Guide to Building Positive Workplace Relationships

It is not a secret that building a positive and productive workplace culture often starts with inter-employee relationships. If work is an unpleasant place to be, then, generally, people want to spend less time there. If employees are able to form positive bonds, however, then […]

Hiring Manager or Recruiter: Knowing Your Interview Audience

Your resume and cover letter have been perfected and fine-tuned; your choice of apparel is clean, pressed, and ready to go; you have even taken the extra step to research the details of the company. Today you are interviewing for a much anticipated opportunity, and […]

Recruiting Experts Weigh in On What Traits Make a Candidate Stand Out Most

There are some traits and characteristics that just seem to shine. While this is true in nearly every field or endeavor, it is especially so in the world of executive recruitment and retention. While some of these may vary widely given circumstance, industry, or demographic, […]

Successful Professionals Explain How to Create and Present a Case for Job Advancement

Asking for a raise or promotion at work is often an intimidating experience, but it doesn’t necessarily need to be. According to Steve Pritchard, HR manager at Cuuver — a UK-based insurance comparison technology company — requesting any type of advancement proves that you […]

Adapting to Organizational Change on an Individual Level: How Employers Can Help

Organizational Development is a necessary tactic for any company that wants to remain relevant and maintain growth in an ever-changing business world. By making the best use of their resources, companies can increase productivity, efficiency, and even their industry value. However, it is only through […]

“Boss” Redefined: What Makes a Great Modern Business Leader?

It’s been said that 75 percent of U.S. employees leave their job because of issues with superiors or bosses.  Decades ago, when hearing the term “boss,” many would associate the word with a seemingly strict, or even intimidating, individual who simply gives out […]

What Should Employees Never Discuss at Work?

There is a marked difference between tiptoeing around an office of eggshells and being blatantly, even obnoxiously, offensive. In most cases, that line is pretty wide and not terribly difficult to manage. Granted, there are certain areas where words get muddled or a misunderstanding occurs, however, […]

How Soft Skills in Business Impact Employability

The Skills You Need

While it’s most likely you have heard the term “soft skills” mentioned in today’s job market, it’s quite possible you haven’t explored exactly all it encompasses. According to the Collins English Dictionary, soft skills are the “desirable qualities for certain forms of employment that do not depend […]

The Importance of Diplomacy in the Workplace and How to Achieve It

The art of diplomacy (or tact) can be the deciding factor between hurt feelings and a positive encounter, both in the workplace and beyond. Although we want to maintain honesty at all times, it’s also vital that we find the right manner in which to […]

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