Not Finding Work in Mississippi? Read This!

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  Whether it feels like your applications are being sent into an abyss, you are being politely turned away when you inquire about an interview or are simply being passed over after meeting the hiring manager, being rejected while you look for work in Mississippi stings. In most cases, job seekers spend some time feeling… Read more »

How to Give Negative Feedback (Without Creating Negative Feelings!)

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  If you provide employees with feedback at the beginning of the year, you’re likely faced with the difficult situation of sharing some points that aren’t necessarily easy to give. Negative feedback is always a challenge, especially when you don’t want to damage the relationship and prefer to help the person succeed. How you give… Read more »

Create a Better Company Dress Code for the New Year

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  Many companies have dress codes to ensure that everyone’s appearance meets a particular standard. However, these policies aren’t revisited often, and specific requirements may be outdated or even discriminatory. In many cases, dress codes disproportionately target women, especially if items like high heels, skirts, or makeup are required. However, they can also be unfair… Read more »

Employers are Going to Ask This Question: Do You Have an Answer Ready?

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  Certain interview questions are favorites among hiring managers, leading candidates to encounter them time and time again. “Where do you see yourself in five years” is one of the tried-and-true favorites, as the seemingly simple inquiry can actually be very revealing. Many job seekers struggle when faced with this interview question, especially since generic… Read more »

Create a More Diverse Workforce in 2018

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  Most companies understand the value of diversity in the workplace and often create policies to support the idea. But not every business is going about building a more diverse workforce the right way, and common mistakes can significantly undermine critical objectives and lead you to miss opportunities that can help you reach your targets… Read more »

Revamp Your Resume Before the Year is Over!

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  As the new year gets closer, it’s common to consider your plans for the future. For many people, this includes the goal of finding a new job, making now a perfect time to get your resume in order. Resume trends can change from year to year, so taking the time to ensure yours meets… Read more »

Can Company Holiday Parties Actually Be Good for Business?

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  With the holiday season approaching, many companies and managers are trying to decide if throwing holiday parties is a smart move. Often, these events require at least some level of financial investment, leaving some businesses hesitant to sponsor a seasonal celebration. But, by doing so, you can actually experience benefits beyond simply having a… Read more »

How to Network – Even When You’re Too Busy to Network

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  If you’re like most professionals, you likely feel pressed for time almost every day. You may be trying to juggle work obligations with home responsibilities, and may even be trying to advance your education too. So, with so much going on, how are you supposed to make time to network, too? While most people understand… Read more »

5 Tips to Prove to Employers They Should Hire YOU!

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  When you enter an interview, your primary goal is generally to demonstrate why you are the right person for the job. While answering the various questions and highlighting key portions of your background is a significant part of the process, that doesn’t mean you won’t be faced with one of the hardest questions to… Read more »

One Foolproof Way to Improve Employee Engagement

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  Whenever unemployment is low, it automatically becomes more difficult to recruit new talent and retain your current employees. Often, salaries can only be raised so far, and traditional benefits packages made only so sweet before you reach the edge of what your company can offer. But, there is one alternative that can help you… Read more »