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Leveraging Your Career

Industry Survey Are you happy in your career? Recent studies suggest that you are probably not. Results from a recent Gallup poll (“U.S. Workers Least Happy with Their Work Stress and Pay”, by Lydia Saad for Gallup”) show that while people appreciate their coworkers they are not satisfied with much else. “Less than half of… Read More »

How To Manage Millennials For Small Businesses

One hot topic in management today is hiring and managing Millennials. Everyone talks about how Millennials prefer flexibility over salary and growth over stability but what about small companies, the backbone of the American labor force, who can’t offer telecommuting and big title changes? How do you recruit and keep the newest labor force? As… Read More »

Applying to Job Postings in Today’s Market

In today’s market employers are flooded with job seekers who could potentially fit a job, yet employer’s requirements are so stringent and so specific that many bemoan the lack of “qualified” job seekers. One way to counteract some extremely specific job requirements is to closely read over what the employer is looking for and then… Read More »

Career Success

You know the old saying, “when the going gets tough, the tough become successful”?   Okay, well that may not be the exact saying but nonetheless it’s true. Even though our economy has hit a few rough patches the past year or two, some people continue to be extremely successful.  So how can you mirror that… Read More »

Build Trust

Trust is essential when building a healthy and productive work environment. Whether you’re leading an entire department or work hand-in-hand with a just a few coworkers, it’s important to build trusting relationships. Here are several tips to help build trust with both your coworkers and your superiors: Be honest and share information completely. Be straightforward and… Read More »