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If you find that you lack motivation at the office, you may be suffering from a career slump. This is generally characterized by a decline in investment in one’s job and its duties, as well as a lessened sense of accomplishment and overall work-related malaise. If this describes you, read on to learn how to… Read more »

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Self-awareness is one of the greatest tools in finding a job and excelling in a career. Increasing your hireability can be as simple as looking inward and determining what your tendencies are in the workplace, and then following up on anything that needs to be tweaked or improved. If you feel that you are weak… Read more »

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Burnout, characterized by a period of long-term exhaustion and diminished interest, is at its peak for employees at the end of the year. The change of seasons and shortened opportunity for sunshine, along with family stress and a perpetual breakneck pace are all factors that contribute to burnout, and burnout is a contributing factor in… Read more »

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While the job market is popularly touted as universally dismal, the fact is, according to a recent survey, there is high demand for positions in an oft overlooked area of employment: skilled trade labor. According to the survey, skilled trade jobs are the number one hardest jobs to fill in 2012. With over 1,300 employers… Read more »

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There may come a time while searching for your dream job at which you are offered a position you feel compelled to decline. There are a multitude of reasons for declining a job offer, from disliking a commute to feeling generally ill at ease during the interview process. Whatever your reason for rejecting a job… Read more »

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Short-term employees may be on your staff only temporarily, but their contribution to your team should be as important as your permanent employees. All parts of a team are important, and it is an excellent managerial strategy to incentivize hard work and productivity from short-term staff. If all of your employees are eligible for some… Read more »

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Humans are creatures who crave change, yet have a tendency to resist it out of fear or lack of motivation. To anyone who is considering changing jobs, knowing when (and how) to change jobs can be a comfort. But when should you change jobs? And why? We have compiled a few indicators that might show… Read more »

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Temporary staffing can lead you to your next big career opportunity. Consider this: more than a third of American companies are operating with smaller staffs than before the recession. But to keep their businesses moving, companies have to hire contract or temporary workers. So temp jobs aren’t just about filling in for someone who’s sick… Read more »

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Is there a particular season, or time of year, when your business peaks and you could use a few extra hands? If you’ve used seasonal employees before, you know that not just anyone will do. You want good workers, reliable people who have the skills and experience you need. If you haven’t had good luck… Read more »

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In today’s economy, we know that many job seekers are struggling to find a job. While every job candidate faces their unique challenges, there are always several things to keep in mind. Whether it’s rewriting your cover letter, reviewing the way you approach interviews, or rethinking what kind of job will make you happy, here… Read more »