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Avoiding Micromanagement In Your Office

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Have you ever heard a worker say, “I love my boss! My supervisor is a total micromanager.” Probably not. Not only do employees detest micromanagement, it’s also the least productive form of leadership. Increasing the pressure on a staff member can be detrimental to their effectiveness. We’re here to help you diagnose your level of… Read more »

How to Nail Your Interview and Not Be Awkward

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You may not think of yourself as an “awkward person,” but that doesn’t make you immune to those uncomfortable interview moments every job seeker faces. Your interview confidence can be shattered in an instant when the hiring manager falls silent. Keep your spirits high and ace the interview questions with our interview etiquette tips. Embrace… Read more »

Best Books of 2018 to Boost Your Leadership Skills

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Quick clips in your Facebook feed and LinkedIn articles can be fun and interesting. But the top professionals know the best wisdom lies in leadership books. Penned by pioneers in their respective industries, we want to recommend our favorite selections that can help you develop your leadership skills. Whether you’re a veteran in management or… Read more »

Check These Things Off Before You Accept a Job Offer

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So many professionals have found out the hard way that fine print isn’t always so fine. A hiring manager says they’ve selected you, and it’s hard not to feel anything but thrilled. However, the best candidates bring with them a healthy dose of skepticism. When it’s time to accept, you need to make sure you’re… Read more »

Is Your Company Practicing What You Preach?

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Managing a team effectively comes with experience. But delivering on your company’s vision? That takes much more. It can be difficult to create an abstract theme for your organization, and carry out concrete tasks to fulfill that vision.   You can’t stay true to your brand if you don’t have one, so you’ll need to:… Read more »

6 Checklist Items When Creating Your Resume

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Whether you’re an industry vet or new to the workforce, the most important document you can provide is your resume. Creating your resume takes time, and you need to tailor it to each position you apply to. However, anyone can make a simple mistake on that page. We’re here to help you prevent those slip-ups… Read more »

Team-Building Exercises to Help Build Trust in Your Workplace

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Teams don’t succeed without trust. Whether it’s the Denver Broncos or the customer service reps, harmony is vital to achieve a common goal. Sometimes the people get you through the day. Employees often thrive when they get along well with their co-workers. But getting along isn’t enough, your people need to have a strong foundation… Read more »

3 Hacks For Calming Your Nerves Before Your Big Interview

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The big interview: It can be an exciting opportunity, or a stressful test of your abilities. Any professional will tell you that interviews are all about being prepared and confident. Keeping a cool head is essential to landing the position you want, whether you’re walking into the first interview or the last. If you’re feeling… Read more »

4 Signs Your Leadership Style Is Too Harsh

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Leadership is not for everyone. You know how tough it can be to squash office conflict or delegate tasks effectively. When you’re commanding a team, it can be difficult to balance being stern with being compassionate. You want to encourage your staff members to succeed, not push them so that they crack under pressure. The… Read more »

How to Recover Quickly After Rejection From a Potential Employer

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“You have not been selected for this role.” “This position has been filled.” “Another candidate has accepted the position.”   We’ve all gotten that email, phone call or letter. After multiple interviews, your chances were crushed and you didn’t get the job. That rejection can hurt, and it can feel impossible to bounce back. We’ve… Read more »