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To Move Forward, First Look Back

The start of a new year is a natural time for business owners to look forward to strategies and initiatives that need to be executed in the next twelve months. If you’re like me, you probably hit the ground running … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tips: 5 Ways to Network at Holiday Parties as a Job Seeker

Introduce yourself.   Try to meet at least two new people and don’t forget the additional guests brought by invitees can be potential contacts as well. Talk less, listen more.  Ask good questions to uncover helpful information and ways that contacts … Continue reading

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Promoting and Encouraging Women

As the father of five children, including two daughters, I have always paid close attention to the imbalance between the number of men and women in leadership roles. Despite a significant amount of attention that this issue receives, the fact … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tips: 5 Tips for Job Searching During the Holidays

Make the most of less competition.  Typically job applications slow down around this time of year so you will have less competition for the openings you find. Be flexible with your schedule. Companies may have limited interviewing slots available because … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tips: 5 Ways to Give Back During a Job Search

Share information. It takes very little effort to pass on an informational article that may provide insight into the type of job you are looking to land. Expand the network. Provide an introduction for a new networking connection in person … Continue reading

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Pushing the Pause Button

Though I’ve been practicing mindfulness for several years, I still find it a challenge to remember the value of slowing down and pausing in the midst of a busy day. My company requires careful attention, and my customers and employees … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tips: 5 Times to Send a ‘Thank You’ Note During a Job Search

After a telephone interview. Doing this will help maintain a positive first impression. After the face-to-face interview. Doing this extends the interview and is an opportunity to remind them why you are the right person for the job. After a … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tips: 5 Tips for Talking Politics at the Workplace

Don’t do it. Stay productive and focus on the job at hand instead of wasting time on the latest political topic. Understand the ground rules at your office. Workplaces can ban political talks as well as posters, signs and buttons. … Continue reading

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Teams Thrive on Trust

Whether your organization contains three people or three hundred, working together effectively requires that each person rely on and have confidence in the rest of the team. I’ve always found that the best way to build that trust is to … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tips: 5 Quick Tips for Working With a Recruiter 

1. Consider recruiters who specialize in your field. 2. Make it easy for recruiters to find you and create a professional online presence. 3. Tailor your communications and update your resume to a recruiter’s preference. 4. Once you are in … Continue reading

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