Archive | May, 2013

Are You Putting On The Pounds While On The Job?

Typically, a forty hour workweek filled with an incessant amount of sitting, staring at a computer screen and snacking is not considered the healthiest of lifestyles.  Creating a healthier way of living is not all that easy when there’s a limited amount of time in a set routine.  We have conditioned ourselves into believing that […]

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Does It Pay To Be Pretty?

Is it possible that an employer would be more generous in terms of salary with an attractive individual versus an unattractive one?  Is our society more superficial than we think?  Believe it or not, studies have shown that attractive people are usually hired quicker, offered promotions sooner and paid more than less attractive workers. You’re […]

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Memorial Day Weekend Means Summer Work Hours Have Arrived…Well, For Some

The beach is awaiting all those spirited employees racing out of their offices Friday afternoon for a much-anticipated long weekend full of rest and relaxation.  A three-day weekend is a treat for most– the long-awaited excursion has been marked on the calendar and planned for months!  There’s much anticipation surrounding this holiday for more than one […]

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TRC WISHES YOU A HAPPY AND SAFE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND!!!!

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Misinterpreted: Are Your Emails Sending The Wrong Message?

We all make the mistake of hitting “send” before proof-reading emails and we assume the recipients have a complete understanding of the tone and content of our emails.  A Study in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology reports that the tone in an email is misinterpreted 50 percent of the time; no one wants […]

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Don’t Make It So Complicated, Simply Lead

Leadership is one of the hardest roles to tackle, but if you’re truly destined to take on this prestigious endeavor consider a different approach and stop making it so complicated.  Often times, leadership is made out to be more difficult than it should be.  Chinese Philosopher, Lau Tzu, once said “When an effective leader is […]

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Whoa, Not So Fast College Grad; That Piece of Paper Doesn’t Necessarily Guarantee A Job Anymore.

From the time we start school parents have a vision of their children being successful not only academically, but assume these achievements will lead to a successful future filled with plenty of job opportunities to choose from.  Being “picky” in a jobless environment is not an option for many, especially college graduates who not only […]

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It’ll Cost You—Are People Scared to Negotiate Salary?

The Recession has created so much doubt and uncertainty for people that they no longer expect certain accolades, which were once offered in the past.  People fear requesting certain things like an increase in salary because they assume the next time they visit the mailroom they’ll have a pink slip awaiting them, and if that […]

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Overshadowed—Do Extroverts Receive More Recognition Than Introverts?

When a potential promotion is in the works, who do you think will be crowned with a new title and office; the introvert or extrovert? Typically, extroverts are perceived as individuals who are socially dominant and as a result, they can potentially gain leadership roles through this method.  It’s a very natural, as well as […]

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