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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.
Tuesday, August 11, 2020/Author: Chris Alex /Number of views (103)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Keeping a Work Journal

Keeping a Work Journal

Journaling isn’t just for moody teens. Having a work journal where you reflect at the end of the day on what worked, what you could have done better, and other takeaways from the day, can help you get further with your career. It’s a simple practice that is easy to adopt and can be a beneficial endnote to your workday. Here are some practices to help you get started.
Wednesday, August 05, 2020/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (371)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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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 more loyal to an employer if they had flexible work options” and “70% of millennials have left or considered leaving a job because it lacked flexible work options”. Given that this is such an important issue for Millennials, here are some suggestions for how companies can attract this generation. 
Tuesday, July 28, 2020/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (593)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Building Emotional Intelligence

Building Emotional Intelligence

Want to improve your emotional intelligence? Here is a good place to start.

Before we delve into how to build your emotional intelligence let’s first look at exactly what it is. In short, it’s how to identify and manage your own emotions and that of others. Psychology Today breaks it down further into three skills:
Tuesday, July 21, 2020/Author: Chris Alex /Number of views (807)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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What To Say To Inspire and Motivate Your Team

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 team frequently and genuinely. Also, asking your team for feedback and how they are doing would be showing an interest in your team’s emotional state and well being. Having open communication can help them be more productive and feel more connected to the company’s mission. Here are some ideas on what to say to help inspire and encourage your team.
Tuesday, July 14, 2020/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (971)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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