Do You Really Need a Cover Letter? Really??

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The question of whether to include a cover letter in your job application doesn’t have a single answer. Cover letters allow you to provide insight into your experience that a resume can’t communicate and to clearly articulate why you’re an ideal fit for a position. But if you’re sending out dozens of applications, writing a… Read more »

What Is Polywork – and Is It Right for You?

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Whether it’s out of desire or necessity, many people are choosing the flexibility, freedom, and variety of polywork. Could the approach work for you? What is Polywork? First things first: What is polywork? Polywork is simply the practice of taking on multiple jobs. So why the catchphrase? Since the pandemic began, the concept of working multiple jobs –… Read more »

Bored at Work? Shake it Up!

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Are you bored at work? Stuck in a rut? Unengaged? “The cure for boredom is curiosity. “There is no cure for curiosity.” – Dorothy Parker   According to ABC employment expert Tory Johnson, “Worker dissatisfaction ranges from feeling overqualified with no sign of advancement opportunity to feeling underappreciated by bosses who treat underlings as though… Read more »

What Sets Your Company Apart (And Why Does It Matter?)

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You’ve probably heard a lot about corporate branding in recent years. And, because of that, you’ve likely taken steps to create a company culture and brand that can translate to your customers in a positive way. But branding doesn’t just affect the end consumer of your product or services, it impacts hiring as well. So,… Read more »

Perks Your Business Can Offer (If Higher Pay Is Not an Option)

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It’s easy to see that higher salaries will attract top performers to your business. You can learn about the competitive salary range in your area by checking against resources like Salary.com. But there may be a limit to what you can offer, and that’s where additional perks can come in to play. What else can… Read more »

The Two Phrases You Are Forgetting in the Workplace

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You say a lot of things throughout the course of the day. You may check in with your employees on the work they’re doing. You may discuss disciplinary actions when it’s necessary. You speak with customers and clients. As a manager, you may feel like you’re always talking about something. But what happens if your… Read more »

Planning to Discuss Salary? Read This First!

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Whether you’re hiring a new employee or a valued team member is looking for more money, there will be plenty of times in your career as a manager that you will need to discuss salary. But what should you know before going into the negotiations? While it may seem pretty cut and dry, there are… Read more »

Do You Really Understand Your Millennial Employees? Here’s Why It Matters

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If you’re ever wondering whether the differences between the generations in the workforce is truly a big deal, you might want to read this post. Millennials, for better or worse, are very different from their baby boomer and Generation X counterparts, especially in the office. How important is it to understand their motivations? Very important,… Read more »