Five New Skills Job Seekers Need

Job seekers have had the same list of critical skills to brush up on or acquire for decades — things like careful follow-up, attention to grammar and punctuation, and great listening abilities. But today’s overcrowded job market and the ever-shrinking attention spans of hiring managers are creating brand-new job search requirements. Here are five new

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Psychology in the Workplace

Many psychological theories exist through which we can better understand individuals. These theories can be applied to the workplace in order to understand your employees, executives, colleagues, or team members as people. Psychology is a profession with people at the heart of it; so, too, is your company. According to Sigmund Freud’s Psychodynamic Theory, people

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Staff Development: Critical to the successful implementation of Business Strategy

Gone are the days of just training for the sake of training… businesses have no option but to align the required skills to benefit strategy. Strategies are developed to continuously ensure business growth and competitive advantage. One of the most important enablers of business strategy are our people, without them we will never succeed. Employees

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How to Land an Entry-Level Job

Landing an entry-level job isn’t as simple as walking up to a counter and asking to fill out an application. The Great Recession threw the job market into chaos and created an environment where entry-level jobs weren’t necessarily reserved for fresh graduates. One recent story suggests that over half of college graduates today are unemployed

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5 Clever Ways to Get a Job

Over the last few years, the job market has been pretty brutal. With so many job seekers vying over the same openings, competition has reached sky-high limits. In response, some candidates are going to crazy lengths to get noticed. Whether candidates submit their resume on a chocolate bar, perform a guitar solo about why they’re

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