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  • 5 Bad Habits Millennials Need To Avoid

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Millennials are often viewed as a generation of self-centered, entitled, and demanding individuals. While that may be an overreaction to the truth, there are some things that millennials in the workforce should be mindful of today. Stereotypes can be difficult to overcome, but it’s worth it for millennials to avoid these habits that are seen as typical for their generation: 1. Limiting their forms of communication Millennials are most content sending a text or email rather than engaging in a conversation by phone or in person. In the workforce, it should be understood...
  • Resolutions you can accomplish by the end of the year!

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? While it may be the last quarter of the year, there is still time to knock out a few more resolutions before it is over. Looking back over the year, you may be wondering what you’ve been doing. Take some time to celebrate your accomplishments and set some new goals that will help improve your performance in all areas of life; personally and professionally. Do the following before the end of the year: Refocus your morning habits Instead of struggling through the morning before you head to work, regroup and try to set...
  • How To Quantify ANYTHING On Your Resume

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Top candidates and employees need to know how to justify the cost of their employment. It’s important to understand your value but even more important to be able to clearly convey that to others. How does one pull that off? You must quantify your skills, accomplishments, and experience on your resume. Quantify, Quantify, Quantify Quantifying is the name of the game. You have to explain why you are a better choice than other candidates or coworkers. What are you able to do to get the job done more quickly? How are you more...
  • Be Happy and Get Ahead

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? If you want to get ahead at work, then be happy, optimistic and full of energy. Those that lack positivity are not typically as successful. Resilience and optimism win over coworkers and supervisors rather than the opposite of negativity. Be happy and you’ll get ahead at the office. Here is why. Endless Possibilities Happy people have a competitive edge over their coworkers. They tend to see endless possibilities and angles to make things work. Negative people are limited because of their more narrow focus. When you are happier at work, you advance in...
  • 7 Reasons You Got Ghosted By A LinkedIn Connection

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Getting ghosted on a LinkedIn connection is one of the latest forms of rejection. Ouch. It’s happened to us all at some point. You connect with someone and then somehow it’s over and gone before you know it. How can you avoid getting ghosted on LinkedIn? Ghosting To define, ghosting is when someone suddenly stops communicating with another, and this is quite common with online networking. People are left wondering what went wrong and how could they have handled the situation better. 7 Reasons You May Get Ghosted While there are many reasons...
  • Interview Q’s – Blaze of Glory

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? It’s over. Or is it? You’ve jumped through every hoop, answered each question, and completed all application and assessment paperwork. What else could there possibly be to score this job and win over your interviewer? One More Thing There is one more thing you must do. Make an unforgettable exit. The kind that makes you look more striking, completely employable, and like an irresistible hire. This all becomes possible depending on how your answer the most typical last interview question. The Question Prospective employers always ask if you have any questions for them....
  • You’re Miserable…So Quit Your Job!

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? You find yourself in the same spot every Sunday. You’ve already got a “case of the Mondays” as you look ahead to the following day. Literally, you hate your job. Despise it? Yes, that’s probably a better word. Every week, you think you’ve had enough and that it’s time to quit. Yet, you’re still there. Monday comes again and you continue the vicious cycle that you dislike so much. Why do you continue down this path? Fear Factor Fear often rears its ugly head when we try to embark on uncharted territory. The...
  • Are You an Exceptional CEO?

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? What makes an exceptional CEO? No doubt, CEOs will face major challenges throughout their careers. Handling the pressures and intensity of such a role with excellence takes purpose, drive, and intention. Remarkable leaders are able to rise up, despite the circumstances, and work to bring the company and team to a successful place. The following three lessons are what were learned from a recent study on outstanding CEOs: An outsider that is hired in as CEO has an edge. Someone that is hired in rather than promoted as a CEO has a positive...
  • Surefire Ways to Get Promoted

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Wouldn’t you like to know how to secure an upcoming promotion? Imagine being able to tap into your supervisors thought processes and learn what it takes to get promoted. These tips will enable you to understand more of what bosses look for as they make their promotion decision. Stand out and you’ll find yourself in a new role by doing the following: Do the right thing. Supervisors likely promote those that do the basics well. In other words, do the right thing when it comes to showing up on time, not gossiping, and...
  • New Laws Banning the Salary History Question

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Potential new laws are on the horizon that would ban employers asking questions about salary history during the interview process. Cities such as New York City, San Francisco, and Massachusetts have already passed legislation that prohibits employers from requesting salary information from job candidates. Hefty fines will be imposed on those that do not comply. These laws are becoming more prevalent in order to counteract the disadvantages that salary history requests put on women and other minority groups. Often employers do not intend to use the info given about history against the candidate...

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