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  • What employees really think of how you're doing as a boss

    What employees really think of how you're doing as a boss

    No one typically hands you a leadership manual when you are promoted. Common blind spots can derail a leader’s career and figuring out what makes employees tick can be baffling Despite many bosses’ best efforts, workplace research from Gallup reveals that leaders are failing their teams by not...

  • What is your body language saying at work?

    What is your body language saying at work?

    There are plenty of ways that we communicate in our day-to-day lives, but our body language is one of the most important factors in determining how we appear to others, especially at work. It’s also very easy to be oblivious of your non-verbal cues and how you are presenting yourself when you’re...

  • These 7 traits make you look great in a job interview

    These 7 traits make you look great in a job interview

    When it comes to job interviews, there’s mystical folklore surrounding the best tips, tricks and tactics that will help you successfully land the job. But while the color of your outfit may seem pivotal, the keys to success are a bit more complicated, but very vital. In the world of recruitment,...

  • Best place to live in each state

    Best place to live in each state

    Looking to move to a place where your money will go further? Though everyone’s list has different must-haves, many gravitate toward places with healthy economies, a reasonable cost of living and housing they can afford. Low crime, good schools and not terrible weather are also important. So are...

  • Why you should stay in touch with rejected job candidates

    Why you should stay in touch with rejected job candidates

    The U.S. unemployment rate is at its lowest point in almost 50 years and is projected to remain that way for a while. In many cases, there are more open roles than available talent to fill them, making the hiring market highly competitive for employers. You’re probably looking for every hiring...

  • These are the worst passwords of 2018

    These are the worst passwords of 2018

    Yes, it's tough to come up with unique passwords for the myriad online accounts we have.  But it's almost 2019, and according to a study by SplashData of more than 5 million passwords leaked on the internet during the course of 2018, people are still using some very easy to guess (and hack) passwords....

  • Where is your business going next year?

    Where is your business going next year?

    As the year draws to a close, it’s a good opportunity to catch your breath and spend a few hours just thinking — and not doing anything but thinking — about the year ahead and where you want to take your business. If you don’t have a plan, or really care where you’re headed, then any path will...

  • Is your resume modern or mired in the past?

    Is your resume modern or mired in the past?

    Whether you are looking for a job or are feeling secure in your current position, you should always have a resume ready, just in case. The thing with resumes is that we often create one and leave it for years, only to add a new position now and then, but never to consider how modern and effective...

  • Women entrepreneurs offer insight to others

    Women entrepreneurs offer insight to others

    The first few years of a business startup are often the most exciting and most frightening. Many times, the decisions you make (and don’t) during this time can dictate whether your business will succeed. It’s easy to look back and wish you had done things differently when you’re older, wiser and...

  • Is a cheek swab the way to better health, success?

    Is a cheek swab the way to better health, success?

    Your meal plan for success and health may be one based on your DNA. Neil Grimmer would like you to give it a try. In 2007, Grimmer founded children’s food company Plum Organics, which became a major player in the baby food and kids’ food categories. The company’s revenue grew from $4.5 million...

  • Glassdoor reveals 25 best places to work

    Glassdoor reveals 25 best places to work

    Workplace review site Glassdoor recently announced the winners of its 11th annual Employees’ Choice Awards, honoring the Best Places to Work in 2019 across North America and parts of Europe. These awards are a bit different than most because they are based on the input of employees who voluntarily...

  • Companies navigate new employee activism

    Companies navigate new employee activism

    At Boxed’s SoHo office, in New York, you’ll find some employees still wearing Hillary Clinton 2016 T-shirts. The online wholesale grocer’s CEO and founder, Chieh Huang, recalled his employees taking to Slack to air their feelings about the results of the presidential election. Huang said he had...

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