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Is that even possible? Emails that could improve our lives? Most people talk about email as the bane of their organizational existence! Plenty of studies talk about how much of our work lives are sucked up by email. Wouldn’t it be nice to have some email strategies to make email a more valuable part of… Read more »

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The quality of your communication is always important, and increased skillfulness offers many benefits. Yet in more difficult times, such as when the economy is in recession, the quality of your communication becomes even more important. Sometimes the cost of poor communication is immediate, and sometimes it takes a bit longer for the negative consequences… Read more »

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Tips for Getting Noticed and Getting Connected With roughly one new member joining per second, LinkedIn has rapidly developed into a global professional networking superpower. But with so many people competing for attention on the site, it’s easy to get lost in the crowd. Here are a few quick tips to help you get noticed… Read more »

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It’s a fact: employers prefer to hire people they know over “mystery” candidates. That’s why networking accounts for how 64 percent of people find jobs, while only 11 percent find work through advertisements (New York Times survey, 2002). Conferences, trade shows, meetings, and small-group gatherings are excellent venues for being visible, getting connected, and becoming… Read more »

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  If you need help building a great team at your company, connect with the group at Harvard Resource Solutions. We provide the talented candidates your organization needs. Schedule a meeting with us at your earliest convenience. Contact Harvard Resource Solutions, now hiring for Detroit jobs today.

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Pretty much everyone I’ve ever asked about this would say they would like to be smarter. And that goal of being smarter, stated or not, is common regardless how confident people are, their level of self-esteem, and even their actual or perceived level of “smartness.” It starts when we are very young — we want… Read more »

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Picture yourself in this scene: You’re in a job interview. Everything is going better than you imagined it could. You look professional and fabulous. You are totally prepared. You are on a roll. You’re nailing every interview question. You feel wonderful rapport with your interviewer. Suddenly, out of the blue she asks you: “Imagine you… Read more »

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Surveys conducted throughout the United States have found that the average employee admits to wasting approximately two hours out of every eight-hour work day. This does not include lunch and other scheduled breaks. If you find that you don’t have enough time to get your work done, it may be because you’re wasting more time… Read more »

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  There are some people who can walk into any room with an air of confidence and instantly become friends with everyone. Those people are called extroverts, and many of us introverts often envy them in the workplace. However, even extroverts suffer from shyness at one point or another. Whether you’ve been on the job… Read more »

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If you’ve been temping for a while, you know that contingent work can help you develop skills that will make you more attractive to permanent employers. But what’s the best way to showcase that experience? While the stigma once associated with contract work is a thing of the past, you’re not wrong to worry that… Read more »