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5 Tips on How-to Use Your Lunch Break to Benefit Your Career

The idea of having a 9-5 job is no longer very realistic. More and more people find themselves working through their lunch breaks at their desks because of their current workload. A survey conducted by Right Management suggest that only 1/3 of American workers actually go out for lunch. You may be helping your work […]

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How To Answer The Interview Question, “Why Here?”

One of the most obvious-seeming interview questions is also one that throws many candidates for a loop. But it’s crucial you have a great answer ready. The question is “Why do you want to work here?” Before you ever go into an interview, you need to have researched the company, department, and position well and […]

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How to Remain Productive During the Holidays

Whether you are attending multiple holiday parties this season or trying to complete this year’s shopping list, figuring out how to balance work and personal time with your family and friends can be difficult.  During the Holiday season, we are faced with countless distractions that result in decreased levels of productivity in the workplace. In […]

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Be Your Own Boss- How to Advance in Your Career

Are you at a standstill in your career and need a better sense of direction to meet your yearly objectives? In reality, you obtain a strong work ethic and convey confidence in your role but are just unable to take it to the next level. For some, it could be trying to strengthen the relationship […]

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Rate My Boss

Remember those websites you turned to back in college, to rate and/or read other students’ reviews of professors? These sites were quite helpful in helping you select classes, or simply know what to expect from the professor.  For example, a subject you wouldn’t normally consider can become your favorite, when its professor is gifted and […]

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Looking for a successful resource when hiring? Working with a temporary staffing agency might be the answer

The American Staffing Association defines a temporary staffing service as: “A service whose business consists primarily of recruiting and hiring its own employees and assigning them to other organizations to support or supplement their workforces, or to provide assistance in special work situations such as employee absences, skill shortages, and seasonal workloads, or to perform […]

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The Ultimate “Failure is Important” Story

You may have heard about software engineer Jan Acton in the news recently.  Facebook just purchased his start-up company WhatsApp – for 19 billion dollars.  With a 20% stake in the company, Acton will pocket around 3 billion dollars himself, making him, of course, a billionaire. But start-ups are purchased all the time, leaving their founders […]

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Recruiters, Don’t Leave Our Boomers Behind

Retirement is something everyone aspires to achieve at some point in their life.  Unfortunately today, retirement is like trying to achieve the impossible.  It’s a grim reality for a boomer to continue working because they can’t afford to not have a job.  For Boomers, getting their “hands dirty” and getting the job done no matter […]

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Is The Economy Holding You back Or Is There Another Reason You Can’t Land A Job?

The struggle of trying to find employment in today’s world can be an incredibly daunting task; let’s be honest, it’s easier said than done.  The search may seem relentless and frustrating, especially when you believe you’re meeting all the necessary requirements in order to get that job; but, are you really meeting all the necessary […]

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The Balancing Act Of A Working Mom

Whether it’s a 9:00 a.m. project deadline on Monday morning or a 4 a.m. wake-up call by a screaming baby, a working mom is the closest thing there is to wonder woman.  She makes juggling multiple tasks look like a walk in the park.  With all these demands and being pulled in multiple directions, how […]

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