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Millennials are a unique type of employee, and are flooding the job market in recent years. As of 2014, candidates born in the 80s and 90s made up more than 30 percent of the American workforce. As a member of an older generation, such as Gen X or baby boomers, it’s important to keep in… Read more »

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Few things are worse than feeling that something is off at work. Accounting jobs are unique, and being in the wrong one can have a significant impact on your productivity and overall happiness in your job. This article will discuss common warning signs of an ill-fitting workplace for an accounting professional, and tips on how… Read more »

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Getting fired from a job can have long-term and lasting effects on your career. If you have been fired from a previous position, you are likely in the situation where you aren’t exactly sure how to explain the situation in an interview so that you are not penalized in the future. There are a number… Read more »

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It can be difficult to recognize the spark of true leadership potential in a new candidate, particularly in an industry as technical as IT. But there are a number of key indicators that can clue you in to the fact that your IT candidate might be a great leader of people, rather than simply a… Read more »

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Are you an IT employee looking to increase your earning potential? Or perhaps you are currently looking for new opportunities, and want to make sure you have the tools and knowledge you need to negotiate the best salary for a new job. Salary negotiation skills are not something everyone has easy access to. But they… Read more »

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It’s rarely an easy decision to resign from a current job, particularly if you are in good standing with your employer and co-workers. Even when professional relationships are not as strong as they should be, resigning graciously will serve you better in the long term. There are plenty of conflicting perspectives on how to quit… Read more »

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Unemployment is a very stressful state of being, no one can argue against that. But letting your job search fall into desperation will not only impact the quality of the jobs you interview for and are offered, but will also negatively impact how employers view you as a potential candidate. This article will provide advice… Read more »

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Do you have your sights set firmly on your future? If you’re a highly motivated employee, you are driven to succeed, and this means advancing to higher positions within your field. Simply marching into your boss’ office and asking for a promotion is a bold step, but you can take a few mini-steps to help… Read more »

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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 »

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As managers, we intuitively know that giving and getting honest feedback is essential to grow and develop, and to build successful organizations. So why is it that many of us put off giving feedback to our employees? Maybe it’s because there are so many ways to mess it up. Here are some common feedback mistakes:… Read more »