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  • People don’t quit bad jobs, they quit bad bosses

    People don’t quit bad jobs, they quit bad bosses

    According to a Gallup poll of more than 1 million employed U.S. workers, the # 1 reason why people voluntarily left their jobs is due to a bad boss or direct supervisor, and not because of the position itself.
  • Five Vital Communication Skills in the Workplace

    Five Vital Communication Skills in the Workplace

    Good communication is essential and not only in the workplace. It facilitates relationships with others, increases work performance and guarantees a more pleasant work environment with better results. Practice these basic tips and you will notice positive changes not only at work but also in your daily life.
  • Five resume building secrets to get hired faster

    Five resume building secrets to get hired faster

    The hiring process is in the middle of a huge paradigm shift where interviews are now via videos and expectations are higher. With so many people unemployed, all vying for the same jobs, finding a job has become a real struggle. So, if you are looking for a job, make no mistake, your resume is your best friend, but it could also be your worst enemy.
  • How to get better at video interviews to land your next job

    How to get better at video interviews to land your next job

    A mock interview can help you to tackle difficult questions, practice your posture, manage your interview strategies, work on your communication skills, and much more. Level up your game with the tips we’ve put together below
  • Tips to Get Ahead in a New Job Market

    Tips to Get Ahead in a New Job Market

    If you’re actively searching for a job in 2021, the job hunt looks quite different than pre-2020. Most interviews will be conducted online and handing in a physical resume is a thing of the past. These are new and real challenges. Here we have some tips for you while you’re searching for a job in this new environment.
  • What to Wear (or Not) for a Video Interview

    What to Wear (or Not) for a Video Interview

    To help you pass your online interview with flying colors, here's our video interview dress code. Use our guide because visuals are primarily what the interviewer would see!
  • Employees with good soft skills - why your company needs them

    Employees with good soft skills - why your company needs them

    Large companies are increasingly interested in the soft skills of their employees above their hard skills. In 2021, technical skills are no longer enough. So, what’s changed? What’s made soft skills that much more important?
  • 9 Easy Ways To Optimize Your Remote Work

    9 Easy Ways To Optimize Your Remote Work

    Imagine if you could go back in time to January 2020. Given the upheavals we collectively lived through in 2020, what advice would you give yourself? Well, you know what advice I would give myself? I’d say: “Make sure you prepare to stay at home for a long time!” Specifically, optimize my equipment and environment for remote work.
  • Work From Home Cleaning Routines to Keep You Sane

    Work From Home Cleaning Routines to Keep You Sane

    Mustering up the motivation to clean your home while working full time (and be a caregiver in some cases) can be a REAL challenge. If you are struggling to do this let me assure you - you’re not alone! It is a widespread problem.
  • Work From Home Office Setups to Inspire You

    Work From Home Office Setups to Inspire You

    The rise of remote work has also produced a rise in home office gadgets, equipment, tools, and all kinds of opinions on the “best” setup. There are a plethora of lifestyle brands that can suit all types of consumers, but there’s no marketing here. The purpose of this blog is to give you some quick tips and provide you with some inspirational setups that you can use to help you figure out your own space. Let’s get to it
  • Top 5 Soft Skills For Organizations in 2021

    Top 5 Soft Skills For Organizations in 2021

    Unlike hard skills, which are mostly identified with the academic knowledge obtained during the formal training process, soft skills have to do with the integrated implementation of skills, which includes people, social skills, and values acquired. Just imagine the contribution a well balanced, integrated individual who is able to work well in a team, understand the company’s thesis, and engage in creative problem solving.
  • 9 Steps To Landing Your Next Job

    9 Steps To Landing Your Next Job

    Many people dust off their resumes, make a few tweaks, and then apply to tons of jobs hoping to get a call from one of them. That is not a winning strategy. Searching for a job is a full-time job, so be sure to spend as much time job searching as you would spend working. You must actively search for opportunities and generate leads. This will take time and effort, but the payoff will be worth it.
  • Staying Optimistic During Your Job Search

    Staying Optimistic During Your Job Search

    It's hard to stay upbeat and positive when you’re applying to jobs for months and offers don’t come in, all while your finances are suffering due to lack of income. Under these conditions, it is easy to become self-critical, get discouraged, and lose your confidence. If you get stuck thinking pessimistically about your situation, you’ll lose hope quickly and head towards poor mental/emotional health. Avoiding this pitfall requires a shift in mindset.
  • Video Interviewing Hiring Trends

    Video Interviewing Hiring Trends

    Now more than ever, candidates are being asked to participate in video interviews as part of the hiring process. With so many benefits for employers, 81% of talent professionals agree that video recruiting will continue past COVID (According to a LinkedIn Employer survey). Many industries are quickly adopting the technology and the use of video interviewing solutions is changing the hiring experience for candidates.
  • Non-verbal cues to look for when hiring via Video Interviews

    Non-verbal cues to look for when hiring via Video Interviews

    The replies to the interview questions a candidate gives during an interview matter, but their non-verbal cues also help to paint a picture about who this individual is as a professional, especially during video interviews. Decoding a job candidate’s body language and adding that to what you gain from their responses allows you to gather key insights about whether this person might be an appropriate fit for your open role.