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How to Make a New Team Member Feel Welcomed

How to Make a New Team Member Feel Welcomed

As exciting as the first day of a new job can be, it is never fun to feel like the newbie and not yet a part of the office culture. So, as a veteran at the company, when a new employee joins the team, you’ll want to make them feel welcomed and at ease in their new environment. To avoid both parties feeling uncomfortable as they are getting to know each other, here are 3 ways to make a new co-worker feel at home in your now shared workspace.
Tuesday, May 08, 2018/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (695)/Comments (2)/ Article rating: 4.0
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3 Questions to Ask on a Phone Interview

3 Questions to Ask on a Phone Interview

Phone interviews are often the first step of the interviewing process, as well as your chance to make a memorable first impression. Often time people take phone interviews a bit less seriously, therefore coming to the call unprepared. Tips commonly include printing your resume as if you were in person, sitting at a table to ensure your voice sound clear and projects, and smile even though no one can see you. While this is all great advice, you should also consider bringing questions to the table to, not only to display your interest in the conversation, but also to challenge your interviewer, showing them that you did your research. Here are 3 questions to ask on your next phone interview.

Tuesday, April 03, 2018/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (1968)/Comments (3)/ Article rating: 4.2
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5 Ways to Overcome Job Burnout

5 Ways to Overcome Job Burnout

Career burnout? Unfortunately, many of us have been there. This condition can be triggered by various factors, such as stretched bandwidth, the feeling of being unappreciated, and being apart of a toxic team / work environment. Not only do you start to feel perpetually exhausted and overwhelmed, both at the office and in your personal life, but you will also see the actual work you are producing to be unimpressive and lesser in value due to lack of motivation. The longer you continue on this path, the stronger you will see these negative side effects set in, likely making you more miserable at your job than even the days before. The idea of job burnout was acknowledged decades ago, however, it has proven to be much more prevalent in the recent years. Because millennials are working at a much faster rate to obtain senior titles and become visionaries in their industries, it is predicted that burnout rates will be higher in the foreseeable future – In order to lower this statistic, here are 5 tactics to hopefully lessen the chance of this happening to you:
Wednesday, March 07, 2018/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (1804)/Comments (1)/ Article rating: 5.0
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4 Tips in Making Your Company Standout Against Competitors

4 Tips in Making Your Company Standout Against Competitors

Remember the days of vibrant billboard advertisements and kitschy slogans on bus shelters? Twenty years ago, these tactics alone brought costumers to businesses around the world until we entered the dotcom era, eventually leading us to today’s social media generation. Now, a simple flyer on the side of the road just won’t cut it. Because we see various digital ads every minute of the day, many tend to lose interest and ignore these pop-ups. Consumers have developed a new need to see brands live and in color before committing to investing time or money into their offerings. How companies establish their brand identity is important, but how they maintain it is crucial – Here are 4 tips to make your business shine in a sea of competitors:
Wednesday, December 27, 2017/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (2039)/Comments (1)/ Article rating: 4.5
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The Trend to Consider Hiring Potential Over Experience

The Trend to Consider Hiring Potential Over Experience

While the historical theme over the past few decades has been to hire the candidate with significantly more experience, statics are now showing that companies are taking far more interest in potential talent. We are entering into an era where evaluation of the prospective upside of a candidate rather than their current competency or experience is being heavily weighted in to the equation. Yes, the hiring process and onboarding for these candidates is lengthier, but the benefits that both the company and new hire can reap in the long run are in many cases proving to be worth the wait. Potential is often defined in the qualities a person possess that, when developed, will reveal their underlying strengths and abilities, so, here are 3 reasons for employers to consider hiring the high potential candidate over the more experienced candidate:
Tuesday, December 19, 2017/Author: Moe Harrison /Number of views (1893)/Comments (1)/ Article rating: 5.0
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