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Here are 3 ways to modernize and improve your cover letter to help you get noticed by recruiters

Breaking news! The rules have changed when it comes to writing the perfect cover letter. Gone are the days of writing multiple paragraphs to share your accomplishments. It is not interesting anymore, and today’s recruiters do not have the time or patience for it. They are looking for fresh, modern, and exciting cover letters that… Read more »

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A fun workplace culture creates an environment that fosters creativity and more enthusiasm.

Businesses place much emphasis on making workplaces more fun to appeal to a younger generation of workers. Look no further than companies like Google, Facebook, and Yelp, where employees enjoy plenty of “playtime” to break up their daily tasks. Nap pods, indoor sports facilities, bring your pet to work days, and creative centers are becoming… Read more »

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Trying to find a job can be very frustrating. Have you ever wondered why you are not getting any calls from hiring managers after you go through the effort of sending a professional resume and cover letter? Perhaps it’s not you. It could be your cover letter just needs a little bit of tweaking. How… Read more »

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Let's talk about how to negotiate for a better salary

Salary negotiations usually begin during the interview process. So, before you start your job search, know your worth! Online tools such as Payscale, Salary.com, and Glassdoor can provide an idea of the salary range you can expect. Before your first interview, prepare the reasons why you think you are worth your desired salary range. Consider… Read more »

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What do Blockbuster, Myspace and Sharper Image have in common? At one time, all three were at the forefront of their industries. The Sharper Image built its brand recognition on offering luxury products and futuristic tech that wasn’t readily available anywhere else, Myspace was the definitive social media hangout for an entire generation, and Blockbuster… Read more »

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Things don’t always go as planned; and, when your warehouse worklist is adding up, even the plan itself can be too much. In a warehouse, falling behind on just one day can lead to cascading effects that delay shipping and long-term activities. What does it take to stay productive and meet deadlines when tasks are… Read more »

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Developing a balanced staffing plan isn’t easy. No matter what industry you work in, predicting your company’s staffing needs is an art – one in which it’s easy to fail. Managers who don’t master this art constantly find themselves either overwhelmed or overstaffed (and wasting valuable resources and budget). No business manager has ever overcome… Read more »

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Clock in, clock out. They call it the daily grind for a reason. A hectic work schedule can have you worn down before you know it – staying focused when your pillow is calling out to you is a fight every human has had. What does it take to win the fight and stay productive… Read more »

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There are few moments in life where making a good impression is more important than during a job interview. If you’re preparing for an interview, how can you guarantee you will leave your interviewer with a positive impression? It’s not all about saying the right thing; your interviewer’s opinion depends much on what you DON’T… Read more »

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Interviews are often the decisive step in the hiring process. Even so, despite the effort, time and resources expended during the hiring process, a shocking amount of new hires don’t work out. In fact, studies show that nearly half of all new hires wash out within 18 months. Is the interview process to blame? Yes… Read more »