Want to Be Productive? Get Rid of These Three Things!

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Technology is designed to make us more efficient. But if only that were the case with everything on the internet or our phones. In many cases, too many tools actually create bigger time-sucks in an otherwise productive day. So what can you do about it? If you think you need to be more productive, there… Read more »

3 Big (And Common!) Resume Blunders

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Recruiters often seen 100 resume or more per day. Trust us when we say we’ve seen it all; the good, the bad, and the ugly. Resume writing isn’t exactly intuitive, so it helps to have a second opinion before you submit the final documents. But before you do, take a look at what you have… Read more »

How to Work With Difficult People (Better!)

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Throughout your career, you will be working with a variety of different personality types. When you click with your co-workers, everything comes easier. You enjoy the time you spend with them. You value their opinion when you’re working on something. But what happens when your co-workers are difficult, and you find yourself wondering if this… Read more »

How to Handle Constructive Criticism at Your Data Entry Job

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We get it. Working in a data entry job can sometimes feel thankless and frustrating. But when your manager presents you with criticism about the work you’ve done, how are you supposed to react? It’s normal to be defensive, but it’s healthier to take a step back and learn to interpret and apply constructive criticism,… Read more »

How Soon Is “Too Soon” to Ask For Vacation Days at Your New Job?

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Starting a new job comes with a lot of uncertainty. You will need to train in the company’s protocol, learn their culture, and start working with a strange new group of people. But there is one question on the mind of every new employee: When can you ask for vacation days? In some ways, employers… Read more »

New Michigan HR Job? Use This to Start Off on the Right Foot!

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If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to start a new human resources job in 2018, what can you do to ensure that you’re starting off on the right foot? A new HR job right here in Michigan can put you in a great position for your career. There are some tips that can… Read more »

Should You Use Current Employers as Job References?

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Many people look for new jobs in Detroit while they’re still employed. There are many reasons why this might be the best avenue to take as a job seeker. It could be a matter of moving locations or simply that you’re dissatisfied with your current role. But should you use your current employer as a… Read more »

You Aced Your Interview! Now What?

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Awesome! You knocked that out of the park and you feel great about your most recent interview. Now, all you have to do is wait for them to call you with a job offer, right? Well, you could do that, or you could be proactive about making sure you stay in contact. There are a… Read more »

What Do Hiring Managers Say Behind Closed Doors?

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Have you ever wanted to be a fly on the wall in the conversations hiring managers have after your interview? The waiting game would be a lot less painful if we just knew what it was that managers said about us after we left the room. So, what are managers saying behind closed doors? Here… Read more »

Can Millennials Manage Millennials?

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The workforce is always changing. And today, with baby boomers starting their retirement process, many millennials are taking on management roles as the new largest population in the American workforce. So with millennials in management, can this generational successful manage other millennials? If you’re looking to ensure your team is run effectively and efficiently, here… Read more »