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Passive-aggressive behavior can be hard to deal with at work. Because it’s underhanded, you may not even realize it’s happening—only that you feel something is not quite right in certain interactions with a co-worker. You can learn to recognize signs of passive-aggressive behavior so it’s easier to identify and take steps to make it stop…. Read more »

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Why You Should Focus on Employee Satisfaction

Your employees make or break your profitability and success. Why? Because they keep processes running smoothly at your company—and may even go above and beyond to make your business a leader among its competition. It’s important to help your workers get and stay happy at your place of employment, and here’s why. Five reasons employee… Read more »

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Interview Like a Pro: How to Connect with Your Interviewer

Lights, camera, action: Your interview is your time to shine! Your resume has fallen into the hands of a hiring manager and you’ve got what it takes. Now, your interviewer needs to determine if you’re all you seem to be and if you’ll fit well with the company. What’s your next step for a great… Read more »

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Ensure Your Office Culture Is Welcoming and Diverse With These Tips

Diversity is important to your business success. Studies from Harvard Business Review and Forbes both show that diverse company cultures help drive innovation and revenue. Why? Partly because a variety of professional backgrounds lead to an increase of creative tension—spurning new and different ways to problem solve. By diversifying your workforce, you can help your… Read more »

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Your recruiter provides a valuable boost to your career. They will work with you to understand your career goals and find potential jobs you’ll love. Plus, you’ll gain access to unadvertised positions, as well as helpful resume and interview advice. As you can imagine, this is a relationship you’ll want to treat with respect and… Read more »

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Millennials are a hardworking generation and as colleges release recent grads into the working world, it’s important for employers to take heed of millennial values. This generation has never abided to the “children are seen and not heard” concept, and have grown up with social media—a stage to showcase themselves, their thoughts and their opinions… Read more »

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Interview preparation is not just about planning your responses. Sure, it’s important to know what you’ll say to common interview questions to avoid awkward pauses. But you should also know how to make a positive impression on the interviewer even before you wow them with your knowledge and experience. You may not realize it, but… Read more »

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Temporary employees—also known as contingent employees—are a valuable source of staffing. You may rely on them for short-term projects or to cover workforce holes due to seasonal peaks or employee absences. Despite their temporary tenure, it’s still important to choose contingent workers who are well qualified and mesh with your corporate culture. And you’ll also… Read more »

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Into everyone’s career, a little trouble may fall. And certain errors and omissions can make it more difficult for you to stay on track. Worse, they can sabotage your efforts and hard work. But good news! You can avoid certain mistakes if you know what to look for. Here’s what you need to know to… Read more »

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Tips on managing introverted employees - McGrath Systems Blog

Workplaces need to celebrate all employees, regardless of their comfort level in social settings. Extroverted individuals thrive in social situations, even feeling energized by them. Speaking up and showing their stuff can be easy since they have no issues interacting with others. On the flip side, introverted individuals—who have just as much to contribute—may have… Read more »