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How to Ace a Virtual Career Fair

How to Ace a Virtual Career Fair

In our current world, Virtual Career Fairs are becoming more commonplace. With every attendee being there for the same reason, it is hard to feel adequately prepared enough to stand out above the rest. If you’ll be attending a virtual career fair soon, here are some ways you can prepare in order to appropriately scope out potential employers while successfully sparking their interest in you. Do Your Homework Before registering for a career…

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Short-Term Goals for the Remainder of 2020

Short-Term Goals for the Remainder of 2020

We are nearing the final quarter of 2020 and the year so far has been unexpected (to say the least) and has forced many to re-evaluate what is truly important to them. The resolutions you made on January 1st are likely a distant memory, and you may feel a bit lost and unsure about next steps. In a recent blog we talked about not losing sight of your long-term goals but what about your immediate goals? Ones you can easily achieve before 2020…

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The Importance of Creating Rituals

The Importance of Creating Rituals

If the current world situations have you feeling extra anxious, now is a great time to consider creating new rituals. Having some meaningful habits in your life gives you a sense of belonging, purpose, and order. During these last several months many have stopped their previous public rituals such as meeting a friend for brunch, or grabbing a coffee each day on the way to work. It’s important to replace these lost rituals with new ones.…

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Staying Focused While Searching for a New Career

Staying Focused While Searching for a New Career

With around 57.4 million Americans filling for unemployment since mid-March, it is safe to say that a lot of people are on the job hunt. If you find yourself in this category and feel like you are losing hope while searching for your next role, we have some helpful suggestions to keep you focused.  Don’t Run Away from Your Emotions For most, a job is more then a paycheck. It’s a large part of how we identify ourselves and when we lose…

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Writing Your Resume for the First Time

Writing Your Resume for the First Time

If you are a recent college or high school graduate – first off, congrats! While the excitement of graduating is fresh on your mind, the next step of beginning your career search post school may feel daunting. You may especially feel confused and a little unsure as to what to list on your resume if you don’t have much experience to speak of. In today’s blog we’ll provide some tips on what to have on your resume when you don’t have…

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Updating Your Resume If You've Been Laid off Due to COVID-19

Updating Your Resume If You've Been Laid off Due to COVID-19

With the unemployment rate for July at 10.2%, a significant number of American’s jobs have been impacted from COVID-19. Many who had employment at the beginning of the year have since been furloughed or laid off entirely. For those that lost their job due to the pandemic, and are currently looking for a new role, there are some helpful suggestions on how to best update your resume to reflect the COVID-19 related layoff. Step One The first…

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How Companies Can Attract Millennials

How Companies Can Attract Millennials

With almost half of today’s working generation considered to be a Millennial (anyone born between 1981 and 1996), companies need to be strategic in recruiting this generation’s top talent. To do this, companies need to understand what is important to them and what they value most in their work situations. Having a good work-life balance is one of the top factors. A survey on FlexJobs found that “78% of millennials say they would be…

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What To Say To Inspire and Motivate Your Team

Business leaders right now not only have the challenge of encouraging their (possibly remote) teams to continue to hit their targets and goals, but they also need to provide comfort during these uncertain times. If your employees are tired, have lost their focus, and just seem to need a morale boost, one great way to help encourage them is through your words. As you will learn below, it’s essential to express your appreciation for your…

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Dealing with Work Interruptions

Dealing with Work Interruptions

Whether working from home or in the office, work interruptions are inevitable. While sometimes they can be a welcome distraction, such as a quick conversation with a co-worker about an enjoyable subject, there are other times when you are deep in concentration and a distraction steers you off course. Distractions come in many forms: a text message alert on your phone, scrolling through social media mindlessly or just having someone talk you…

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