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Congratulations! You’re a manager! It’s a great honor, but now the hard work begins. You go from being a part of the team to being in charge of everyone and everything in no time, probably without much preparation or support. It’s time to step up. Here are four tips for becoming a manager for the… Read more »

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The goal of any manager is to coach your employees to reach their full potential and reach success. But how can you do that? There are so many personalities to consider, not to mention setbacks and obstacles that seem paralyzing to some people. Plus, you have so many other things to handle—budgets, marketing strategies, and… Read more »

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Even if you have the worst, most depressing job ever, you can boost your mood at any time during the day. And the rest of us also hit those momentary lulls at work—when we hit an obstacle, disagree with a coworker, have a looming deadline, or just run into that late afternoon wall, when all… Read more »

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There are countless reasons why an employee might be struggling and performing poorly. They might be new and still learning, or they might be a veteran employee who suddenly hits a performance skid. It might be a personal reason. It might be a lack of motivation. It might be that they’re bored and disengaged from… Read more »

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Goal setting is one of those things that can easily be forgotten about. You’re so busy making sure your day-to-day tasks get completed that you don’t have time to sit down and think about the bigger picture. That’s why it’s essential to help your employees to carve out time to sit down and establish some… Read more »

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Recently we had a candidate who accepted a position while in our office. As they opened the door to leave, they stopped, turned, and said, thank you for saving my life. Now, I’m not going to lie, I know we are not miracle workers, and this is not a post about how great we are…. Read more »

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Nobody wants to talk about their weaknesses at a job interview! It makes you vulnerable, and if you say the wrong thing, they might doubt your abilities! So when you’re asked about your weaknesses, it tends to be a very nerve-wracking experience. But there are great ways to handle the question, especially when you realize… Read more »

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Though not all job postings require it, a cover letter is a really useful too. And if you craft yours correctly, it might be the difference between getting called in for an interview and not. That means submit one even if it’s optional and don’t just write one that you copy-pasted from an online template…. Read more »

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Everyone runs into a performance lull now and again. It might be because of personal distractions, it might be weather-related, they might be bored, or they might be frustrated with something in your company procedures. And depending on your management style and their personality, they might not be comfortable discussing it with you. But if… Read more »

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All your employees are replaceable—except for the ones who aren’t! Your best employees have all those intangible, soft skills that not everyone has. The loss of any employee will set you back time, money, morale, but when your best employee leaves, it can be devastating. And it’s even worse if you didn’t see it coming…. Read more »