes a resume stand out from the rest in the stack? Well, I recently reached out to our team to ask this very question, and their responses are sure to help employers and job seekers alike!
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8 Secrets to an Attention-Grabbing, Job-Landing Resume

Six seconds. That’s not a lot of time to catch a reader’s attention, but that’s all you’ve got when it comes to a recruiter reviewing a resume. I thought it was time to share what really can make a resume stand out.  Here are the eight secrets to writing an attention-grabbing, job-landing resume!
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Must-Reads: 11 Books to Motivate and Inspire Yourself — and Your Team

Whether you’re looking for new ways to think about business, insights into better managing your career, or inspirational stories that change the way you look at life, our staff has shared some of their favorite motivational, leadership, and business books to put on your reading list. Here are some of our recommended reads!
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Slow and Steady May Win the Race, But What’s It Doing to Your Hiring Process?

“Oh, we know what we’re looking for.” I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard that phrase. Sure, you have an idea of who you want to hire, but this isn’t always the best way to approach the hiring process. Here are nine best practices to improve and expedite your hiring process.
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