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It’s good to be aware of your opportunities. Take, for instance, your health. Experts recommend a yearly well-adult exam—it gives you a baseline for possible health improvements. You might find out you have high blood pressure and need to reduce your salt intake, or you’ve gained weight and the excess is putting stress on your… Read more »

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Candidates need technical skills and education to qualify for a job, but it’s the extras that make the difference. A positive attitude, effective communication, a strong work ethic, emotional intelligence and more are high on the soft skill must-have list. These are what set a good employee apart from a great one. So when you’re… Read more »

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It’s never fun to get bad news after an interview. You worked hard to prepare, and you put in time and energy to do your best. So if you find out you didn’t get the job, it can hurt. But sometimes rejection is simply a tool you can use to get even better at your… Read more »

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Job-related stress and overwork can lead to employee burnout. This is a serious problem as it impacts your workers’ health, but also your staffing level—and burnout can lead to turnover. To maintain a full, healthy and highly productive staff, it’s a good idea to help your employees avoid on-the-job burnout. Red-flag indicators How do you… Read more »

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As an actuarial professional, you’ve chosen a wise career path! Actuaries are in hot demand and often command salaries in excess of $100k, especially if you’re a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (or on your way to earning an FSA distinction). So if you’re contacted by a recruiter in regard to an open actuarial… Read more »

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Top leaders know the value of finding and hiring the best-of-the-best employees. Having innovative and hardworking staff gives your business competitive advantages to rise above others in your industry. You’ll realize increased productivity, greater creativity and collaboration, and a stronger end product—all of which leads to satisfied customers. Use these tips to identify top performers… Read more »

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It’s important to stay ahead of your competition. This is especially helpful as you work to remain relevant in a job market that’s constantly changing. You, too, need to evolve! There’s good news if you’ve been in the working world a bit—you’ve built up the experience you need to rebrand. This is helpful because you… Read more »

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Salary is a touchy subject during an interview. Of course, you don’t want to appear as if you’re just in it for the money—but money is important because it’s how you pay your bills. Salary is especially important if you’ve been in the workforce for a while; you definitely don’t want to take a pay… Read more »

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Interviews are a learning experience. They give you a chance to test your skills, decide if a job is right for you, and gain knowledge about the job market in your industry. So how can you get the most from your interview, even if you don’t get the job? Question-and-answer review It’s good to think… Read more »

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The job market can be competitive! When you apply for a new job, you may be one of many candidates vying for that same position. So how can you make yourself stand out from the pack to catch the hiring manager’s eye? Three ways to show you’re the top choice Good news—you can take steps… Read more »