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The Future of Remote Work

The Future of Remote Work

For over a year now, many (non-essential) workers have been able to work from home, either full-time or part-time. Overall, these workers enjoy the benefits of working remotely and have proved to maintain their productivity when working from home. While at the start of the pandemic remote work may have looked like a temporary solution, after over a year many workers remain happy with their work-from-home status, and it looks like the trend…

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Importance of Resume Headlines

Importance of Resume Headlines

When applying for jobs, tailoring your resume is a must. You shouldn’t use the same resume for every role you are applying for, but instead do your homework ahead of time, research the company and the job, then format your resume to highlight key responsibilities and accomplishments that are relevant for that specific role. This is something most people are aware of and do already, but one other key factor when formatting your resume is…

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Three Tips for Your Next Interview

Three Tips for Your Next Interview

Have an upcoming job interview? While there are numerous articles about this topic, there is always more to learn. Interviewing can be stressful, and at a time when many companies are still doing remote interviews, it can be more challenging than ever. If you have an upcoming job interview and want to head into it as prepared as possible, follow the below tips with suggestions you may not have thought of before. Sell Yourself If you head into…

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Sensory Focused Tips for Remote Workers

Sensory Focused Tips for Remote Workers

It may sound strange, but engaging your senses can make you a more involved and proficient worker. For the many people currently working remotely, it can be harder to stay focused and connected, especially when your days involve a lot of Zoom meetings with your coworkers vs. in-person. One remedy for this? To engage your senses while you work. Your main senses: sight, sound, touch, taste, and smell have a profound impact on how you feel…

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The Best Career Focused YouTube Videos

Need a little work inspiration and motivation? If you’re feeling like Bill Murray in the movie “Groundhog Day” where work is becoming monotonous and everyday feels the same, it might be time to seek out inspiration to re-energize and reinvigorate. We’ve posted before about the best business podcasts to listen to, and in today’s blog we’ll share our picks for the best YouTube videos you can watch to inspire career growth,…

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Dealing with COVID-19 Burnout

Dealing with COVID-19 Burnout

It’s been almost a year since the world has been in and out of lockdowns due to COVID-19 and everyone has experienced stress, to one degree or another, due to the pandemic. For many, work has changed; either with a layoff related to the pandemic and having to find a new job, or a change of their physical space and are now working remotely from home. The distraction of family members while working remotely, as well as the constant need to…

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Improving Productivity at Work

Improving Productivity at Work

Everyone knows the phrase, “Work smarter, not harder”. Sure it sounds great in theory, but is that really possible and if so, how do you actually do that? It is in fact possible, and the key is shortcuts that allow you to be more productive and effective without extra effort. In today’s blog we’ll provide some ideas to take this phrase from a pipedream into reality. Eliminate Distractions Distractions, no matter how small, can reduce…

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Networking During a Pandemic (GEE)

Networking During a Pandemic (GEE)

Networking looks a lot different now than it did over a year ago and some of the tactics you previously used no longer are relevant. And yet, one of the most critical tools to help people further along their career is networking. So how can you effectively and safely do that in today’s environment? Below we’ll give you some suggestions… Moving from In-person to Digital While face-to-face networking is currently on hold, many are…

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Career Change Mistakes

Career Change Mistakes

Deciding to change careers can be both exciting and scary, however there are a few mistakes people make when considering a career change that doesn’t serve them in the long run. Here are a few common mistakes to avoid… Leaving Due to Your Manager If the sole reason for wanting a new role is because you are unhappy with your current manager or the work environment, it’s important to dig a bit deeper. There are no guarantees you’ll love…

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Moving on After a Career Setback

Moving on After a Career Setback

Moving on after a career setback or mistake is a necessary skill to learn in today’s workplace. The more quickly you can bounce back and figuratively get back on the saddle, the better. Below we outline a couple of skills and mentalities to adopt to help you through this process. Accept that mistakes happen, and take the good with the bad The first step to moving on is accepting the situation and forgiving yourself. Many people fall into the…

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