Career Advice and Training

4 Soft Skills to Thrive in Any Work Environment

As companies seek to add more value to their operations, soft skills are becoming increasingly more crucial in the workplace. Having creative and critical thinking-employees is vital for support in introducing new concepts, services and goods. Employers prefer to hire people willing to work to the best of their abilities....
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3 Compensation Package Questions You Need to Ask

To some, the most important element in a job is how much money they make. Others are more interested in what they get in addition to the money, such as good benefits, training and opportunities to learn new skills. The truth is that both salary and perks matter when evaluating a job offer or potential career move. What is...
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Two Career Check-in Questions You Need To Ask Yourself in a Post-pandemic World

The pandemic has altered the workplace. According to the Prudential Financial’s Pulse of the American Worker survey, one in four workers is considering quitting their job once the pandemic subsides. Of those, 72% say the pandemic caused them to rethink their skill sets. Now is a great time to reevaluate your career goals...
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Long-Lasting Ways to Improve Employee Well-Being in the Workplace

What is employee well-being and why does it matter? The mental and physical health and wellness of employees is crucial for a thriving business. But many organizations fail to prioritize their employees' well-being due to the common misconception that it's too challenging to implement. This couldn’t be further from the...
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The Value of Virtual Employee Recognition (and 4 Ideas To Get Started)

As many companies are continuing to utilize remote work, now, more than ever, teams can be comprised of employees that live in different states, countries or continents. But whether face-to-face or behind a screen, employee recognition is key in order to create a strong, productive environment. Doing so boosts morale,...
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4 Tips for Acing the Second Job Interview

You did it! You aced the first interview in the hiring process. Now that you know more about the company and what they do, it is time for round two. The first interview likely gave you a general introduction to the company and the role; it also served as a brief opportunity for the company to get to know you better....
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5 Ways Informational Interviews are Key to Your Job Search Strategy

As the job market tightens, skilled candidates are once again in high demand — and back in the decision-making seat. Use this as an opportunity to find the best job match for you. A resourceful way to do this? Informational interviews. A riff on the traditional job interview, these meetings put you in the interrogator...
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What Recruiters are Looking for in 2021

You did it – you made it through one of the most challenging and unique years in recent history. Now what? Economists are anticipating strong GDP growth in 2021 as the global economy stabilizes and continues to recover from the pandemic. But while hopes for a more normal workforce remains on the horizon, the impacts...
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Your Guide to Successful Video Job Interviews

Job interview prep looks slightly different over the last several months. Video job interviews are increasingly becoming the norm, requiring candidates to add computer placement, internet connection and learning new body language cues to their list of to-dos. We've rounded up some of our key tips to helping you ace your...
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5 Ways to Develop Your Ability to Adapt – and How to Interview for It

There's no question which trait is most in-demand by employers in wake of COVID-19: adaptability. As companies and, more specifically, professionals, have had to make adjustments to where and how they work, this characteristic has been essential to continuing to do what we do. Do you find it challenging to acclimate to...
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